The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Technical Specialist
Rank 409 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Technical Specialist 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£319 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £274
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.68%
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
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
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 £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
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 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
UNIX Technical Specialist
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Technical Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

UNIX Technical Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

UNIX Technical Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Technical Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - - 1
UNIX Technical Specialist
England

UNIX Technical Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) LPAR
2 1 (50.00%) DLPAR
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) HACMP
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

UNIX Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) HACMP
1 1 (50.00%) LPAR
1 1 (50.00%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp