The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 381 326 338
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +12
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 22 91 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 61 24
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -8 1 - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 61 (100.00%) UNIX
2 50 (81.97%) Linux
3 40 (65.57%) Solaris
4 23 (37.70%) Veritas
5 21 (34.43%) Red Hat
6 20 (32.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 19 (31.15%) Finance
7 19 (31.15%) AIX
8 18 (29.51%) SAN
8 18 (29.51%) Banking
9 17 (27.87%) IBM
9 17 (27.87%) EMC
9 17 (27.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (26.23%) Shell Script
11 15 (24.59%) SUSE
12 14 (22.95%) VMware
13 13 (21.31%) Migration
14 11 (18.03%) HPUX
15 9 (14.75%) ITIL
15 9 (14.75%) Sun
15 9 (14.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (13.11%) Perl
16 8 (13.11%) Clustering
17 7 (11.48%) NetBackup
17 7 (11.48%) Oracle
17 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
17 7 (11.48%) Korn
18 6 (9.84%) Veritas File System
18 6 (9.84%) Symmetrix DMX

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Agresso
1 1 (1.64%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) SAN
2 4 (6.56%) LDAP
2 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.64%) DHCP
3 1 (1.64%) FTP
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 18 (29.51%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (3.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Clustering
2 6 (9.84%) Wiki
2 6 (9.84%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.64%) FMCG
4 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) UNIX
2 50 (81.97%) Linux
3 40 (65.57%) Solaris
4 19 (31.15%) AIX
5 17 (27.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (24.59%) SUSE
7 11 (18.03%) HPUX
8 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Migration
2 9 (14.75%) ITIL
3 4 (6.56%) Service Management
3 4 (6.56%) Change Management
4 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.92%) Change Control
5 2 (3.28%) High Availability
5 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.64%) Scrum
6 1 (1.64%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.64%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) Analytics
6 1 (1.64%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) Shell Script
2 8 (13.11%) Perl
3 7 (11.48%) Korn
4 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.92%) Python
4 3 (4.92%) C
5 2 (3.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) RHCE
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (14.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.84%) Veritas File System
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.28%) NFS
5 2 (3.28%) KVM
5 2 (3.28%) RHEV
6 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.64%) Samba
6 1 (1.64%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.92%) Puppet
3 2 (3.28%) Nagios
3 2 (3.28%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Veritas
2 21 (34.43%) Red Hat
3 17 (27.87%) IBM
3 17 (27.87%) EMC
4 14 (22.95%) VMware
5 9 (14.75%) Sun
6 7 (11.48%) Oracle
7 6 (9.84%) NetApp
8 4 (6.56%) HP
9 2 (3.28%) BMC
10 1 (1.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.64%) Cognos
10 1 (1.64%) Unica
10 1 (1.64%) Foundry
10 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.64%) F5
10 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.64%) Symantec