The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 519 408 449
Rank change year-on-year
-111 +41
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 71 95 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 77 73
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £278
% change year-on-year
- +17.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
UNIX Administrator
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -43 48 £385 -3.75% 6
West Midlands -13 5 £375 +15.38% 1
South East -20 5 £269 -11.88% 1
North West -16 3 £358 +14.40%
East of England -30 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 181 (100.00%) UNIX
2 140 (77.35%) Linux
3 129 (71.27%) Solaris
4 109 (60.22%) Red Hat
5 85 (46.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 84 (46.41%) SAN
7 76 (41.99%) Veritas
8 68 (37.57%) Oracle
9 59 (32.60%) Perl
10 55 (30.39%) DNS
11 53 (29.28%) Shell Script
11 53 (29.28%) Finance
12 51 (28.18%) Sun
13 49 (27.07%) EMC
14 47 (25.97%) VMware
14 47 (25.97%) NFS
15 40 (22.10%) ITIL
16 39 (21.55%) Apache
16 39 (21.55%) TCP/IP
17 37 (20.44%) Puppet
18 36 (19.89%) Banking
19 33 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (16.57%) NAS
21 29 (16.02%) HP
22 28 (15.47%) LDAP
22 28 (15.47%) Tomcat
22 28 (15.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
23 26 (14.36%) AIX
24 24 (13.26%) Java
24 24 (13.26%) Migration

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (21.55%) Apache
2 28 (15.47%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.63%) WebLogic
3 12 (6.63%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (4.42%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.87%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.21%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.66%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.10%) IIS
9 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.55%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.08%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.97%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (46.41%) SAN
2 55 (30.39%) DNS
3 39 (21.55%) TCP/IP
4 30 (16.57%) NAS
5 28 (15.47%) LDAP
6 22 (12.15%) SSH
7 19 (10.50%) DHCP
8 15 (8.29%) HTTP
9 14 (7.73%) FTP
10 11 (6.08%) Firewall
11 8 (4.42%) SSL
12 7 (3.87%) SMTP
13 6 (3.31%) VPN
13 6 (3.31%) LAN
13 6 (3.31%) WAN
14 5 (2.76%) Internet
14 5 (2.76%) SNMP
15 3 (1.66%) Kerberos
16 2 (1.10%) tcpdump
16 2 (1.10%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.60%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (7.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (4.97%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (2.21%) MySQL
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.21%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.21%) Hudson
2 4 (2.21%) Mercurial
2 4 (2.21%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (29.28%) Finance
2 36 (19.89%) Banking
3 22 (12.15%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.97%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.76%) Retail
6 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.55%) French Language
9 1 (0.55%) German Language
9 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.08%) J2EE
2 10 (5.52%) Web Services
3 8 (4.42%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.66%) Middleware
5 1 (0.55%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.55%) .NET
5 1 (0.55%) HTML
5 1 (0.55%) COM
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.50%) Clustering
2 11 (6.08%) CLARiiON
3 8 (4.42%) Celerra
3 8 (4.42%) Wiki
4 7 (3.87%) PKI
4 7 (3.87%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (2.21%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Exalogic
6 3 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.66%) Open Source
7 2 (1.10%) HACMP
7 2 (1.10%) LPAR
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
8 1 (0.55%) PMI
8 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 181 (100.00%) UNIX
2 140 (77.35%) Linux
3 129 (71.27%) Solaris
4 85 (46.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (14.36%) AIX
6 18 (9.94%) SUSE
7 14 (7.73%) HPUX
8 10 (5.52%) Windows
8 10 (5.52%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.31%) CentOS
10 3 (1.66%) Debian
11 2 (1.10%) VMS
11 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.10%) ITIL
2 24 (13.26%) Migration
3 17 (9.39%) Configuration Management
4 15 (8.29%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (7.73%) Problem Management
6 13 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (6.08%) Performance Management
8 8 (4.42%) Service Management
8 8 (4.42%) Change Management
8 8 (4.42%) SIEM
8 8 (4.42%) Software Deployment
9 7 (3.87%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (3.87%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.87%) Resource Management
9 7 (3.87%) RDF
10 6 (3.31%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (2.76%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.76%) Change Control
11 5 (2.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (32.60%) Perl
2 53 (29.28%) Shell Script
3 24 (13.26%) Java
4 16 (8.84%) Korn
5 13 (7.18%) Ruby
6 11 (6.08%) Python
7 9 (4.97%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.42%) Bourne shell
9 5 (2.76%) C
10 4 (2.21%) SQL
10 4 (2.21%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.66%) REXX
12 1 (0.55%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 1 (0.55%) JCL
12 1 (0.55%) VBScript
12 1 (0.55%) VB
12 1 (0.55%) ABAP
12 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.42%) SC Cleared
1 8 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.31%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.66%) Degree
4 2 (1.10%) ISEB
4 2 (1.10%) OCP
4 2 (1.10%) OCA
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.55%) SCSA
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 47 (25.97%) NFS
2 33 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (15.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 23 (12.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (8.29%) Veritas File System
5 15 (8.29%) Sendmail
5 15 (8.29%) Samba
6 14 (7.73%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (6.08%) vSphere
8 8 (4.42%) Cronacle
9 6 (3.31%) Squid
10 5 (2.76%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.66%) KVM
11 3 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
12 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.10%) Dovecot
12 2 (1.10%) Xen
13 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 37 (20.44%) Puppet
2 20 (11.05%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (8.29%) Nagios
4 13 (7.18%) Ganglia
5 12 (6.63%) NetBackup
6 11 (6.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 11 (6.08%) Data Guard
7 8 (4.42%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (4.42%) Cobbler
8 6 (3.31%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.21%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.66%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.66%) Control-M
11 1 (0.55%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.55%) Cacti
11 1 (0.55%) OpenNMS
11 1 (0.55%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 109 (60.22%) Red Hat
2 76 (41.99%) Veritas
3 68 (37.57%) Oracle
4 51 (28.18%) Sun
5 49 (27.07%) EMC
6 47 (25.97%) VMware
7 29 (16.02%) HP
8 19 (10.50%) NetApp
9 17 (9.39%) IBM
10 14 (7.73%) Splunk
11 13 (7.18%) Cisco
12 10 (5.52%) Sybase
13 8 (4.42%) ArcSight
14 7 (3.87%) Cyber-Ark
15 5 (2.76%) Hitachi
15 5 (2.76%) JBoss
16 4 (2.21%) SAP
16 4 (2.21%) Juniper
16 4 (2.21%) StorageTek
16 4 (2.21%) BMC
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