The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 80 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
UNIX Administrator
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 902 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.79% 94.85% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 554 394
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 44
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £9.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.00 £112.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

UNIX Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

UNIX Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

UNIX Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

UNIX Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 17 (100.00%) UNIX
2 16 (94.12%) Solaris
3 14 (82.35%) Oracle
4 8 (47.06%) HP
4 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
5 7 (41.18%) Service Management
5 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) SAN
5 7 (41.18%) LDAP
5 7 (41.18%) DNS
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (41.18%) NAS
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
6 6 (35.29%) Samba
7 5 (29.41%) Apache
7 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
8 4 (23.53%) Ingres
9 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
10 2 (11.76%) Korn
10 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
10 2 (11.76%) Firewall
10 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
10 2 (11.76%) Linux
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL
11 1 (5.88%) AIX
11 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
11 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
1 7 (41.18%) LDAP
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
1 7 (41.18%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 12c
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 4 (23.53%) Ingres
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) UNIX
2 16 (94.12%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) Korn
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Samba
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat