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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 242 220 229
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 8 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 24
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£344 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £345 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £370 £334
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.17%
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
8933 7989 8647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.91% 92.93% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5027 4266 4065
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 497 617
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.12 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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
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 24 October 2014. 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
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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
Hampshire -8 6 £344 - 2
Oxfordshire -9 1 £375 +25.00%
Surrey -16 1 £325 -18.75% 2
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 11 (52.38%) Solaris
5 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
6 9 (42.86%) HPUX
6 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (38.10%) Oracle
7 8 (38.10%) Migration
8 7 (33.33%) Windows
9 6 (28.57%) FTP
9 6 (28.57%) HTTPS
9 6 (28.57%) AWK
9 6 (28.57%) DMZ
9 6 (28.57%) Korn
9 6 (28.57%) NAS
9 6 (28.57%) sed
10 5 (23.81%) SSH
10 5 (23.81%) HP
11 3 (14.29%) EMC
11 3 (14.29%) SAN
11 3 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (9.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 2 (9.52%) Retail
12 2 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (9.52%) Sun
12 2 (9.52%) Veritas
12 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
12 2 (9.52%) VMware
12 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) FTP
1 6 (28.57%) HTTPS
1 6 (28.57%) DMZ
1 6 (28.57%) NAS
2 5 (23.81%) SSH
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
4 2 (9.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Solaris
4 9 (42.86%) HPUX
4 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 1 (4.76%) AIX
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 6 (28.57%) AWK
2 6 (28.57%) Korn
2 6 (28.57%) sed
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) RHCE
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) Sun
5 2 (9.52%) Veritas
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Intel
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
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