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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 486 539 478
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 135 73 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 55 51
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £367
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+209.37% -
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
46810 46709 45359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.75% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 29327 28458
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1329 1862 1932
Median hourly rate £17.98 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +9 56 £450 +9.09% 5
South East +23 48 £400 -14.07% 3
East of England +10 8 £325 -10.34%
North West -19 8 £450 +50.00% 1
North East - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 £363 -
South West - 3 £375 -
Yorkshire +8 2 £422 +25.11%
Unix Administrator
UK

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Unix
2 194 (82.91%) Linux
3 137 (58.55%) Solaris
4 123 (52.56%) Red Hat
5 120 (51.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 104 (44.44%) SAN
7 103 (44.02%) Veritas
8 90 (38.46%) Finance
9 73 (31.20%) Oracle
10 67 (28.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 62 (26.50%) Banking
12 58 (24.79%) EMC
13 56 (23.93%) Perl
13 56 (23.93%) AIX
14 55 (23.50%) Shell Script
15 53 (22.65%) Sun
16 52 (22.22%) NetBackup
16 52 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 49 (20.94%) Migration
18 48 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
19 46 (19.66%) High Availability
20 45 (19.23%) NAS
21 44 (18.80%) Clustering
22 42 (17.95%) HP
23 41 (17.52%) Puppet
24 40 (17.09%) Oracle ZFS
25 33 (14.10%) ITIL
25 33 (14.10%) Brocade
25 33 (14.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
26 32 (13.68%) Data Centre

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 (3.42%) TPMS
2 6 (2.56%) Apache
3 5 (2.14%) JBoss
3 5 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.14%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.43%) FileNet
6 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.43%) Liferay
6 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 104 (44.44%) SAN
2 45 (19.23%) NAS
3 31 (13.25%) Fibre Channel
4 29 (12.39%) TCP/IP
5 25 (10.68%) LDAP
6 23 (9.83%) DNS
7 16 (6.84%) Firewall
8 8 (3.42%) DHCP
9 7 (2.99%) LAN
9 7 (2.99%) WAN
10 6 (2.56%) SSH
11 4 (1.71%) SSL
11 4 (1.71%) VPN
12 2 (0.85%) HTTP
12 2 (0.85%) Internet
12 2 (0.85%) SNMP
13 1 (0.43%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.43%) IMAP
13 1 (0.43%) IPsec
13 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.39%) MySQL
2 25 (10.68%) VLDB
3 19 (8.12%) OLTP
4 7 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.71%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) DB2
7 1 (0.43%) GIS
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.14%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.43%) Introscope
3 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.43%) Subversion
3 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 90 (38.46%) Finance
2 62 (26.50%) Banking
3 13 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.14%) Law
5 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Billing
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) German Language
6 1 (0.43%) International Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.56%) Middleware
2 5 (2.14%) Web Services
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.43%) LAMP
4 1 (0.43%) POSIX
4 1 (0.43%) SAML
4 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.43%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.80%) Clustering
2 32 (13.68%) Data Centre
2 32 (13.68%) EMC VMAX
3 20 (8.55%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.41%) Replication
5 13 (5.56%) HACMP
6 8 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.56%) CMDB
8 5 (2.14%) User Experience
9 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.85%) Contactless
10 2 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.85%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.85%) LPAR
11 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.43%) iSeries
11 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 234 (100.00%) Unix
2 194 (82.91%) Linux
3 137 (58.55%) Solaris
4 120 (51.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (23.93%) AIX
6 18 (7.69%) Windows
7 13 (5.56%) HPUX
8 12 (5.13%) SUSE
9 7 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.28%) CentOS
10 3 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.94%) Migration
2 48 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 46 (19.66%) High Availability
4 33 (14.10%) ITIL
5 17 (7.26%) Configuration Management
6 16 (6.84%) DevOps
7 13 (5.56%) Change Management
8 11 (4.70%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.27%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.27%) Project Management
9 10 (4.27%) Service Management
10 9 (3.85%) Data Migration
11 8 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.99%) Low Latency
12 7 (2.99%) Open Source
12 7 (2.99%) Server Patching
13 6 (2.56%) Change Control
13 6 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.93%) Perl
2 55 (23.50%) Shell Script
3 31 (13.25%) Python
4 11 (4.70%) SQL
5 10 (4.27%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.27%) Bourne shell
5 10 (4.27%) PHP
6 8 (3.42%) C
6 8 (3.42%) Korn
7 7 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.28%) Java
8 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.28%) SystemTap
9 2 (0.85%) AWK
10 1 (0.43%) C#
10 1 (0.43%) C-shell
10 1 (0.43%) Ruby
10 1 (0.43%) sed
Qualifications
1 15 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.56%) Degree
4 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.85%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (0.85%) OCP
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.99%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (28.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 52 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 23 (9.83%) GlusterFS
3 23 (9.83%) NFS
4 17 (7.26%) Veritas File System
5 15 (6.41%) KVM
6 13 (5.56%) RHEV
7 12 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (4.27%) Firmware
9 7 (2.99%) vSphere
10 6 (2.56%) Active Directory
10 6 (2.56%) iptables
11 5 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (2.14%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.71%) GPFS
12 4 (1.71%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (1.71%) Postfix
13 1 (0.43%) Samba
13 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 52 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 41 (17.52%) Puppet
3 40 (17.09%) Oracle ZFS
4 33 (14.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 25 (10.68%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (4.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (4.27%) Control-M
7 10 (4.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (2.99%) Legato
8 7 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (2.14%) Nagios
10 5 (2.14%) OSSEC
11 4 (1.71%) Ansible
11 4 (1.71%) BladeLogic
11 4 (1.71%) Cobbler
12 3 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (0.85%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 123 (52.56%) Red Hat
2 103 (44.02%) Veritas
3 73 (31.20%) Oracle
4 58 (24.79%) EMC
5 53 (22.65%) Sun
6 42 (17.95%) HP
7 33 (14.10%) Brocade
8 31 (13.25%) IBM
9 29 (12.39%) NetApp
9 29 (12.39%) StorageTek
10 18 (7.69%) VMware
11 12 (5.13%) Dell
12 11 (4.70%) Splunk
12 11 (4.70%) Symantec
13 9 (3.85%) Emulex
14 8 (3.42%) BMC
15 7 (2.99%) ServiceNow
16 5 (2.14%) SolarWinds
17 4 (1.71%) 3PAR
17 4 (1.71%) Cognizant
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