The median contractor rate for a Unix Administrator was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 April 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 412 376 385
Rank change year-on-year -36 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 14 65 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.069% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 51 25
Median daily rate £488 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +218.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19186 21885 21142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.97% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13700 15818 14509
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 249 380
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Unix Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in London

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Administrator in London

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Administrator in London over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Administrator in London

Unix Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Administrator in London

Unix Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
City of London -7 3 £450 +9.75% 2
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 London region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Unix
2 60 (88.24%) Linux
3 52 (76.47%) Red Hat
4 39 (57.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (55.88%) Finance
6 32 (47.06%) Solaris
7 22 (32.35%) Puppet
8 21 (30.88%) Banking
8 21 (30.88%) HP
9 20 (29.41%) Veritas
9 20 (29.41%) LDAP
10 19 (27.94%) Perl
10 19 (27.94%) Sun
10 19 (27.94%) Bash Shell
11 16 (23.53%) VMware
12 15 (22.06%) SAN
12 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
13 14 (20.59%) Python
13 14 (20.59%) NFS
13 14 (20.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 13 (19.12%) EMC
15 12 (17.65%) DNS
15 12 (17.65%) SUSE
15 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 12 (17.65%) Change Control
16 11 (16.18%) Oracle
16 11 (16.18%) ITIL
16 11 (16.18%) Financial Institution
17 10 (14.71%) NetApp

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (7.35%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) LDAP
2 15 (22.06%) SAN
2 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
3 12 (17.65%) DNS
4 9 (13.24%) Kerberos
5 6 (8.82%) NAS
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.94%) Firewall
7 2 (2.94%) FTP
7 2 (2.94%) SSH
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.47%) DHCP
8 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.47%) NX-OS
8 1 (1.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
General
1 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 21 (30.88%) Banking
3 11 (16.18%) Financial Institution
4 9 (13.24%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) SAML
2 2 (2.94%) LAMP
3 1 (1.47%) COM
3 1 (1.47%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.35%) Replication
3 4 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.41%) Fintech
4 3 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (4.41%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.94%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.94%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Unix
2 60 (88.24%) Linux
3 39 (57.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (47.06%) Solaris
5 12 (17.65%) SUSE
6 6 (8.82%) Windows
7 5 (7.35%) AIX
7 5 (7.35%) CentOS
8 4 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.41%) VMS
10 1 (1.47%) HPUX
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Change Control
2 11 (16.18%) ITIL
3 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.76%) Kernel Tuning
4 8 (11.76%) Low Latency
4 8 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.29%) Change Management
5 7 (10.29%) ITIL V3
5 7 (10.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.35%) Migration
7 4 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (5.88%) FX Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (5.88%) Market Making
7 4 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.41%) DevOps
8 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.41%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (2.94%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) Bash Shell
1 19 (27.94%) Perl
2 14 (20.59%) Python
3 10 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.82%) SQL
5 4 (5.88%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) Korn
6 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.94%) Bourne shell
7 2 (2.94%) C
7 2 (2.94%) C-shell
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) RHCE
2 1 (1.47%) RHCT
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) NFS
1 14 (20.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 12 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.88%) Samba
5 3 (4.41%) GPFS
5 3 (4.41%) KVM
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.41%) SRDF
5 3 (4.41%) Veritas File System
5 3 (4.41%) vSphere
6 2 (2.94%) RHEV
7 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.47%) LXC
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (32.35%) Puppet
2 9 (13.24%) Ansible
2 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (4.41%) OpenAM
4 3 (4.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.94%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.94%) Nagios
5 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.47%) Control-M
6 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.47%) OpenView
6 1 (1.47%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.47%) vRealize
6 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (76.47%) Red Hat
2 21 (30.88%) HP
3 20 (29.41%) Veritas
4 19 (27.94%) Sun
5 16 (23.53%) VMware
6 13 (19.12%) EMC
7 11 (16.18%) Oracle
8 10 (14.71%) Cisco
8 10 (14.71%) IBM
8 10 (14.71%) NetApp
9 4 (5.88%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.88%) ForgeRock
9 4 (5.88%) Splunk
10 3 (4.41%) CyberArk
10 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.94%) BMC
11 2 (2.94%) SaltStack
12 1 (1.47%) CommVault
12 1 (1.47%) Juniper
12 1 (1.47%) SevOne
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