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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 225 222 244
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 14 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.19% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 4
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£328 £438 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +42.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £512 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £302 £270
% change year-on-year
+13.41% +11.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.75
UNIX Engineer
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 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
8455 8238 9219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.20% 92.73% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4681 4355 4276
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 509 634
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -13.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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
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 20 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +12 12 £328 -25.14%
Buckinghamshire +3 2 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 13 (86.67%) WebLogic
2 13 (86.67%) SOA
3 12 (80.00%) Solaris
3 12 (80.00%) GlassFish
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (40.00%) Middleware
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) EPoS
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) NAS
7 1 (6.67%) vSphere
7 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (6.67%) Puppet
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
7 1 (6.67%) MySQL
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) WebLogic
2 12 (80.00%) GlassFish
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (80.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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