The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Unix Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 98 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+218.75% -
Unix Administrator
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1676 1440 1245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.85% 95.55% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 850 660
Median daily rate £378 £350 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 63
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.94 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -10.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £37.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Unix Administrator in the job title.

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Administrator across the Manchester region.

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Unix Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Administrator across the Manchester region.

Unix Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Manchester region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) Solaris
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) HACMP
5 4 (40.00%) Clustering
6 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) Sun
6 3 (30.00%) GPFS
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (20.00%) Apache
7 2 (20.00%) SOA
7 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (20.00%) HPUX
7 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (20.00%) LPAR

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Liferay
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Introscope
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) HACMP
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) LPAR
4 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) HPUX
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) SUSE
5 2 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Korn
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) GPFS
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) CA Wily
3 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (10.00%) nmon
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Endeca
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) VMware