The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 England 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Consultant
Rank 555 530 562
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +32
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Consultant 9 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.039% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.042% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £570 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £344
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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UNIX Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UNIX Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX Consultant across the England region.

UNIX Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

UNIX Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

UNIX Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

UNIX Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Consultant across the England region.

UNIX Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

UNIX Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 3 £406 -
South West -29 1 £375 +26.05% 1
South East - - - -
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UNIX Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Perl
5 5 (38.46%) Solaris
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Veritas
6 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (30.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) Information Security
8 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) AIX
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (15.38%) Apache
8 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
8 2 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (15.38%) HTTP
8 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
8 2 (15.38%) Rendezvous
8 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
8 2 (15.38%) TIBCO EMS

UNIX Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Redis
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Rendezvous
1 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
2 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.69%) JMX
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Equities
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Varnish
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) StatsD
2 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.69%) Munin
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Veritas
3 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Percona
4 1 (7.69%) 29West
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase