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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 429 418 433
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.040% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.042% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate £600 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £455 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £440 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.83 -
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
21805 21262 22113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15767 14589 15407
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 391 398
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Splunk
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) User Experience
4 4 (44.44%) New Relic
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) AIX
6 2 (22.22%) Solaris
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Veritas
6 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) NAS
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) JIRA
7 1 (11.11%) IMAP
7 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (11.11%) CMDB

Unix Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HipChat
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) IMAP
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) Multicast
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) Unicast
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) HACMP
2 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
1 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Splunk
2 4 (44.44%) New Relic
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Veritas
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) DataSynapse
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) QNAP
5 1 (11.11%) Reuters
5 1 (11.11%) Solace
5 1 (11.11%) Sun
5 1 (11.11%) VMware