The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Consultant
Rank 562 553 570
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Consultant 11 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.037% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.040% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 11
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£400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £263 £260
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47442 44830 50194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.03% 92.84% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29510 27391 28804
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1899 1942 2459
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.03 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
London +14 4 £400 -11.11%
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
UNIX Consultant
UK

UNIX Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Perl
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Solaris
7 4 (26.67%) Splunk
8 3 (20.00%) Regular Expression
8 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (20.00%) Information Security
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) AIX
8 3 (20.00%) Apache
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
9 2 (13.33%) OpenView
9 2 (13.33%) HP
9 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (13.33%) IBM
9 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
9 2 (13.33%) Python
9 2 (13.33%) PHP
9 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (13.33%) C
9 2 (13.33%) C++

UNIX Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) AquaLogic
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (13.33%) YAML
2 2 (13.33%) Rendezvous
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (6.67%) Equities
1 1 (6.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) AIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) SUSE
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Perl
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Squid
1 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) Splunk
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (6.67%) JBoss
5 1 (6.67%) 29West
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp