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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 531 526 514
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 77 91 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 62
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +4 46 £450 +2.85% 10
South East +15 12 £370 -4.51% 1
Yorkshire +12 7 £363 +45.00%
North West +5 6 £419 - 3
South West +10 2 £363 -9.93% 2
East of England +6 2 £338 -10.00% 2
North East -26 2 £387 -3.25%
Unix Administrator
UK

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Unix
2 137 (77.40%) Linux
3 98 (55.37%) Solaris
4 92 (51.98%) Red Hat
5 78 (44.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 73 (41.24%) Finance
7 67 (37.85%) Veritas
7 67 (37.85%) Oracle
8 57 (32.20%) SAN
9 46 (25.99%) Sun
10 45 (25.42%) HP
11 40 (22.60%) AIX
12 36 (20.34%) Puppet
13 34 (19.21%) High Availability
13 34 (19.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 34 (19.21%) Banking
13 34 (19.21%) Perl
14 33 (18.64%) NetBackup
15 29 (16.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 28 (15.82%) ITIL
17 27 (15.25%) VMware
18 26 (14.69%) NetApp
19 25 (14.12%) LDAP
19 25 (14.12%) Shell Script
20 24 (13.56%) SUSE
21 23 (12.99%) Clustering
22 21 (11.86%) NAS
22 21 (11.86%) IBM
23 20 (11.30%) Cisco
23 20 (11.30%) Change Management

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 (8.47%) Apache
2 13 (7.34%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.65%) JBoss
3 10 (5.65%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.95%) iPlanet
4 7 (3.95%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.69%) Confluence
6 3 (1.69%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.56%) SAS
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (32.20%) SAN
2 25 (14.12%) LDAP
3 21 (11.86%) NAS
4 17 (9.60%) DNS
5 14 (7.91%) Firewall
5 14 (7.91%) TCP/IP
6 10 (5.65%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (3.39%) Kerberos
8 6 (3.39%) SSH
9 4 (2.26%) DHCP
9 4 (2.26%) FTP
9 4 (2.26%) Internet
9 4 (2.26%) SSL
10 3 (1.69%) HTTP
10 3 (1.69%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.13%) CTI
11 2 (1.13%) Network Security
12 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.39%) OLTP
2 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.39%) VLDB
3 5 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.69%) GIS
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.13%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) DataStage
6 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.56%) MySQL
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.08%) JIRA
2 7 (3.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.26%) Subversion
5 2 (1.13%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.56%) Hudson
6 1 (0.56%) ProC
General
1 73 (41.24%) Finance
2 34 (19.21%) Banking
3 7 (3.95%) Investment Banking
3 7 (3.95%) Law
4 6 (3.39%) Legal
5 5 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.13%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) International Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.91%) Middleware
2 8 (4.52%) J2EE
3 6 (3.39%) Web Services
4 4 (2.26%) SAML
5 3 (1.69%) LAMP
6 2 (1.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.56%) Django
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.56%) Kafka
7 1 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.99%) Clustering
2 14 (7.91%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.78%) Replication
4 11 (6.21%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (5.65%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.52%) Freedom of Information
6 8 (4.52%) Freedom of Information Act
7 6 (3.39%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.26%) NHS
10 3 (1.69%) Fintech
10 3 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.69%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (1.13%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.13%) Symmetrix
12 1 (0.56%) CMDB
12 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.56%) Derivative
12 1 (0.56%) LPAR
12 1 (0.56%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 177 (100.00%) Unix
2 137 (77.40%) Linux
3 98 (55.37%) Solaris
4 78 (44.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (22.60%) AIX
6 24 (13.56%) SUSE
7 16 (9.04%) Windows
8 14 (7.91%) HPUX
9 10 (5.65%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (4.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 7 (3.95%) CentOS
12 5 (2.82%) Windows Server
13 3 (1.69%) VMS
14 2 (1.13%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.13%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.21%) High Availability
2 28 (15.82%) ITIL
3 20 (11.30%) Change Management
4 14 (7.91%) Configuration Management
4 14 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (7.34%) Change Control
5 13 (7.34%) Low Latency
6 12 (6.78%) Problem Management
7 11 (6.21%) DevOps
7 11 (6.21%) Load Balancing
8 10 (5.65%) Migration
8 10 (5.65%) Project Management
9 9 (5.08%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.52%) Algorithmic Trading
10 8 (4.52%) Data Protection
10 8 (4.52%) Risk Management
10 8 (4.52%) Server Building
10 8 (4.52%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.95%) Service Management
12 6 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.21%) Perl
2 25 (14.12%) Shell Script
3 19 (10.73%) Bash Shell
4 15 (8.47%) Python
5 10 (5.65%) PHP
6 9 (5.08%) C
7 8 (4.52%) Java
7 8 (4.52%) SQL
8 5 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.82%) SystemTap
9 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.26%) Korn
10 3 (1.69%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.69%) C-shell
10 3 (1.69%) Ruby
11 2 (1.13%) AWK
11 2 (1.13%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.13%) sed
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.82%) RHCSA
4 4 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.26%) RHCE
5 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.13%) AAT
6 2 (1.13%) Degree
6 2 (1.13%) RHCT
7 1 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MCSA
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (19.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 29 (16.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 17 (9.60%) NFS
4 13 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (6.21%) Veritas File System
6 9 (5.08%) vSphere
7 8 (4.52%) RHEV
8 7 (3.95%) KVM
9 6 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
10 3 (1.69%) Samba
11 2 (1.13%) Firmware
11 2 (1.13%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.13%) SRDF
11 2 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.56%) GPFS
12 1 (0.56%) vCloud
12 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (20.34%) Puppet
2 33 (18.64%) NetBackup
3 15 (8.47%) Ansible
4 14 (7.91%) Oracle ZFS
5 11 (6.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (6.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 10 (5.65%) Control-M
7 9 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (5.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (4.52%) Nagios
8 8 (4.52%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (2.82%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (2.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (2.26%) OpenView
11 3 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.69%) OpenAM
12 2 (1.13%) BladeLogic
12 2 (1.13%) EMC Navisphere
13 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (51.98%) Red Hat
2 67 (37.85%) Oracle
2 67 (37.85%) Veritas
3 46 (25.99%) Sun
4 45 (25.42%) HP
5 27 (15.25%) VMware
6 26 (14.69%) NetApp
7 21 (11.86%) IBM
8 20 (11.30%) Cisco
9 19 (10.73%) Symantec
10 18 (10.17%) EMC
11 14 (7.91%) Brocade
12 7 (3.95%) F5
12 7 (3.95%) StorageTek
13 6 (3.39%) 3PAR
13 6 (3.39%) Splunk
14 5 (2.82%) Dell
15 4 (2.26%) ForgeRock
15 4 (2.26%) Microsoft
16 3 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
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