The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Unix Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Unix Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Administrator
Rank 605 575 551
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Unix Administrator 3 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.006% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.007% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate £500 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Unix Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator across the England region.

Senior Unix Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Unix Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator across the England region.

Senior Unix Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Unix Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 3 £500 -
Senior Unix Administrator
UK

Senior Unix Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Unix Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Unix Administrator in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Sun
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (25.00%) Bourne shell
5 2 (25.00%) C-shell
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
6 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (12.50%) F5

Senior Unix Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Unix Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Unix Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (12.50%) TPMS
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) EFT
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) SUSE
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Bourne shell
3 2 (25.00%) C-shell
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) Emulex
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) VMware