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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
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 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
1281 1721 1428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.75% 95.40% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 988 811
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 52
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Manchester region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas