The median contractor rate for a Unix Administrator was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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.

Unix Administrator
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 235 254
Rank change year-on-year +22 +19  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 25 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.48% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.50% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 10
Median daily rate £383 £390 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% -22.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -2.25% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £51.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +218.75%  
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 the South 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in the South East

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Administrator in the South East

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Administrator in the South East

Unix Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Administrator in the South East

Unix Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Surrey -5 10 £438 +9.37% 1
Oxfordshire -5 5 £375 -
West Sussex +12 3 £383 +4.79%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Kent 0 1 £325 -23.52%
Hampshire -2 1 £490 +22.50%
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Unix
2 47 (97.92%) Linux
3 39 (81.25%) Solaris
4 38 (79.17%) Red Hat
5 33 (68.75%) SAN
6 32 (66.67%) Oracle
7 30 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (58.33%) NAS
8 28 (58.33%) Veritas
8 28 (58.33%) Sun
9 27 (56.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 24 (50.00%) NetBackup
11 22 (45.83%) High Availability
12 21 (43.75%) Enterprise Storage
12 21 (43.75%) Veritas File System
13 19 (39.58%) Finance
14 17 (35.42%) Brocade
15 16 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 16 (33.33%) Symantec
16 15 (31.25%) Change Management
16 15 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (27.08%) Service Delivery
18 12 (25.00%) EMC
19 11 (22.92%) Perl
19 11 (22.92%) VMware
19 11 (22.92%) Legal
19 11 (22.92%) Shell Script
19 11 (22.92%) Change Control
19 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
19 11 (22.92%) Problem Management

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (2.08%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.08%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (68.75%) SAN
2 28 (58.33%) NAS
3 9 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (18.75%) FTP
3 9 (18.75%) SSH
4 8 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 5 (10.42%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.08%) IPsec
6 1 (2.08%) LDAP
6 1 (2.08%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Legal
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.08%) Online Games
5 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Unix
2 47 (97.92%) Linux
3 39 (81.25%) Solaris
4 30 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (16.67%) CentOS
6 6 (12.50%) AIX
7 4 (8.33%) HPUX
8 2 (4.17%) Windows
9 1 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.08%) SUSE
9 1 (2.08%) VMS
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) High Availability
2 15 (31.25%) Change Management
2 15 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (27.08%) Service Delivery
4 11 (22.92%) Change Control
4 11 (22.92%) Problem Management
5 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
7 5 (10.42%) Capacity Management
8 4 (8.33%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) Benchmarking
9 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.25%) Information Security
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) QMS
9 3 (6.25%) Quality Management
9 3 (6.25%) Server Hardening
10 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) Perl
1 11 (22.92%) Shell Script
2 8 (16.67%) Korn
3 7 (14.58%) AWK
3 7 (14.58%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) RHCE
2 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) OCA
2 7 (14.58%) OCP
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (14.58%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.08%) RHCSS
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 21 (43.75%) Veritas File System
3 8 (16.67%) NFS
3 8 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (14.58%) GlusterFS
5 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.08%) GFS2
7 1 (2.08%) OCFS2
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 24 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 16 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 9 (18.75%) Nagios
4 8 (16.67%) EMC Navisphere
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle ZFS
5 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Ansible
7 2 (4.17%) Puppet
8 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
8 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (79.17%) Red Hat
2 32 (66.67%) Oracle
3 28 (58.33%) Sun
3 28 (58.33%) Veritas
4 17 (35.42%) Brocade
5 16 (33.33%) Symantec
6 12 (25.00%) EMC
7 11 (22.92%) VMware
8 9 (18.75%) NetApp
9 7 (14.58%) HP
9 7 (14.58%) StorageTek
10 2 (4.17%) IBM
11 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.08%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (2.08%) Sybase
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