The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior UNIX Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior UNIX Support
Rank - - 598
Contract jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Support 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £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 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Senior UNIX Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior UNIX Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Support
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior UNIX Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Support
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior UNIX Support Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior UNIX Support in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

Senior UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior UNIX Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM