The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 139 114 116
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 3 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.047% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.050% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 12
Average daily rate
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£300 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 - £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2835 2016 2832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.10% 93.90% 93.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1858 1255 1699
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 135 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UNIX Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the South West region.

UNIX Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South West

UNIX Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

UNIX Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

UNIX Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the South West region.

UNIX Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

UNIX Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire - 2 £295 -
Bristol - - - -
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) HPUX
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Korn
5 4 (36.36%) Bourne shell
6 3 (27.27%) NFS
6 3 (27.27%) NetApp
7 2 (18.18%) StorageTek
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
7 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (18.18%) Sun
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) FTP
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (18.18%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) SSH
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) HACMP
1 1 (9.09%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) HPUX
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 2 (18.18%) Change Management
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Change Control
1 2 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 4 (36.36%) Korn
2 4 (36.36%) Bourne shell
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) REXX
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) StorageTek
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) IBM