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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 370 357 331
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -26
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 41 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 56
Average daily rate
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£395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £473 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.67% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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
21502 21611 21671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.96% 92.91% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15015 14996 14673
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 391 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 -21 9 £400 -3.03% 3
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 60 (100.00%) UNIX
2 42 (70.00%) Linux
3 33 (55.00%) Solaris
4 31 (51.67%) Red Hat
5 24 (40.00%) SAN
6 23 (38.33%) Finance
7 21 (35.00%) Perl
8 20 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (31.67%) Oracle
10 18 (30.00%) HP
11 16 (26.67%) IBM
12 15 (25.00%) Veritas
12 15 (25.00%) AIX
12 15 (25.00%) VMware
13 14 (23.33%) Banking
14 13 (21.67%) NetApp
14 13 (21.67%) Puppet
15 12 (20.00%) Bash Shell
15 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (20.00%) NAS
15 12 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 11 (18.33%) HPUX
17 10 (16.67%) Sun
18 9 (15.00%) Cisco
18 9 (15.00%) Python
18 9 (15.00%) NFS
18 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
19 8 (13.33%) EMC
19 8 (13.33%) Korn
20 7 (11.67%) Clustering

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.00%) SAN
2 12 (20.00%) NAS
3 5 (8.33%) LDAP
3 5 (8.33%) DNS
4 4 (6.67%) HTTP
5 3 (5.00%) SSL
5 3 (5.00%) SMTP
5 3 (5.00%) Firewall
6 2 (3.33%) Internet
6 2 (3.33%) PCoIP
6 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.33%) DHCP
6 2 (3.33%) LAN
7 1 (1.67%) FTP
7 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.67%) SSH
7 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) HBase
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) CGI
1 2 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Clustering
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.67%) HACMP
4 1 (1.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) STB
4 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) UNIX
2 42 (70.00%) Linux
3 33 (55.00%) Solaris
4 20 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (25.00%) AIX
6 11 (18.33%) HPUX
7 5 (8.33%) Windows
8 3 (5.00%) SUSE
8 3 (5.00%) CentOS
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (6.67%) Change Control
5 3 (5.00%) DevOps
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.00%) High Availability
5 3 (5.00%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.33%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (1.67%) Kernel Tuning
7 1 (1.67%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Perl
2 12 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (15.00%) Python
4 8 (13.33%) Korn
5 7 (11.67%) SQL
6 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.67%) C
8 3 (5.00%) C-shell
9 2 (3.33%) Java
9 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.33%) PHP
9 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) RHCE
3 2 (3.33%) RHCSA
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 2 (3.33%) CCNA
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (15.00%) NFS
3 6 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (8.33%) vSphere
5 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.00%) KVM
6 3 (5.00%) RHEV
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.67%) Samba
8 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.33%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.33%) Nagios
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.67%) Salt
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.67%) Graphite
3 1 (1.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.67%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Red Hat
2 19 (31.67%) Oracle
3 18 (30.00%) HP
4 16 (26.67%) IBM
5 15 (25.00%) VMware
5 15 (25.00%) Veritas
6 13 (21.67%) NetApp
7 10 (16.67%) Sun
8 9 (15.00%) Cisco
9 8 (13.33%) EMC
10 3 (5.00%) Citrix
10 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.00%) Brocade
11 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.33%) Symantec
11 2 (3.33%) Dell
11 2 (3.33%) SaltStack
12 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
12 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
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