The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 386 381 373
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 22 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 19
Average daily rate £475 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £425 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £550 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.31 £31.15 -
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -
Unix Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Engineer across the London region.

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 12 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
City of London +24 2 £313 -33.86% 1
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 79 (100.00%) Unix
2 60 (75.95%) Linux
3 30 (37.97%) Oracle
4 28 (35.44%) Perl
5 25 (31.65%) Java
5 25 (31.65%) Python
6 24 (30.38%) SQL
6 24 (30.38%) Puppet
7 21 (26.58%) DevOps
8 20 (25.32%) Windows
8 20 (25.32%) Configuration Management
9 19 (24.05%) C++
9 19 (24.05%) Solaris
9 19 (24.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (24.05%) Oracle Database
10 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (20.25%) Red Hat
11 16 (20.25%) Finance
11 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
12 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (18.99%) AIX
13 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
13 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
14 13 (16.46%) Relational Database
14 13 (16.46%) Release Management
15 12 (15.19%) VMware
15 12 (15.19%) OO
15 12 (15.19%) STL
15 12 (15.19%) SDLC
16 11 (13.92%) Ansible

Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (10.13%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.86%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) IIS
4 3 (3.80%) JBoss
4 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.27%) Jetty
6 1 (1.27%) nginx
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) LDAP
2 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.06%) SAN
4 3 (3.80%) DNS
4 3 (3.80%) NAS
4 3 (3.80%) SSL
5 2 (2.53%) Firewall
6 1 (1.27%) DHCP
6 1 (1.27%) HTTP
6 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.27%) IMAP
6 1 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) Multicast
6 1 (1.27%) snoop
6 1 (1.27%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.27%) Unicast
6 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) Oracle Database
2 13 (16.46%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.92%) OLTP
4 9 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.06%) MySQL
7 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.53%) DB2
8 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
1 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.66%) Maven
3 4 (5.06%) Subversion
4 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) Ant
6 1 (1.27%) Concordion
6 1 (1.27%) GitLab
6 1 (1.27%) Hudson
6 1 (1.27%) Lombardi
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.27%) PVCS
6 1 (1.27%) Selenium
6 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.27%) Toad
6 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Legal
4 4 (5.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) STL
2 7 (8.86%) Web Services
2 7 (8.86%) XML
3 6 (7.59%) HTML
4 5 (6.33%) JSON
4 5 (6.33%) MCollective
4 5 (6.33%) Regular Expression
5 3 (3.80%) Middleware
5 3 (3.80%) Sensu
6 2 (2.53%) ELK Stack
6 2 (2.53%) J2EE
6 2 (2.53%) Kafka
6 2 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.53%) SOAP
7 1 (1.27%) .NET
7 1 (1.27%) CSS
7 1 (1.27%) Django
7 1 (1.27%) jQuery
7 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Interactive TV
1 4 (5.06%) User Experience
2 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.53%) Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Unix
2 60 (75.95%) Linux
3 20 (25.32%) Windows
4 19 (24.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (24.05%) Solaris
5 15 (18.99%) AIX
6 11 (13.92%) CentOS
7 8 (10.13%) SUSE
8 7 (8.86%) Mac OS X
9 6 (7.59%) HPUX
9 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
10 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
10 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.53%) Android
12 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) DevOps
2 20 (25.32%) Configuration Management
3 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (16.46%) Release Management
7 12 (15.19%) OO
7 12 (15.19%) SDLC
8 11 (13.92%) Database Tuning
9 7 (8.86%) Build Automation
9 7 (8.86%) ITIL
9 7 (8.86%) Scrum
10 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.59%) Change Management
10 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.59%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (7.59%) Time Management
11 4 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (5.06%) Project Management
11 4 (5.06%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) Perl
2 25 (31.65%) Java
2 25 (31.65%) Python
3 24 (30.38%) SQL
4 19 (24.05%) C++
5 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
6 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
6 10 (12.66%) Ruby
7 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.59%) C#
8 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.06%) VBScript
10 3 (3.80%) Korn
10 3 (3.80%) PHP
10 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.53%) C
11 2 (2.53%) Go
11 2 (2.53%) Groovy
12 1 (1.27%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) OCA
4 1 (1.27%) OCP
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.80%) NFS
3 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) Samba
3 2 (2.53%) Varnish
3 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.53%) vSphere
4 1 (1.27%) Docker
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (30.38%) Puppet
2 11 (13.92%) Ansible
3 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.33%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.80%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (3.80%) Salt
6 2 (2.53%) Control-M
6 2 (2.53%) OpenView
7 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Oracle
2 16 (20.25%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.19%) VMware
4 10 (12.66%) Splunk
5 5 (6.33%) HP
5 5 (6.33%) Sun
6 4 (5.06%) New Relic
6 4 (5.06%) Veritas
7 3 (3.80%) Dell
7 3 (3.80%) EMC
7 3 (3.80%) IBM
7 3 (3.80%) Varonis
8 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.53%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.27%) Cisco
9 1 (1.27%) NetApp
9 1 (1.27%) Sybase
9 1 (1.27%) Symantec
9 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
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