Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Administrator was £443 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix Administrator
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 101 106
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 7 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.36% 0.59% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.62% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Bristol median daily rate £443 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -28.57% +31.25%
10th Percentile £406 £323 £353
90th Percentile £500 £400 £538
South West median daily rate £525 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +44.83% -3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1866 1606 1640
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.92% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1140 1208
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 80 83
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Unix Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in Bristol

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Administrator in Bristol

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Administrator in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Administrator in Bristol

Unix Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Administrator in Bristol

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) AIX
4 4 (57.14%) NAS
5 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) HPUX
5 3 (42.86%) Solaris
5 3 (42.86%) Xen
5 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) Veritas
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) Clustering
6 2 (28.57%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 1 (14.29%) KVM
7 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (14.29%) FCoE
7 1 (14.29%) F5
7 1 (14.29%) High Availability
7 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) OpenStack

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) iPlanet
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) NAS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) FCoE
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) HPUX
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SUSE
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Contingency Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) C-shell
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Xen
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) Samba
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Opsware
3 1 (14.29%) PlateSpin
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) VMware