The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 408 388 420
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.005% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.005% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £350 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
UNIX Systems Engineer
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UNIX Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (50.00%) Veritas
6 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) AIX
6 3 (37.50%) Apache
6 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Brocade
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) Squid
6 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) PKI
7 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (25.00%) GlassFish
7 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
7 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (25.00%) Jenkins

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) KDB
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Xerces
1 1 (12.50%) Xalan
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) CORBA
1 1 (12.50%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) AIX
6 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (12.50%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (12.50%) SUSE
6 1 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Lisp
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
4 1 (12.50%) C-shell
4 1 (12.50%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Squid
2 1 (12.50%) Snort
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) qmail
2 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) OpenSSH
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
2 1 (12.50%) YUM
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Brocade
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Tripwire
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (12.50%) Intel
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Akamai