The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £255 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -36.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 - £37.50
UNIX Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2922 2481 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.91% 92.96% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1276 1219
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 177 168
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

UNIX Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

UNIX Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (50.00%) AIX
6 3 (37.50%) Solaris
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (37.50%) IBM
6 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
6 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) CentOS
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco
8 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (12.50%) Nagios
8 1 (12.50%) Migration
8 1 (12.50%) VMware
8 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL
8 1 (12.50%) VMS
8 1 (12.50%) HPUX
8 1 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
8 1 (12.50%) Open Source
8 1 (12.50%) vSphere

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) AIX
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
6 2 (25.00%) CentOS
7 1 (12.50%) VMS
7 1 (12.50%) HPUX
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Sitecore