The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 97 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.22% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £425
% change year-on-year
+33.93% -34.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £26.25
UNIX Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1232 1135 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.33% 92.88% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 790 379
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) OpenVPN
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) OpenVPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat