Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Administrator was £386 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 18 November 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 115 125
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 24 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.87% 0.56% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.58% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Surrey median daily rate £386 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% -8.24% +30.77%
10th Percentile £363 £385 £413
90th Percentile £445 £430 £438
South East median daily rate £386 £390 £425
% change year-on-year -0.96% -8.24% +23.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2619 2225 2642
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.33% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1837 1459 1591
Surrey median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 104 89
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £23.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.42% +31.94% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.80 £45.06 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in Surrey

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Administrator in Surrey

Unix Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Administrator in Surrey

Unix Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Redhill -3 7 £386 -0.96%
Epsom -17 5 £388 -
Camberley +3 2 £444 -1.39%
Guildford - 1 £375 -
Unix Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Surrey region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Unix
2 21 (87.50%) Solaris
3 19 (79.17%) Linux
4 18 (75.00%) Red Hat
5 14 (58.33%) Veritas
5 14 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (54.17%) Sun
7 12 (50.00%) NetApp
8 11 (45.83%) NetBackup
8 11 (45.83%) Oracle
9 10 (41.67%) SAN
10 9 (37.50%) Perl
10 9 (37.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 9 (37.50%) Brocade
10 9 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (29.17%) Puppet
12 7 (29.17%) NAS
13 6 (25.00%) Veritas File System
14 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (20.83%) SnapMirror
14 5 (20.83%) SnapVault
14 5 (20.83%) High Availability
14 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (20.83%) Ansible
14 5 (20.83%) Finance
14 5 (20.83%) VMware
14 5 (20.83%) SSH

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) SAN
2 9 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (29.17%) NAS
4 5 (20.83%) FTP
4 5 (20.83%) SSH
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SAS EBI
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Unix
2 21 (87.50%) Solaris
3 19 (79.17%) Linux
4 14 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.67%) CentOS
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.17%) AIX
7 1 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (4.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.83%) High Availability
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Server Patching
6 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) AWK
3 4 (16.67%) Bourne shell
3 4 (16.67%) Korn
3 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) RHCE
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) OCA
2 4 (16.67%) OCP
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (16.67%) RHCSA
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (25.00%) Veritas File System
3 5 (20.83%) NFS
4 4 (16.67%) GlusterFS
4 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
6 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) NetBackup
2 9 (37.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (29.17%) Puppet
4 5 (20.83%) Ansible
4 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (20.83%) SnapMirror
4 5 (20.83%) SnapVault
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (4.17%) BladeLogic
6 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (58.33%) Veritas
3 13 (54.17%) Sun
4 12 (50.00%) NetApp
5 11 (45.83%) Oracle
6 9 (37.50%) Brocade
7 5 (20.83%) EMC
7 5 (20.83%) VMware
8 4 (16.67%) HP
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) StorageTek
9 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco
9 1 (4.17%) Cognos
9 1 (4.17%) Juniper
9 1 (4.17%) McAfee
9 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
9 1 (4.17%) Proofpoint
9 1 (4.17%) Sybase
9 1 (4.17%) Symantec