The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 189 207 216
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 5 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £438 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £419 £500
% change year-on-year
-27.52% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 £45.75
% change year-on-year
- -42.62%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5250 6553 7082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.23% 92.82% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4822 5161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 170 169
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £51.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
UNIX Engineer
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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
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 11 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) UNIX
2 13 (76.47%) Solaris
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
5 9 (52.94%) Veritas
6 8 (47.06%) Oracle
6 8 (47.06%) Finance
6 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (35.29%) Perl
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) Sun
8 5 (29.41%) SAN
8 5 (29.41%) Clustering
8 5 (29.41%) Banking
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) VMware
9 4 (23.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (23.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
10 3 (17.65%) NAS
10 3 (17.65%) Symantec
10 3 (17.65%) HP
10 3 (17.65%) NetApp
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) LDAP
10 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) Windows
10 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
10 3 (17.65%) Release Management
10 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) LDAP
2 3 (17.65%) NAS
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) NetScreen
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) KDB
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Back Office
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) CORBA
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Xerces
1 1 (5.88%) Xalan
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (5.88%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) UNIX
2 13 (76.47%) Solaris
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) AIX
6 2 (11.76%) HPUX
6 2 (11.76%) SUSE
7 1 (5.88%) Debian
7 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.88%) VMS
7 1 (5.88%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Release Management
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) High Availability
2 2 (11.76%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) BCP
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Perl
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Bourne shell
5 1 (5.88%) C-shell
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Lisp
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Korn
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) OCP
2 1 (5.88%) OCA
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (23.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (11.76%) KVM
3 2 (11.76%) NFS
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (5.88%) Snort
4 1 (5.88%) Squid
4 1 (5.88%) Xen
4 1 (5.88%) Samba
4 1 (5.88%) qmail
4 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.88%) RHEV
4 1 (5.88%) OpenSSH
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.76%) YUM
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Nessus
3 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.88%) Control-M
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 9 (52.94%) Veritas
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Sun
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Symantec
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
7 2 (11.76%) EMC
7 2 (11.76%) Sybase
7 2 (11.76%) JBoss
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) Dell
8 1 (5.88%) Temenos
8 1 (5.88%) BMC
8 1 (5.88%) CA
8 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
8 1 (5.88%) Nokia
8 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint