The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Unix Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
UK / England
Rank 481 510 471
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 89 82 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 62 69
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £286 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £51.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.89%

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unix Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Unix Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

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 Unix Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 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 +28 53 £450 - 2
South East +15 22 £400 -5.88% 3
North West +31 5 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +14 5 £350 -1.75%
North East -12 2 £387 -
South West +11 1 £400 +17.64%
East of England -2 1 £338 -10.00% 1
Unix Administrator
UK

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 170 (100.00%) Unix
2 145 (85.29%) Linux
3 105 (61.76%) Red Hat
4 95 (55.88%) Solaris
5 84 (49.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (42.35%) Finance
7 69 (40.59%) Veritas
8 54 (31.76%) Oracle
9 52 (30.59%) SAN
10 47 (27.65%) Sun
11 44 (25.88%) HP
12 41 (24.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 39 (22.94%) Perl
14 36 (21.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 36 (21.18%) Puppet
15 34 (20.00%) VMware
16 33 (19.41%) SUSE
17 32 (18.82%) AIX
17 32 (18.82%) Banking
18 31 (18.24%) High Availability
19 30 (17.65%) NAS
20 27 (15.88%) EMC
20 27 (15.88%) Cisco
20 27 (15.88%) NFS
21 26 (15.29%) TCP/IP
21 26 (15.29%) LDAP
22 25 (14.71%) IBM
22 25 (14.71%) NetApp
23 24 (14.12%) Change Management
23 24 (14.12%) Bash Shell

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 15 (8.82%) Apache
2 13 (7.65%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.88%) JBoss
3 10 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.12%) iPlanet
4 7 (4.12%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.76%) Confluence
5 3 (1.76%) nginx
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.59%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.76%) GitHub
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (30.59%) SAN
2 30 (17.65%) NAS
3 26 (15.29%) LDAP
3 26 (15.29%) TCP/IP
4 22 (12.94%) DNS
5 13 (7.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (7.65%) Firewall
6 12 (7.06%) SSH
7 10 (5.88%) FTP
8 9 (5.29%) Kerberos
9 7 (4.12%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.35%) CTI
10 4 (2.35%) DHCP
10 4 (2.35%) Internet
10 4 (2.35%) SSL
11 3 (1.76%) HTTP
12 2 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.59%) IGMP
13 1 (0.59%) Network Security
13 1 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.76%) GIS
5 2 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.59%) Big Data
6 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.59%) MySQL
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.59%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.29%) JIRA
1 9 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.35%) Subversion
3 3 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.59%) ProC
General
1 72 (42.35%) Finance
2 32 (18.82%) Banking
3 10 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.71%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.71%) Legal
5 6 (3.53%) Law
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Front Office
6 1 (0.59%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.47%) Middleware
2 8 (4.71%) J2EE
3 5 (2.94%) Web Services
4 4 (2.35%) SAML
5 3 (1.76%) LAMP
6 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.59%) Django
6 1 (0.59%) Kafka
6 1 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) Clustering
2 17 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 15 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.82%) Replication
4 11 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.12%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (4.12%) Freedom of Information Act
6 6 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.94%) Symmetrix
8 4 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.76%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.76%) Fintech
9 3 (1.76%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.18%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.18%) NHS
11 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.59%) CMDB
11 1 (0.59%) Derivative
11 1 (0.59%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 170 (100.00%) Unix
2 145 (85.29%) Linux
3 95 (55.88%) Solaris
4 84 (49.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (19.41%) SUSE
6 32 (18.82%) AIX
7 18 (10.59%) Windows
8 14 (8.24%) CentOS
9 13 (7.65%) HPUX
10 9 (5.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (3.53%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (3.53%) VMS
11 6 (3.53%) Windows Server
12 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.24%) High Availability
2 24 (14.12%) Change Management
3 23 (13.53%) ITIL
4 18 (10.59%) Change Control
5 16 (9.41%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.82%) Load Balancing
7 13 (7.65%) Problem Management
8 12 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (7.06%) Low Latency
9 11 (6.47%) Migration
10 10 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
10 10 (5.88%) Project Management
10 10 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.29%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (4.71%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.71%) Server Building
12 8 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.12%) Data Protection
13 7 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.94%) Perl
2 24 (14.12%) Bash Shell
3 23 (13.53%) Shell Script
4 17 (10.00%) Python
5 12 (7.06%) SQL
6 8 (4.71%) PHP
7 7 (4.12%) C
7 7 (4.12%) Java
8 5 (2.94%) Korn
8 5 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.76%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.76%) C-shell
9 3 (1.76%) SystemTap
10 1 (0.59%) AWK
10 1 (0.59%) C++
10 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.59%) R
10 1 (0.59%) Ruby
10 1 (0.59%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.94%) RHCSA
4 3 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.76%) RHCE
5 2 (1.18%) Degree
6 1 (0.59%) CCNA
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) MCSA
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.59%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (24.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 36 (21.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 27 (15.88%) NFS
4 21 (12.35%) Veritas File System
5 13 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (4.71%) vSphere
7 7 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (3.53%) Active Directory
8 6 (3.53%) RHEV
9 5 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (2.94%) Samba
9 5 (2.94%) SRDF
10 4 (2.35%) KVM
11 3 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.18%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
12 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.59%) Firmware
13 1 (0.59%) Gluster
13 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (21.18%) Puppet
2 20 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 14 (8.24%) Ansible
4 12 (7.06%) Nagios
5 11 (6.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 10 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (4.71%) Control-M
8 7 (4.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (3.53%) EMC Navisphere
9 6 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (2.35%) OpenView
11 4 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (1.76%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (1.76%) OpenAM
12 3 (1.76%) Oracle ZFS
13 2 (1.18%) BladeLogic
13 2 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 105 (61.76%) Red Hat
2 69 (40.59%) Veritas
3 54 (31.76%) Oracle
4 47 (27.65%) Sun
5 44 (25.88%) HP
6 34 (20.00%) VMware
7 27 (15.88%) Cisco
7 27 (15.88%) EMC
8 25 (14.71%) IBM
8 25 (14.71%) NetApp
9 16 (9.41%) Symantec
10 10 (5.88%) Brocade
11 7 (4.12%) 3PAR
11 7 (4.12%) F5
11 7 (4.12%) Splunk
12 5 (2.94%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.35%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (2.35%) ForgeRock
14 3 (1.76%) Dell
14 3 (1.76%) MuleSoft
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