The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 UNIX Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 519 453 441
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -12
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 46 86 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 49 50
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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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
42753 41594 37674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.57% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26488 25160 22087
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 1766 2081
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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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
London -56 18 £413 +3.06% 6
Yorkshire +5 8 £450 +157.14% 3
South East -7 7 £498 +85.11% 3
South West -9 6 £350 +18.64%
North West - 4 £363 -
West Midlands 0 3 £313 -
East of England - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
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UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 UNIX Administrator in their job title.

1 126 (100.00%) UNIX
2 87 (69.05%) Solaris
3 70 (55.56%) Linux
4 46 (36.51%) Red Hat
5 41 (32.54%) SAN
5 41 (32.54%) Oracle
6 39 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (24.60%) Shell Script
8 30 (23.81%) Veritas
8 30 (23.81%) AIX
9 29 (23.02%) Finance
10 28 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 24 (19.05%) EMC
12 23 (18.25%) HP
12 23 (18.25%) HPUX
13 22 (17.46%) Sun
14 20 (15.87%) Banking
15 19 (15.08%) VMware
15 19 (15.08%) Clustering
15 19 (15.08%) Security Cleared
16 18 (14.29%) Korn
16 18 (14.29%) Oracle Database
16 18 (14.29%) Migration
17 16 (12.70%) LDAP
17 16 (12.70%) Perl
18 15 (11.90%) IBM
18 15 (11.90%) NAS
18 15 (11.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 14 (11.11%) WebSphere
20 13 (10.32%) DNS

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 UNIX Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.73%) Apache
3 9 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.17%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.79%) Lync
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Agresso
1 1 (0.79%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.54%) SAN
2 16 (12.70%) LDAP
3 15 (11.90%) NAS
4 13 (10.32%) DNS
5 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.97%) SSH
7 4 (3.17%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.17%) FTP
8 3 (2.38%) DMZ
8 3 (2.38%) Firewall
9 2 (1.59%) DHCP
10 1 (0.79%) HTTP
10 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.79%) ADSL
10 1 (0.79%) Broadband
10 1 (0.79%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.79%) Internet
10 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.97%) Ingres
3 5 (3.97%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.79%) HBase
5 1 (0.79%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) Maven
2 1 (0.79%) PHPUnit
General
1 29 (23.02%) Finance
2 20 (15.87%) Banking
3 7 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (2.38%) Flash
4 2 (1.59%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) Laravel
5 1 (0.79%) CGI
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) CSS
5 1 (0.79%) JDBC
5 1 (0.79%) Middleware
5 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.79%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Clustering
2 9 (7.14%) Wiki
2 9 (7.14%) Symmetrix DMX
3 5 (3.97%) Replication
4 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (2.38%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) HACMP
7 1 (0.79%) CMDB
7 1 (0.79%) AS400
7 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.79%) Celerra
7 1 (0.79%) FMCG
7 1 (0.79%) Open Source
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) UNIX
2 87 (69.05%) Solaris
3 70 (55.56%) Linux
4 39 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (23.81%) AIX
6 23 (18.25%) HPUX
7 12 (9.52%) SUSE
8 9 (7.14%) Windows
9 3 (2.38%) zOS
9 3 (2.38%) CentOS
10 2 (1.59%) VMS
10 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.29%) Migration
2 13 (10.32%) ITIL
2 13 (10.32%) Configuration Management
3 10 (7.94%) Service Management
4 6 (4.76%) Change Management
4 6 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (4.76%) Project Management
5 5 (3.97%) High Availability
6 4 (3.17%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.38%) DevOps
8 2 (1.59%) Load Balancing
9 1 (0.79%) Problem Management
9 1 (0.79%) Fault Management
9 1 (0.79%) Performance Management
9 1 (0.79%) Data Migration
9 1 (0.79%) Scrum
9 1 (0.79%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (0.79%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.60%) Shell Script
2 18 (14.29%) Korn
3 16 (12.70%) Perl
4 9 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.56%) PHP
6 6 (4.76%) C
7 5 (3.97%) Python
8 3 (2.38%) sed
8 3 (2.38%) SQL
8 3 (2.38%) AWK
9 2 (1.59%) Java
10 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) RHCE
3 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.59%) Degree
4 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 28 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (11.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (6.35%) Samba
4 7 (5.56%) NFS
4 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.76%) KVM
6 5 (3.97%) RHEV
6 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.59%) vSphere
8 2 (1.59%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.79%) SRDF
9 1 (0.79%) vCloud
9 1 (0.79%) HDFS
9 1 (0.79%) Xen
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.79%) Postfix
9 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) NetBackup
2 10 (7.94%) Puppet
3 9 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (3.97%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (3.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (2.38%) Control-M
6 3 (2.38%) Nagios
7 2 (1.59%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.79%) SCSM
8 1 (0.79%) Ansible
8 1 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.79%) Graphite
8 1 (0.79%) SCCM
8 1 (0.79%) SCOM
8 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.79%) YaST
Vendors
1 46 (36.51%) Red Hat
2 41 (32.54%) Oracle
3 30 (23.81%) Veritas
4 24 (19.05%) EMC
5 23 (18.25%) HP
6 22 (17.46%) Sun
7 19 (15.08%) VMware
8 15 (11.90%) IBM
9 6 (4.76%) NetApp
10 5 (3.97%) Symantec
11 4 (3.17%) Cisco
12 2 (1.59%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.59%) BMC
12 2 (1.59%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.79%) F5
13 1 (0.79%) Cloudera
13 1 (0.79%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.79%) Brocade
13 1 (0.79%) Unica
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