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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 525 548 535
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 105 84 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 58 44
Median daily rate £400 £372 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +21.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.42% +10.00%
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
46888 50234 48267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.99% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30895 32536 29727
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1905 1932
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 50 £438 +16.66% 4
South East +12 19 £390 -8.23% 2
South West +13 11 £350 +5.66% 2
North West +16 9 £381 +27.08% 1
North East -17 6 £285 -5.00% 1
East of England +17 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +9 4 £406 -7.67%
West Midlands -25 2 £425 +44.68%
Unix Administrator
UK

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Unix
2 194 (79.84%) Linux
3 152 (62.55%) Solaris
4 123 (50.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 120 (49.38%) Red Hat
6 98 (40.33%) SAN
7 93 (38.27%) Veritas
8 87 (35.80%) Finance
9 85 (34.98%) Oracle
10 61 (25.10%) Banking
11 58 (23.87%) AIX
12 57 (23.46%) Sun
13 56 (23.05%) NetBackup
14 55 (22.63%) Shell Script
15 52 (21.40%) HP
16 51 (20.99%) EMC
17 50 (20.58%) Perl
17 50 (20.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 44 (18.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 40 (16.46%) Oracle ZFS
20 39 (16.05%) High Availability
21 38 (15.64%) Migration
21 38 (15.64%) Disaster Recovery
22 37 (15.23%) ITIL
22 37 (15.23%) Puppet
23 36 (14.81%) IBM
24 35 (14.40%) Clustering
24 35 (14.40%) NAS
25 31 (12.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
26 30 (12.35%) Brocade

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 9 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.29%) Apache
3 7 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.47%) JBoss
5 5 (2.06%) TPMS
6 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.41%) FileNet
8 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.41%) Liferay
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 98 (40.33%) SAN
2 35 (14.40%) NAS
3 30 (12.35%) Fibre Channel
4 26 (10.70%) LDAP
5 18 (7.41%) DNS
5 18 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 14 (5.76%) Firewall
7 8 (3.29%) DHCP
8 7 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (2.88%) LAN
8 7 (2.88%) SSL
8 7 (2.88%) WAN
9 5 (2.06%) HTTP
10 4 (1.65%) SSH
11 3 (1.23%) VPN
12 2 (0.82%) CTI
12 2 (0.82%) Internet
12 2 (0.82%) Network Security
12 2 (0.82%) SMTP
13 1 (0.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.47%) MySQL
2 21 (8.64%) VLDB
3 18 (7.41%) OLTP
4 7 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.65%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.41%) DataStage
7 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.41%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.06%) JIRA
2 4 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.82%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.82%) Subversion
5 1 (0.41%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.41%) Hudson
5 1 (0.41%) Introscope
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.41%) ProC
5 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (35.80%) Finance
2 61 (25.10%) Banking
3 13 (5.35%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.29%) Law
5 4 (1.65%) International Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.94%) Middleware
2 5 (2.06%) Web Services
3 2 (0.82%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.82%) LAMP
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.41%) J2EE
4 1 (0.41%) POSIX
4 1 (0.41%) SAML
4 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.41%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.40%) Clustering
2 27 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 22 (9.05%) EMC VMAX
4 16 (6.58%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.94%) Replication
6 10 (4.12%) HACMP
6 10 (4.12%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.88%) Freedom of Information
8 7 (2.88%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (1.23%) NHS
10 2 (0.82%) CMDB
10 2 (0.82%) LPAR
11 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) iSeries
11 1 (0.41%) Symmetrix DMX
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 243 (100.00%) Unix
2 194 (79.84%) Linux
3 152 (62.55%) Solaris
4 123 (50.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (23.87%) AIX
6 21 (8.64%) Windows
7 15 (6.17%) HPUX
8 14 (5.76%) SUSE
9 12 (4.94%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (4.12%) CentOS
11 7 (2.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.23%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.41%) VMS
14 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.05%) High Availability
2 38 (15.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 38 (15.64%) Migration
3 37 (15.23%) ITIL
4 17 (7.00%) Configuration Management
4 17 (7.00%) Incident Management
5 16 (6.58%) DevOps
6 15 (6.17%) Low Latency
7 14 (5.76%) Change Management
8 12 (4.94%) Project Management
8 12 (4.94%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (4.12%) Risk Management
9 10 (4.12%) Service Management
10 9 (3.70%) Load Balancing
10 9 (3.70%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.88%) Data Migration
11 7 (2.88%) Data Protection
11 7 (2.88%) Open Source
11 7 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (2.88%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.63%) Shell Script
2 50 (20.58%) Perl
3 22 (9.05%) Python
4 15 (6.17%) SQL
5 11 (4.53%) PHP
6 9 (3.70%) Bourne shell
6 9 (3.70%) C
7 7 (2.88%) SystemTap
8 6 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.47%) Java
8 6 (2.47%) Korn
8 6 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.65%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.65%) Ruby
10 3 (1.23%) AWK
10 3 (1.23%) sed
11 2 (0.82%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.23%) Degree
5 2 (0.82%) AAT
5 2 (0.82%) IBM AIX Certification
5 2 (0.82%) OCP
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.82%) RHCE
6 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.41%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
1 4 (1.65%) SLA
2 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (20.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 44 (18.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 16 (6.58%) GlusterFS
4 14 (5.76%) NFS
5 11 (4.53%) Veritas File System
6 10 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (3.70%) Firmware
7 9 (3.70%) KVM
7 9 (3.70%) vSphere
8 8 (3.29%) RHEV
8 8 (3.29%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.47%) iptables
11 5 (2.06%) Active Directory
11 5 (2.06%) GPFS
11 5 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (2.06%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.65%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (1.65%) Postfix
13 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 56 (23.05%) NetBackup
2 40 (16.46%) Oracle ZFS
3 37 (15.23%) Puppet
4 31 (12.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 21 (8.64%) Red Hat Satellite
6 12 (4.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (4.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (4.53%) Ansible
8 9 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
8 9 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (3.29%) Control-M
10 7 (2.88%) BladeLogic
10 7 (2.88%) Legato
11 6 (2.47%) Nagios
12 5 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (2.06%) OSSEC
13 4 (1.65%) Cobbler
14 3 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
14 3 (1.23%) Tivoli
15 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 120 (49.38%) Red Hat
2 93 (38.27%) Veritas
3 85 (34.98%) Oracle
4 57 (23.46%) Sun
5 52 (21.40%) HP
6 51 (20.99%) EMC
7 36 (14.81%) IBM
8 30 (12.35%) Brocade
9 29 (11.93%) NetApp
10 27 (11.11%) StorageTek
11 22 (9.05%) VMware
12 17 (7.00%) Dell
13 14 (5.76%) Symantec
14 8 (3.29%) Cisco
14 8 (3.29%) Splunk
15 7 (2.88%) BMC
16 6 (2.47%) 3PAR
16 6 (2.47%) Emulex
17 5 (2.06%) SolarWinds
18 4 (1.65%) ServiceNow
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