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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 512 503 457
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -46
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 45 36 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.081% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.087% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £523 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £255 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -36.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.58 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 - £37.50
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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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 January 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 +10 21 £500 +24.84% 2
South East -4 13 £350 +4.47% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 2
South West - 3 £381 - 1
North East - 2 - -
UNIX Engineer
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UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 100 (100.00%) UNIX
2 78 (78.00%) Linux
3 55 (55.00%) Red Hat
4 54 (54.00%) Solaris
5 42 (42.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (38.00%) SAN
7 30 (30.00%) Oracle
8 25 (25.00%) AIX
9 22 (22.00%) Perl
10 21 (21.00%) VMware
11 19 (19.00%) Finance
11 19 (19.00%) EMC
11 19 (19.00%) DNS
12 17 (17.00%) Sun
12 17 (17.00%) Veritas
13 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
14 15 (15.00%) Apache
14 15 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (14.00%) Security Cleared
15 14 (14.00%) Ruby
15 14 (14.00%) Puppet
15 14 (14.00%) ITIL
15 14 (14.00%) HP
16 13 (13.00%) IBM
16 13 (13.00%) Python
16 13 (13.00%) Windows
16 13 (13.00%) Clustering
17 12 (12.00%) TCP/IP
17 12 (12.00%) Bash Shell
17 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (15.00%) Apache
2 10 (10.00%) GlassFish
3 9 (9.00%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (6.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.00%) JBoss
7 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.00%) ATG Dynamo
8 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.00%) IIS
9 1 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (38.00%) SAN
2 19 (19.00%) DNS
3 12 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (11.00%) DHCP
5 10 (10.00%) NAS
6 9 (9.00%) Firewall
7 5 (5.00%) Internet
8 4 (4.00%) LDAP
9 3 (3.00%) VPN
9 3 (3.00%) HTTP
9 3 (3.00%) Kerberos
9 3 (3.00%) SMTP
10 2 (2.00%) SSL
10 2 (2.00%) LAN
10 2 (2.00%) WAN
11 1 (1.00%) DMVPN
11 1 (1.00%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (1.00%) IMAP
11 1 (1.00%) S/MIME
11 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) GCC
1 1 (1.00%) JIRA
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Front Office
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) Middleware
2 3 (3.00%) Flash
3 2 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (1.00%) WebSockets
4 1 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.00%) SOAP
4 1 (1.00%) Web Services
4 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Clustering
2 6 (6.00%) Open Source
3 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.00%) PKI
4 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.00%) HACMP
5 2 (2.00%) Replication
5 2 (2.00%) Wiki
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.00%) Derivative
6 1 (1.00%) LPAR
6 1 (1.00%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) UNIX
2 78 (78.00%) Linux
3 54 (54.00%) Solaris
4 42 (42.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (25.00%) AIX
6 13 (13.00%) Windows
7 9 (9.00%) SUSE
8 6 (6.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (5.00%) HPUX
10 4 (4.00%) CentOS
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (3.00%) VMS
12 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (14.00%) ITIL
3 10 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (9.00%) Migration
5 8 (8.00%) SOA
5 8 (8.00%) Service Management
5 8 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (7.00%) ITSM
7 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (6.00%) Low Latency
8 4 (4.00%) Change Management
8 4 (4.00%) DevOps
9 3 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.00%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.00%) Perl
2 14 (14.00%) Ruby
3 13 (13.00%) Python
4 12 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.00%) Korn
7 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.00%) Java
7 3 (3.00%) C
7 3 (3.00%) SQL
8 2 (2.00%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.00%) C-shell
9 1 (1.00%) C++
9 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (2.00%) RHCE
5 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.00%) CCNA
5 1 (1.00%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (11.00%) Samba
3 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.00%) NFS
5 3 (3.00%) RHEV
5 3 (3.00%) Postfix
6 2 (2.00%) Squid
6 2 (2.00%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.00%) GPFS
6 2 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.00%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.00%) vCloud
7 1 (1.00%) KVM
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) Puppet
2 9 (9.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (9.00%) NetBackup
3 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (4.00%) Nagios
5 4 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (3.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (3.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.00%) yum
8 1 (1.00%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.00%) Ansible
8 1 (1.00%) YaST
8 1 (1.00%) WSUS
8 1 (1.00%) Legato
Vendors
1 55 (55.00%) Red Hat
2 30 (30.00%) Oracle
3 21 (21.00%) VMware
4 19 (19.00%) EMC
5 17 (17.00%) Sun
5 17 (17.00%) Veritas
6 14 (14.00%) HP
7 13 (13.00%) IBM
8 7 (7.00%) NetApp
9 4 (4.00%) Symantec
9 4 (4.00%) Cisco
10 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.00%) ATG
11 2 (2.00%) Remedy
11 2 (2.00%) Open Text
11 2 (2.00%) BMC
11 2 (2.00%) Vignette
11 2 (2.00%) Splunk
12 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
12 1 (1.00%) Proofpoint
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