The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Technical 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 Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Technical Specialist
Rank 578 535 560
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +25
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Technical Specialist 1 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.033% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.036% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 - £324
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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
47542 44396 47499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.88% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30198 27395 27354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 1931 2369
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

UNIX Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UNIX Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

UNIX Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

UNIX Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

UNIX Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

UNIX Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Technical 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 Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) LPAR
4 1 (25.00%) DLPAR
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (25.00%) HACMP
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP

UNIX Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Technical 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 Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) LPAR
1 1 (25.00%) DLPAR
1 1 (25.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp