The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 54 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.19% 0.21% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
510 468 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.05% 97.70% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 271 247
Average daily rate £350 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 59
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

UNIX Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

UNIX Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

UNIX Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

UNIX Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

UNIX Administrator
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat