The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 223 239 229
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 30 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 5
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -
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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Surrey +9 18 £394 -24.27% 3
Berkshire +3 4 £425 +13.33%
Kent -4 3 £440 -
Hampshire - 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £450 -
West Sussex +7 1 £365 +7.35%
Oxfordshire -3 1 - - 1
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 49 (100.00%) Unix
2 39 (79.59%) Linux
3 29 (59.18%) Oracle
4 28 (57.14%) Solaris
4 28 (57.14%) SAN
5 26 (53.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (51.02%) Red Hat
7 23 (46.94%) Sun
8 22 (44.90%) Brocade
9 20 (40.82%) High Availability
10 19 (38.78%) EMC
10 19 (38.78%) Veritas
11 18 (36.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (36.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 17 (34.69%) NetBackup
13 15 (30.61%) Finance
14 13 (26.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 12 (24.49%) NAS
16 11 (22.45%) Banking
16 11 (22.45%) StorageTek
16 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
16 11 (22.45%) Fibre Channel
16 11 (22.45%) Oracle ZFS
17 10 (20.41%) VLDB
17 10 (20.41%) Perl
17 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
18 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
18 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
18 9 (18.37%) SSH
18 9 (18.37%) OLTP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.04%) TPMS
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 28 (57.14%) SAN
2 12 (24.49%) NAS
3 11 (22.45%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
4 9 (18.37%) SSH
5 8 (16.33%) Firewall
6 7 (14.29%) LDAP
7 3 (6.12%) DNS
8 2 (4.08%) FTP
8 2 (4.08%) HTTP
8 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.08%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) VLDB
2 9 (18.37%) OLTP
3 7 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) DB2
4 2 (4.08%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) EDI
1 1 (2.04%) J2EE
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) EMC VMAX
3 7 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.16%) Clustering
4 4 (8.16%) EMC VNX
4 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (8.16%) HACMP
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) CLARiiON
6 2 (4.08%) Contactless
6 2 (4.08%) Replication
7 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Unix
2 39 (79.59%) Linux
3 28 (57.14%) Solaris
4 18 (36.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.24%) AIX
6 5 (10.20%) HPUX
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (6.12%) Windows
8 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (40.82%) High Availability
3 4 (8.16%) Capacity Management
3 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.12%) Change Management
4 3 (6.12%) CRM
4 3 (6.12%) Logistics
4 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 2 (4.08%) DevOps
5 2 (4.08%) Project Management
5 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.04%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.04%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.04%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Perl
2 6 (12.24%) Python
3 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) AWK
5 2 (4.08%) Korn
6 1 (2.04%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) LPIC
2 1 (2.04%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (14.29%) GlusterFS
2 7 (14.29%) NFS
2 7 (14.29%) RHEV
3 6 (12.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.04%) Firmware
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) NetBackup
2 13 (26.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (22.45%) Oracle ZFS
4 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (10.20%) Puppet
6 4 (8.16%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (6.12%) Ansible
8 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Oracle
2 25 (51.02%) Red Hat
3 23 (46.94%) Sun
4 22 (44.90%) Brocade
5 19 (38.78%) EMC
5 19 (38.78%) Veritas
6 11 (22.45%) StorageTek
7 6 (12.24%) Symantec
8 4 (8.16%) HP
9 2 (4.08%) Huawei
9 2 (4.08%) IBM
9 2 (4.08%) NetApp
9 2 (4.08%) Nokia
10 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
10 1 (2.04%) Emulex
10 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.04%) SAP
10 1 (2.04%) VMware
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