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 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 203 196 210
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 2 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -13.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £22.50
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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
5384 5393 6672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.37% 92.14% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3934 4896
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 90 170
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.03 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 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 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 7 (63.64%) Solaris
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) EMC
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Puppet
6 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) NetApp
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
7 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
7 2 (18.18%) Jetty

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (27.27%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Jetty
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) E-business
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
2 1 (9.09%) KVM
2 1 (9.09%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
3 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (9.09%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Akamai
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) BMC
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) F5