The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Specialist
Rank 544 525 549
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 15 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.037% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.040% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44157 42180 48388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.60% 92.69% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 25178 27561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1998 2467
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.68 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -1.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
UNIX Specialist
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UNIX Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX Specialist across the England region.

UNIX Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

UNIX Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Specialist across the England region.

UNIX Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

UNIX Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 10 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 +13 7 £388 - 3
South East -8 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Solaris
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle
5 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
6 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
7 6 (27.27%) SSH
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (22.73%) NetApp
8 5 (22.73%) Middleware
8 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) FTP
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) Banking
9 4 (18.18%) IBM
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) Sun
9 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
9 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
10 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.64%) HP
10 3 (13.64%) Firewall
10 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SSH
2 5 (22.73%) FTP
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) NAS
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) DMZ
5 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
1 1 (4.55%) Build Forge
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) EDI
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (9.09%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.55%) CGI
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Solaris
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 2 (9.09%) AIX
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) VMS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Korn
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) sed
5 1 (4.55%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) NFS
2 2 (9.09%) RHEV
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
3 5 (22.73%) NetApp
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Sun
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) JBoss
6 2 (9.09%) Splunk
6 2 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.55%) McAfee
7 1 (4.55%) StorageTek
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas
7 1 (4.55%) Axway
7 1 (4.55%) Siebel
7 1 (4.55%) Informatica
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