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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 543 520 469
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -51
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 42 35 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.074% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.080% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 31
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £405 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
- -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.58 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 - -
UNIX Engineer
UK

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
45871 43665 41633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.00% 92.63% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29750 26814 23992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2443
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 22 £450 +5.88% 3
South East -15 9 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -4 5 £373 -0.66% 1
South West - 2 £375 - 2
North East - 2 - -
East of England -12 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
UNIX Engineer
UK

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 105 (100.00%) UNIX
2 72 (68.57%) Linux
3 63 (60.00%) Solaris
4 53 (50.48%) Red Hat
5 43 (40.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (37.14%) Oracle
7 33 (31.43%) SAN
8 25 (23.81%) DNS
9 21 (20.00%) Perl
9 21 (20.00%) VMware
10 20 (19.05%) AIX
11 19 (18.10%) EMC
11 19 (18.10%) Finance
12 18 (17.14%) Apache
13 17 (16.19%) Sun
13 17 (16.19%) Veritas
13 17 (16.19%) Configuration Management
14 16 (15.24%) Windows
14 16 (15.24%) DHCP
15 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (13.33%) WebLogic
16 14 (13.33%) HP
16 14 (13.33%) Banking
16 14 (13.33%) Ruby
16 14 (13.33%) GlassFish
16 14 (13.33%) Puppet
17 13 (12.38%) ITIL
17 13 (12.38%) TCP/IP
17 13 (12.38%) IBM
17 13 (12.38%) Middleware

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (17.14%) Apache
2 14 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 14 (13.33%) GlassFish
3 12 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.76%) JBoss
5 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.86%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.95%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.43%) SAN
2 25 (23.81%) DNS
3 16 (15.24%) DHCP
4 13 (12.38%) TCP/IP
5 11 (10.48%) Firewall
6 10 (9.52%) NAS
7 5 (4.76%) Internet
8 4 (3.81%) VPN
8 4 (3.81%) HTTP
8 4 (3.81%) LDAP
9 3 (2.86%) LAN
9 3 (2.86%) WAN
9 3 (2.86%) SMTP
9 3 (2.86%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.86%) HTTPS
9 3 (2.86%) SSL
10 2 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.95%) IMAP
11 1 (0.95%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.95%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.95%) MySQL
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.95%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) GCC
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 19 (18.10%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.38%) Middleware
2 3 (2.86%) WebSockets
2 3 (2.86%) Flash
2 3 (2.86%) Web Services
3 2 (1.90%) .NET
4 1 (0.95%) SOAP
4 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Clustering
2 6 (5.71%) Replication
3 5 (4.76%) Open Source
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) PKI
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.90%) Wiki
6 2 (1.90%) EPoS
6 2 (1.90%) HACMP
7 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.95%) LPAR
7 1 (0.95%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) UNIX
2 72 (68.57%) Linux
3 63 (60.00%) Solaris
4 43 (40.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (19.05%) AIX
6 16 (15.24%) Windows
7 9 (8.57%) SUSE
8 6 (5.71%) HPUX
8 6 (5.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (3.81%) CentOS
10 2 (1.90%) VMS
10 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.95%) Fedora
11 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.19%) Configuration Management
2 13 (12.38%) ITIL
3 12 (11.43%) SOA
3 12 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 9 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (8.57%) Migration
5 8 (7.62%) Service Management
6 7 (6.67%) ITSM
6 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
6 7 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.71%) Low Latency
7 6 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.81%) Change Management
8 4 (3.81%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.81%) DevOps
9 3 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) Perl
2 14 (13.33%) Ruby
3 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
3 12 (11.43%) Python
4 11 (10.48%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.76%) C
5 5 (4.76%) SQL
6 4 (3.81%) Java
6 4 (3.81%) Korn
7 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.90%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.95%) C-shell
9 1 (0.95%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.95%) Jython
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
4 2 (1.90%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (1.90%) RHCE
5 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.95%) CCNA
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.95%) SCSA
5 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.81%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (8.57%) Samba
5 4 (3.81%) NFS
5 4 (3.81%) RHEV
6 3 (2.86%) Postfix
7 2 (1.90%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.90%) Veritas File System
7 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.90%) Squid
7 2 (1.90%) GPFS
7 2 (1.90%) KVM
8 1 (0.95%) vSphere
8 1 (0.95%) vCloud
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) Puppet
2 9 (8.57%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (3.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (3.81%) Nagios
6 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.86%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.90%) yum
8 1 (0.95%) Ansible
8 1 (0.95%) YaST
8 1 (0.95%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.95%) WSUS
8 1 (0.95%) Legato
8 1 (0.95%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 53 (50.48%) Red Hat
2 39 (37.14%) Oracle
3 21 (20.00%) VMware
4 19 (18.10%) EMC
5 17 (16.19%) Veritas
5 17 (16.19%) Sun
6 14 (13.33%) HP
7 13 (12.38%) IBM
8 7 (6.67%) NetApp
9 4 (3.81%) Symantec
10 3 (2.86%) ATG
10 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.86%) Cisco
11 2 (1.90%) Vignette
11 2 (1.90%) BMC
11 2 (1.90%) Open Text
11 2 (1.90%) Remedy
12 1 (0.95%) Altiris
12 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
Swindon, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago