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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 390 375 400
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 53 60 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 16
Median daily rate £475 £400 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £340 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £346 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +15.41%
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
21646 22266 22990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15388 15710 15942
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 349 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +8 7 £394 -5.97% 1
Croydon -11 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 28 September 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 96 (100.00%) Unix
2 83 (86.46%) Linux
3 64 (66.67%) Solaris
4 56 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 56 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (56.25%) Finance
6 34 (35.42%) Banking
7 28 (29.17%) Perl
8 27 (28.13%) SAN
8 27 (28.13%) Veritas
9 26 (27.08%) HP
10 25 (26.04%) Oracle
11 24 (25.00%) Puppet
12 23 (23.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 21 (21.88%) ITIL
14 20 (20.83%) AIX
15 16 (16.67%) Sun
16 15 (15.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 15 (15.63%) VMware
17 14 (14.58%) Clustering
17 14 (14.58%) Migration
17 14 (14.58%) Shell Script
17 14 (14.58%) Python
18 13 (13.54%) EMC
18 13 (13.54%) Low Latency
19 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
19 12 (12.50%) NAS
20 11 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
20 11 (11.46%) IBM
20 11 (11.46%) LDAP

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 3 (3.13%) Apache
1 3 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (3.13%) Confluence
1 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.04%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) JBoss
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) GitHub
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.13%) SAN
2 12 (12.50%) NAS
3 11 (11.46%) LDAP
4 7 (7.29%) DNS
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (5.21%) Firewall
5 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.13%) LAN
6 3 (3.13%) WAN
7 2 (2.08%) CTI
7 2 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.04%) DHCP
8 1 (1.04%) HTTP
8 1 (1.04%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.04%) SMTP
8 1 (1.04%) SNMP
8 1 (1.04%) SSH
8 1 (1.04%) SSL
8 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.13%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) OLTP
4 2 (2.08%) VLDB
5 1 (1.04%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.17%) JIRA
1 4 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (1.04%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (56.25%) Finance
2 34 (35.42%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Law
5 4 (4.17%) International Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) Middleware
2 3 (3.13%) Web Services
3 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.08%) LAMP
4 1 (1.04%) J2EE
4 1 (1.04%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Clustering
2 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.33%) Replication
4 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (3.13%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) CMDB
7 1 (1.04%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.04%) HACMP
7 1 (1.04%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.04%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Unix
2 83 (86.46%) Linux
3 64 (66.67%) Solaris
4 56 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (20.83%) AIX
6 9 (9.38%) SUSE
7 8 (8.33%) Windows
8 5 (5.21%) CentOS
8 5 (5.21%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (5.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
10 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.04%) VMS
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) ITIL
2 14 (14.58%) Migration
3 13 (13.54%) Low Latency
4 10 (10.42%) High Availability
5 7 (7.29%) Change Management
5 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.25%) DevOps
7 5 (5.21%) Algorithmic Trading
7 5 (5.21%) Build Automation
7 5 (5.21%) High-Frequency Trading
7 5 (5.21%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.21%) Service Management
8 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.17%) ITSM
8 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.13%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.13%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.13%) Security Management
9 3 (3.13%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.17%) Perl
2 14 (14.58%) Python
2 14 (14.58%) Shell Script
3 9 (9.38%) PHP
4 7 (7.29%) C
5 6 (6.25%) SystemTap
6 5 (5.21%) SQL
7 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.13%) Ruby
9 2 (2.08%) Java
9 2 (2.08%) Korn
9 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) AWK
10 1 (1.04%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) RHCE
4 1 (1.04%) CCNA
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.04%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) MCSA
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.04%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (23.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 15 (15.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (7.29%) KVM
4 6 (6.25%) NFS
4 6 (6.25%) RHEV
4 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.21%) vSphere
6 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.08%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.04%) Firmware
8 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (1.04%) Samba
8 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (25.00%) Puppet
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle ZFS
3 9 (9.38%) Ansible
4 8 (8.33%) NetBackup
5 7 (7.29%) Control-M
5 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (5.21%) BladeLogic
7 3 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.04%) Nagios
9 1 (1.04%) OpenView
9 1 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 27 (28.13%) Veritas
3 26 (27.08%) HP
4 25 (26.04%) Oracle
5 16 (16.67%) Sun
6 15 (15.63%) VMware
7 13 (13.54%) EMC
8 11 (11.46%) IBM
9 8 (8.33%) Dell
10 6 (6.25%) Cisco
11 5 (5.21%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.17%) Symantec
13 3 (3.13%) BMC
13 3 (3.13%) Brocade
13 3 (3.13%) MuleSoft
13 3 (3.13%) NetApp
13 3 (3.13%) Splunk
14 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
14 2 (2.08%) StorageTek
15 1 (1.04%) Mercator