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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 361 380 383
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 56 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 31
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+209.37% -
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
20584 21391 22193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.95% 94.54% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15002 14791 15616
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 399 404
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +49 9 £410 -8.88% 2
Lewisham - 1 £400 -
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 94 (100.00%) Unix
2 83 (88.30%) Linux
3 51 (54.26%) Red Hat
4 48 (51.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (48.94%) Finance
6 43 (45.74%) Solaris
7 35 (37.23%) Perl
8 33 (35.11%) Banking
8 33 (35.11%) SAN
9 31 (32.98%) Veritas
10 25 (26.60%) Puppet
10 25 (26.60%) Migration
11 24 (25.53%) NAS
11 24 (25.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 23 (24.47%) Clustering
13 20 (21.28%) Shell Script
13 20 (21.28%) Python
13 20 (21.28%) Data Centre
14 19 (20.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 19 (20.21%) AIX
15 18 (19.15%) HP
16 15 (15.96%) ITIL
17 14 (14.89%) LDAP
17 14 (14.89%) KVM
18 13 (13.83%) NFS
18 13 (13.83%) DNS
19 12 (12.77%) Replication
20 11 (11.70%) Sun
20 11 (11.70%) High Availability
21 10 (10.64%) Oracle

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 2 (2.13%) Apache
1 2 (2.13%) JBoss
1 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) TPMS
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.11%) SAN
2 24 (25.53%) NAS
3 14 (14.89%) LDAP
4 13 (13.83%) DNS
5 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.38%) Firewall
7 4 (4.26%) LAN
7 4 (4.26%) WAN
8 2 (2.13%) SNMP
9 1 (1.06%) DHCP
9 1 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.06%) HTTP
9 1 (1.06%) IMAP
9 1 (1.06%) Internet
9 1 (1.06%) IPsec
9 1 (1.06%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.06%) SMTP
9 1 (1.06%) SSH
9 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.06%) OLTP
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.06%) JIRA
1 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.06%) Subversion
1 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (48.94%) Finance
2 33 (35.11%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Law
5 2 (2.13%) International Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) LAMP
2 1 (1.06%) Symfony
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.47%) Clustering
2 20 (21.28%) Data Centre
3 12 (12.77%) Replication
4 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.26%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) CMDB
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.06%) HACMP
6 1 (1.06%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Unix
2 83 (88.30%) Linux
3 48 (51.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (45.74%) Solaris
5 19 (20.21%) AIX
6 8 (8.51%) Windows
7 6 (6.38%) SUSE
8 2 (2.13%) HPUX
9 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Migration
2 15 (15.96%) ITIL
3 11 (11.70%) High Availability
4 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.51%) DevOps
5 7 (7.45%) Low Latency
6 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.38%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.32%) Change Management
7 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.26%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.13%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.13%) Change Control
10 2 (2.13%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.13%) ITSM
10 2 (2.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.23%) Perl
2 20 (21.28%) Python
2 20 (21.28%) Shell Script
3 9 (9.57%) PHP
4 7 (7.45%) C
5 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.19%) SystemTap
7 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.06%) AWK
8 1 (1.06%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.06%) C#
8 1 (1.06%) Java
8 1 (1.06%) Korn
8 1 (1.06%) Ruby
8 1 (1.06%) sed
8 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (25.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 19 (20.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 14 (14.89%) KVM
4 13 (13.83%) NFS
5 9 (9.57%) RHEV
6 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
7 6 (6.38%) Veritas File System
8 2 (2.13%) vSphere
9 1 (1.06%) Firmware
9 1 (1.06%) iptables
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.06%) Samba
9 1 (1.06%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 25 (26.60%) Puppet
2 7 (7.45%) Control-M
2 7 (7.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (6.38%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (4.26%) BladeLogic
5 3 (3.19%) Ansible
5 3 (3.19%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.06%) Nagios
7 1 (1.06%) SELinux
7 1 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (54.26%) Red Hat
2 31 (32.98%) Veritas
3 18 (19.15%) HP
4 11 (11.70%) Sun
5 10 (10.64%) Oracle
5 10 (10.64%) VMware
6 9 (9.57%) EMC
6 9 (9.57%) IBM
7 7 (7.45%) NetApp
8 6 (6.38%) BMC
9 5 (5.32%) Dell
9 5 (5.32%) Splunk
10 4 (4.26%) New Relic
11 3 (3.19%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.13%) Brocade
12 2 (2.13%) Symantec
13 1 (1.06%) Citrix
13 1 (1.06%) DataSynapse
13 1 (1.06%) Emulex
13 1 (1.06%) Solace
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago