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 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 224 255 237
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 42 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 7
Median daily rate £390 £500 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +39.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £353 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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
8354 8971 8649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.98% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 5124 4687
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 £250 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 432 442
Median hourly rate £19.22 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 25 June 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 +7 18 £400 -
West Sussex - 11 £365 -
Hampshire +3 10 £400 -20.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 -
Kent +5 1 £425 -8.70%
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 91 (100.00%) Unix
2 87 (95.60%) Linux
3 62 (68.13%) Solaris
3 62 (68.13%) SAN
4 59 (64.84%) Veritas
5 53 (58.24%) Oracle
6 50 (54.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (52.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 46 (50.55%) Red Hat
9 44 (48.35%) NetBackup
10 43 (47.25%) EMC
11 42 (46.15%) Sun
12 38 (41.76%) Brocade
13 37 (40.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 36 (39.56%) Fibre Channel
14 36 (39.56%) Disaster Recovery
15 35 (38.46%) StorageTek
16 33 (36.26%) EMC VMAX
16 33 (36.26%) Oracle ZFS
17 31 (34.07%) High Availability
18 30 (32.97%) Finance
19 27 (29.67%) VLDB
19 27 (29.67%) MySQL
19 27 (29.67%) Red Hat Satellite
20 25 (27.47%) GlusterFS
21 22 (24.18%) Computer Science
22 21 (23.08%) OLTP
23 20 (21.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
24 19 (20.88%) Banking
25 18 (19.78%) NAS

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 (7.69%) TPMS
2 1 (1.10%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 62 (68.13%) SAN
2 36 (39.56%) Fibre Channel
3 18 (19.78%) NAS
4 15 (16.48%) LDAP
5 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.59%) DHCP
7 5 (5.49%) DNS
8 3 (3.30%) Firewall
8 3 (3.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) MySQL
1 27 (29.67%) VLDB
2 21 (23.08%) OLTP
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 19 (20.88%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (36.26%) EMC VMAX
2 22 (24.18%) Computer Science
3 12 (13.19%) Clustering
4 5 (5.49%) HACMP
5 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Contactless
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Unix
2 87 (95.60%) Linux
3 62 (68.13%) Solaris
4 50 (54.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (17.58%) AIX
6 10 (10.99%) HPUX
6 10 (10.99%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.30%) CentOS
8 1 (1.10%) SUSE
8 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (34.07%) High Availability
3 18 (19.78%) Migration
4 10 (10.99%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (7.69%) Change Management
5 7 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.59%) CRM
6 6 (6.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (6.59%) Server Patching
7 5 (5.49%) DevOps
8 4 (4.40%) Project Management
9 3 (3.30%) Logistics
10 2 (2.20%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.20%) ITIL
10 2 (2.20%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (2.20%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.10%) Investment Management
11 1 (1.10%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.10%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) Shell Script
2 14 (15.38%) Perl
3 8 (8.79%) Python
4 6 (6.59%) Bourne shell
5 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.20%) SQL
6 1 (1.10%) C
6 1 (1.10%) Korn
6 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) OCP
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 48 (52.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 25 (27.47%) GlusterFS
3 20 (21.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (10.99%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (8.79%) Firmware
6 6 (6.59%) Veritas File System
7 5 (5.49%) NFS
8 4 (4.40%) RHEV
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.10%) KVM
11 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (48.35%) NetBackup
2 37 (40.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 33 (36.26%) Oracle ZFS
4 27 (29.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (10.99%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (8.79%) Puppet
7 6 (6.59%) Legato
8 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.20%) Data Guard
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.10%) Ansible
10 1 (1.10%) Control-M
10 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.10%) yum
Vendors
1 59 (64.84%) Veritas
2 53 (58.24%) Oracle
3 46 (50.55%) Red Hat
4 43 (47.25%) EMC
5 42 (46.15%) Sun
6 38 (41.76%) Brocade
7 35 (38.46%) StorageTek
8 17 (18.68%) HP
9 12 (13.19%) NetApp
10 8 (8.79%) Emulex
10 8 (8.79%) IBM
11 6 (6.59%) Dell
12 2 (2.20%) Symantec
13 1 (1.10%) Cisco
13 1 (1.10%) Sybase
13 1 (1.10%) VMware