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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 370 379 316
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -63
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 41 26 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.12% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 62
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £353 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +39 3 £444 +7.57% 3
Ealing - 1 - -
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 94 (100.00%) Unix
2 81 (86.17%) Linux
3 56 (59.57%) Red Hat
4 52 (55.32%) Solaris
5 48 (51.06%) Veritas
6 45 (47.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (42.55%) Perl
8 39 (41.49%) Finance
9 38 (40.43%) Banking
10 30 (31.91%) Shell Script
11 27 (28.72%) Oracle
12 25 (26.60%) SAN
12 25 (26.60%) HP
13 24 (25.53%) NFS
13 24 (25.53%) Investment Banking
14 23 (24.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 22 (23.40%) Puppet
16 21 (22.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 21 (22.34%) IBM
17 20 (21.28%) EMC
18 19 (20.21%) Bash Shell
19 18 (19.15%) Patch Management
19 18 (19.15%) LDAP
20 17 (18.09%) Clustering
20 17 (18.09%) DNS
20 17 (18.09%) Sun
21 16 (17.02%) Python
21 16 (17.02%) SUSE
22 13 (13.83%) NAS
23 12 (12.77%) VMware

Unix Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (3.19%) Apache
2 1 (1.06%) CMS
2 1 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Sentinel
2 2 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.06%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.60%) SAN
2 18 (19.15%) LDAP
3 17 (18.09%) DNS
4 13 (13.83%) NAS
5 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.32%) SSH
7 4 (4.26%) FTP
7 4 (4.26%) HTTP
7 4 (4.26%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.19%) Internet
9 2 (2.13%) Firewall
9 2 (2.13%) SMTP
9 2 (2.13%) SNMP
9 2 (2.13%) SSL
10 1 (1.06%) ATM
10 1 (1.06%) DHCP
10 1 (1.06%) IMAP
10 1 (1.06%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
2 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) DB2
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) JIRA
1 3 (3.19%) Subversion
General
1 39 (41.49%) Finance
2 38 (40.43%) Banking
3 24 (25.53%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Front Office
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) CGI
2 1 (1.06%) CSS
2 1 (1.06%) EDI
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) J2EE
2 1 (1.06%) Middleware
2 1 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.06%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.06%) XHTML
2 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Clustering
2 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.26%) CLARiiON
3 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.19%) Replication
5 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.13%) CMDB
6 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) EFT
6 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Unix
2 81 (86.17%) Linux
3 52 (55.32%) Solaris
4 45 (47.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (17.02%) SUSE
6 9 (9.57%) AIX
7 4 (4.26%) Debian
7 4 (4.26%) Windows
8 2 (2.13%) HPUX
9 1 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Patch Management
2 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (9.57%) Migration
4 8 (8.51%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (6.38%) Line Management
5 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (5.32%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.32%) High Availability
6 5 (5.32%) ITIL
7 4 (4.26%) DevOps
7 4 (4.26%) Kernel Tuning
7 4 (4.26%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.19%) API Integration
8 3 (3.19%) Project Management
8 3 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.13%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.55%) Perl
2 30 (31.91%) Shell Script
3 19 (20.21%) Bash Shell
4 16 (17.02%) Python
5 7 (7.45%) Bourne shell
5 7 (7.45%) C-shell
5 7 (7.45%) SQL
6 5 (5.32%) Korn
6 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.19%) C
7 3 (3.19%) PHP
8 2 (2.13%) Java
9 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
1 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (25.53%) NFS
2 23 (24.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 21 (22.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (8.51%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (6.38%) vSphere
7 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
8 4 (4.26%) KVM
8 4 (4.26%) RHEV
8 4 (4.26%) Samba
9 3 (3.19%) Veritas File System
9 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (23.40%) Puppet
2 6 (6.38%) Control-M
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (5.32%) yum
4 4 (4.26%) BladeLogic
4 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.19%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.19%) OpenView
6 2 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.13%) Xymon
7 1 (1.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 56 (59.57%) Red Hat
2 48 (51.06%) Veritas
3 27 (28.72%) Oracle
4 25 (26.60%) HP
5 21 (22.34%) IBM
6 20 (21.28%) EMC
7 17 (18.09%) Sun
8 12 (12.77%) VMware
9 10 (10.64%) Splunk
10 7 (7.45%) Cisco
11 6 (6.38%) BMC
11 6 (6.38%) NetApp
12 5 (5.32%) 3PAR
12 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
13 4 (4.26%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (4.26%) New Relic
14 2 (2.13%) Remedy
15 1 (1.06%) ION Trading
15 1 (1.06%) Symantec
15 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
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