The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 251 248 220
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 5 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.011% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.012% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
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£488 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.93% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9169 8688 7867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.86% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5062 4803 3935
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 456 615
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

UNIX Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

UNIX Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £488 -
Middlesex - 1 £345 -
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
3 14 (77.78%) SAN
4 11 (61.11%) AIX
5 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
7 8 (44.44%) Samba
8 7 (38.89%) Veritas
8 7 (38.89%) Sun
9 6 (33.33%) Solaris
9 6 (33.33%) Oracle
10 5 (27.78%) LDAP
10 5 (27.78%) IBM
10 5 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (22.22%) EMC
11 4 (22.22%) Perl
11 4 (22.22%) Clustering
11 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
11 4 (22.22%) Migration
12 3 (16.67%) Korn
12 3 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (16.67%) VMware
12 3 (16.67%) NFS
12 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 3 (16.67%) DNS
12 3 (16.67%) Python
12 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) LDAP
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) SSH
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Flash
2 1 (5.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) HACMP
4 1 (5.56%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) AIX
4 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Solaris
6 2 (11.11%) SUSE
7 1 (5.56%) Windows
7 1 (5.56%) HPUX
7 1 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Korn
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SCSA
1 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Samba
2 5 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (16.67%) NFS
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (11.11%) Puppet
4 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.11%) OpenView
4 2 (11.11%) Control-M
4 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (5.56%) yum
5 1 (5.56%) YaST
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) Veritas
2 7 (38.89%) Sun
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) Symantec