The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist
Rank - 422 434
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Technical Specialist 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.022% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.024% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - £390 £325
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Unix Technical Specialist
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 Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix Technical Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Unix Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unix Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Technical Specialist across the London region.

Unix Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Unix Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Technical Specialist across the London region.

Unix Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unix Technical Specialist
Top 23 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Unix Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) RHEV
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Unix Technical Specialist
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 Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat