The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support Analyst
Rank 587 594 560
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -34
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Support Analyst 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.010% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 -
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

UNIX Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UNIX Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UNIX Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

UNIX Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UNIX Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UNIX Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UNIX Support Analyst
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 -3 6 £425 +3.03% 1
London +4 3 £425 -5.55% 1
Croydon - 2 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

UNIX Support Analyst
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
3 6 (75.00%) Solaris
4 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (62.50%) Korn
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (50.00%) IBM
6 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (37.50%) sed
6 3 (37.50%) SSH
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
7 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (25.00%) AWK
7 2 (25.00%) Maximo
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (25.00%) Sun
7 2 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) SAN
8 1 (12.50%) HPUX

UNIX Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SSH
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
3 6 (75.00%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
1 5 (62.50%) Korn
2 3 (37.50%) sed
3 2 (25.00%) AWK
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) HP