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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 390 390 395
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 46 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 23
Median daily rate £450 £438 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +21.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
20547 21624 22839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.17% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 15330 16456
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 343 446
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -11 6 £438 - 2
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 92 (100.00%) Unix
2 76 (82.61%) Linux
3 57 (61.96%) Red Hat
3 57 (61.96%) Finance
4 52 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (54.35%) Solaris
6 36 (39.13%) HP
7 33 (35.87%) Puppet
8 27 (29.35%) Banking
9 26 (28.26%) Veritas
9 26 (28.26%) SAN
10 25 (27.17%) Perl
11 22 (23.91%) ITIL
12 20 (21.74%) Oracle
13 19 (20.65%) Sun
14 18 (19.57%) AIX
14 18 (19.57%) VMware
15 17 (18.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 17 (18.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (17.39%) Bash Shell
17 15 (16.30%) Clustering
17 15 (16.30%) Shell Script
17 15 (16.30%) Python
17 15 (16.30%) LDAP
17 15 (16.30%) IBM
18 14 (15.22%) EMC
19 13 (14.13%) SUSE
19 13 (14.13%) Low Latency
20 11 (11.96%) High Availability

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 (6.52%) Apache
1 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.26%) Confluence
3 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.26%) GitHub
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.26%) SAN
2 15 (16.30%) LDAP
3 11 (11.96%) DNS
4 7 (7.61%) NAS
5 6 (6.52%) Kerberos
6 5 (5.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.26%) Firewall
8 2 (2.17%) CTI
8 2 (2.17%) DHCP
8 2 (2.17%) SSH
9 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.09%) FTP
9 1 (1.09%) HTTP
9 1 (1.09%) LAN
9 1 (1.09%) SMTP
9 1 (1.09%) SNMP
9 1 (1.09%) SSL
9 1 (1.09%) VPN
9 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.09%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) OLTP
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) JIRA
2 4 (4.35%) Subversion
3 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 57 (61.96%) Finance
2 27 (29.35%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Investment Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Law
4 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) International Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) Middleware
2 4 (4.35%) SAML
3 3 (3.26%) Web Services
4 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.09%) J2EE
5 1 (1.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Clustering
2 10 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.70%) Replication
4 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.26%) Fintech
6 3 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.26%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (3.26%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (3.26%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.09%) CMDB
8 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.09%) Derivative
8 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.09%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Unix
2 76 (82.61%) Linux
3 52 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (54.35%) Solaris
5 18 (19.57%) AIX
6 13 (14.13%) SUSE
7 8 (8.70%) Windows
8 6 (6.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (5.43%) CentOS
9 5 (5.43%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
11 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.09%) VMS
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) ITIL
2 13 (14.13%) Low Latency
3 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
3 11 (11.96%) High Availability
4 8 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (7.61%) Change Management
5 7 (7.61%) Migration
6 6 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.52%) Change Control
7 5 (5.43%) Build Automation
7 5 (5.43%) High-Frequency Trading
7 5 (5.43%) Kernel Tuning
7 5 (5.43%) Server Building
7 5 (5.43%) Service Management
8 4 (4.35%) DevOps
8 4 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (4.35%) ITSM
8 4 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) Perl
2 16 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 15 (16.30%) Python
3 15 (16.30%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.78%) PHP
5 8 (8.70%) C
6 6 (6.52%) Java
7 5 (5.43%) SQL
7 5 (5.43%) SystemTap
8 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.26%) Bourne shell
9 3 (3.26%) C-shell
9 3 (3.26%) Korn
9 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) RHCE
2 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) RHCT
4 1 (1.09%) CCNA
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) MCSA
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 17 (18.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 11 (11.96%) NFS
2 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.70%) RHEV
4 7 (7.61%) KVM
5 6 (6.52%) vSphere
6 3 (3.26%) Samba
7 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.09%) Firmware
7 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (35.87%) Puppet
2 11 (11.96%) Ansible
3 10 (10.87%) Control-M
4 8 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (7.61%) NetBackup
5 7 (7.61%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.35%) Nagios
7 4 (4.35%) OpenView
7 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (3.26%) OpenAM
9 2 (2.17%) BladeLogic
9 2 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (1.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (61.96%) Red Hat
2 36 (39.13%) HP
3 26 (28.26%) Veritas
4 20 (21.74%) Oracle
5 19 (20.65%) Sun
6 18 (19.57%) VMware
7 15 (16.30%) IBM
8 14 (15.22%) EMC
9 9 (9.78%) Cisco
10 7 (7.61%) NetApp
11 5 (5.43%) Splunk
12 4 (4.35%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.35%) Dell
12 4 (4.35%) ForgeRock
13 3 (3.26%) Brocade
13 3 (3.26%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (3.26%) MuleSoft
14 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
14 2 (2.17%) Remedy
14 2 (2.17%) Symantec
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