The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 198 - 233
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% - 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% - 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£463 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £315
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UNIX Systems Engineer
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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
5447 6649 7399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.23% 92.41% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4821 5316
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 140 178
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £30.25 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

UNIX Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

UNIX Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

UNIX Systems 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 Systems Engineer across the City of London region.

UNIX Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

UNIX Systems 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 Systems Engineer across the City of London region.

UNIX Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited UNIX Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) Bourne shell
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) YUM
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited UNIX Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Bourne shell
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) YUM
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft