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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 372 344 297
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -47
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 36 73 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.33% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 58 77
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +9.62%
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
21167 21997 24240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.81% 92.33% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14614 14966 15702
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 476 629
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 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.86 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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 10 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 10 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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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 +32 20 £425 +9.32% 5
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 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 84 (100.00%) UNIX
2 63 (75.00%) Linux
3 53 (63.10%) Solaris
4 38 (45.24%) Red Hat
5 35 (41.67%) Veritas
6 31 (36.90%) Shell Script
7 30 (35.71%) Oracle
8 29 (34.52%) SAN
9 26 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (28.57%) VMware
11 23 (27.38%) Perl
12 22 (26.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 21 (25.00%) Finance
14 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (21.43%) Sun
16 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
16 16 (19.05%) DNS
17 15 (17.86%) LDAP
17 15 (17.86%) AIX
17 15 (17.86%) IBM
17 15 (17.86%) NetBackup
17 15 (17.86%) Banking
17 15 (17.86%) Puppet
18 13 (15.48%) SUSE
19 12 (14.29%) HP
19 12 (14.29%) NetApp
19 12 (14.29%) Bash Shell
20 11 (13.10%) Apache
20 11 (13.10%) NFS
20 11 (13.10%) Migration

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 11 (13.10%) Apache
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.19%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.52%) SAN
2 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 16 (19.05%) DNS
3 15 (17.86%) LDAP
4 11 (13.10%) SSH
5 8 (9.52%) Firewall
5 8 (9.52%) HTTP
6 7 (8.33%) SMTP
6 7 (8.33%) NAS
7 5 (5.95%) SSL
8 4 (4.76%) DHCP
8 4 (4.76%) IMAP
9 3 (3.57%) LAN
9 3 (3.57%) WAN
9 3 (3.57%) SNMP
10 2 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.38%) FTP
10 2 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.38%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.76%) MySQL
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Retail
4 4 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (1.19%) CSS
3 1 (1.19%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.38%) CLARiiON
2 2 (2.38%) Clustering
2 2 (2.38%) Wiki
2 2 (2.38%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (1.19%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.19%) Celerra
3 1 (1.19%) Statistics
3 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) UNIX
2 63 (75.00%) Linux
3 53 (63.10%) Solaris
4 26 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (17.86%) AIX
6 13 (15.48%) SUSE
7 9 (10.71%) Ubuntu
8 8 (9.52%) Windows
9 4 (4.76%) CentOS
10 3 (3.57%) HPUX
10 3 (3.57%) Debian
11 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (13.10%) Migration
2 10 (11.90%) ITIL
3 7 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 5 (5.95%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.95%) Release Management
6 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (3.57%) Kernel Tuning
8 2 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.38%) SIEM
8 2 (2.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (2.38%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.38%) Service Management
8 2 (2.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.90%) Shell Script
2 23 (27.38%) Perl
3 12 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.33%) Korn
5 6 (7.14%) Python
6 5 (5.95%) SQL
6 5 (5.95%) Java
7 4 (4.76%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.38%) C-shell
8 2 (2.38%) C
9 1 (1.19%) REXX
9 1 (1.19%) JCL
9 1 (1.19%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Sun Certification
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) OCP
3 1 (1.19%) OCA
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 22 (26.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.10%) NFS
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Veritas File System
6 6 (7.14%) RHEV
7 4 (4.76%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.38%) Squid
8 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
8 2 (2.38%) Dovecot
8 2 (2.38%) KVM
8 2 (2.38%) vSphere
9 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (17.86%) NetBackup
1 15 (17.86%) Puppet
2 6 (7.14%) Data Guard
3 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.76%) HAProxy
4 4 (4.76%) Control-M
4 4 (4.76%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (3.57%) Nagios
5 3 (3.57%) YUM
6 2 (2.38%) Salt
6 2 (2.38%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.19%) OpenView
7 1 (1.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.19%) Cacti
Vendors
1 38 (45.24%) Red Hat
2 35 (41.67%) Veritas
3 30 (35.71%) Oracle
4 24 (28.57%) VMware
5 18 (21.43%) Sun
6 15 (17.86%) IBM
7 12 (14.29%) NetApp
7 12 (14.29%) HP
8 7 (8.33%) EMC
9 6 (7.14%) Cisco
10 5 (5.95%) Citrix
11 3 (3.57%) JBoss
11 3 (3.57%) Symantec
12 2 (2.38%) ArcSight
12 2 (2.38%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (2.38%) SaltStack
12 2 (2.38%) Dell
12 2 (2.38%) CA
12 2 (2.38%) Hitachi
13 1 (1.19%) StorageTek
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