The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 382 372 373
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 17 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £405 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £380 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £45.75
% change year-on-year
- -50.81%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21794 22443 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.51% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14907 15270 15909
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 466 649
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
UNIX Engineer
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +15 4 £375 -11.76% 4
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (100.00%) UNIX
2 37 (77.08%) Linux
3 33 (68.75%) Solaris
4 31 (64.58%) Red Hat
5 28 (58.33%) Oracle
6 25 (52.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (41.67%) Veritas
8 19 (39.58%) Finance
9 16 (33.33%) Windows
10 13 (27.08%) Perl
10 13 (27.08%) Banking
11 12 (25.00%) NetApp
11 12 (25.00%) SAN
12 11 (22.92%) SQL
12 11 (22.92%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
13 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
13 10 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (20.83%) NetBackup
14 9 (18.75%) VMware
14 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
14 9 (18.75%) LDAP
14 9 (18.75%) Puppet
14 9 (18.75%) Release Management
15 8 (16.67%) Clustering
16 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
16 7 (14.58%) HP
16 7 (14.58%) YUM
16 7 (14.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (14.58%) Bourne shell

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
1 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) SAN
2 9 (18.75%) LDAP
3 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.50%) DNS
4 6 (12.50%) NAS
5 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
5 3 (6.25%) SSL
5 3 (6.25%) Firewall
5 3 (6.25%) HTTP
6 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) DMZ
7 1 (2.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) KDB
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) GCC
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) JUnit
3 1 (2.08%) JMeter
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Front Office
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) WebSockets
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) CORBA
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.08%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.08%) Xerces
4 1 (2.08%) Xalan
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.08%) wxWidgets
4 1 (2.08%) MCollective
4 1 (2.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) PKI
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) UNIX
2 37 (77.08%) Linux
3 33 (68.75%) Solaris
4 25 (52.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (8.33%) AIX
7 2 (4.17%) SUSE
7 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.08%) CentOS
8 1 (2.08%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (2.08%) Debian
8 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.08%) VMS
8 1 (2.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 9 (18.75%) Release Management
3 7 (14.58%) Kernel Tuning
4 6 (12.50%) High Availability
4 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) DevOps
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Use Case
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) Perl
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 7 (14.58%) Bourne shell
6 6 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (8.33%) C
7 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) Ruby
8 3 (6.25%) Python
9 2 (4.17%) C++
10 1 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (2.08%) C#
10 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.08%) Lisp
10 1 (2.08%) VBScript
10 1 (2.08%) Korn
10 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.08%) Jython
10 1 (2.08%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (6.25%) NFS
5 2 (4.17%) KVM
5 2 (4.17%) RHEV
6 1 (2.08%) Samba
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.08%) OpenSSH
6 1 (2.08%) Snort
6 1 (2.08%) Squid
6 1 (2.08%) Xen
6 1 (2.08%) qmail
6 1 (2.08%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 9 (18.75%) Puppet
3 7 (14.58%) YUM
4 4 (8.33%) Data Guard
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (4.17%) Control-M
6 1 (2.08%) Nagios
6 1 (2.08%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Nessus
6 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Red Hat
2 28 (58.33%) Oracle
3 20 (41.67%) Veritas
4 12 (25.00%) NetApp
5 9 (18.75%) VMware
6 7 (14.58%) HP
7 6 (12.50%) Brocade
8 4 (8.33%) Symantec
8 4 (8.33%) Sun
8 4 (8.33%) Sybase
9 3 (6.25%) JBoss
9 3 (6.25%) IBM
9 3 (6.25%) BMC
10 2 (4.17%) EMC
10 2 (4.17%) Citrix
10 2 (4.17%) Hitachi
11 1 (2.08%) Nokia
11 1 (2.08%) CA
11 1 (2.08%) Cisco
11 1 (2.08%) Temenos
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