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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Technical Specialist
Rank 599 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Technical Specialist 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £321 -
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
44618 44325 41838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.46% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 28067 25288
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1611 1774 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 Technical Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Unix Technical Specialist
UK

Unix Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (37.50%) Smart Meter
5 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) SAP
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) iPlanet
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) AIX
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Unix Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DataStage
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Smart Meter
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) iSeries
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Certification
2 1 (12.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) KVM
1 1 (12.50%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Control-M
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) Talend