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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support Analyst
Rank 591 605 565
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support Analyst 35 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.014% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.014% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 13
Average daily rate £375 £260 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -45.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £197 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £503 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £215 £388
% change year-on-year
+73.25% -44.51%
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Unix Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +25 35 £375 +44.23% 9
London +21 17 £450 - 7
West Yorkshire +1 12 - -
Leeds 0 12 - -
Yorkshire -10 12 - - 1
City of London +37 3 £600 +11.62% 3
South East +19 3 £370 +42.30%
West Midlands - 3 £375 -
Birmingham - 3 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Reading - 1 £370 -
Berkshire - 1 £370 -

Unix Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 68 (100.00%) Unix
2 37 (54.41%) SQL
3 35 (51.47%) Linux
3 35 (51.47%) Finance
4 29 (42.65%) Windows
5 17 (25.00%) Banking
6 16 (23.53%) Oracle
7 15 (22.06%) Perl
7 15 (22.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (20.59%) Python
9 12 (17.65%) IBM
10 11 (16.18%) Data Management
10 11 (16.18%) Fintech
11 10 (14.71%) Low Latency
11 10 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (13.24%) Algorithmic Trading
12 9 (13.24%) Equities
12 9 (13.24%) AIX
12 9 (13.24%) ITIL
12 9 (13.24%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (11.76%) DevOps
13 8 (11.76%) Market Making
13 8 (11.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 8 (11.76%) Splunk
13 8 (11.76%) Fixed Income
13 8 (11.76%) KDB
14 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
14 7 (10.29%) Front Office
14 7 (10.29%) Solaris
14 7 (10.29%) Java

Unix Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.35%) Drupal
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Magento
2 2 (2.94%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) LAN
1 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) KDB
2 6 (8.82%) DB2
2 6 (8.82%) MySQL
3 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.94%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.35%) Ant
2 5 (7.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
General
1 35 (51.47%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Front Office
4 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Back Office
6 2 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (16.18%) Fintech
3 9 (13.24%) Equities
4 8 (11.76%) Fixed Income
5 6 (8.82%) Derivative
6 4 (5.88%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Unix
2 35 (51.47%) Linux
3 29 (42.65%) Windows
4 10 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.24%) AIX
6 7 (10.29%) Solaris
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) Data Management
2 10 (14.71%) Low Latency
3 9 (13.24%) Algorithmic Trading
3 9 (13.24%) ITIL
4 8 (11.76%) DevOps
4 8 (11.76%) Market Making
4 8 (11.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.82%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.88%) Release Management
9 3 (4.41%) Change Management
9 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.41%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.41%) Service Management
9 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) SQL
2 15 (22.06%) Perl
3 14 (20.59%) Python
4 7 (10.29%) Java
5 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.35%) PHP
6 5 (7.35%) Ruby
7 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) AWK
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) Korn
8 1 (1.47%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) IBM AIX Certification
1 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (7.35%) Ansible
2 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.35%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Control-M
4 1 (1.47%) OpenView
4 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle
2 12 (17.65%) IBM
3 8 (11.76%) Splunk
4 5 (7.35%) hybris
5 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) Fidessa
6 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.41%) Trayport
7 2 (2.94%) HP
7 2 (2.94%) Informatica
7 2 (2.94%) Sun
7 2 (2.94%) Sybase
8 1 (1.47%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.47%) NetApp
8 1 (1.47%) Remedy
8 1 (1.47%) Sophos
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