The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 657 633 615
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 7 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.025% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.026% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £374 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £440 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.83 -
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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Unix Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Unix Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Unix Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Unix Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Unix Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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 -9 7 £425 - 4
South East -13 3 £375 -
London -26 3 £600 +41.17% 4
High Wycombe - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £375 -
Bristol - 1 £350 -
South West - 1 £350 -
Brighton - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (29.41%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Splunk
6 4 (23.53%) New Relic
6 4 (23.53%) User Experience
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) Solaris
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Veritas
7 3 (17.65%) Perl
7 3 (17.65%) Python
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) Line Management
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
8 2 (11.76%) Linux-HA
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) Dell
8 2 (11.76%) IBM
8 2 (11.76%) HTTP

Unix Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) HipChat
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) IMAP
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) Multicast
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Unicast
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (5.88%) HACMP
3 1 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) AIX
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
5 2 (11.76%) SUSE
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Line Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) RUP
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) AWK
3 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 2 (11.76%) sed
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) NFS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (5.88%) Samba
1 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
1 1 (5.88%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Linux-HA
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.88%) Control-M
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Splunk
3 4 (23.53%) New Relic
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Ab Initio
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) BMC
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) DataSynapse
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Nexenta
6 1 (5.88%) Reuters
6 1 (5.88%) Sun
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
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