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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support Engineer
Rank 577 566 567
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Support Engineer 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.007% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£475 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.75
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 19 September 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 1 £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 19 September 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 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (66.67%) LDAP
4 8 (66.67%) Perl
4 8 (66.67%) Oracle
4 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (58.33%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) Solaris
6 6 (50.00%) HP
6 6 (50.00%) NetApp
6 6 (50.00%) Veritas
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (41.67%) Release Management
7 5 (41.67%) Bourne shell
7 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
7 5 (41.67%) YUM
7 5 (41.67%) Puppet
7 5 (41.67%) Kernel Tuning
7 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
8 4 (33.33%) SAN
8 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) Brocade
8 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (25.00%) Firewall
10 2 (16.67%) Symantec

UNIX Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LDAP
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) SSH
4 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) Solaris
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (41.67%) Release Management
1 5 (41.67%) Kernel Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) Bourne shell
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) YUM
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
1 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) NetApp
3 6 (50.00%) Veritas
4 4 (33.33%) Brocade
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) JBoss
6 1 (8.33%) Sybase
6 1 (8.33%) CA
6 1 (8.33%) Sun
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