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 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 421 - 404
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 3 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% - 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% - 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£463 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £315
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +30.95%
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
22142 23580 24592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15051 16152 16176
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 £265
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 415 460 627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £463 -
UNIX Systems Engineer
England

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) LDAP
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (33.33%) Release Management
5 2 (33.33%) Bourne shell
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) YUM
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Nagios
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) JBoss
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Java

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) TorqueBox
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) CORBA
1 1 (16.67%) Xerces
1 1 (16.67%) Xalan
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (16.67%) wxWidgets
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) HPUX
5 1 (16.67%) SUSE
5 1 (16.67%) Debian
5 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (16.67%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Bourne shell
3 1 (16.67%) C-shell
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Lisp
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) qmail
2 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) OpenSSH
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Snort
2 1 (16.67%) Squid
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) YUM
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) CA
5 1 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (16.67%) Tripwire
5 1 (16.67%) Brocade
5 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (16.67%) Qualys
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Akamai