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 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 394 384 374
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 20 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.75
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +10 5 £450 +11.11% 3
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) UNIX
2 31 (73.81%) Linux
3 24 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 23 (54.76%) Solaris
5 20 (47.62%) Oracle
5 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (42.86%) Finance
7 15 (35.71%) SAN
8 12 (28.57%) Windows
8 12 (28.57%) Banking
9 11 (26.19%) Perl
9 11 (26.19%) Veritas
10 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
10 10 (23.81%) VMware
10 10 (23.81%) NetApp
11 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
12 8 (19.05%) Puppet
12 8 (19.05%) Release Management
12 8 (19.05%) NetBackup
12 8 (19.05%) HP
13 7 (16.67%) LDAP
13 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.67%) NAS
14 6 (14.29%) Bourne shell
14 6 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (14.29%) YUM
14 6 (14.29%) Kernel Tuning
14 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
14 6 (14.29%) Apache

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) SAN
2 7 (16.67%) LDAP
2 7 (16.67%) NAS
3 6 (14.29%) DNS
4 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.52%) Kerberos
6 3 (7.14%) HTTPS
7 2 (4.76%) SSL
7 2 (4.76%) HTTP
7 2 (4.76%) Firewall
7 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.38%) DHCP
8 1 (2.38%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) GCC
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Front Office
4 2 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
1 3 (7.14%) WebSockets
2 1 (2.38%) MCollective
2 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.38%) J2EE
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.38%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) UNIX
2 31 (73.81%) Linux
3 23 (54.76%) Solaris
4 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (28.57%) Windows
6 3 (7.14%) VMS
7 2 (4.76%) AIX
7 2 (4.76%) HPUX
7 2 (4.76%) CentOS
8 1 (2.38%) SUSE
8 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (19.05%) Release Management
3 6 (14.29%) Kernel Tuning
3 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps
5 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.76%) Use Case
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL
7 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Perl
2 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
3 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 6 (14.29%) Bourne shell
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
6 4 (9.52%) C
7 3 (7.14%) Python
8 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) Korn
9 1 (2.38%) C-shell
9 1 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.38%) VBScript
9 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (7.14%) RHEV
3 3 (7.14%) NFS
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) Samba
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Puppet
1 8 (19.05%) NetBackup
2 6 (14.29%) YUM
3 2 (4.76%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.38%) Control-M
4 1 (2.38%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.38%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 20 (47.62%) Oracle
3 11 (26.19%) Veritas
4 10 (23.81%) VMware
4 10 (23.81%) NetApp
5 8 (19.05%) HP
6 5 (11.90%) Brocade
7 4 (9.52%) Sun
8 3 (7.14%) Sybase
8 3 (7.14%) JBoss
8 3 (7.14%) Symantec
9 2 (4.76%) Hitachi
9 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
9 2 (4.76%) EMC
9 2 (4.76%) Citrix
9 2 (4.76%) BMC
10 1 (2.38%) CA
10 1 (2.38%) Intel
10 1 (2.38%) Cisco
10 1 (2.38%) IBM
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago