The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 90 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.43% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+218.75% -
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1066 736 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.98% 95.09% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 425 381
Average daily rate £340 £340 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 62 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Unix Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Unix Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Unix Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear - 5 - -
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) GPFS
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) HACMP
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (33.33%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering

Unix Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) HACMP
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) GPFS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Opsware
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) VMware