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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 403 402 402
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.020% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £475 £453 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% +29.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £439
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.22%
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
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
4 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Solaris
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) Puppet
7 4 (30.77%) Splunk
7 4 (30.77%) Legal
7 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (30.77%) Interactive TV
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) MySQL
7 4 (30.77%) User Experience
7 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (30.77%) New Relic
7 4 (30.77%) Ansible
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) Apache
8 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
8 2 (15.38%) Sun
8 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
9 1 (7.69%) Clustering
9 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
9 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
9 1 (7.69%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) SUSE

Unix Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) IMAP
2 1 (7.69%) Multicast
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Interactive TV
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
1 1 (7.69%) Change Control
1 1 (7.69%) Change Management
1 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
1 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (7.69%) Project Management
1 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) New Relic
3 4 (30.77%) Splunk
4 2 (15.38%) Sun
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas