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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 532 517 508
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 99 90 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 65 48
Median daily rate £390 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £341 £358
% change year-on-year
+13.55% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
47342 48948 45494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.84% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31078 31567 28107
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1851 1890
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -17 33 £425 +14.86% 3
South East +10 27 £390 -22.00% 1
North West -3 13 £413 +37.50%
South West +8 9 £350 +5.66%
East of England +16 8 £363 -
North East -40 5 £285 -5.00% 1
Yorkshire +3 2 - - 1
West Midlands -21 2 £425 +41.66%
Unix Administrator
UK

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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.

1 252 (100.00%) Unix
2 195 (77.38%) Linux
3 155 (61.51%) Solaris
4 124 (49.21%) Red Hat
5 121 (48.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 104 (41.27%) SAN
6 104 (41.27%) Veritas
7 92 (36.51%) Finance
8 91 (36.11%) Oracle
9 68 (26.98%) Banking
10 65 (25.79%) NetBackup
11 64 (25.40%) Sun
12 61 (24.21%) AIX
13 57 (22.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 52 (20.63%) EMC
14 52 (20.63%) Shell Script
15 50 (19.84%) Perl
16 49 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
17 48 (19.05%) High Availability
18 46 (18.25%) Oracle ZFS
18 46 (18.25%) Migration
19 45 (17.86%) HP
20 44 (17.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
21 40 (15.87%) ITIL
22 39 (15.48%) Clustering
22 39 (15.48%) Puppet
23 37 (14.68%) NAS
23 37 (14.68%) NetApp
24 36 (14.29%) Brocade
24 36 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation

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 8 (3.17%) TPMS
2 7 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.38%) Apache
4 5 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.59%) JBoss
6 3 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.40%) FileNet
8 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.40%) Liferay
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 104 (41.27%) SAN
2 37 (14.68%) NAS
3 35 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
4 26 (10.32%) LDAP
5 20 (7.94%) TCP/IP
6 17 (6.75%) DNS
6 17 (6.75%) Firewall
7 8 (3.17%) DHCP
8 7 (2.78%) LAN
8 7 (2.78%) WAN
9 5 (1.98%) SSH
10 4 (1.59%) SSL
11 3 (1.19%) VPN
12 2 (0.79%) HTTP
12 2 (0.79%) Internet
12 2 (0.79%) Network Security
12 2 (0.79%) SNMP
13 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.40%) IPsec
13 1 (0.40%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.71%) MySQL
2 25 (9.92%) VLDB
3 20 (7.94%) OLTP
4 6 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) DataStage
7 1 (0.40%) GIS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) JIRA
2 4 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.79%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.40%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.40%) Hudson
5 1 (0.40%) Introscope
5 1 (0.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 92 (36.51%) Finance
2 68 (26.98%) Banking
3 14 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.38%) Law
5 4 (1.59%) International Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.57%) Middleware
2 3 (1.19%) Web Services
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.40%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.40%) LAMP
4 1 (0.40%) POSIX
4 1 (0.40%) SAML
4 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.40%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.48%) Clustering
2 32 (12.70%) Data Centre
3 30 (11.90%) EMC VMAX
4 20 (7.94%) Computer Science
5 16 (6.35%) Replication
6 12 (4.76%) HACMP
7 8 (3.17%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.59%) CMDB
9 4 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.79%) LPAR
11 2 (0.79%) NHS
12 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.40%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.40%) User Experience
12 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 252 (100.00%) Unix
2 195 (77.38%) Linux
3 155 (61.51%) Solaris
4 121 (48.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (24.21%) AIX
6 18 (7.14%) Windows
7 15 (5.95%) HPUX
8 9 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (2.38%) SUSE
9 6 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.19%) CentOS
11 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 48 (19.05%) High Availability
3 46 (18.25%) Migration
4 40 (15.87%) ITIL
5 17 (6.75%) DevOps
6 16 (6.35%) Configuration Management
7 15 (5.95%) Change Management
8 14 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 14 (5.56%) Low Latency
8 14 (5.56%) Service Management
9 12 (4.76%) Project Management
9 12 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
10 10 (3.97%) Data Migration
11 9 (3.57%) Load Balancing
12 7 (2.78%) Open Source
12 7 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (2.78%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.78%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.78%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 52 (20.63%) Shell Script
2 50 (19.84%) Perl
3 23 (9.13%) Python
4 11 (4.37%) PHP
5 10 (3.97%) SQL
6 9 (3.57%) Bourne shell
6 9 (3.57%) C
7 7 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.78%) SystemTap
8 5 (1.98%) Korn
9 4 (1.59%) Java
10 3 (1.19%) AWK
10 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.19%) Ruby
10 3 (1.19%) sed
11 2 (0.79%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.98%) Degree
5 2 (0.79%) AAT
5 2 (0.79%) IBM AIX Certification
5 2 (0.79%) OCP
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.79%) RHCE
6 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.40%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.17%) SLA
2 4 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (22.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 44 (17.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 21 (8.33%) GlusterFS
4 17 (6.75%) KVM
4 17 (6.75%) NFS
5 14 (5.56%) RHEV
6 13 (5.16%) Veritas File System
7 11 (4.37%) Firmware
8 9 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (2.78%) vSphere
10 6 (2.38%) GPFS
10 6 (2.38%) iptables
11 5 (1.98%) Active Directory
11 5 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.98%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.59%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (1.59%) Postfix
13 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 65 (25.79%) NetBackup
2 46 (18.25%) Oracle ZFS
3 39 (15.48%) Puppet
4 36 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 24 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
6 17 (6.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (3.57%) Ansible
8 9 (3.57%) Control-M
8 9 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (2.78%) BladeLogic
10 7 (2.78%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (2.78%) Legato
11 5 (1.98%) Nagios
11 5 (1.98%) OSSEC
12 4 (1.59%) Cobbler
13 3 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
13 3 (1.19%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 124 (49.21%) Red Hat
2 104 (41.27%) Veritas
3 91 (36.11%) Oracle
4 64 (25.40%) Sun
5 52 (20.63%) EMC
6 45 (17.86%) HP
7 37 (14.68%) NetApp
8 36 (14.29%) Brocade
9 32 (12.70%) StorageTek
10 28 (11.11%) IBM
11 18 (7.14%) Symantec
11 18 (7.14%) VMware
12 16 (6.35%) Dell
13 9 (3.57%) Emulex
13 9 (3.57%) Splunk
14 7 (2.78%) BMC
14 7 (2.78%) ServiceNow
15 5 (1.98%) SolarWinds
16 4 (1.59%) 3PAR
16 4 (1.59%) TippingPoint
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