The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support
Rank 554 548 503
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -45
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Support 18 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.032% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.034% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £458 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 -
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UNIX Support
UK

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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

UNIX Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UNIX Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Support
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

UNIX Support Daily Rate Trend in England

UNIX Support
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Support across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

UNIX Support Daily Rate Histogram in England

UNIX Support
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

UNIX Support Hourly Rate Trend in England

UNIX Support
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +2 8 £400 -11.11% 3
West Midlands -6 3 £300 +20.00%
Yorkshire - 3 £175 - 2
East Midlands -5 2 £350 -
South East -30 2 £513 +22.38%
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - - 1
UNIX Support
UK

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Support 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 in their job title.

1 51 (100.00%) UNIX
2 29 (56.86%) Linux
3 24 (47.06%) Red Hat
4 17 (33.33%) Solaris
5 16 (31.37%) Finance
6 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (27.45%) ITIL
7 14 (27.45%) Oracle
8 13 (25.49%) AIX
9 11 (21.57%) Perl
9 11 (21.57%) IBM
9 11 (21.57%) Banking
10 10 (19.61%) HP
10 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
11 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
11 9 (17.65%) SQL
11 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
12 8 (15.69%) HPUX
12 8 (15.69%) SAN
12 8 (15.69%) Veritas
13 7 (13.73%) Sun
14 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
14 6 (11.76%) DNS
15 5 (9.80%) Sybase
15 5 (9.80%) Control-M
15 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
15 5 (9.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (9.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (7.84%) Korn

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Maximo
2 1 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) SAN
2 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) LDAP
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) NAS
5 1 (1.96%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.96%) DataStage
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.92%) International Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.96%) Java EE
1 1 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Clustering
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) HACMP
2 3 (5.88%) Equities
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) UNIX
2 29 (56.86%) Linux
3 17 (33.33%) Solaris
4 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (25.49%) AIX
6 8 (15.69%) HPUX
7 1 (1.96%) Windows
7 1 (1.96%) zOS
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.92%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
5 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.96%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (1.96%) DevOps
5 1 (1.96%) Web Development
5 1 (1.96%) RUP
5 1 (1.96%) CRM
5 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.96%) ERP
5 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) Perl
2 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
3 9 (17.65%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) Korn
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) AWK
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (9.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (7.84%) NFS
3 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Control-M
2 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.88%) Puppet
3 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.92%) OpenView
4 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.96%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (1.96%) SCSM
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle
3 11 (21.57%) IBM
4 10 (19.61%) HP
5 8 (15.69%) Veritas
6 7 (13.73%) Sun
7 5 (9.80%) Sybase
8 4 (7.84%) Symantec
8 4 (7.84%) VMware
9 3 (5.88%) Dell
10 2 (3.92%) EMC
10 2 (3.92%) Informatica
10 2 (3.92%) NetApp
11 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.96%) Citrix
11 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.96%) Cisco
11 1 (1.96%) Fidessa
11 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
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