The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 535 520 454
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -66
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 55 48 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.100% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 49
Average daily rate
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£413 £333 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% -21.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £259 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £425
% change year-on-year
+33.93% -34.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.83 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £26.25
UNIX 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 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
44745 44574 39549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28306 28035 23377
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1751 1849 2014
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

UNIX Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

UNIX Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

UNIX Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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 +6 25 £500 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire -14 10 £375 +33.33%
South East - 6 £488 -
East of England - 5 £363 - 1
North East -20 3 £274 -0.99%
East Midlands - 3 £347 -
South West - 2 £400 -
West Midlands -12 1 - -
UNIX Engineer
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UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 81 (100.00%) UNIX
2 67 (82.72%) Linux
3 58 (71.60%) Red Hat
4 43 (53.09%) Solaris
5 40 (49.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (45.68%) Perl
7 26 (32.10%) Oracle
8 25 (30.86%) AIX
9 23 (28.40%) Python
9 23 (28.40%) SAN
9 23 (28.40%) VMware
10 21 (25.93%) Sun
11 20 (24.69%) Veritas
12 18 (22.22%) Finance
12 18 (22.22%) Configuration Management
12 18 (22.22%) IBM
12 18 (22.22%) Apache
12 18 (22.22%) Windows
13 17 (20.99%) DNS
13 17 (20.99%) HP
14 16 (19.75%) Ruby
14 16 (19.75%) Java
15 15 (18.52%) SQL
15 15 (18.52%) ITIL
16 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
17 13 (16.05%) EMC
17 13 (16.05%) LDAP
17 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (16.05%) Puppet
18 12 (14.81%) Bash Shell

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (22.22%) Apache
2 12 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.64%) JBoss
5 5 (6.17%) Node.js
5 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (3.70%) FileNet
6 3 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (3.70%) iPlanet
6 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (2.47%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.47%) Jetty
7 2 (2.47%) nginx
7 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.47%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.23%) Maximo
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) SAN
2 17 (20.99%) DNS
3 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
4 13 (16.05%) LDAP
5 12 (14.81%) Firewall
6 7 (8.64%) NAS
7 4 (4.94%) Network Security
8 3 (3.70%) Internet
8 3 (3.70%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.70%) WAN
8 3 (3.70%) SSL
8 3 (3.70%) FCoE
8 3 (3.70%) SSH
8 3 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.70%) VLAN
9 2 (2.47%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.47%) HTTP
10 1 (1.23%) SMTP
10 1 (1.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) Informix
3 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) SQLite
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.23%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.64%) JIRA
3 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.47%) Ant
5 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Front Office
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) Middleware
2 4 (4.94%) J2EE
3 3 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 3 (3.70%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.23%) Flash
4 1 (1.23%) XML
4 1 (1.23%) SOAP
4 1 (1.23%) YAML
4 1 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Clustering
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) IBM XIV
4 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.70%) DataPower
6 3 (3.70%) PKI
6 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.47%) LPAR
7 2 (2.47%) HACMP
7 2 (2.47%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.23%) Replication
8 1 (1.23%) NHS
8 1 (1.23%) Derivative
8 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) UNIX
2 67 (82.72%) Linux
3 43 (53.09%) Solaris
4 40 (49.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (30.86%) AIX
6 18 (22.22%) Windows
7 8 (9.88%) SUSE
8 4 (4.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.94%) HPUX
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.47%) VMS
10 2 (2.47%) Debian
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 15 (18.52%) ITIL
3 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (13.58%) Open Source
4 11 (13.58%) Load Balancing
5 10 (12.35%) Patch Management
6 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.64%) DevOps
8 6 (7.41%) Migration
9 5 (6.17%) Service Management
9 5 (6.17%) Workflow
9 5 (6.17%) Build Automation
10 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) SIEM
10 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.70%) ITSM
11 3 (3.70%) OO
11 3 (3.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.68%) Perl
2 23 (28.40%) Python
3 16 (19.75%) Ruby
3 16 (19.75%) Java
4 15 (18.52%) SQL
5 12 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
7 8 (9.88%) C
8 7 (8.64%) PHP
9 6 (7.41%) Korn
9 6 (7.41%) C-shell
10 4 (4.94%) C++
11 3 (3.70%) Bourne shell
12 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) vSphere
2 9 (11.11%) Samba
2 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (7.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.94%) NFS
5 4 (4.94%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.70%) KVM
7 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.23%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.23%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.23%) Postfix
7 1 (1.23%) Squid
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Puppet
2 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 8 (9.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Salt
6 6 (7.41%) Nagios
7 5 (6.17%) OpenView
7 5 (6.17%) Opsview
7 5 (6.17%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (6.17%) Cacti
7 5 (6.17%) Graphite
8 4 (4.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (2.47%) BladeLogic
9 2 (2.47%) yum
9 2 (2.47%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.47%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (2.47%) Control-M
10 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 58 (71.60%) Red Hat
2 26 (32.10%) Oracle
3 23 (28.40%) VMware
4 21 (25.93%) Sun
5 20 (24.69%) Veritas
6 18 (22.22%) IBM
7 17 (20.99%) HP
8 13 (16.05%) EMC
9 12 (14.81%) Cisco
10 5 (6.17%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.94%) F5
11 4 (4.94%) NetApp
12 3 (3.70%) BMC
12 3 (3.70%) Informatica
12 3 (3.70%) Business Objects
12 3 (3.70%) Siebel
12 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.70%) Dell
12 3 (3.70%) Splunk
12 3 (3.70%) Axway
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