The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 25 July 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 London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 380 340 305
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -35
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 31 74 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.33% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 57 72
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

UNIX Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

UNIX Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

UNIX Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

UNIX Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

UNIX Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

UNIX Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in London

UNIX Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 19 £425 +23.18% 2
West Drayton - - - -
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 75 (100.00%) UNIX
2 55 (73.33%) Linux
3 47 (62.67%) Solaris
4 33 (44.00%) Red Hat
5 31 (41.33%) Veritas
6 27 (36.00%) Oracle
7 26 (34.67%) Shell Script
8 22 (29.33%) SAN
8 22 (29.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (26.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 20 (26.67%) VMware
10 18 (24.00%) Finance
10 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (22.67%) Perl
12 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 15 (20.00%) IBM
13 14 (18.67%) Sun
13 14 (18.67%) NetBackup
13 14 (18.67%) Banking
14 13 (17.33%) DNS
15 12 (16.00%) AIX
16 11 (14.67%) SUSE
16 11 (14.67%) LDAP
16 11 (14.67%) NetApp
17 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (13.33%) SSH
17 10 (13.33%) Bash Shell
17 10 (13.33%) Puppet
18 9 (12.00%) Firewall
18 9 (12.00%) Migration

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 6 (8.00%) Apache
2 5 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.33%) SAN
2 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (17.33%) DNS
4 11 (14.67%) LDAP
5 10 (13.33%) SSH
6 9 (12.00%) Firewall
7 6 (8.00%) SMTP
8 5 (6.67%) HTTP
8 5 (6.67%) NAS
9 4 (5.33%) IMAP
10 3 (4.00%) LAN
10 3 (4.00%) WAN
11 2 (2.67%) DHCP
11 2 (2.67%) FTP
11 2 (2.67%) SSL
11 2 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.67%) SNMP
11 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.33%) MRTG
12 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.67%) Open Source
3 1 (1.33%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) Statistics
3 1 (1.33%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) UNIX
2 55 (73.33%) Linux
3 47 (62.67%) Solaris
4 22 (29.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (16.00%) AIX
6 11 (14.67%) SUSE
7 8 (10.67%) Windows
7 8 (10.67%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.00%) CentOS
8 3 (4.00%) Debian
9 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (12.00%) Migration
3 6 (8.00%) ITIL
3 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (6.67%) Release Management
5 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (4.00%) Kernel Tuning
7 2 (2.67%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.67%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.67%) Change Management
7 2 (2.67%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) Shell Script
2 17 (22.67%) Perl
3 10 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.67%) Korn
4 5 (6.67%) SQL
5 4 (5.33%) Python
5 4 (5.33%) Bourne shell
6 2 (2.67%) C-shell
6 2 (2.67%) C
6 2 (2.67%) Java
7 1 (1.33%) JCL
7 1 (1.33%) REXX
7 1 (1.33%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Sun Certification
2 3 (4.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.67%) NFS
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (8.00%) Veritas File System
4 6 (8.00%) RHEV
5 4 (5.33%) Sendmail
5 4 (5.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.67%) Squid
6 2 (2.67%) vSphere
6 2 (2.67%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) NetBackup
2 10 (13.33%) Puppet
3 5 (6.67%) Data Guard
4 4 (5.33%) Control-M
4 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.00%) Nagios
5 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (4.00%) YUM
6 2 (2.67%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.67%) Salt
7 1 (1.33%) Cacti
7 1 (1.33%) OpenView
7 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Red Hat
2 31 (41.33%) Veritas
3 27 (36.00%) Oracle
4 20 (26.67%) VMware
5 15 (20.00%) IBM
6 14 (18.67%) Sun
7 11 (14.67%) NetApp
8 9 (12.00%) HP
9 5 (6.67%) Cisco
9 5 (6.67%) Citrix
10 4 (5.33%) EMC
11 3 (4.00%) Symantec
12 2 (2.67%) SaltStack
12 2 (2.67%) Dell
12 2 (2.67%) CA
12 2 (2.67%) Hitachi
13 1 (1.33%) BMC
13 1 (1.33%) StorageTek
13 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
13 1 (1.33%) Sybase