The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Unix Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 221 255 232
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 50 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 8
Median daily rate £400 £466 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% +25.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £355 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+209.37% -
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 South 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8661 9039 8527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.63% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5213 5053 4667
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 437 468
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Unix Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unix Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Unix Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey +23 34 £425 +30.76% 1
Hampshire +2 7 £356 -28.75% 1
West Sussex - 6 £368 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 -
Kent -13 1 £425 -8.70%
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 South East region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) Unix
2 76 (92.68%) Linux
3 56 (68.29%) Solaris
3 56 (68.29%) SAN
4 54 (65.85%) Veritas
5 48 (58.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (53.66%) Red Hat
6 44 (53.66%) Oracle
7 42 (51.22%) EMC
7 42 (51.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 39 (47.56%) NetBackup
9 37 (45.12%) Sun
10 32 (39.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (39.02%) Brocade
10 32 (39.02%) EMC VMAX
11 31 (37.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 30 (36.59%) Fibre Channel
13 29 (35.37%) High Availability
13 29 (35.37%) Finance
13 29 (35.37%) StorageTek
14 27 (32.93%) Oracle ZFS
15 26 (31.71%) MySQL
15 26 (31.71%) Red Hat Satellite
16 25 (30.49%) VLDB
17 24 (29.27%) GlusterFS
18 21 (25.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 19 (23.17%) Computer Science
19 19 (23.17%) Banking
19 19 (23.17%) Shell Script
19 19 (23.17%) OLTP

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (8.54%) TPMS
2 1 (1.22%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 56 (68.29%) SAN
2 30 (36.59%) Fibre Channel
3 18 (21.95%) NAS
4 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.20%) LDAP
6 6 (7.32%) DHCP
7 5 (6.10%) DNS
8 3 (3.66%) Firewall
8 3 (3.66%) SSH
9 1 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) MySQL
2 25 (30.49%) VLDB
3 19 (23.17%) OLTP
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (35.37%) Finance
2 19 (23.17%) Banking
3 8 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 32 (39.02%) EMC VMAX
2 19 (23.17%) Computer Science
3 13 (15.85%) Clustering
4 5 (6.10%) HACMP
5 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.66%) Replication
6 2 (2.44%) Contactless
7 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.22%) iSeries
7 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Unix
2 76 (92.68%) Linux
3 56 (68.29%) Solaris
4 48 (58.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (19.51%) AIX
6 6 (7.32%) HPUX
7 5 (6.10%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.66%) CentOS
9 2 (2.44%) Windows
10 1 (1.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (35.37%) High Availability
3 18 (21.95%) Migration
4 7 (8.54%) Change Management
4 7 (8.54%) Data Migration
4 7 (8.54%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (7.32%) CRM
5 6 (7.32%) Server Patching
6 5 (6.10%) DevOps
6 5 (6.10%) Project Management
7 4 (4.88%) Logistics
8 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.44%) ITIL
8 2 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.22%) Benchmarking
9 1 (1.22%) Contingency Planning
9 1 (1.22%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.22%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.22%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) Shell Script
2 15 (18.29%) Perl
3 8 (9.76%) Python
4 7 (8.54%) Bourne shell
5 2 (2.44%) Korn
5 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.44%) SQL
6 1 (1.22%) AWK
6 1 (1.22%) C
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) OCP
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (51.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 24 (29.27%) GlusterFS
3 21 (25.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (9.76%) Firmware
5 7 (8.54%) Veritas File System
6 5 (6.10%) NFS
7 4 (4.88%) RHEV
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.22%) KVM
10 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 39 (47.56%) NetBackup
2 31 (37.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 27 (32.93%) Oracle ZFS
4 26 (31.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (9.76%) Puppet
6 6 (7.32%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (7.32%) Legato
7 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.22%) Ansible
9 1 (1.22%) Control-M
9 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.22%) yum
Vendors
1 54 (65.85%) Veritas
2 44 (53.66%) Oracle
2 44 (53.66%) Red Hat
3 42 (51.22%) EMC
4 37 (45.12%) Sun
5 32 (39.02%) Brocade
6 29 (35.37%) StorageTek
7 13 (15.85%) HP
8 12 (14.63%) NetApp
9 8 (9.76%) Emulex
9 8 (9.76%) IBM
10 6 (7.32%) Dell
11 2 (2.44%) Symantec
12 1 (1.22%) Cisco
12 1 (1.22%) Huawei
12 1 (1.22%) Nokia
12 1 (1.22%) SAP
12 1 (1.22%) Sybase
12 1 (1.22%) VMware
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