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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
England / South East
Rank 225 233 248
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 18 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £365 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £51.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.36%

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
7107 8235 9165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.70% 94.52% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 5028 4901
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 381 427
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 0 13 £400 - 1
Hampshire -1 2 £400 -
Berkshire +11 1 - -
Kent +3 1 £315 -28.40%
West Sussex -10 1 £400 +9.21%
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 31 (100.00%) Unix
2 30 (96.77%) Linux
3 25 (80.65%) Oracle
3 25 (80.65%) SAN
3 25 (80.65%) Solaris
3 25 (80.65%) Red Hat
4 24 (77.42%) Veritas
4 24 (77.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 23 (74.19%) High Availability
5 23 (74.19%) NAS
5 23 (74.19%) Sun
6 22 (70.97%) Veritas File System
6 22 (70.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 19 (61.29%) Finance
7 19 (61.29%) NetBackup
8 18 (58.06%) Symantec
9 15 (48.39%) Change Control
9 15 (48.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (48.39%) Problem Management
9 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
9 15 (48.39%) Change Management
10 14 (45.16%) Legal
11 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (29.03%) Brocade
12 9 (29.03%) NetApp
13 8 (25.81%) FTP
13 8 (25.81%) NFS
13 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (25.81%) SSH
13 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing

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 (3.23%) nginx
1 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) SAN
2 23 (74.19%) NAS
3 8 (25.81%) FTP
3 8 (25.81%) SSH
4 7 (22.58%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) LDAP
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) InterSystems Cache
1 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Django
1 1 (3.23%) Kafka
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (77.42%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (12.90%) Replication
3 3 (9.68%) EMC VNX
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Unix
2 30 (96.77%) Linux
3 25 (80.65%) Solaris
4 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) HPUX
6 2 (6.45%) CentOS
6 2 (6.45%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (6.45%) Windows
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) High Availability
2 15 (48.39%) Change Control
2 15 (48.39%) Change Management
2 15 (48.39%) Problem Management
2 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
3 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Security
5 2 (6.45%) Security Management
5 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) Security Hardening
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Perl
2 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Korn
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 22 (70.97%) Veritas File System
2 8 (25.81%) NFS
3 7 (22.58%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) vCloud
5 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) NetBackup
2 7 (22.58%) EMC Navisphere
2 7 (22.58%) Nagios
2 7 (22.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Puppet
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
5 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Oracle
1 25 (80.65%) Red Hat
2 24 (77.42%) Veritas
3 23 (74.19%) Sun
4 18 (58.06%) Symantec
5 9 (29.03%) Brocade
5 9 (29.03%) NetApp
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) EMC
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.23%) IBM
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