The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 75 72 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.44% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.47% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1191 1054 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.13% 93.52% 90.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 527 611
Average daily rate £338 £330 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 85 103
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
UNIX Administrator
North West

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Administrator in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Firmware
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Sybase
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) RHEV
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
4 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 2 (28.57%) Migration

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
1 3 (42.86%) Data Management
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) RHEV
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Sybase
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
1 3 (42.86%) NetApp
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat