Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Administrator was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 518 518
Rank change year-on-year -44 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 31 96 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 78 60
London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £305 £350 £300
90th Percentile £593 £613 £489
England median daily rate £411 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 40257 43158 43889
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.11% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28675 31024 30475
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 495 762
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.47 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.90 £53.23
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +1.74%

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London 0 15 £438 +9.38%
West London - 1 - -
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (93.55%) Linux
3 24 (77.42%) Red Hat
4 22 (70.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (54.84%) Banking
5 17 (54.84%) Perl
6 16 (51.61%) Solaris
7 14 (45.16%) Finance
7 14 (45.16%) Python
8 13 (41.94%) Investment Banking
9 12 (38.71%) VMware
10 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
11 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
11 9 (29.03%) SAN
12 8 (25.81%) Veritas
12 8 (25.81%) Clustering
12 8 (25.81%) Oracle
12 8 (25.81%) Puppet
13 7 (22.58%) EMC
14 6 (19.35%) SQL
14 6 (19.35%) Windows
14 6 (19.35%) NFS
14 6 (19.35%) HP
14 6 (19.35%) DNS
14 6 (19.35%) Cisco
14 6 (19.35%) IBM
14 6 (19.35%) DevOps
15 5 (16.13%) SaltStack
15 5 (16.13%) GPFS
15 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring

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 3 (9.68%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) GitHub
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) LDAP
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
4 3 (9.68%) NAS
4 3 (9.68%) NX-OS
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.23%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) SMS
6 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) KDB
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
General
1 17 (54.84%) Banking
2 14 (45.16%) Finance
3 13 (41.94%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) German Language
5 1 (3.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) COM
2 1 (3.23%) D3.js
2 1 (3.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
4 2 (6.45%) EMC VNX
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.45%) Fintech
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (6.45%) Symmetrix
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (93.55%) Linux
3 22 (70.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (51.61%) Solaris
5 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 4 (12.90%) AIX
6 4 (12.90%) SUSE
7 3 (9.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (6.45%) VMS
9 1 (3.23%) CentOS
9 1 (3.23%) HPUX
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Task Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Network Packet Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Perl
2 14 (45.16%) Python
3 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
4 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.68%) Korn
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) NFS
2 5 (16.13%) GPFS
2 5 (16.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) LXC
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.45%) SRDF
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas File System
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.23%) RHEV
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) ZABBIX
4 2 (6.45%) Ansible
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.23%) PowerCLI
5 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Red Hat
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle
3 8 (25.81%) Veritas
4 7 (22.58%) EMC
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 6 (19.35%) HP
5 6 (19.35%) IBM
6 5 (16.13%) SaltStack
6 5 (16.13%) Splunk
6 5 (16.13%) Sun
7 4 (12.90%) NetApp
8 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
8 3 (9.68%) Google
8 3 (9.68%) SevOne
9 2 (6.45%) CyberArk
9 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.23%) CommVault
10 1 (3.23%) Hitachi
10 1 (3.23%) Sybase
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