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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 396 400 386
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 17 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.084% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.090% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 30
Average daily rate
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£420 £450 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £303 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £520 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £430 £293
% change year-on-year
-11.68% +47.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
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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 +5 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £613 -
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) UNIX
2 34 (79.07%) Linux
3 30 (69.77%) Red Hat
4 29 (67.44%) Solaris
5 24 (55.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (46.51%) Perl
6 20 (46.51%) Finance
7 16 (37.21%) Oracle
8 13 (30.23%) Java
8 13 (30.23%) Python
9 12 (27.91%) AIX
9 12 (27.91%) VMware
9 12 (27.91%) Ruby
10 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
10 11 (25.58%) Puppet
11 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (20.93%) EMC
12 9 (20.93%) SAN
12 9 (20.93%) Veritas
13 8 (18.60%) Banking
13 8 (18.60%) BladeLogic
13 8 (18.60%) HP
14 7 (16.28%) Sun
14 7 (16.28%) IBM
14 7 (16.28%) SQL
14 7 (16.28%) Apache
14 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
14 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (13.95%) Open Source
15 6 (13.95%) C

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (16.28%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.65%) Jetty
3 2 (4.65%) nginx
3 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.63%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) NAS
5 3 (6.98%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) LDAP
5 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.65%) HTTP
6 2 (4.65%) DHCP
6 2 (4.65%) Firewall
6 2 (4.65%) SSH
6 2 (4.65%) SSL
6 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security
7 1 (2.33%) Multicast
7 1 (2.33%) Unicast
7 1 (2.33%) VLAN
7 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.33%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) PMI
5 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) UNIX
2 34 (79.07%) Linux
3 29 (67.44%) Solaris
4 24 (55.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (27.91%) AIX
6 6 (13.95%) Windows
7 4 (9.30%) SUSE
8 3 (6.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (4.65%) Debian
9 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.33%) VMS
10 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (13.95%) Open Source
3 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 4 (9.30%) Change Management
4 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps
5 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.65%) Server Building
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) E-business
6 2 (4.65%) ITSM
6 2 (4.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) Perl
2 13 (30.23%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) Ruby
4 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 6 (13.95%) C
6 4 (9.30%) C++
7 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.98%) Korn
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) OCP
2 2 (4.65%) OCA
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (4.65%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.33%) VCDX
3 1 (2.33%) VCAP
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) PowerHA
2 3 (6.98%) KVM
3 2 (4.65%) RHEV
3 2 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
4 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) BladeLogic
3 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.98%) Nagios
5 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (4.65%) yum
5 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
5 2 (4.65%) Salt
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.33%) OpenView
6 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Red Hat
2 16 (37.21%) Oracle
3 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) Veritas
4 9 (20.93%) EMC
5 8 (18.60%) HP
6 7 (16.28%) Sun
6 7 (16.28%) IBM
7 6 (13.95%) BMC
8 3 (6.98%) NetApp
9 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.65%) SaltStack
9 2 (4.65%) Akamai
10 1 (2.33%) F5
10 1 (2.33%) Symantec
10 1 (2.33%) Citrix