The median contractor rate for a Senior Unix Administrator was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Senior Unix Administrator
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 615 637
Rank change year-on-year +24 +22  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Unix Administrator 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.015% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
England median daily rate £425 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
10th Percentile £413 £440 £375
90th Percentile £438 £620 £554
UK median daily rate £425 £500 £420
% change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40963 46827 48392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.75% 95.00% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91483 109922 114749
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £256 £230
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4083 4735 7114
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.75 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Senior Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Unix Administrator in England

Senior Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Unix Administrator in England

Senior Unix Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Unix Administrator in England

Senior Unix Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
London +2 2 - -
North West - 1 £425 -
North of England - 1 £425 -
Senior Unix Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) AIX
5 3 (42.86%) Solaris
5 3 (42.86%) Perl
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (28.57%) Puppet
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 1 (14.29%) Change Control
7 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (14.29%) D3.js
7 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) KDB
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (14.29%) Ansible
7 1 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) KDB
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) D3.js
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SUSE
5 1 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) VMware