The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 586 561 485
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -76
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 42 53 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.097% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.10% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 57
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£425 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £450 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £22.50

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
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
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 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
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 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

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

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UNIX Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UNIX Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UNIX Engineer
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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 -19 38 £425 +21.42% 6
London -10 21 £450 - 4
Yorkshire -17 6 £418 - 1
South East -21 5 £400 +25.00%
Berkshire - 4 £380 -
Reading - 4 £380 -
East of England +5 3 - - 1
Scotland -5 3 £350 -10.90%
West Yorkshire -21 3 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £418 -
York - 3 £418 -
Glasgow +2 2 £350 -22.22%
City of London -16 2 £475 +26.66%
Swindon - 2 £300 -
Wiltshire - 2 £300 -
South West - 2 £300 -
Edinburgh -5 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 - -
North East -32 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -33 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 1 - -
Kent - 1 £550 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 96 (100.00%) UNIX
2 74 (77.08%) Linux
3 65 (67.71%) Red Hat
4 47 (48.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (45.83%) Solaris
6 39 (40.63%) Perl
7 34 (35.42%) Oracle
8 31 (32.29%) VMware
9 27 (28.13%) Finance
10 26 (27.08%) Python
10 26 (27.08%) AIX
11 23 (23.96%) Windows
11 23 (23.96%) Apache
11 23 (23.96%) IBM
11 23 (23.96%) SAN
11 23 (23.96%) Veritas
12 21 (21.88%) Sun
12 21 (21.88%) Java
13 20 (20.83%) HP
14 19 (19.79%) Puppet
15 18 (18.75%) Configuration Management
15 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
15 18 (18.75%) DNS
16 17 (17.71%) ITIL
16 17 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (16.67%) Tomcat
17 16 (16.67%) LDAP
18 15 (15.63%) Ruby
18 15 (15.63%) Bash Shell
18 15 (15.63%) Jenkins

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 23 (23.96%) Apache
2 16 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.46%) WebLogic
4 9 (9.38%) JBoss
5 6 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 6 (6.25%) Node.js
6 4 (4.17%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.17%) MQSeries
7 3 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.13%) iPlanet
7 3 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (3.13%) FileNet
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (3.13%) nginx
8 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.08%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.08%) Jetty
8 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Office
2 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.04%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.96%) SAN
2 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 18 (18.75%) DNS
3 16 (16.67%) LDAP
4 13 (13.54%) Firewall
5 11 (11.46%) NAS
6 10 (10.42%) SSH
7 5 (5.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (5.21%) HTTP
7 5 (5.21%) SSL
7 5 (5.21%) PuTTY
8 4 (4.17%) Network Security
8 4 (4.17%) VLAN
8 4 (4.17%) Internet
9 3 (3.13%) Kerberos
9 3 (3.13%) WAN
9 3 (3.13%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.13%) FCoE
10 2 (2.08%) SMTP
10 2 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) MySQL
2 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.25%) Informix
3 6 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.08%) SQLite
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.08%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.04%) DB2
7 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.42%) JIRA
3 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.13%) Subversion
6 2 (2.08%) Ant
7 1 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 27 (28.13%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) J2EE
2 3 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (3.13%) Middleware
2 3 (3.13%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.04%) Servlets
4 1 (1.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.46%) Clustering
3 8 (8.33%) IBM XIV
4 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (5.21%) PKI
5 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.13%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.13%) HACMP
6 3 (3.13%) DataPower
7 2 (2.08%) Statistics
7 2 (2.08%) Wiki
7 2 (2.08%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.04%) Replication
8 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.04%) PMI
8 1 (1.04%) NHS
8 1 (1.04%) Derivative
8 1 (1.04%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) UNIX
2 74 (77.08%) Linux
3 47 (48.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (45.83%) Solaris
5 26 (27.08%) AIX
6 23 (23.96%) Windows
7 7 (7.29%) HPUX
8 6 (6.25%) SUSE
9 5 (5.21%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.13%) Debian
11 2 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.04%) CentOS
12 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.04%) VMS
12 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 17 (17.71%) ITIL
2 17 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (14.58%) Load Balancing
4 10 (10.42%) DevOps
5 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.38%) Open Source
6 8 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.25%) Build Automation
7 6 (6.25%) Change Control
7 6 (6.25%) Service Management
7 6 (6.25%) Workflow
8 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.17%) Change Management
9 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (4.17%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.13%) Patch Management
10 3 (3.13%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) Perl
2 26 (27.08%) Python
3 21 (21.88%) Java
4 15 (15.63%) Ruby
4 15 (15.63%) Bash Shell
5 14 (14.58%) SQL
6 11 (11.46%) Shell Script
7 9 (9.38%) PHP
8 8 (8.33%) C
8 8 (8.33%) Korn
9 6 (6.25%) C-shell
10 4 (4.17%) C++
11 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.13%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) VCDX
4 1 (1.04%) VCAP
4 1 (1.04%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.04%) OCP
4 1 (1.04%) OCA
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.04%) RHCE
4 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.42%) vSphere
3 7 (7.29%) PowerHA
3 7 (7.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (7.29%) KVM
4 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (4.17%) NFS
6 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (3.13%) Samba
8 2 (2.08%) iptables
8 2 (2.08%) RHEV
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.04%) Squid
9 1 (1.04%) Xen
9 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.04%) Firmware
9 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (19.79%) Puppet
2 11 (11.46%) Nagios
2 11 (11.46%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.42%) NetBackup
4 8 (8.33%) BladeLogic
4 8 (8.33%) Salt
5 6 (6.25%) Opsview
5 6 (6.25%) Graphite
5 6 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
5 6 (6.25%) OpenView
5 6 (6.25%) Cacti
5 6 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (5.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Ansible
8 3 (3.13%) Control-M
8 3 (3.13%) yum
9 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (2.08%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 65 (67.71%) Red Hat
2 34 (35.42%) Oracle
3 31 (32.29%) VMware
4 23 (23.96%) IBM
4 23 (23.96%) Veritas
5 21 (21.88%) Sun
6 20 (20.83%) HP
7 14 (14.58%) EMC
8 12 (12.50%) BMC
8 12 (12.50%) Cisco
9 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 6 (6.25%) NetApp
9 6 (6.25%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.17%) F5
10 4 (4.17%) Dell
11 3 (3.13%) Siebel
11 3 (3.13%) Informatica
11 3 (3.13%) Axway
11 3 (3.13%) PlateSpin
12 2 (2.08%) Opsware
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