The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support Engineer
Rank 542 520 563
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +43
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Support Engineer 15 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.005% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.005% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Average daily rate £450 - £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £216 - -
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
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £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 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
UNIX Support Engineer
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -25 11 £450 -
North West - 1 - - 1
South East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
UNIX Support Engineer
UK

UNIX Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 12 (66.67%) Solaris
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) Veritas
4 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Release Management
5 7 (38.89%) SAN
5 7 (38.89%) LDAP
5 7 (38.89%) HP
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
6 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (33.33%) NetApp
6 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (33.33%) Brocade
6 6 (33.33%) Bourne shell
6 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (33.33%) YUM
6 6 (33.33%) Puppet
6 6 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
7 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
8 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery

UNIX Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
1 7 (38.89%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.56%) Military
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (66.67%) Solaris
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) HPUX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Release Management
2 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) BCP
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Perl
2 6 (33.33%) Bourne shell
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.56%) NFS
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 6 (33.33%) YUM
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.56%) Legato
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Veritas
2 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (38.89%) HP
4 6 (33.33%) NetApp
4 6 (33.33%) Brocade
5 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) Temenos
6 1 (5.56%) Sybase
6 1 (5.56%) JBoss
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) jBASE
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) EMC