The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support Engineer
Rank 580 562 563
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Support Engineer 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.007% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
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£475 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.00
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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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

UNIX Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UNIX Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

UNIX Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

UNIX Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

UNIX Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

UNIX Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

UNIX Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

UNIX Support 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 Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
London +17 2 £475 -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
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UNIX Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
4 10 (62.50%) Oracle
5 9 (56.25%) Perl
5 9 (56.25%) LDAP
5 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (50.00%) Windows
6 8 (50.00%) Solaris
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 7 (43.75%) HP
7 7 (43.75%) NetApp
7 7 (43.75%) Veritas
7 7 (43.75%) Release Management
8 6 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (37.50%) Bourne shell
8 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
8 6 (37.50%) YUM
8 6 (37.50%) Puppet
8 6 (37.50%) Kernel Tuning
8 6 (37.50%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
8 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (31.25%) Brocade
9 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
10 4 (25.00%) SQL
11 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
11 3 (18.75%) ITIL
11 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 3 (18.75%) Banking

UNIX Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LDAP
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (12.50%) SSH
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) Solaris
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Release Management
2 6 (37.50%) Kernel Tuning
2 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) BCP
6 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) Bourne shell
2 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Korn
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) YUM
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) Legato
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) NetApp
3 7 (43.75%) Veritas
4 5 (31.25%) Brocade
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) JBoss
6 1 (6.25%) Sybase
6 1 (6.25%) Sun
6 1 (6.25%) Temenos
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) jBASE
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