The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Unix Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Unix Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Consultant
Rank 627 604 578
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Unix Consultant 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.010% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £400 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Unix Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Unix Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Unix Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Unix Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Unix Consultant within the UK.

Senior Unix Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Unix Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Unix Consultant within the UK.

Senior Unix Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Unix Consultant
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -12 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 £400 -

Senior Unix Consultant
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Unix Consultant 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 Senior Unix Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (100.00%) Kernel Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) RHCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening

Senior Unix Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Unix Consultant 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 Senior Unix Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Kernel Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas