The median contractor rate for a Unix Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
England / Yorkshire
Rank - 138 127
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.15% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +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 Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2060 2742 2573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.99% 96.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1824 1622
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 115 138
Median hourly rate £12.25 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.40% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in Yorkshire

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Administrator in Yorkshire

Unix Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Administrator in Yorkshire

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Solaris
3 7 (77.78%) SAN
4 6 (66.67%) EMC
4 6 (66.67%) IBM
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) NAS
4 6 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (66.67%) SUSE
4 6 (66.67%) Veritas
5 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (55.56%) AIX
5 5 (55.56%) Perl
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
6 4 (44.44%) Symmetrix
6 4 (44.44%) Change Management
6 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (44.44%) NetApp
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 4 (44.44%) Sun
6 4 (44.44%) LDAP
6 4 (44.44%) VMS
6 4 (44.44%) NFS
6 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 4 (44.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (44.44%) Replication
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) LDAP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
1 4 (44.44%) Symmetrix
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Solaris
3 6 (66.67%) SUSE
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) AIX
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (44.44%) VMS
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (44.44%) NFS
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (44.44%) SRDF
2 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (44.44%) Veritas File System
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) EMC
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) Veritas
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) NetApp
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Sun
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Splunk