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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 529 499 431
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -68
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 62 68 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 75
Average daily rate
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£419 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +6.87%
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
UNIX Administrator
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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
46799 45973 39698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.47% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28978 28720 23273
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1854 1876 2044
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 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 5 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 +1 30 £425 +9.67% 3
South East -15 18 £488 +41.81% 4
North West -16 5 £343 -11.61%
Yorkshire - 5 £338 -
East of England +19 4 £325 - 2
UNIX Administrator
UK

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 126 (100.00%) UNIX
2 76 (60.32%) Solaris
3 66 (52.38%) Linux
4 53 (42.06%) Red Hat
5 43 (34.13%) Oracle
6 40 (31.75%) AIX
7 39 (30.95%) SAN
7 39 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (25.40%) Finance
9 31 (24.60%) Veritas
10 29 (23.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 27 (21.43%) HP
12 26 (20.63%) Shell Script
13 24 (19.05%) Sun
14 23 (18.25%) HPUX
14 23 (18.25%) Oracle Database
15 22 (17.46%) Perl
16 19 (15.08%) IBM
16 19 (15.08%) VMware
17 17 (13.49%) EMC
17 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
18 16 (12.70%) LDAP
18 16 (12.70%) Banking
19 15 (11.90%) Clustering
19 15 (11.90%) NAS
19 15 (11.90%) WebSphere
19 15 (11.90%) Korn
20 14 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
20 14 (11.11%) Puppet
20 14 (11.11%) Migration

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 15 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.17%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (2.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) Lync
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Maximo
2 1 (0.79%) Unica
2 1 (0.79%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.79%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.95%) SAN
2 16 (12.70%) LDAP
3 15 (11.90%) NAS
4 12 (9.52%) DNS
5 11 (8.73%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.59%) Firewall
6 2 (1.59%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.59%) DHCP
6 2 (1.59%) SSH
6 2 (1.59%) VLAN
7 1 (0.79%) Network Security
7 1 (0.79%) Internet
7 1 (0.79%) FTP
7 1 (0.79%) HTTP
7 1 (0.79%) ADSL
7 1 (0.79%) Broadband
7 1 (0.79%) LAN
7 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.38%) MySQL
4 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) HBase
5 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
General
1 32 (25.40%) Finance
2 16 (12.70%) Banking
3 7 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (1.59%) CGI
3 2 (1.59%) Flash
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Clustering
2 7 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.76%) Wiki
3 6 (4.76%) Symmetrix DMX
4 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.97%) HACMP
5 3 (2.38%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (2.38%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.79%) Open Source
6 1 (0.79%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) FMCG
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Celerra
6 1 (0.79%) CMDB
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
6 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) UNIX
2 76 (60.32%) Solaris
3 66 (52.38%) Linux
4 40 (31.75%) AIX
5 39 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (18.25%) HPUX
7 8 (6.35%) Windows
8 7 (5.56%) SUSE
9 4 (3.17%) zOS
9 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.38%) CentOS
11 2 (1.59%) Tru64
11 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.79%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.11%) Migration
2 13 (10.32%) Configuration Management
3 10 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (7.14%) Project Management
5 8 (6.35%) Service Management
5 8 (6.35%) ITIL
6 7 (5.56%) Change Management
7 6 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.17%) High Availability
8 4 (3.17%) Change Control
9 3 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (2.38%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.38%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.59%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.59%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.59%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.59%) Performance Management
10 2 (1.59%) DevOps
10 2 (1.59%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.63%) Shell Script
2 22 (17.46%) Perl
3 15 (11.90%) Korn
4 10 (7.94%) Python
4 10 (7.94%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.56%) SQL
6 5 (3.97%) C
7 4 (3.17%) PHP
8 3 (2.38%) Java
9 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.59%) C-shell
10 1 (0.79%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.59%) RHCE
5 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (23.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.35%) NFS
5 6 (4.76%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.97%) KVM
7 4 (3.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (2.38%) RHEV
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.59%) Samba
9 2 (1.59%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.59%) vSphere
10 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.79%) SRDF
10 1 (0.79%) HDFS
10 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.79%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) Puppet
2 11 (8.73%) NetBackup
3 9 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (6.35%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (3.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (3.97%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (3.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.38%) Control-M
7 3 (2.38%) Nagios
8 2 (1.59%) SCCM
8 2 (1.59%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.79%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.79%) YaST
9 1 (0.79%) Graphite
9 1 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 53 (42.06%) Red Hat
2 43 (34.13%) Oracle
3 31 (24.60%) Veritas
4 27 (21.43%) HP
5 24 (19.05%) Sun
6 19 (15.08%) IBM
6 19 (15.08%) VMware
7 17 (13.49%) EMC
8 14 (11.11%) NetApp
9 7 (5.56%) Cisco
9 7 (5.56%) Symantec
10 3 (2.38%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.38%) Brocade
10 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.59%) Compaq
11 2 (1.59%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.79%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.79%) Foundry
12 1 (0.79%) F5
12 1 (0.79%) BMC