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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 186 195 190
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.16% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.18% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £409 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £434 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £281 £400
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -29.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
4794 5643 5492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 93.01% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4019 4083
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.19 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Solaris
4 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) Sun
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) EMC
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Banking
6 4 (30.77%) Puppet
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Veritas
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) Apache
7 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (15.38%) Python
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 1 (7.69%) Jetty
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
1 1 (7.69%) Derivative
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Wiki
1 1 (7.69%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Solaris
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (15.38%) SUSE
7 1 (7.69%) Debian
7 1 (7.69%) Fedora
7 1 (7.69%) AIX
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Korn
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) EMC
2 4 (30.77%) Sun
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Fidessa
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Akamai
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