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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Consultant
Rank 583 581 563
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Consultant 28 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.022% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.024% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 14
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£325 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £510 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +31.81%
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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
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 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

UNIX Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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 28 July 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 -13 22 £325 -13.33% 2
London +12 14 £325 -
Scotland +4 6 - -
Edinburgh - 6 - -
South East - 3 £500 - 1
Manchester -15 2 £288 -
North West -20 2 £288 -
East Midlands - 2 £338 -
East of England -4 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £338 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £475 -

UNIX Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 36 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (47.22%) Solaris
3 15 (41.67%) Linux
4 14 (38.89%) AIX
5 13 (36.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (33.33%) Clustering
6 12 (33.33%) Veritas
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle
8 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 10 (27.78%) Finance
9 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 8 (22.22%) Migration
10 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (19.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 7 (19.44%) Veritas File System
12 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 6 (16.67%) Law
13 5 (13.89%) Perl
13 5 (13.89%) ITIL
13 5 (13.89%) EMC
13 5 (13.89%) Puppet
14 4 (11.11%) vSphere
14 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
14 4 (11.11%) Advent
14 4 (11.11%) Advent Geneva
14 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 4 (11.11%) FTP
14 4 (11.11%) Java
14 4 (11.11%) Firewall
14 4 (11.11%) VMware

UNIX Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (2.78%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) FTP
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) Intranet
3 1 (2.78%) SNMP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) SSH
3 1 (2.78%) VLAN
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Clustering
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) CLARiiON
3 3 (8.33%) HACMP
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (5.56%) DataPower
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (47.22%) Solaris
3 15 (41.67%) Linux
4 14 (38.89%) AIX
5 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (8.33%) Windows
6 3 (8.33%) CentOS
7 2 (5.56%) SUSE
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) ITSM
4 2 (5.56%) OO
4 2 (5.56%) WFM
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Release Management
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (13.89%) Perl
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) Korn
5 1 (2.78%) C-shell
5 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (19.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Veritas File System
3 4 (11.11%) vSphere
4 3 (8.33%) vCloud
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (8.33%) BladeLogic
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.78%) vMotion
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.78%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (2.78%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Veritas
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle
3 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.89%) EMC
5 4 (11.11%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) Advent
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 3 (8.33%) Sun
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.78%) SAP
8 1 (2.78%) BMC
8 1 (2.78%) Informatica
8 1 (2.78%) Splunk
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