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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 520 468 515
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +47
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 63 89 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 63 29
Average daily rate
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£356 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £253 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.75
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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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
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 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 August 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 August 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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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 -16 17 £412 +2.96% 8
South East +1 16 £330 -23.25% 2
Yorkshire +12 10 £430 +81.05% 6
North East - 8 £338 -
East Midlands +7 6 £430 +32.30%
North West -7 3 £430 +62.26% 1
East of England -33 2 - - 1
South West - - - - 5
UNIX Engineer
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UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 110 (100.00%) UNIX
2 68 (61.82%) Solaris
2 68 (61.82%) Linux
3 60 (54.55%) Oracle
4 59 (53.64%) Red Hat
5 43 (39.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (31.82%) SAN
7 25 (22.73%) Perl
8 23 (20.91%) WebLogic
9 21 (19.09%) AIX
9 21 (19.09%) DNS
9 21 (19.09%) Middleware
9 21 (19.09%) Configuration Management
9 21 (19.09%) VMware
10 20 (18.18%) Windows
11 19 (17.27%) SQL
11 19 (17.27%) SC Cleared
11 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
12 18 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (16.36%) Finance
13 17 (15.45%) Firewall
14 16 (14.55%) IBM
15 15 (13.64%) NetApp
16 14 (12.73%) Veritas
16 14 (12.73%) Shell Script
16 14 (12.73%) LDAP
17 13 (11.82%) SOA
17 13 (11.82%) DHCP
17 13 (11.82%) VPN
17 13 (11.82%) JBoss

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (20.91%) WebLogic
2 13 (11.82%) GlassFish
3 12 (10.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (10.91%) Apache
4 10 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.55%) ATG Dynamo
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.82%) FileNet
7 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.91%) TorqueBox
8 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.91%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (31.82%) SAN
2 21 (19.09%) DNS
3 17 (15.45%) Firewall
4 14 (12.73%) LDAP
5 13 (11.82%) DHCP
5 13 (11.82%) VPN
6 12 (10.91%) NAS
6 12 (10.91%) LAN
6 12 (10.91%) WAN
7 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.45%) SSL
9 4 (3.64%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (3.64%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.73%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.73%) SSH
11 2 (1.82%) IMAP
11 2 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.82%) Internet
11 2 (1.82%) HTTP
11 2 (1.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.91%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.82%) MySQL
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.91%) DB2
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) KDB
7 1 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) GCC
2 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.91%) JUnit
3 1 (0.91%) JMeter
3 1 (0.91%) Maven
3 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 13 (11.82%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.64%) Retail
5 3 (2.73%) Front Office
6 2 (1.82%) Back Office
7 1 (0.91%) Automotive
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.09%) Middleware
2 5 (4.55%) Web Services
3 3 (2.73%) WebSockets
4 2 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.91%) MCollective
5 1 (0.91%) CORBA
5 1 (0.91%) CSS
5 1 (0.91%) SOAP
5 1 (0.91%) .NET
5 1 (0.91%) J2EE
5 1 (0.91%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.91%) Xerces
5 1 (0.91%) Xalan
5 1 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.91%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.91%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Open Source
2 5 (4.55%) Replication
2 5 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.55%) HACMP
2 5 (4.55%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.64%) Clustering
4 3 (2.73%) PKI
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.82%) EPoS
6 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) UNIX
2 68 (61.82%) Solaris
2 68 (61.82%) Linux
3 43 (39.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (19.09%) AIX
5 20 (18.18%) Windows
6 6 (5.45%) HPUX
7 4 (3.64%) CentOS
7 4 (3.64%) SUSE
7 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.73%) VMS
9 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.91%) Debian
10 1 (0.91%) OpenSolaris
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) Configuration Management
2 13 (11.82%) SOA
2 13 (11.82%) Load Balancing
3 12 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (10.00%) Service Management
5 10 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (8.18%) Release Management
7 8 (7.27%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.36%) ITIL
8 7 (6.36%) Migration
8 7 (6.36%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.36%) Kernel Tuning
8 7 (6.36%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (4.55%) Performance Testing
9 5 (4.55%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.64%) DevOps
10 4 (3.64%) Change Data Capture
11 3 (2.73%) Workflow
11 3 (2.73%) Electronic Trading
12 2 (1.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.73%) Perl
2 19 (17.27%) SQL
3 14 (12.73%) Shell Script
4 13 (11.82%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.27%) Python
5 8 (7.27%) Java
6 7 (6.36%) Korn
6 7 (6.36%) Bourne shell
7 5 (4.55%) Ruby
8 4 (3.64%) C
8 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.82%) C++
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
10 1 (0.91%) C#
10 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.91%) VBScript
10 1 (0.91%) Lisp
10 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.91%) Jython
10 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) SC Cleared
1 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.45%) Degree
3 5 (4.55%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (0.91%) CCNA
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.91%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.91%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (7.27%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.36%) NFS
4 7 (6.36%) RHEV
5 6 (5.45%) VMware ESX
5 6 (5.45%) Samba
6 5 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (4.55%) GPFS
6 5 (4.55%) KVM
7 3 (2.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.82%) Squid
9 1 (0.91%) Snort
9 1 (0.91%) Xen
9 1 (0.91%) qmail
9 1 (0.91%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) Puppet
2 9 (8.18%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.36%) YUM
4 2 (1.82%) Control-M
4 2 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.91%) Legato
5 1 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.91%) Nagios
5 1 (0.91%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.91%) Nessus
5 1 (0.91%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 60 (54.55%) Oracle
2 59 (53.64%) Red Hat
3 21 (19.09%) VMware
4 16 (14.55%) IBM
5 15 (13.64%) NetApp
6 14 (12.73%) Veritas
7 13 (11.82%) JBoss
8 12 (10.91%) HP
9 8 (7.27%) Sun
10 7 (6.36%) Citrix
11 6 (5.45%) Brocade
12 5 (4.55%) EMC
12 5 (4.55%) ATG
13 4 (3.64%) Symantec
13 4 (3.64%) Sybase
14 2 (1.82%) Hitachi
14 2 (1.82%) Informatica
14 2 (1.82%) Siebel
14 2 (1.82%) BMC
14 2 (1.82%) Cisco
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