The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Unix Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Unix Administrator
UK / England
Rank 563 613 590
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Unix Administrator 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.007% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £510 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39601 44590 45082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25970 29094 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1416 1498 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Senior Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior Unix Administrator in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 8 £510 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Senior Unix Administrator
UK

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Senior Unix Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Senior Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Unix
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (72.22%) Puppet
5 12 (66.67%) Finance
6 9 (50.00%) Financial Institution
6 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (50.00%) Ansible
7 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
8 7 (38.89%) Sun
8 7 (38.89%) HP
9 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
9 6 (33.33%) Change Control
9 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (33.33%) Solaris
9 6 (33.33%) ITIL
10 5 (27.78%) VMware
11 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
11 4 (22.22%) Change Management
12 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
12 3 (16.67%) Perl
12 3 (16.67%) Python
12 3 (16.67%) DNS
12 3 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (16.67%) vSphere

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (33.33%) Change Control
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Server Building
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (11.11%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (5.56%) KVM
3 1 (5.56%) NFS
3 1 (5.56%) Samba
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Puppet
2 9 (50.00%) Ansible
3 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (11.11%) Nagios
4 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) HP
2 7 (38.89%) Sun
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp