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 29 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Consultant
Rank 575 590 559
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Consultant 25 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.015% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.016% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
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£325 £361 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £257 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £371 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.21%
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
51835 49864 44801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32680 30673 25940
Average daily rate £400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1967 2098
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.51 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 29 June 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 19 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 29 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 22 £325 +10.63% 4
London -1 12 £325 -
South East - 5 £413 - 1
Scotland -6 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £369 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £369 -
Manchester - 2 £288 -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
North West - 2 £288 -
East of England -4 1 - -
City of London - 1 £475 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - 1 £500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -

UNIX Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (54.84%) Linux
3 15 (48.39%) Solaris
4 14 (45.16%) AIX
5 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
6 11 (35.48%) Oracle
6 11 (35.48%) Veritas
6 11 (35.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 8 (25.81%) Clustering
10 7 (22.58%) Migration
10 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
10 7 (22.58%) EMC
11 5 (16.13%) Perl
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL
11 5 (16.13%) Puppet
12 4 (12.90%) Veritas File System
12 4 (12.90%) Advent
12 4 (12.90%) Advent Geneva
12 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
12 4 (12.90%) vSphere
12 4 (12.90%) Java
12 4 (12.90%) SAN
12 4 (12.90%) FTP
12 4 (12.90%) Firewall
13 3 (9.68%) VMware
13 3 (9.68%) CLARiiON
13 3 (9.68%) Law
13 3 (9.68%) NetApp

UNIX Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (3.23%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) FTP
1 4 (12.90%) SAN
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) HACMP
2 3 (9.68%) CLARiiON
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (54.84%) Linux
3 15 (48.39%) Solaris
4 14 (45.16%) AIX
5 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.68%) CentOS
6 3 (9.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (9.68%) HPUX
7 2 (6.45%) SUSE
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) ITSM
5 2 (6.45%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.23%) WFM
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
2 5 (16.13%) Perl
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) C
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
2 4 (12.90%) Veritas File System
3 3 (9.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (9.68%) vCloud
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (6.45%) BladeLogic
3 2 (6.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
2 11 (35.48%) Veritas
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) EMC
4 4 (12.90%) Advent
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 3 (9.68%) Symantec
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) Sun
6 2 (6.45%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Informatica
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) Splunk
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