The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support
Rank 257 242 231
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Support 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.012% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £256 £393
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -34.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.22%
UNIX Support
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
8669 8213 7418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.83% 91.88% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4887 4545 3774
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 435 580
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

UNIX Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UNIX Support
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 Support across the South East region.

UNIX Support Daily Rate Trend in the South East

UNIX Support
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 Support across the South East region.

UNIX Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

UNIX Support
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 Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 - 1 £550 -
UNIX Support
England

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited UNIX Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) SCSM

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited UNIX Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas