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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 415 - 400
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% - 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£419 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 - £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 - £470
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 - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21792 22443 24513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.74% 92.46% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14941 15287 15897
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 398 464 660
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 £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
UNIX Systems Engineer
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) YUM
4 2 (40.00%) Bourne shell
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (40.00%) Release Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) CORBA
5 1 (20.00%) PHP

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) CORBA
1 1 (20.00%) Xerces
1 1 (20.00%) Xalan
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (20.00%) wxWidgets
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) OpenSolaris
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (40.00%) Release Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (20.00%) C-shell
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Lisp
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) qmail
2 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (20.00%) OpenSSH
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Samba
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) Snort
2 1 (20.00%) Squid
2 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) YUM
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) CA
5 1 (20.00%) Nokia
5 1 (20.00%) Sybase
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Tripwire
5 1 (20.00%) Brocade
5 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (20.00%) Qualys
5 1 (20.00%) Akamai
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint