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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Technical Specialist
Rank - 590 590
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Technical Specialist 0 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.019% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £390 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £390 £325
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Unix Technical Specialist
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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
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 £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) DataStage
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Control-M
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) POSIX
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE

Unix Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Certification
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Arqiva
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (33.33%) VMware