The median contractor rate for a Unix Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year - +6.31%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 685 831 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.01% 95.52% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 555 334
Median daily rate £358 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 35
Median hourly rate £13.13 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.93% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in the North East

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Administrator in the North East

Unix Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Administrator in the North East

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North East region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat