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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 245 262 252
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 20 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.13% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 4
Median daily rate £390 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £302 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £500 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.42% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
8085 9312 8791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 94.99% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4891 5575 4868
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 £250 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 439 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
West Sussex - 7 £365 -
Hampshire +7 6 £420 +27.65%
Surrey -2 4 £390 -8.23% 1
Berkshire - 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - -
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 69 (100.00%) Unix
2 65 (94.20%) Linux
3 49 (71.01%) Solaris
4 43 (62.32%) SAN
5 42 (60.87%) Veritas
6 39 (56.52%) Oracle
7 37 (53.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (47.83%) NetBackup
9 32 (46.38%) Red Hat
10 31 (44.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 30 (43.48%) Sun
12 29 (42.03%) EMC
13 27 (39.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 26 (37.68%) Brocade
14 26 (37.68%) Fibre Channel
15 25 (36.23%) StorageTek
16 23 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
17 22 (31.88%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (30.43%) EMC VMAX
19 20 (28.99%) Finance
19 20 (28.99%) High Availability
20 19 (27.54%) VLDB
21 18 (26.09%) MySQL
21 18 (26.09%) Shell Script
21 18 (26.09%) Red Hat Satellite
22 16 (23.19%) OLTP
22 16 (23.19%) GlusterFS
23 14 (20.29%) Banking
23 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
24 13 (18.84%) NAS

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 4 (5.80%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 43 (62.32%) SAN
2 26 (37.68%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (18.84%) NAS
4 11 (15.94%) LDAP
5 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.70%) DHCP
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.90%) DNS
8 1 (1.45%) Firewall
8 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) VLDB
2 18 (26.09%) MySQL
3 16 (23.19%) OLTP
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) ProC
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) EMC VMAX
2 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.59%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) HACMP
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.45%) iSeries
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Unix
2 65 (94.20%) Linux
3 49 (71.01%) Solaris
4 37 (53.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (15.94%) AIX
6 8 (11.59%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (10.14%) HPUX
8 5 (7.25%) CentOS
9 1 (1.45%) SUSE
9 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (28.99%) High Availability
3 12 (17.39%) Migration
4 7 (10.14%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (8.70%) Server Patching
6 5 (7.25%) Project Management
7 4 (5.80%) Change Management
7 4 (5.80%) CRM
7 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.35%) Compliance Audit
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps
9 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.45%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.45%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.45%) ITIL
10 1 (1.45%) Logistics
10 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) Shell Script
2 9 (13.04%) Perl
3 6 (8.70%) Bourne shell
4 4 (5.80%) SQL
5 3 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) OCP
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 31 (44.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 16 (23.19%) GlusterFS
3 13 (18.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (8.70%) Veritas File System
6 5 (7.25%) Firmware
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (2.90%) NFS
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.45%) RHEV
9 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 33 (47.83%) NetBackup
2 27 (39.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 23 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 18 (26.09%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (10.14%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (8.70%) Legato
7 3 (4.35%) Puppet
8 2 (2.90%) Data Guard
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.45%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (60.87%) Veritas
2 39 (56.52%) Oracle
3 32 (46.38%) Red Hat
4 30 (43.48%) Sun
5 29 (42.03%) EMC
6 26 (37.68%) Brocade
7 25 (36.23%) StorageTek
8 13 (18.84%) HP
9 8 (11.59%) IBM
10 7 (10.14%) NetApp
11 6 (8.70%) Dell
12 5 (7.25%) Emulex
13 3 (4.35%) Cisco
14 1 (1.45%) Remedy
14 1 (1.45%) Sybase
14 1 (1.45%) Symantec
14 1 (1.45%) VMware