The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 - 72 58
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.66% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.69% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £278
% change year-on-year
- +17.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 873 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.87% 96.46% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 472 373
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 30
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £35.00 £30.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
UNIX Administrator
Scotland

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Administrator in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

UNIX Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the Glasgow region.

UNIX Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

UNIX Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the Glasgow region.

UNIX Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

UNIX Administrator
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) BODI
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (40.00%) SAS
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Tru64
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Brocade

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BODI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Tru64
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade