The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 526 452 489
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +37
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 44 90 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 55 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £45.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £45.75
% change year-on-year
- -50.81%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
UNIX Engineer
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -26 17 £450 +5.88% 6
South East -19 5 £320 -26.85% 2
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 5
East of England -28 1 - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
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UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 99 (100.00%) UNIX
2 72 (72.73%) Linux
3 61 (61.62%) Red Hat
4 56 (56.57%) Solaris
5 53 (53.54%) Oracle
6 48 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (25.25%) Perl
8 24 (24.24%) Windows
9 23 (23.23%) AIX
9 23 (23.23%) SQL
10 22 (22.22%) SAN
11 21 (21.21%) Veritas
12 19 (19.19%) WebLogic
13 18 (18.18%) Finance
13 18 (18.18%) Middleware
13 18 (18.18%) Configuration Management
13 18 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
14 17 (17.17%) VMware
15 16 (16.16%) Oracle RAC
15 16 (16.16%) DNS
15 16 (16.16%) IBM
15 16 (16.16%) Oracle Database
16 15 (15.15%) Firewall
16 15 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (14.14%) LDAP
18 13 (13.13%) NetApp
19 12 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
19 12 (12.12%) LAN
19 12 (12.12%) WAN

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (19.19%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.07%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.04%) Apache
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (3.03%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.02%) FileNet
5 2 (2.02%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.22%) SAN
2 16 (16.16%) DNS
3 15 (15.15%) Firewall
4 14 (14.14%) LDAP
5 12 (12.12%) LAN
5 12 (12.12%) WAN
5 12 (12.12%) VPN
6 9 (9.09%) DHCP
7 7 (7.07%) NAS
8 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.03%) SSH
9 3 (3.03%) SSL
9 3 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.01%) Internet
10 1 (1.01%) NetScreen
10 1 (1.01%) IMAP
10 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.01%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.01%) HTTP
10 1 (1.01%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) Oracle Database
2 11 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.02%) MySQL
6 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.01%) DB2
7 1 (1.01%) KDB
7 1 (1.01%) Big Data
7 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) JIRA
1 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.01%) JUnit
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.01%) JMeter
2 1 (1.01%) Maven
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Front Office
5 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) Automotive
6 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.18%) Middleware
2 4 (4.04%) Web Services
3 3 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.03%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.02%) CSS
5 1 (1.01%) SOAP
5 1 (1.01%) .NET
5 1 (1.01%) J2EE
5 1 (1.01%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.01%) CORBA
5 1 (1.01%) wxWidgets
5 1 (1.01%) MCollective
5 1 (1.01%) Xerces
5 1 (1.01%) Xalan
5 1 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Clustering
1 11 (11.11%) Open Source
2 5 (5.05%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.05%) Replication
2 5 (5.05%) Thin Client
2 5 (5.05%) HACMP
3 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.02%) CMDB
4 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.02%) EPoS
5 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.01%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) UNIX
2 72 (72.73%) Linux
3 56 (56.57%) Solaris
4 48 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (24.24%) Windows
6 23 (23.23%) AIX
7 7 (7.07%) HPUX
8 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.02%) SUSE
9 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.01%) CentOS
10 1 (1.01%) OpenSolaris
10 1 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.01%) Debian
10 1 (1.01%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 12 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (11.11%) Service Management
3 11 (11.11%) ITIL
4 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.08%) Release Management
5 8 (8.08%) Migration
5 8 (8.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (7.07%) Kernel Tuning
7 6 (6.06%) High Availability
8 5 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.05%) Performance Testing
9 4 (4.04%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (4.04%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.04%) SOA
9 4 (4.04%) DevOps
10 3 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.03%) Workflow
10 3 (3.03%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.03%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.25%) Perl
2 23 (23.23%) SQL
3 11 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.09%) Korn
5 8 (8.08%) PL/SQL
5 8 (8.08%) Java
6 7 (7.07%) Bourne shell
7 3 (3.03%) Ruby
7 3 (3.03%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) C++
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.01%) C
9 1 (1.01%) C#
9 1 (1.01%) Lisp
9 1 (1.01%) VBScript
9 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.01%) Jython
9 1 (1.01%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) IBM AIX Certification
2 5 (5.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.02%) RHCE
4 1 (1.01%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (7.07%) NFS
4 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
4 7 (7.07%) RHEV
5 6 (6.06%) Samba
5 6 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 6 (6.06%) KVM
6 5 (5.05%) GPFS
7 4 (4.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.02%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.01%) XenServer
9 1 (1.01%) qmail
9 1 (1.01%) OpenSSH
9 1 (1.01%) vSphere
9 1 (1.01%) Snort
9 1 (1.01%) Squid
9 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) NetBackup
1 10 (10.10%) Puppet
2 7 (7.07%) YUM
3 5 (5.05%) Control-M
4 4 (4.04%) Data Guard
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.02%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.02%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.01%) Nagios
6 1 (1.01%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.01%) Legato
6 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.01%) Nessus
6 1 (1.01%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 61 (61.62%) Red Hat
2 53 (53.54%) Oracle
3 21 (21.21%) Veritas
4 17 (17.17%) VMware
5 16 (16.16%) IBM
6 13 (13.13%) NetApp
7 11 (11.11%) HP
7 11 (11.11%) JBoss
8 8 (8.08%) Citrix
9 7 (7.07%) Sun
10 6 (6.06%) Brocade
11 4 (4.04%) Symantec
11 4 (4.04%) Sybase
11 4 (4.04%) EMC
12 3 (3.03%) BMC
12 3 (3.03%) Siebel
12 3 (3.03%) Informatica
13 2 (2.02%) ATG
13 2 (2.02%) Business Objects
13 2 (2.02%) Hitachi
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