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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 232 252 242
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 51 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 6
Median daily rate £400 £488 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +27.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £364 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+218.75% -
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
9196 9522 8760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.31% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5593 5223 4823
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 £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 460 482
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 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 1 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 +24 37 £425 -2.85% 1
Hampshire 0 5 £325 -35.00%
West Sussex -8 5 £366 -22.89%
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 -
Kent -30 1 £425 -8.70%
Berkshire - 1 £410 -
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 79 (100.00%) Unix
2 72 (91.14%) Linux
3 50 (63.29%) Solaris
4 48 (60.76%) SAN
4 48 (60.76%) Veritas
5 43 (54.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (51.90%) Red Hat
7 38 (48.10%) Oracle
7 38 (48.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 37 (46.84%) EMC
9 33 (41.77%) Sun
10 32 (40.51%) NetBackup
11 29 (36.71%) Finance
11 29 (36.71%) EMC VMAX
12 28 (35.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (35.44%) Brocade
13 27 (34.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 27 (34.18%) High Availability
14 25 (31.65%) Fibre Channel
14 25 (31.65%) StorageTek
15 24 (30.38%) Oracle ZFS
16 23 (29.11%) MySQL
17 22 (27.85%) VLDB
17 22 (27.85%) Red Hat Satellite
18 21 (26.58%) GlusterFS
19 20 (25.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 20 (25.32%) Shell Script
20 18 (22.78%) Migration
20 18 (22.78%) Banking
21 17 (21.52%) Computer Science

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 (8.86%) TPMS
2 2 (2.53%) JBoss
3 1 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 48 (60.76%) SAN
2 25 (31.65%) Fibre Channel
3 17 (21.52%) NAS
4 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
5 9 (11.39%) LDAP
6 5 (6.33%) DHCP
6 5 (6.33%) DNS
7 3 (3.80%) Firewall
7 3 (3.80%) SSH
8 2 (2.53%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) MySQL
2 22 (27.85%) VLDB
3 17 (21.52%) OLTP
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 18 (22.78%) Banking
3 8 (10.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (1.27%) J2EE
1 1 (1.27%) POSIX
1 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.71%) EMC VMAX
2 17 (21.52%) Computer Science
3 12 (15.19%) Clustering
4 5 (6.33%) HACMP
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.80%) Replication
6 2 (2.53%) Contactless
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.27%) iSeries
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Unix
2 72 (91.14%) Linux
3 50 (63.29%) Solaris
4 43 (54.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (20.25%) AIX
6 4 (5.06%) HPUX
7 3 (3.80%) CentOS
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.53%) Windows
9 1 (1.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (34.18%) High Availability
3 18 (22.78%) Migration
4 7 (8.86%) Data Migration
5 6 (7.59%) Change Management
5 6 (7.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.33%) CRM
6 5 (6.33%) DevOps
6 5 (6.33%) Server Patching
7 4 (5.06%) Logistics
7 4 (5.06%) Project Management
8 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.53%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.27%) Benchmarking
9 1 (1.27%) Contingency Planning
9 1 (1.27%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.27%) ITIL
9 1 (1.27%) Kernel Tuning
9 1 (1.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) Shell Script
2 15 (18.99%) Perl
3 9 (11.39%) Python
4 6 (7.59%) Bourne shell
5 3 (3.80%) Korn
6 2 (2.53%) AWK
6 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.53%) SQL
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) OCP
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (48.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 21 (26.58%) GlusterFS
3 20 (25.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (10.13%) Firmware
5 6 (7.59%) Veritas File System
6 5 (6.33%) NFS
7 4 (5.06%) RHEV
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.27%) KVM
10 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (40.51%) NetBackup
2 27 (34.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 24 (30.38%) Oracle ZFS
4 22 (27.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (10.13%) Puppet
6 5 (6.33%) Legato
7 4 (5.06%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.53%) Ansible
8 2 (2.53%) Data Guard
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.27%) Control-M
9 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.27%) yum
Vendors
1 48 (60.76%) Veritas
2 41 (51.90%) Red Hat
3 38 (48.10%) Oracle
4 37 (46.84%) EMC
5 33 (41.77%) Sun
6 28 (35.44%) Brocade
7 25 (31.65%) StorageTek
8 12 (15.19%) NetApp
9 10 (12.66%) HP
10 8 (10.13%) Emulex
10 8 (10.13%) IBM
11 5 (6.33%) Dell
12 2 (2.53%) Huawei
12 2 (2.53%) Nokia
12 2 (2.53%) Symantec
12 2 (2.53%) VMware
13 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
13 1 (1.27%) Cisco
13 1 (1.27%) SAP
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