The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank - - 101
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.84% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £26.25
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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 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2901 2680 1922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.88% 92.89% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1852 1762 1150
Average daily rate £374 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 165 127
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

UNIX Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

UNIX Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

UNIX Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQLite
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
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