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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 496 467 432
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -35
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 78 93 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 76
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.57%
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
46471 43917 44186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.79% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29922 27163 25293
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1917 2419
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.50 £41.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 -26 32 £360 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire -1 17 £350 +16.66% 2
South East -9 13 £344 -16.60% 2
South West -31 7 £485 -
West Midlands -9 5 £349 +1.08% 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £200 -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
UNIX Administrator
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UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 154 (100.00%) UNIX
2 99 (64.29%) Linux
3 86 (55.84%) Solaris
4 59 (38.31%) Red Hat
5 53 (34.42%) Shell Script
6 49 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (28.57%) SAN
8 43 (27.92%) Oracle
9 40 (25.97%) Finance
10 35 (22.73%) Veritas
11 31 (20.13%) Migration
12 30 (19.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 29 (18.83%) HPUX
14 28 (18.18%) Perl
14 28 (18.18%) Banking
15 27 (17.53%) AIX
16 26 (16.88%) HP
17 25 (16.23%) EMC
17 25 (16.23%) IBM
17 25 (16.23%) VMware
18 23 (14.94%) Korn
19 20 (12.99%) Security Cleared
20 19 (12.34%) NAS
20 19 (12.34%) SUSE
21 17 (11.04%) Sun
22 16 (10.39%) DNS
22 16 (10.39%) ITIL
22 16 (10.39%) NetBackup
23 15 (9.74%) LDAP
23 15 (9.74%) NetApp

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 14 (9.09%) Apache
2 12 (7.79%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.84%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.95%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.65%) nginx
7 1 (0.65%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.57%) SAN
2 19 (12.34%) NAS
3 16 (10.39%) DNS
4 15 (9.74%) LDAP
5 8 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.19%) HTTPS
5 8 (5.19%) FTP
6 7 (4.55%) DMZ
7 6 (3.90%) Firewall
8 5 (3.25%) SSH
8 5 (3.25%) IMAP
8 5 (3.25%) SMTP
9 4 (2.60%) LAN
9 4 (2.60%) WAN
10 2 (1.30%) DHCP
10 2 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.65%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.65%) ADSL
11 1 (0.65%) Broadband
11 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.79%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.90%) RDBMS
2 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.25%) Ingres
4 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.65%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) Maven
2 1 (0.65%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 40 (25.97%) Finance
2 28 (18.18%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.25%) Retail
4 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (3.25%) Middleware
3 4 (2.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (1.95%) Flash
5 2 (1.30%) Web Services
5 2 (1.30%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.65%) DAO
6 1 (0.65%) Laravel
6 1 (0.65%) CGI
6 1 (0.65%) HTML
6 1 (0.65%) CSS
6 1 (0.65%) JDBC
6 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Clustering
2 8 (5.19%) Wiki
2 8 (5.19%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.60%) HP Superdome
4 3 (1.95%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (1.95%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.30%) Replication
5 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.30%) Statistics
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.65%) Open Source
6 1 (0.65%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.65%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 154 (100.00%) UNIX
2 99 (64.29%) Linux
3 86 (55.84%) Solaris
4 49 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (18.83%) HPUX
6 27 (17.53%) AIX
7 19 (12.34%) SUSE
8 10 (6.49%) Windows
9 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.65%) CentOS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.65%) VMS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.13%) Migration
2 16 (10.39%) ITIL
3 10 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (5.84%) Configuration Management
5 8 (5.19%) Service Management
6 7 (4.55%) Change Management
7 6 (3.90%) Change Control
8 4 (2.60%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.60%) Business Continuity
8 4 (2.60%) Project Management
8 4 (2.60%) Software Deployment
8 4 (2.60%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (1.95%) Problem Management
9 3 (1.95%) Data Protection
9 3 (1.95%) Data Management
9 3 (1.95%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (1.95%) Mentoring
9 3 (1.95%) Coaching
9 3 (1.95%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.42%) Shell Script
2 28 (18.18%) Perl
3 23 (14.94%) Korn
4 15 (9.74%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.19%) Python
6 7 (4.55%) sed
6 7 (4.55%) AWK
7 5 (3.25%) SQL
8 4 (2.60%) C
9 3 (1.95%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.95%) PHP
10 2 (1.30%) C++
10 2 (1.30%) Java
10 2 (1.30%) C-shell
11 1 (0.65%) R
11 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) Degree
4 2 (1.30%) RHCE
4 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) RHCA
5 1 (0.65%) PhD
System Software
1 30 (19.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (5.19%) Samba
5 7 (4.55%) Veritas File System
5 7 (4.55%) NFS
6 5 (3.25%) Sendmail
6 5 (3.25%) RHEV
7 3 (1.95%) Firmware
8 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.30%) KVM
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.65%) Xen
9 1 (0.65%) Postfix
9 1 (0.65%) vCloud
9 1 (0.65%) vSphere
9 1 (0.65%) GPFS
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (10.39%) NetBackup
2 7 (4.55%) Puppet
3 5 (3.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (2.60%) Nagios
4 4 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.95%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (1.30%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.30%) YUM
6 2 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.65%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.65%) YaST
7 1 (0.65%) Ansible
7 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 59 (38.31%) Red Hat
2 43 (27.92%) Oracle
3 35 (22.73%) Veritas
4 26 (16.88%) HP
5 25 (16.23%) EMC
5 25 (16.23%) IBM
5 25 (16.23%) VMware
6 17 (11.04%) Sun
7 15 (9.74%) NetApp
8 4 (2.60%) Citrix
9 3 (1.95%) Sybase
9 3 (1.95%) Symantec
10 1 (0.65%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.65%) BMC
10 1 (0.65%) CA
10 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
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