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 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 225 231 216
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.048% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.053% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
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£350 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £255 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -36.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.58 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 - £37.50
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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
8534 7613 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.48% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 3962 3299
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 449 609
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
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 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -15 9 £350 +18.64% 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (100.00%) UNIX
2 19 (70.37%) Linux
3 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 15 (55.56%) SAN
4 15 (55.56%) Solaris
5 11 (40.74%) AIX
5 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle
7 9 (33.33%) Samba
8 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
8 8 (29.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
9 7 (25.93%) SOA
9 7 (25.93%) GlassFish
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (22.22%) Veritas
10 6 (22.22%) Sun
11 4 (14.81%) EMC
11 4 (14.81%) LDAP
11 4 (14.81%) Migration
11 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
11 4 (14.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 4 (14.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
12 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
12 3 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (11.11%) Clustering
12 3 (11.11%) VMware
12 3 (11.11%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
1 7 (25.93%) GlassFish
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) LDAP
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Flash
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) UNIX
2 19 (70.37%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) Solaris
4 11 (40.74%) AIX
4 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) HPUX
5 2 (7.41%) SUSE
6 1 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
2 7 (25.93%) SOA
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
1 2 (7.41%) Bourne shell
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Korn
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SCSA
2 1 (3.70%) RHCE
2 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Samba
2 4 (14.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (7.41%) Veritas File System
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Postfix
4 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) vCloud
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.70%) YaST
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Legato
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) Veritas
3 6 (22.22%) Sun
4 4 (14.81%) EMC
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
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