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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 524 490 442
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -48
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 66 78 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 46 68
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.00
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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
44745 44574 39549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28306 28035 23377
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1751 1849 2014
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -6 36 £425 +6.25% 3
South East +3 16 £466 +30.02% 2
East of England +10 8 £350 - 2
North West -19 5 £300 -22.58%
Yorkshire -20 1 £350 -6.66% 2
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UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 117 (100.00%) UNIX
2 67 (57.26%) Linux
3 61 (52.14%) Solaris
4 54 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 40 (34.19%) AIX
5 40 (34.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (32.48%) Oracle
7 34 (29.06%) SAN
8 29 (24.79%) Finance
9 26 (22.22%) Veritas
9 26 (22.22%) HP
10 25 (21.37%) Perl
10 25 (21.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 21 (17.95%) Shell Script
12 20 (17.09%) Oracle Database
13 19 (16.24%) Sun
14 18 (15.38%) IBM
15 17 (14.53%) NetApp
15 17 (14.53%) HPUX
16 16 (13.68%) VMware
16 16 (13.68%) Puppet
16 16 (13.68%) NAS
17 14 (11.97%) Migration
17 14 (11.97%) LDAP
17 14 (11.97%) Data Centre
18 13 (11.11%) Bash Shell
19 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
19 12 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (10.26%) Korn
19 12 (10.26%) Banking

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (8.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.71%) Apache
3 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Maximo
2 1 (0.85%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.85%) Unica
2 1 (0.85%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.06%) SAN
2 16 (13.68%) NAS
3 14 (11.97%) LDAP
4 10 (8.55%) DNS
5 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.27%) LAN
7 4 (3.42%) WAN
8 3 (2.56%) Firewall
9 2 (1.71%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.71%) DHCP
9 2 (1.71%) FTP
9 2 (1.71%) VLAN
9 2 (1.71%) SSH
10 1 (0.85%) Network Security
10 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.85%) PCoIP
10 1 (0.85%) Intranet
10 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.56%) MySQL
5 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.85%) HBase
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 29 (24.79%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.71%) CGI
2 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.55%) Clustering
3 5 (4.27%) HACMP
3 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) Replication
6 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.85%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.85%) Celerra
7 1 (0.85%) CMDB
7 1 (0.85%) Wiki
7 1 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) UNIX
2 67 (57.26%) Linux
3 61 (52.14%) Solaris
4 40 (34.19%) AIX
4 40 (34.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (14.53%) HPUX
6 9 (7.69%) Windows
7 4 (3.42%) zOS
7 4 (3.42%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.42%) CentOS
8 3 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.56%) SUSE
9 2 (1.71%) Tru64
9 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.85%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.97%) Migration
2 9 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 9 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (5.13%) Service Management
4 6 (5.13%) Project Management
4 6 (5.13%) ITIL
5 5 (4.27%) Change Management
6 4 (3.42%) Risk Management
6 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.42%) High Availability
6 4 (3.42%) Change Control
7 3 (2.56%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.56%) Patch Management
7 3 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (2.56%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.56%) Data Security
8 2 (1.71%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.71%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (1.71%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.37%) Perl
2 21 (17.95%) Shell Script
3 13 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 12 (10.26%) Korn
5 11 (9.40%) Python
6 9 (7.69%) SQL
7 4 (3.42%) PHP
7 4 (3.42%) C
8 3 (2.56%) C-shell
8 3 (2.56%) Java
9 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.27%) RHCE
3 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) RHCA
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.85%) CCNA
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) SLA
1 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 25 (21.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (6.84%) NFS
5 5 (4.27%) KVM
5 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
6 4 (3.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (2.56%) RHEV
8 2 (1.71%) vSphere
8 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.85%) SRDF
9 1 (0.85%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.85%) HDFS
9 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) Puppet
2 9 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (5.13%) Tivoli
5 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.56%) Control-M
8 2 (1.71%) Nagios
8 2 (1.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (1.71%) SCCM
8 2 (1.71%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.85%) SCOM
9 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.85%) Salt
9 1 (0.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 54 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 38 (32.48%) Oracle
3 26 (22.22%) Veritas
3 26 (22.22%) HP
4 19 (16.24%) Sun
5 18 (15.38%) IBM
6 17 (14.53%) NetApp
7 16 (13.68%) VMware
8 10 (8.55%) EMC
9 8 (6.84%) Cisco
10 4 (3.42%) Symantec
10 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
11 3 (2.56%) Brocade
11 3 (2.56%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.71%) Compaq
12 2 (1.71%) Citrix
12 2 (1.71%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.85%) F5
13 1 (0.85%) Foundry
13 1 (0.85%) Cloudera
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