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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 504 496 510
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 104 82 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 59 32
Average daily rate £400 £406 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £36.31 £31.15 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.31 £31.15 -
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -
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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
South East +20 50 £400 +14.28% 5
London -6 24 £475 - 5
West Midlands -6 7 £403 +23.84%
North East -23 7 £285 -18.57%
East Midlands - 7 £280 -
East of England +2 3 - -
South West -3 2 £400 +4.91%
North West -13 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -15 1 £320 -14.66%
Unix Engineer
UK

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Unix
2 158 (77.07%) Linux
3 69 (33.66%) Oracle
4 62 (30.24%) Security Cleared
5 61 (29.76%) Solaris
6 57 (27.80%) Perl
7 54 (26.34%) SC Cleared
8 51 (24.88%) Red Hat
9 48 (23.41%) SQL
10 44 (21.46%) Java
11 43 (20.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (20.00%) C++
13 39 (19.02%) AIX
14 32 (15.61%) Configuration Management
15 31 (15.12%) Windows
15 31 (15.12%) STL
16 30 (14.63%) Python
16 30 (14.63%) Puppet
17 27 (13.17%) Git (software)
17 27 (13.17%) Ansible
17 27 (13.17%) DevOps
17 27 (13.17%) HP
18 24 (11.71%) C
19 23 (11.22%) ITIL
19 23 (11.22%) Tomcat
20 22 (10.73%) Finance
20 22 (10.73%) Software Engineering
21 21 (10.24%) Jenkins
22 20 (9.76%) Multithreading
22 20 (9.76%) Oracle Database

Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (11.22%) Tomcat
2 19 (9.27%) JBoss
3 15 (7.32%) Apache
4 5 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.95%) IIS
5 4 (1.95%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.49%) MS Office
1 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.98%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.76%) SAN
2 14 (6.83%) LDAP
2 14 (6.83%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.41%) DNS
3 7 (3.41%) Firewall
4 6 (2.93%) LAN
4 6 (2.93%) WAN
5 5 (2.44%) NAS
5 5 (2.44%) VPN
6 4 (1.95%) SSL
7 3 (1.46%) HTTP
8 2 (0.98%) DHCP
8 2 (0.98%) FTP
8 2 (0.98%) Multicast
8 2 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.98%) SSH
8 2 (0.98%) Unicast
9 1 (0.49%) IMAP
9 1 (0.49%) Network Security
9 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 14 (6.83%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.85%) MySQL
3 12 (5.85%) OLTP
4 9 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.93%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.46%) DB2
6 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.98%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.98%) SQLite
8 1 (0.49%) DataStage
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.49%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.49%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 27 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.24%) Jenkins
3 19 (9.27%) Subversion
4 18 (8.78%) Maven
5 6 (2.93%) Ant
6 4 (1.95%) JIRA
7 2 (0.98%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.98%) CppUnit
7 2 (0.98%) GoogleTest
7 2 (0.98%) NUnit
7 2 (0.98%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.49%) Concordion
8 1 (0.49%) GitLab
8 1 (0.49%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.49%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.49%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.49%) Toad
8 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (10.73%) Finance
2 9 (4.39%) Banking
3 6 (2.93%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.44%) Legal
5 4 (1.95%) Retail
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
6 2 (0.98%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.12%) STL
2 18 (8.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 16 (7.80%) Middleware
4 7 (3.41%) Web Services
4 7 (3.41%) XML
5 6 (2.93%) HTML
6 5 (2.44%) JSON
6 5 (2.44%) MCollective
6 5 (2.44%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.46%) J2EE
7 3 (1.46%) Motif
7 3 (1.46%) Sensu
8 2 (0.98%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.98%) Kafka
8 2 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.98%) SOAP
9 1 (0.49%) Django
9 1 (0.49%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.49%) jQuery
9 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (4.39%) HACMP
2 6 (2.93%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.44%) User Experience
4 4 (1.95%) Clustering
4 4 (1.95%) CMDB
4 4 (1.95%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.95%) Interactive TV
5 2 (0.98%) Derivative
5 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.98%) EMC VNX
5 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 205 (100.00%) Unix
2 158 (77.07%) Linux
3 61 (29.76%) Solaris
4 43 (20.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (19.02%) AIX
6 31 (15.12%) Windows
7 20 (9.76%) HPUX
8 11 (5.37%) CentOS
9 10 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (4.88%) SUSE
10 8 (3.90%) Windows Server
11 7 (3.41%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (2.44%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.98%) Android
15 2 (0.98%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.61%) Configuration Management
2 27 (13.17%) DevOps
3 23 (11.22%) ITIL
4 22 (10.73%) Software Engineering
5 20 (9.76%) Multithreading
6 18 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (8.78%) Project Management
7 17 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (6.83%) OO
10 13 (6.34%) Release Management
10 13 (6.34%) SDLC
11 12 (5.85%) High Availability
11 12 (5.85%) Service Management
12 11 (5.37%) Database Tuning
13 9 (4.39%) Migration
14 8 (3.90%) ITIL V3
14 8 (3.90%) Scrum
15 7 (3.41%) Build Automation
15 7 (3.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.80%) Perl
2 48 (23.41%) SQL
3 44 (21.46%) Java
4 41 (20.00%) C++
5 30 (14.63%) Python
6 24 (11.71%) C
7 15 (7.32%) Shell Script
8 14 (6.83%) Bash Shell
9 11 (5.37%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.37%) Ruby
10 6 (2.93%) C#
10 6 (2.93%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.93%) Korn
11 4 (1.95%) VBScript
12 3 (1.46%) PHP
12 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.98%) AWK
13 2 (0.98%) Go
13 2 (0.98%) Groovy
13 2 (0.98%) sed
Qualifications
1 62 (30.24%) Security Cleared
2 54 (26.34%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.41%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.44%) Degree
4 5 (2.44%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) CISSP
5 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.49%) MCSE
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) OCA
5 1 (0.49%) OCP
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.34%) NFS
2 12 (5.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (3.41%) Samba
5 6 (2.93%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.44%) GPFS
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.98%) Varnish
8 2 (0.98%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.98%) vSphere
9 1 (0.49%) Docker
9 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (14.63%) Puppet
2 27 (13.17%) Ansible
3 13 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.39%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (2.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 5 (2.44%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.95%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.95%) yum
8 3 (1.46%) DatAdvantage
8 3 (1.46%) Salt
9 2 (0.98%) Control-M
9 2 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.98%) OpenView
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.49%) Nessus
10 1 (0.49%) Nmap
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 69 (33.66%) Oracle
2 51 (24.88%) Red Hat
3 27 (13.17%) HP
4 20 (9.76%) Veritas
5 16 (7.80%) VMware
6 12 (5.85%) Sun
7 10 (4.88%) IBM
7 10 (4.88%) Splunk
8 5 (2.44%) EMC
9 4 (1.95%) Cisco
9 4 (1.95%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.95%) New Relic
9 4 (1.95%) Pega
9 4 (1.95%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.95%) webMethods
10 3 (1.46%) Brocade
10 3 (1.46%) Dell
10 3 (1.46%) Symantec
10 3 (1.46%) Varonis
11 2 (0.98%) Nokia
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