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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 518 541 527
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 97 102 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 63 43
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £292 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £346 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +15.41%
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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -14 52 £475 +18.75% 7
South West +15 14 £363 -30.95%
North East -15 10 £320 +21.90%
North West +19 7 £406 - 1
South East +2 5 £475 +25.99%
Yorkshire +10 4 £406 +1.24%
East of England +3 4 £375 -16.66% 1
West Midlands -22 1 £425 +47.82%
Unix Administrator
UK

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 217 (100.00%) Unix
2 166 (76.50%) Linux
3 133 (61.29%) Solaris
4 104 (47.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 103 (47.47%) Red Hat
6 87 (40.09%) Oracle
7 75 (34.56%) Veritas
8 72 (33.18%) SAN
8 72 (33.18%) Finance
9 51 (23.50%) AIX
10 49 (22.58%) NetBackup
11 47 (21.66%) Sun
12 46 (21.20%) HP
13 45 (20.74%) Banking
14 43 (19.82%) Perl
14 43 (19.82%) Shell Script
15 39 (17.97%) ITIL
16 38 (17.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 37 (17.05%) High Availability
18 36 (16.59%) Puppet
19 35 (16.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 33 (15.21%) Clustering
20 33 (15.21%) Disaster Recovery
21 31 (14.29%) EMC
22 30 (13.82%) Oracle ZFS
23 27 (12.44%) Security Cleared
24 26 (11.98%) IBM
25 25 (11.52%) SC Cleared
26 24 (11.06%) LDAP
27 23 (10.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation

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 13 (5.99%) Apache
2 12 (5.53%) JBoss
2 12 (5.53%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.07%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.69%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.23%) iPlanet
5 7 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.92%) Confluence
6 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.46%) FileNet
7 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.38%) GitHub
3 2 (0.92%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (33.18%) SAN
2 24 (11.06%) LDAP
3 21 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
3 21 (9.68%) Firewall
3 21 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 16 (7.37%) DNS
4 16 (7.37%) NAS
5 8 (3.69%) SSL
6 7 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (2.76%) LAN
7 6 (2.76%) WAN
8 5 (2.30%) DHCP
9 4 (1.84%) HTTP
10 3 (1.38%) VPN
11 2 (0.92%) CTI
11 2 (0.92%) Network Security
11 2 (0.92%) SSH
12 1 (0.46%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.46%) Internet
12 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.45%) MySQL
1 14 (6.45%) VLDB
2 12 (5.53%) OLTP
3 8 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.84%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.92%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.46%) DataStage
7 1 (0.46%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.23%) JIRA
2 5 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.38%) Subversion
4 2 (0.92%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.46%) Hudson
5 1 (0.46%) Introscope
5 1 (0.46%) ProC
5 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 72 (33.18%) Finance
2 45 (20.74%) Banking
3 8 (3.69%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.30%) Law
5 4 (1.84%) International Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.83%) Middleware
2 8 (3.69%) J2EE
3 4 (1.84%) Web Services
4 2 (0.92%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.92%) LAMP
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.46%) Django
5 1 (0.46%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.46%) Kafka
5 1 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.46%) SAML
5 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.46%) Symfony
5 1 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.21%) Clustering
2 20 (9.22%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.61%) Replication
5 9 (4.15%) EMC VMAX
6 8 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.69%) Freedom of Information
6 8 (3.69%) Freedom of Information Act
6 8 (3.69%) HACMP
7 4 (1.84%) NHS
8 2 (0.92%) LPAR
9 1 (0.46%) CMDB
9 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.46%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.46%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 217 (100.00%) Unix
2 166 (76.50%) Linux
3 133 (61.29%) Solaris
4 104 (47.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (23.50%) AIX
6 20 (9.22%) HPUX
6 20 (9.22%) Windows
7 18 (8.29%) SUSE
8 14 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (4.15%) CentOS
10 8 (3.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.84%) Windows Server
12 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.46%) VMS
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.97%) ITIL
2 37 (17.05%) High Availability
3 33 (15.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (9.22%) Migration
5 19 (8.76%) Configuration Management
5 19 (8.76%) DevOps
6 15 (6.91%) Load Balancing
7 14 (6.45%) Change Management
7 14 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 13 (5.99%) Low Latency
9 12 (5.53%) Project Management
9 12 (5.53%) Service Management
9 12 (5.53%) Virtual Environments
10 10 (4.61%) Risk Management
11 8 (3.69%) Data Protection
11 8 (3.69%) Open Source
12 7 (3.23%) Problem Management
13 6 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (2.76%) Build Automation
13 6 (2.76%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.82%) Perl
1 43 (19.82%) Shell Script
2 18 (8.29%) Python
3 15 (6.91%) SQL
4 10 (4.61%) PHP
5 8 (3.69%) C
6 7 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.76%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.76%) SystemTap
8 5 (2.30%) Bourne shell
8 5 (2.30%) Java
8 5 (2.30%) Korn
9 4 (1.84%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.38%) AWK
10 3 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.38%) Ruby
10 3 (1.38%) sed
11 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.84%) Degree
5 3 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.92%) AAT
6 2 (0.92%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (0.92%) OCP
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.92%) RHCE
6 2 (0.92%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.46%) CCNA
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.46%) MCSA
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.46%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.84%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (17.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 35 (16.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 9 (4.15%) NFS
3 9 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.15%) vSphere
4 8 (3.69%) GlusterFS
4 8 (3.69%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (3.23%) KVM
6 6 (2.76%) RHEV
6 6 (2.76%) Veritas File System
7 5 (2.30%) GPFS
7 5 (2.30%) iptables
8 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.84%) Firmware
8 4 (1.84%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.84%) Postfix
8 4 (1.84%) Sendmail
8 4 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 49 (22.58%) NetBackup
2 36 (16.59%) Puppet
3 30 (13.82%) Oracle ZFS
4 23 (10.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 15 (6.91%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (5.99%) Ansible
6 13 (5.99%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (5.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (4.15%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (3.23%) Control-M
11 5 (2.30%) BladeLogic
11 5 (2.30%) Nagios
11 5 (2.30%) OSSEC
12 4 (1.84%) Cobbler
12 4 (1.84%) Legato
13 3 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (1.38%) ITRS Geneos
13 3 (1.38%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 103 (47.47%) Red Hat
2 87 (40.09%) Oracle
3 75 (34.56%) Veritas
4 47 (21.66%) Sun
5 46 (21.20%) HP
6 31 (14.29%) EMC
7 26 (11.98%) IBM
8 22 (10.14%) VMware
9 21 (9.68%) Brocade
10 20 (9.22%) NetApp
11 19 (8.76%) StorageTek
12 17 (7.83%) Symantec
13 16 (7.37%) Cisco
14 13 (5.99%) Dell
15 9 (4.15%) Splunk
16 8 (3.69%) F5
17 6 (2.76%) 3PAR
18 5 (2.30%) SolarWinds
19 4 (1.84%) ServiceNow
19 4 (1.84%) TippingPoint
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