The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 - £37.50
UNIX Engineer
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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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
368 246 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.86% 94.62% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 131 130
Average daily rate £378 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £467 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 24
Average hourly rate £25.45 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.65 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £33.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

UNIX Engineer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited UNIX 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

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

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware