Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 27 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.078% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median daily rate £375 - -
UK median daily rate £404 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.94% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1231 1211 1577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.32% 97.98% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 787 1015
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £207 £186
90th Percentile £538 £524 £485
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 82 87
Wales median hourly rate £21.25 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.34% +12.96% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.13 £9.65
90th Percentile £77.50 £61.75 £22.70
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in Wales

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Administrator in Wales

Unix Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Administrator in Wales

Unix Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 27 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
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Unix Administrator
UK

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle