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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 200 213 204
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 7 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £350 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £440 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £302 £363
% change year-on-year
+42.38% -16.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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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
5598 6659 6481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 4859 4739
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 155
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Solaris
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) Veritas
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Sun
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) RHEV
7 2 (18.18%) GlassFish
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (18.18%) HTTP
7 2 (18.18%) NFS
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) Nagios
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Squid
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) GlassFish
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) VMS
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE
5 1 (9.09%) Fedora
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
1 1 (9.09%) Project Management
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
1 1 (9.09%) Release Management
1 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (9.09%) High Availability
1 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Kernel Tuning
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) Bourne shell
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Squid
3 2 (18.18%) NFS
3 2 (18.18%) RHEV
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (9.09%) KVM
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (9.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) YUM
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Veritas
3 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
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