The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 387 397 401
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 50 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 17
Median daily rate £438 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £321 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.42% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Unix Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21551 22395 23085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.71% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15332 15718 15678
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 329 439
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Unix Administrator in the job title.

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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
City of London +28 10 £400 +6.66%
Croydon -9 3 £450 -14.28%
Southwark - 1 - -
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 London region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 106 (100.00%) Unix
2 93 (87.74%) Linux
3 68 (64.15%) Solaris
4 66 (62.26%) Red Hat
5 63 (59.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (53.77%) Finance
7 41 (38.68%) Banking
8 36 (33.96%) SAN
9 35 (33.02%) Veritas
10 34 (32.08%) Perl
11 29 (27.36%) HP
12 28 (26.42%) AIX
13 27 (25.47%) Puppet
14 25 (23.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 24 (22.64%) ITIL
16 23 (21.70%) Oracle
17 22 (20.75%) Migration
17 22 (20.75%) NAS
18 21 (19.81%) Shell Script
19 20 (18.87%) Sun
20 19 (17.92%) Python
20 19 (17.92%) Clustering
20 19 (17.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
21 17 (16.04%) Data Centre
22 15 (14.15%) Low Latency
22 15 (14.15%) LDAP
22 15 (14.15%) EMC
23 14 (13.21%) IBM
24 13 (12.26%) VMware
25 11 (10.38%) NFS

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (3.77%) Apache
1 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (0.94%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.94%) TPMS
3 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (33.96%) SAN
2 22 (20.75%) NAS
3 15 (14.15%) LDAP
4 11 (10.38%) DNS
5 6 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (4.72%) Firewall
7 4 (3.77%) LAN
7 4 (3.77%) WAN
8 2 (1.89%) CTI
8 2 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.89%) HTTP
8 2 (1.89%) SMTP
8 2 (1.89%) SSH
9 1 (0.94%) Internet
9 1 (0.94%) IPsec
9 1 (0.94%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.94%) SNMP
9 1 (0.94%) SSL
9 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (1.89%) OLTP
3 2 (1.89%) VLDB
4 1 (0.94%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (53.77%) Finance
2 41 (38.68%) Banking
3 7 (6.60%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.66%) Law
5 4 (3.77%) International Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) Middleware
2 3 (2.83%) Web Services
3 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.89%) LAMP
4 1 (0.94%) J2EE
4 1 (0.94%) Symfony
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Clustering
2 17 (16.04%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.43%) Replication
4 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.83%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.83%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.89%) CMDB
7 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.94%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.94%) HACMP
8 1 (0.94%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.94%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Unix
2 93 (87.74%) Linux
3 68 (64.15%) Solaris
4 63 (59.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (26.42%) AIX
6 10 (9.43%) SUSE
6 10 (9.43%) Windows
7 5 (4.72%) CentOS
8 4 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (3.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.89%) HPUX
9 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.94%) VMS
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.64%) ITIL
2 22 (20.75%) Migration
3 15 (14.15%) Low Latency
4 11 (10.38%) High Availability
5 8 (7.55%) Incident Management
6 7 (6.60%) DevOps
7 6 (5.66%) Change Management
7 6 (5.66%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.72%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.72%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.77%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (3.77%) Build Automation
9 4 (3.77%) High-Frequency Trading
9 4 (3.77%) ITSM
9 4 (3.77%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.77%) Security Management
9 4 (3.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.08%) Perl
2 21 (19.81%) Shell Script
3 19 (17.92%) Python
4 11 (10.38%) PHP
5 8 (7.55%) C
6 7 (6.60%) SystemTap
7 5 (4.72%) SQL
8 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.77%) Ruby
9 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.83%) Java
9 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.89%) Korn
11 1 (0.94%) AWK
11 1 (0.94%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.94%) C#
11 1 (0.94%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) RHCE
3 1 (0.94%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (23.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 19 (17.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 11 (10.38%) NFS
4 9 (8.49%) KVM
5 7 (6.60%) RHEV
6 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
7 5 (4.72%) vSphere
8 4 (3.77%) Veritas File System
9 2 (1.89%) Firmware
9 2 (1.89%) Samba
10 1 (0.94%) iptables
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.94%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (25.47%) Puppet
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle ZFS
3 8 (7.55%) Ansible
3 8 (7.55%) Control-M
3 8 (7.55%) NetBackup
3 8 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (6.60%) BladeLogic
5 5 (4.72%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (2.83%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.89%) Nagios
8 1 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.94%) OpenView
8 1 (0.94%) SELinux
Vendors
1 66 (62.26%) Red Hat
2 35 (33.02%) Veritas
3 29 (27.36%) HP
4 23 (21.70%) Oracle
5 20 (18.87%) Sun
6 15 (14.15%) EMC
7 14 (13.21%) IBM
8 13 (12.26%) VMware
9 9 (8.49%) Dell
10 8 (7.55%) NetApp
11 7 (6.60%) BMC
12 5 (4.72%) 3PAR
12 5 (4.72%) Cisco
13 4 (3.77%) Symantec
14 3 (2.83%) Brocade
15 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
15 2 (1.89%) StorageTek
16 1 (0.94%) CA
16 1 (0.94%) Mercator
16 1 (0.94%) Reuters