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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
England / London
Rank 347 372 374
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 56 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 18
Median daily rate £450 £463 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +25.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.51% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.89%

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
18436 19902 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.17% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13175 13974 14026
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 313 343
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -8 8 £438 -1.40% 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Unix
2 91 (85.05%) Linux
3 66 (61.68%) Red Hat
4 57 (53.27%) Finance
4 57 (53.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (52.34%) Solaris
6 40 (37.38%) HP
7 34 (31.78%) Puppet
8 31 (28.97%) Veritas
9 29 (27.10%) Banking
10 27 (25.23%) Perl
11 23 (21.50%) SAN
12 22 (20.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 22 (20.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 21 (19.63%) Bash Shell
13 21 (19.63%) VMware
14 20 (18.69%) ITIL
14 20 (18.69%) LDAP
15 19 (17.76%) Sun
15 19 (17.76%) SUSE
15 19 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (16.82%) IBM
17 17 (15.89%) EMC
17 17 (15.89%) Oracle
18 16 (14.95%) Shell Script
19 15 (14.02%) Python
19 15 (14.02%) Low Latency
20 14 (13.08%) Cisco
20 14 (13.08%) NFS
20 14 (13.08%) TCP/IP

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 6 (5.61%) Apache
1 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (2.80%) Confluence
3 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.80%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.50%) SAN
2 20 (18.69%) LDAP
3 14 (13.08%) TCP/IP
4 12 (11.21%) DNS
5 9 (8.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (8.41%) Kerberos
6 7 (6.54%) NAS
7 4 (3.74%) CTI
7 4 (3.74%) SSH
8 3 (2.80%) Firewall
8 3 (2.80%) FTP
9 2 (1.87%) DHCP
10 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.93%) HTTP
10 1 (0.93%) LAN
10 1 (0.93%) SMTP
10 1 (0.93%) SNMP
10 1 (0.93%) SSL
10 1 (0.93%) VPN
10 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) JIRA
2 4 (3.74%) Subversion
3 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 57 (53.27%) Finance
2 29 (27.10%) Banking
3 10 (9.35%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.41%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.61%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) Middleware
2 4 (3.74%) SAML
3 3 (2.80%) Web Services
4 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.93%) J2EE
5 1 (0.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Clustering
2 8 (7.48%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.61%) Replication
4 4 (3.74%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.74%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (3.74%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.80%) Fintech
5 3 (2.80%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.87%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Unix
2 91 (85.05%) Linux
3 57 (53.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (52.34%) Solaris
5 19 (17.76%) SUSE
6 13 (12.15%) AIX
7 9 (8.41%) CentOS
8 8 (7.48%) Windows
9 6 (5.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (3.74%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
12 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.93%) HPUX
13 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.93%) VMS
13 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.69%) ITIL
2 15 (14.02%) Low Latency
3 13 (12.15%) Configuration Management
4 9 (8.41%) Algorithmic Trading
4 9 (8.41%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (8.41%) Change Control
4 9 (8.41%) Kernel Tuning
4 9 (8.41%) Migration
5 8 (7.48%) Change Management
5 8 (7.48%) High Availability
6 7 (6.54%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (6.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.61%) ITIL V3
7 6 (5.61%) Server Building
7 6 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.67%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.74%) Data Security
9 4 (3.74%) Project Management
9 4 (3.74%) Security Management
9 4 (3.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.23%) Perl
2 21 (19.63%) Bash Shell
3 16 (14.95%) Shell Script
4 15 (14.02%) Python
5 7 (6.54%) PHP
5 7 (6.54%) SQL
6 6 (5.61%) C
7 4 (3.74%) Java
7 4 (3.74%) Korn
7 4 (3.74%) SystemTap
8 3 (2.80%) Bourne shell
8 3 (2.80%) C-shell
8 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) RHCE
4 1 (0.93%) CCNA
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) MCSA
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (20.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 22 (20.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 14 (13.08%) NFS
3 11 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.61%) KVM
4 6 (5.61%) RHEV
5 5 (4.67%) Samba
5 5 (4.67%) vSphere
6 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.93%) Firmware
7 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (31.78%) Puppet
2 12 (11.21%) Ansible
3 10 (9.35%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (7.48%) Control-M
5 6 (5.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.74%) Nagios
7 4 (3.74%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.74%) OpenView
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (2.80%) BladeLogic
8 3 (2.80%) OpenAM
9 2 (1.87%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.87%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (61.68%) Red Hat
2 40 (37.38%) HP
3 31 (28.97%) Veritas
4 21 (19.63%) VMware
5 19 (17.76%) Sun
6 18 (16.82%) IBM
7 17 (15.89%) EMC
7 17 (15.89%) Oracle
8 14 (13.08%) Cisco
9 7 (6.54%) NetApp
10 6 (5.61%) 3PAR
10 6 (5.61%) Splunk
11 4 (3.74%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (3.74%) ForgeRock
12 3 (2.80%) Dell
12 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.80%) MuleSoft
13 2 (1.87%) BMC
13 2 (1.87%) Brocade
13 2 (1.87%) Remedy
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