The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 UNIX Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Consultant
Rank 608 601 565
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -36
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Consultant 23 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.020% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.021% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £361 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £520 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £363 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.65% +26.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
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 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -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 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

UNIX Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UNIX Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UNIX Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

UNIX Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UNIX Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UNIX Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UNIX Consultant
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England -24 15 £369 -7.87% 1
London +8 9 - - 1
Scotland -4 8 - -
Edinburgh - 6 - -
South East - 4 £400 -
Weybridge - 3 £400 -
Surrey - 3 £400 -
East Midlands - 2 £338 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £338 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

UNIX Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 UNIX Consultant in their job title.

1 41 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (41.46%) Solaris
3 16 (39.02%) Linux
3 16 (39.02%) AIX
4 14 (34.15%) Clustering
5 13 (31.71%) Veritas
5 13 (31.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
6 12 (29.27%) Shell Script
6 12 (29.27%) Finance
7 11 (26.83%) Oracle
8 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (19.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (19.51%) Migration
10 7 (17.07%) Perl
10 7 (17.07%) Veritas File System
11 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
11 6 (14.63%) HPUX
11 6 (14.63%) Law
12 5 (12.20%) HACMP
12 5 (12.20%) ITIL
12 5 (12.20%) EMC
12 5 (12.20%) Puppet
13 4 (9.76%) vSphere
13 4 (9.76%) Advent
13 4 (9.76%) Advent Geneva
13 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
13 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
13 4 (9.76%) IBM
13 4 (9.76%) FTP

UNIX Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 UNIX Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (2.44%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) FTP
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) SNMP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) SSH
3 1 (2.44%) VLAN
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Law
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Middleware
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (7.32%) EDI
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.20%) HACMP
4 3 (7.32%) CLARiiON
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) PKI
5 2 (4.88%) DataPower
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (41.46%) Solaris
3 16 (39.02%) Linux
3 16 (39.02%) AIX
4 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (14.63%) HPUX
6 3 (7.32%) Windows
6 3 (7.32%) CentOS
6 3 (7.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.88%) SUSE
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.88%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) ITSM
4 2 (4.88%) OO
4 2 (4.88%) WFM
4 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Release Management
5 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
5 1 (2.44%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Shell Script
2 7 (17.07%) Perl
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) C
5 2 (4.88%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby
5 2 (4.88%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) C-shell
6 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (19.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Veritas File System
4 4 (9.76%) vSphere
5 3 (7.32%) vCloud
6 2 (4.88%) GPFS
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (7.32%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.44%) vMotion
4 1 (2.44%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Veritas
2 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
3 11 (26.83%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) EMC
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
5 4 (9.76%) Advent
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Symantec
6 3 (7.32%) Sun
7 2 (4.88%) HP
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) BMC
8 1 (2.44%) Informatica
8 1 (2.44%) SAP
8 1 (2.44%) Splunk
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