The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 135 112 119
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 7 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.63% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.67% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 1
Average daily rate £375 £375 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +114.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -
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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2761 2401 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.81% 94.71% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 1586 1251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 116 102
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £12.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Administrator across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Unix Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Unix Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Unix Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Yorkshire - 4 £400 -
North Yorkshire +5 1 £313 -3.84% 1
West Yorkshire -23 1 £250 -33.33% 1
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (72.22%) IBM
3 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (61.11%) Linux
5 10 (55.56%) SAN
6 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (44.44%) AIX
7 8 (44.44%) Performance Management
7 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (38.89%) Solaris
9 6 (33.33%) Finance
9 6 (33.33%) NAS
9 6 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
10 5 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (27.78%) SUSE
10 5 (27.78%) HP
10 5 (27.78%) EMC
10 5 (27.78%) Veritas
11 4 (22.22%) IBM AIX Certification
11 4 (22.22%) Banking
11 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
11 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (16.67%) Oracle
13 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
13 2 (11.11%) SAP
13 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
13 2 (11.11%) Korn
13 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
14 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning

Unix Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) PowerExchange
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) AIX
5 7 (38.89%) Solaris
6 5 (27.78%) SUSE
7 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Korn
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) C-shell
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) IBM
2 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (27.78%) EMC
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Veritas
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Informatica
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Pega
6 1 (5.56%) Sun