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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 241 251 232
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 27 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 8
Median daily rate £390 £500 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +34.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £314 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £341 £358
% change year-on-year
+13.55% -4.67%
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
8390 9036 8445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.35% 94.68% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 5248 4541
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 427 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 +1 9 £390 - 1
West Sussex - 9 £365 -
Hampshire +7 7 £420 -16.00%
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 78 (100.00%) Unix
2 74 (94.87%) Linux
3 56 (71.79%) Solaris
4 54 (69.23%) SAN
5 50 (64.10%) Veritas
6 45 (57.69%) Oracle
7 42 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (52.56%) Red Hat
9 39 (50.00%) EMC
9 39 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 38 (48.72%) NetBackup
11 37 (47.44%) Sun
12 33 (42.31%) Brocade
13 32 (41.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 31 (39.74%) Fibre Channel
15 30 (38.46%) StorageTek
15 30 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (37.18%) EMC VMAX
17 28 (35.90%) Oracle ZFS
18 27 (34.62%) High Availability
19 26 (33.33%) Finance
20 23 (29.49%) VLDB
20 23 (29.49%) MySQL
20 23 (29.49%) Red Hat Satellite
21 21 (26.92%) GlusterFS
22 19 (24.36%) Banking
23 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
23 18 (23.08%) NAS
23 18 (23.08%) OLTP
23 18 (23.08%) Migration

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 (8.97%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (69.23%) SAN
2 31 (39.74%) Fibre Channel
3 18 (23.08%) NAS
4 11 (14.10%) LDAP
4 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.69%) DHCP
6 3 (3.85%) Firewall
6 3 (3.85%) SSH
7 2 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) MySQL
1 23 (29.49%) VLDB
2 18 (23.08%) OLTP
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (24.36%) Banking
3 8 (10.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.18%) EMC VMAX
2 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.54%) Clustering
4 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.85%) Replication
5 2 (2.56%) HACMP
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.28%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Unix
2 74 (94.87%) Linux
3 56 (71.79%) Solaris
4 42 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (16.67%) AIX
6 7 (8.97%) HPUX
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.85%) CentOS
8 1 (1.28%) SUSE
8 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (34.62%) High Availability
3 18 (23.08%) Migration
4 7 (8.97%) Change Management
4 7 (8.97%) Data Migration
4 7 (8.97%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (7.69%) Server Patching
6 5 (6.41%) CRM
7 4 (5.13%) Project Management
8 3 (3.85%) DevOps
9 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.56%) ITIL
9 2 (2.56%) Logistics
9 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.28%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.28%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.28%) Investment Management
10 1 (1.28%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) Shell Script
2 10 (12.82%) Perl
3 6 (7.69%) Bourne shell
4 4 (5.13%) Python
5 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.56%) SQL
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) Korn
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) OCP
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 39 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 21 (26.92%) GlusterFS
3 16 (20.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (10.26%) Firmware
5 7 (8.97%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (7.69%) Veritas File System
7 4 (5.13%) RHEV
8 3 (3.85%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (2.56%) NFS
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.28%) KVM
10 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 38 (48.72%) NetBackup
2 32 (41.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 28 (35.90%) Oracle ZFS
4 23 (29.49%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (8.97%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (7.69%) Legato
7 4 (5.13%) Puppet
8 2 (2.56%) Data Guard
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.28%) Control-M
9 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.28%) yum
Vendors
1 50 (64.10%) Veritas
2 45 (57.69%) Oracle
3 41 (52.56%) Red Hat
4 39 (50.00%) EMC
5 37 (47.44%) Sun
6 33 (42.31%) Brocade
7 30 (38.46%) StorageTek
8 14 (17.95%) HP
9 12 (15.38%) NetApp
10 8 (10.26%) Emulex
10 8 (10.26%) IBM
11 6 (7.69%) Dell
12 1 (1.28%) Cisco
12 1 (1.28%) Remedy
12 1 (1.28%) Sybase
12 1 (1.28%) Symantec
12 1 (1.28%) VMware