The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.00%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
547 173 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.23% 90.58% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 79 140
Average daily rate £375 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +18.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.28 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

UNIX Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

UNIX Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

UNIX Administrator
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat