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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 364 373 345
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 36 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 57
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.00
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
20827 21696 20372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.08% 92.87% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14407 15275 13736
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 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 387 454
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 £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -5 5 £450 +10.76% 1
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 54 (100.00%) UNIX
2 35 (64.81%) Linux
3 29 (53.70%) Red Hat
4 26 (48.15%) Solaris
5 22 (40.74%) Oracle
6 21 (38.89%) SAN
7 20 (37.04%) Finance
7 20 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (31.48%) Perl
9 16 (29.63%) HP
10 15 (27.78%) AIX
11 13 (24.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 12 (22.22%) HPUX
12 12 (22.22%) IBM
12 12 (22.22%) Veritas
12 12 (22.22%) VMware
13 11 (20.37%) NetApp
14 10 (18.52%) NAS
14 10 (18.52%) Puppet
14 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database
15 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
16 8 (14.81%) Banking
16 8 (14.81%) Sun
16 8 (14.81%) Cisco
16 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
17 7 (12.96%) Python
17 7 (12.96%) SQL
17 7 (12.96%) Korn
18 6 (11.11%) Migration

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (3.70%) Apache
1 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Unica
1 1 (1.85%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.85%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) SAN
2 10 (18.52%) NAS
3 3 (5.56%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) PCoIP
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.85%) SSH
5 1 (1.85%) FTP
5 1 (1.85%) HTTP
5 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) HBase
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (3.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) HACMP
4 1 (1.85%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) UNIX
2 35 (64.81%) Linux
3 26 (48.15%) Solaris
4 20 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (27.78%) AIX
6 12 (22.22%) HPUX
7 4 (7.41%) Windows
8 2 (3.70%) SUSE
8 2 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.85%) CentOS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) Migration
2 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL
3 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.41%) Change Management
3 4 (7.41%) Change Control
4 3 (5.56%) High Availability
4 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.70%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.70%) DevOps
5 2 (3.70%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (3.70%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (1.85%) Open Source
6 1 (1.85%) Analytics
6 1 (1.85%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (1.85%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) Perl
2 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.96%) Python
3 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 7 (12.96%) Korn
4 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.41%) C
6 3 (5.56%) C-shell
6 3 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) RHCE
3 1 (1.85%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) NFS
4 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (5.56%) KVM
5 3 (5.56%) RHEV
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.70%) vSphere
6 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.85%) SRDF
7 1 (1.85%) HDFS
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.85%) Samba
7 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.85%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.85%) Salt
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.85%) Graphite
4 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.85%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Red Hat
2 22 (40.74%) Oracle
3 16 (29.63%) HP
4 12 (22.22%) IBM
4 12 (22.22%) Veritas
4 12 (22.22%) VMware
5 11 (20.37%) NetApp
6 8 (14.81%) Sun
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco
7 5 (9.26%) EMC
8 3 (5.56%) Brocade
9 2 (3.70%) Citrix
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.70%) Symantec
9 2 (3.70%) SaltStack
9 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.85%) F5
10 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.85%) Foundry
10 1 (1.85%) Cognos
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