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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
England / London
Rank 375 379 391
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 36 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 12
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 £350 £375 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.36%

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
18123 20410 20190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 95.01% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12969 14468 14154
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 301 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -14.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £52.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 -3 4 £475 +13.77% 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 83 (100.00%) Unix
2 71 (85.54%) Linux
3 54 (65.06%) Red Hat
4 47 (56.63%) Finance
5 43 (51.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (45.78%) Solaris
7 28 (33.73%) HP
7 28 (33.73%) Puppet
8 26 (31.33%) Veritas
9 24 (28.92%) Perl
10 21 (25.30%) LDAP
10 21 (25.30%) Banking
11 20 (24.10%) VMware
11 20 (24.10%) Sun
11 20 (24.10%) Bash Shell
12 18 (21.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 17 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (19.28%) SAN
14 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
15 15 (18.07%) NFS
16 14 (16.87%) DNS
16 14 (16.87%) ITIL
16 14 (16.87%) SUSE
16 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
16 14 (16.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 13 (15.66%) Oracle
18 12 (14.46%) Python
18 12 (14.46%) IBM
18 12 (14.46%) EMC
19 11 (13.25%) Cisco

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 5 (6.02%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.61%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.61%) Confluence
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) JBoss
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.43%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.61%) GitHub
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) LDAP
2 16 (19.28%) SAN
2 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
3 14 (16.87%) DNS
4 9 (10.84%) Kerberos
5 5 (6.02%) NAS
6 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.61%) Firewall
7 3 (3.61%) FTP
7 3 (3.61%) SSH
8 2 (2.41%) DHCP
8 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.20%) IGMP
9 1 (1.20%) InfiniBand
9 1 (1.20%) LAN
9 1 (1.20%) NX-OS
9 1 (1.20%) VPN
9 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.20%) Big Data
3 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) JIRA
2 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.61%) Subversion
General
1 47 (56.63%) Finance
2 21 (25.30%) Banking
3 11 (13.25%) Financial Institution
4 6 (7.23%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Front Office
6 1 (1.20%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Middleware
2 4 (4.82%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Clustering
1 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (7.23%) Replication
3 4 (4.82%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.82%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.61%) Fintech
4 3 (3.61%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (3.61%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.41%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.41%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) Derivative
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Unix
2 71 (85.54%) Linux
3 43 (51.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (45.78%) Solaris
5 14 (16.87%) SUSE
6 8 (9.64%) Windows
7 6 (7.23%) AIX
7 6 (7.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.82%) CentOS
9 3 (3.61%) VMS
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.20%) HPUX
11 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
1 14 (16.87%) ITIL
2 11 (13.25%) Low Latency
3 10 (12.05%) Change Control
3 10 (12.05%) Change Management
4 9 (10.84%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (10.84%) Kernel Tuning
5 8 (9.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (8.43%) ITIL V3
6 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.23%) Algorithmic Trading
7 6 (7.23%) Migration
8 5 (6.02%) Server Building
9 4 (4.82%) FX Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (4.82%) High Availability
9 4 (4.82%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (4.82%) Market Making
9 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.61%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) Perl
2 20 (24.10%) Bash Shell
3 12 (14.46%) Python
4 9 (10.84%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.82%) Java
5 4 (4.82%) SQL
6 3 (3.61%) Bourne shell
6 3 (3.61%) C
6 3 (3.61%) C-shell
6 3 (3.61%) Korn
6 3 (3.61%) PHP
6 3 (3.61%) SystemTap
7 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) RHCE
3 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) CCNA
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) MCSA
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.20%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (21.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 15 (18.07%) NFS
3 14 (16.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.82%) KVM
5 4 (4.82%) Samba
6 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.61%) RHEV
6 3 (3.61%) SRDF
6 3 (3.61%) Veritas File System
7 2 (2.41%) vSphere
8 1 (1.20%) GPFS
8 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.20%) LXC
8 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (33.73%) Puppet
2 11 (13.25%) Ansible
3 9 (10.84%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (4.82%) Control-M
4 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (3.61%) Nagios
5 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.61%) OpenAM
5 3 (3.61%) OpenView
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (3.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.41%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.41%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.20%) WSUS
7 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (65.06%) Red Hat
2 28 (33.73%) HP
3 26 (31.33%) Veritas
4 20 (24.10%) Sun
4 20 (24.10%) VMware
5 13 (15.66%) Oracle
6 12 (14.46%) EMC
6 12 (14.46%) IBM
7 11 (13.25%) Cisco
8 8 (9.64%) NetApp
9 7 (8.43%) Splunk
10 4 (4.82%) CyberArk
10 4 (4.82%) ForgeRock
11 3 (3.61%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.61%) MuleSoft
12 2 (2.41%) BMC
12 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.41%) Remedy
13 1 (1.20%) Juniper
13 1 (1.20%) SAP
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