The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Specialist
Rank 549 549 497
Rank change year-on-year
0 -52
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 10 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.011% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.012% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£425 £415 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -0.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UNIX Specialist
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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
43265 42840 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.50% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27090 25773 22427
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1673 1859 2173
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 +8 6 £425 -1.16% 1
South East - 2 £350 -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
UNIX Specialist
UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (85.00%) Solaris
2 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) Finance
4 12 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 12 (60.00%) Veritas
5 10 (50.00%) NetApp
5 10 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (30.00%) AIX
9 5 (25.00%) IBM
9 5 (25.00%) SAN
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle
11 3 (15.00%) Perl
11 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (15.00%) HP
11 3 (15.00%) Dell
11 3 (15.00%) Sun
11 3 (15.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) Internet
11 3 (15.00%) Banking
11 3 (15.00%) Clustering
12 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
12 2 (10.00%) VMware
12 2 (10.00%) Symantec
12 2 (10.00%) Project Management
12 2 (10.00%) Puppet
12 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (10.00%) HACMP

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.00%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) DAB
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) HACMP
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) iSeries
3 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (85.00%) Solaris
2 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (30.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) HPUX
6 1 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Change Management
2 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.00%) Change Control
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) OO
2 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (10.00%) NFS
2 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) OpenView
1 2 (10.00%) Control-M
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Veritas
2 10 (50.00%) NetApp
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Sun
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) Symantec
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (5.00%) Crossbeam
8 1 (5.00%) F5
8 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
8 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco
8 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago