The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 399 401 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.013% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UNIX Systems 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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

UNIX Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

UNIX Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

UNIX Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

UNIX Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

UNIX Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

UNIX Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

UNIX Systems 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 Systems Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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 +17 2 £404 - 3
UNIX Systems Engineer
England

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited UNIX Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) Solaris
4 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
5 6 (54.55%) Sun
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (54.55%) Puppet
5 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (45.45%) DNS
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) EMC
7 4 (36.36%) SAN
7 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
7 4 (36.36%) Banking
8 3 (27.27%) Firewall
8 3 (27.27%) Change Management
8 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
8 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
8 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 3 (27.27%) Symantec
9 2 (18.18%) Veritas
9 2 (18.18%) Nagios
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited UNIX Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Jetty
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 1 (9.09%) Intranet
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Derivative
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Solaris
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Debian
7 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) AIX
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
3 2 (18.18%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 6 (54.55%) Sun
4 5 (45.45%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) EMC
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec
7 2 (18.18%) Veritas
8 1 (9.09%) Altiris
8 1 (9.09%) Akamai
8 1 (9.09%) Citrix
8 1 (9.09%) NetApp
8 1 (9.09%) Fidessa
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle
8 1 (9.09%) IBM
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