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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 252 256 244
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 5 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.060% 0.21% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.22% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Median daily rate £475 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +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
7839 9408 8773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.69% 94.76% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4757 5661 4851
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 441 462
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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
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 September 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
Berkshire - 3 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - - 1
Hampshire +4 1 £450 +38.46%
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 44 (100.00%) Unix
2 40 (90.91%) Linux
3 30 (68.18%) Oracle
4 29 (65.91%) Solaris
5 26 (59.09%) SAN
6 25 (56.82%) Veritas
7 22 (50.00%) NetBackup
8 21 (47.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (40.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 18 (40.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 18 (40.91%) Sun
10 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
10 17 (38.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (38.64%) Fibre Channel
11 16 (36.36%) Brocade
11 16 (36.36%) StorageTek
11 16 (36.36%) Oracle ZFS
12 12 (27.27%) High Availability
12 12 (27.27%) EMC
12 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
12 12 (27.27%) LDAP
13 11 (25.00%) VLDB
13 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
14 10 (22.73%) HP
14 10 (22.73%) OLTP
15 9 (20.45%) MySQL
15 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Satellite
15 9 (20.45%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
15 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared

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 (2.27%) nginx
1 1 (2.27%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) SAN
2 17 (38.64%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (27.27%) LDAP
4 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
5 3 (6.82%) DNS
5 3 (6.82%) NAS
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.27%) Firewall
7 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) VLDB
2 10 (22.73%) OLTP
3 9 (20.45%) MySQL
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) ProC
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Django
1 1 (2.27%) Kafka
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.18%) EMC VMAX
3 6 (13.64%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) HACMP
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Unix
2 40 (90.91%) Linux
3 29 (65.91%) Solaris
4 21 (47.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (20.45%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (15.91%) HPUX
7 6 (13.64%) AIX
8 3 (6.82%) CentOS
9 2 (4.55%) Windows
10 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (27.27%) High Availability
3 7 (15.91%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.82%) Server Patching
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.27%) Logistics
7 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 7 (15.91%) Perl
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Bourne shell
4 3 (6.82%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) Korn
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) OCP
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (15.91%) GlusterFS
2 7 (15.91%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (11.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (6.82%) Veritas File System
5 2 (4.55%) NFS
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.27%) Firmware
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (2.27%) vCloud
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 18 (40.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 16 (36.36%) Oracle ZFS
4 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (15.91%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (9.09%) Puppet
7 3 (6.82%) Legato
8 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (2.27%) Ansible
9 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
9 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Oracle
2 25 (56.82%) Veritas
3 18 (40.91%) Sun
4 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
5 16 (36.36%) Brocade
5 16 (36.36%) StorageTek
6 12 (27.27%) EMC
7 10 (22.73%) HP
8 4 (9.09%) IBM
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco
9 3 (6.82%) Dell
10 2 (4.55%) NetApp
11 1 (2.27%) Emulex
11 1 (2.27%) Remedy
11 1 (2.27%) Sybase
11 1 (2.27%) Symantec
11 1 (2.27%) VMware