The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 11 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.07% 0.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category 10.27% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.31 £31.15 -
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -
Unix Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
146 163 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 97.99% 90.56% 90.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 111 108
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 17
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Unix Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited Unix 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
1 22 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 19 (86.36%) Linux
3 19 (86.36%) STL
3 19 (86.36%) C
3 19 (86.36%) C++
3 19 (86.36%) Perl
3 19 (86.36%) Multithreading
3 19 (86.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas

Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited Unix 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 19 (86.36%) STL
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (86.36%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Multithreading
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 19 (86.36%) C
2 19 (86.36%) C++
2 19 (86.36%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas