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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
UK / England
Rank 499 512 520
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 69 98 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 68 48
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £51.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.36%

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
39191 45477 45277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.67% 95.08% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25743 29635 28205
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1518 1789
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +4 36 £450 +5.88% 3
South East 0 20 £400 - 3
North West +34 7 £415 -
South West 0 3 £525 +35.48%
Yorkshire +16 2 £350 -12.50% 1
West Midlands +1 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Unix Administrator
UK

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Unix
2 134 (85.90%) Linux
3 106 (67.95%) Red Hat
4 88 (56.41%) Solaris
5 74 (47.44%) Veritas
5 74 (47.44%) Finance
6 73 (46.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 58 (37.18%) Oracle
8 56 (35.90%) Sun
9 51 (32.69%) SAN
10 42 (26.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 39 (25.00%) Perl
12 36 (23.08%) NAS
12 36 (23.08%) High Availability
13 34 (21.79%) Veritas File System
14 33 (21.15%) HP
15 32 (20.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 32 (20.51%) Puppet
16 31 (19.87%) VMware
16 31 (19.87%) Change Management
17 30 (19.23%) NFS
18 28 (17.95%) Banking
19 27 (17.31%) Enterprise Storage
19 27 (17.31%) TCP/IP
19 27 (17.31%) LDAP
19 27 (17.31%) SUSE
20 26 (16.67%) NetBackup
20 26 (16.67%) NetApp
21 25 (16.03%) AIX
21 25 (16.03%) EMC

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 15 (9.62%) Apache
2 12 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.05%) JBoss
4 9 (5.77%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.49%) iPlanet
5 7 (4.49%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.92%) Confluence
6 3 (1.92%) nginx
7 1 (0.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.64%) SAS
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.64%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.92%) GitHub
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (32.69%) SAN
2 36 (23.08%) NAS
3 27 (17.31%) LDAP
3 27 (17.31%) TCP/IP
4 23 (14.74%) DNS
5 14 (8.97%) SSH
6 13 (8.33%) FTP
7 12 (7.69%) Firewall
8 10 (6.41%) iSCSI
9 9 (5.77%) Kerberos
10 6 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (3.21%) Internet
12 4 (2.56%) DHCP
13 2 (1.28%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.64%) IGMP
14 1 (0.64%) OpenLDAP
14 1 (0.64%) SSL
14 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.56%) GIS
3 4 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.64%) Big Data
5 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.64%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.41%) JIRA
3 4 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.92%) Subversion
5 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
General
1 74 (47.44%) Finance
2 28 (17.95%) Banking
3 14 (8.97%) Legal
4 11 (7.05%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.92%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Front Office
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.13%) Middleware
2 7 (4.49%) J2EE
3 4 (2.56%) SAML
4 2 (1.28%) LAMP
4 2 (1.28%) Web Services
5 1 (0.64%) Django
5 1 (0.64%) Kafka
5 1 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.31%) Enterprise Storage
2 17 (10.90%) Clustering
3 15 (9.62%) Replication
4 13 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.49%) Symmetrix
6 6 (3.85%) EMC VNX
6 6 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.56%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.92%) Fintech
9 3 (1.92%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.28%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.28%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.64%) Derivative
11 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Online Games
11 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 156 (100.00%) Unix
2 134 (85.90%) Linux
3 88 (56.41%) Solaris
4 73 (46.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (17.31%) SUSE
6 25 (16.03%) AIX
7 17 (10.90%) Windows
8 14 (8.97%) HPUX
9 10 (6.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (4.49%) CentOS
10 7 (4.49%) VMS
11 4 (2.56%) Windows Server
12 3 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.08%) High Availability
2 31 (19.87%) Change Management
3 25 (16.03%) Change Control
4 21 (13.46%) ITIL
5 17 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (10.90%) Load Balancing
5 17 (10.90%) Problem Management
6 16 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 16 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.05%) Low Latency
8 10 (6.41%) Kernel Tuning
8 10 (6.41%) Migration
9 9 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (4.49%) ITIL V3
11 7 (4.49%) Project Management
11 7 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.85%) Algorithmic Trading
12 6 (3.85%) Service Management
12 6 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.00%) Perl
2 23 (14.74%) Bash Shell
3 15 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 14 (8.97%) Python
5 7 (4.49%) SQL
6 5 (3.21%) Java
6 5 (3.21%) Korn
7 4 (2.56%) PHP
8 3 (1.92%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.92%) C
8 3 (1.92%) C-shell
8 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.92%) SystemTap
9 1 (0.64%) C++
9 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.85%) RHCSA
4 5 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.92%) RHCE
6 2 (1.28%) Degree
7 1 (0.64%) CCNA
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.64%) MCSA
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.64%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (26.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 34 (21.79%) Veritas File System
3 32 (20.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 30 (19.23%) NFS
5 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (6.41%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (4.49%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (4.49%) SRDF
8 6 (3.85%) Active Directory
9 5 (3.21%) vSphere
10 4 (2.56%) KVM
10 4 (2.56%) Samba
11 3 (1.92%) RHEV
11 3 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.28%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
12 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.64%) Gluster
13 1 (0.64%) vCloud
13 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (20.51%) Puppet
2 26 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 16 (10.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 14 (8.97%) Nagios
5 12 (7.69%) Ansible
6 9 (5.77%) EMC Navisphere
6 9 (5.77%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (3.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.56%) Control-M
9 4 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.92%) OpenAM
10 3 (1.92%) OpenView
10 3 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.92%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (1.28%) BladeLogic
11 2 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 106 (67.95%) Red Hat
2 74 (47.44%) Veritas
3 58 (37.18%) Oracle
4 56 (35.90%) Sun
5 33 (21.15%) HP
6 31 (19.87%) VMware
7 26 (16.67%) NetApp
8 25 (16.03%) EMC
9 23 (14.74%) Symantec
10 22 (14.10%) Cisco
11 20 (12.82%) IBM
12 12 (7.69%) Brocade
13 8 (5.13%) Splunk
14 7 (4.49%) F5
15 4 (2.56%) 3PAR
15 4 (2.56%) CyberArk
15 4 (2.56%) ForgeRock
15 4 (2.56%) Microsoft
16 3 (1.92%) MuleSoft
17 2 (1.28%) Nimble Storage
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