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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 535 522 474
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -48
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 45 36 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.076% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.082% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 38
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£440 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £595 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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 -5 23 £500 +24.84% 5
South East -10 9 £363 - 3
Yorkshire -6 7 £440 +17.33% 6
East Midlands - 3 £440 -
North East - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 - -
South West - 1 £375 -
UNIX Engineer
UK

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 108 (100.00%) UNIX
2 75 (69.44%) Linux
3 61 (56.48%) Solaris
4 59 (54.63%) Red Hat
5 45 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (39.81%) Oracle
7 33 (30.56%) SAN
8 27 (25.00%) VMware
9 26 (24.07%) DNS
10 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (19.44%) Finance
11 20 (18.52%) Perl
11 20 (18.52%) AIX
12 19 (17.59%) Configuration Management
12 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
13 18 (16.67%) WebLogic
13 18 (16.67%) DHCP
14 17 (15.74%) Windows
14 17 (15.74%) SC Cleared
15 16 (14.81%) Sun
15 16 (14.81%) Veritas
16 15 (13.89%) Apache
17 14 (12.96%) EMC
17 14 (12.96%) Active Directory
17 14 (12.96%) Middleware
17 14 (12.96%) Firewall
17 14 (12.96%) GlassFish
17 14 (12.96%) Banking
18 13 (12.04%) HP
19 12 (11.11%) IBM

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 15 (13.89%) Apache
3 14 (12.96%) GlassFish
4 12 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.56%) JBoss
6 5 (4.63%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.78%) ATG Dynamo
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.56%) SAN
2 26 (24.07%) DNS
3 18 (16.67%) DHCP
4 14 (12.96%) Firewall
5 11 (10.19%) NAS
6 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.48%) VPN
8 6 (5.56%) LAN
8 6 (5.56%) WAN
9 5 (4.63%) LDAP
10 4 (3.70%) Internet
10 4 (3.70%) HTTP
10 4 (3.70%) Kerberos
11 3 (2.78%) SMTP
11 3 (2.78%) HTTPS
11 3 (2.78%) SSL
11 3 (2.78%) SSH
11 3 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.85%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) GCC
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.93%) Maven
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (19.44%) Finance
2 14 (12.96%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.96%) Middleware
2 4 (3.70%) Web Services
3 3 (2.78%) WebSockets
4 2 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) MCollective
5 1 (0.93%) Flash
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Clustering
2 8 (7.41%) Open Source
3 6 (5.56%) Replication
4 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.63%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.70%) PKI
6 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.78%) HACMP
6 3 (2.78%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.85%) Wiki
7 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.85%) EPoS
8 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.93%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) UNIX
2 75 (69.44%) Linux
3 61 (56.48%) Solaris
4 45 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (18.52%) AIX
6 17 (15.74%) Windows
7 8 (7.41%) HPUX
8 7 (6.48%) SUSE
9 5 (4.63%) CentOS
10 4 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.78%) VMS
12 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.93%) Fedora
13 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.59%) Configuration Management
2 12 (11.11%) SOA
3 10 (9.26%) Service Management
3 10 (9.26%) Load Balancing
4 9 (8.33%) ITIL
5 8 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.48%) Migration
6 7 (6.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (6.48%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (5.56%) DevOps
7 6 (5.56%) ITSM
7 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.63%) Algorithmic Trading
8 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.70%) Low Latency
9 4 (3.70%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.70%) Change Management
10 3 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) Perl
2 12 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 11 (10.19%) Bash Shell
4 10 (9.26%) Python
4 10 (9.26%) Ruby
5 9 (8.33%) SQL
6 7 (6.48%) Korn
7 5 (4.63%) Java
7 5 (4.63%) C
8 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.78%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) C-shell
11 1 (0.93%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.93%) Jython
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.63%) Degree
4 3 (2.78%) IBM AIX Certification
5 2 (1.85%) RHCE
6 1 (0.93%) CCNA
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.96%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.33%) Samba
4 7 (6.48%) NFS
4 7 (6.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (6.48%) RHEV
5 4 (3.70%) KVM
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.78%) GPFS
6 3 (2.78%) Sendmail
6 3 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.85%) Squid
7 2 (1.85%) Postfix
8 1 (0.93%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.93%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) Puppet
2 7 (6.48%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.63%) Nagios
4 4 (3.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.78%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.85%) YUM
7 1 (0.93%) Ansible
7 1 (0.93%) YaST
7 1 (0.93%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.93%) WSUS
7 1 (0.93%) Legato
7 1 (0.93%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 59 (54.63%) Red Hat
2 43 (39.81%) Oracle
3 27 (25.00%) VMware
4 16 (14.81%) Sun
4 16 (14.81%) Veritas
5 14 (12.96%) EMC
6 13 (12.04%) HP
7 12 (11.11%) IBM
8 9 (8.33%) NetApp
9 5 (4.63%) Symantec
10 4 (3.70%) Citrix
11 3 (2.78%) Cisco
11 3 (2.78%) ATG
12 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.93%) Sybase
13 1 (0.93%) Intel
13 1 (0.93%) Lotus
13 1 (0.93%) BMC
13 1 (0.93%) CA
13 1 (0.93%) Hitachi
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