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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 230 245 249
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 16 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 11
Median daily rate £385 £406 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% +18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £458 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £369 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +1.37%
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
7239 8931 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.53% 94.76% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5169 5065
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 506 510
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 10 December 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 +24 10 - -
Hampshire +18 2 £400 +3.22%
Berkshire +5 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £315 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 26 (100.00%) Unix
2 24 (92.31%) Linux
3 19 (73.08%) Oracle
3 19 (73.08%) Solaris
4 16 (61.54%) SAN
5 15 (57.69%) Veritas
6 14 (53.85%) Sun
6 14 (53.85%) High Availability
7 13 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (46.15%) NetBackup
9 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
9 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (38.46%) NAS
11 9 (34.62%) Veritas File System
11 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (30.77%) Brocade
12 8 (30.77%) Finance
13 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
13 7 (26.92%) Change Management
13 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (26.92%) Symantec
13 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
13 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (26.92%) Change Control
14 6 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (23.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 6 (23.08%) Legal
15 5 (19.23%) NetApp
15 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (19.23%) LDAP

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 1 (3.85%) nginx
1 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) SAN
2 10 (38.46%) NAS
3 6 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (19.23%) LDAP
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (11.54%) FTP
6 3 (11.54%) SSH
7 2 (7.69%) DNS
7 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.85%) Firewall
8 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (15.38%) OLTP
2 4 (15.38%) VLDB
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) ProC
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Django
1 1 (3.85%) Kafka
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Unix
2 24 (92.31%) Linux
3 19 (73.08%) Solaris
4 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) CentOS
6 3 (11.54%) HPUX
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (7.69%) Windows
8 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) High Availability
2 7 (26.92%) Change Control
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
2 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
2 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Security
4 2 (7.69%) Security Management
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (34.62%) Veritas File System
3 3 (11.54%) NFS
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) vCloud
5 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) NetBackup
2 6 (23.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (7.69%) EMC Navisphere
4 2 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (7.69%) Nagios
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
5 1 (3.85%) Ansible
5 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle
2 15 (57.69%) Veritas
3 14 (53.85%) Sun
4 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
5 8 (30.77%) Brocade
6 7 (26.92%) Symantec
7 5 (19.23%) NetApp
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco
8 4 (15.38%) StorageTek
8 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 3 (11.54%) HP
10 2 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.85%) Remedy