The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Unix Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
England / North West
Rank 126 153 139
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £319
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 - £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +8.10%
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 North West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2439 3662 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 94.77% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 2180 1711
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 172 183
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Unix Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Unix Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Unix Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +28 3 £406 -
Manchester +16 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £365 -
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 North West region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) AIX
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Veritas
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) RHCSA
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) GIS
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Veritas File System
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) AIX
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas File System
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (62.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle