The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 147 176 199
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 5 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 2
Average daily rate £463 £455 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +12.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.31 £31.15 -
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -
Unix Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2993 4783 5548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.41% 95.01% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2363 3663 3992
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Engineer across the City of London region.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Engineer across the City of London region.

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Unix Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Unix Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Sun
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (25.00%) Change Control
6 2 (25.00%) Ansible
6 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) Puppet
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (25.00%) NAS
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Veritas
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Unix Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Unix Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) GitLab
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) AIX
6 1 (12.50%) CentOS
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (12.50%) SUSE
6 1 (12.50%) VMS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Varonis
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