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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 136 - 98
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% - 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£400 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £425
% change year-on-year
+33.93% -34.12%
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
2847 2707 1902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.84% 92.64% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1813 1778 1143
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
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 182 182 139
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £15.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 June 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
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Vacancies
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UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Ant
5 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) SQLite
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) BMC
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) SMTP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) AIX
6 1 (16.67%) Postfix
6 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) yum
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy