The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Unix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 160 181 206
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 13 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.086% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.090% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 6
Median daily rate £625 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £600 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.02% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -
Unix Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3249 4422 5591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.97% 95.26% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 3481 4105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.13 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Unix Engineer in the job title.

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Engineer across the City of London region.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Engineer across the City of London region.

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Unix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Unix
2 23 (95.83%) Linux
3 17 (70.83%) Perl
3 17 (70.83%) Puppet
4 16 (66.67%) Python
5 15 (62.50%) Banking
5 15 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (58.33%) DevOps
6 14 (58.33%) Atlassian
6 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (58.33%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.67%) CentOS
9 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 4 (16.67%) Apache
9 4 (16.67%) DNS
9 4 (16.67%) SSL
9 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (16.67%) Middleware
10 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 3 (12.50%) NFS
10 3 (12.50%) IIS
10 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
10 3 (12.50%) Clustering
10 3 (12.50%) Migration
10 3 (12.50%) DFS Replication
10 3 (12.50%) Degree

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) SSH
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) SMTP
3 1 (4.17%) SNMP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 15 (62.50%) Banking
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Unix
2 23 (95.83%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) CentOS
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (58.33%) DevOps
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) High-Frequency Trading
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Perl
2 16 (66.67%) Python
3 14 (58.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) RHCA
2 2 (8.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) DFS Replication
2 3 (12.50%) NFS
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) Puppet
2 15 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (4.17%) Ansible
5 1 (4.17%) Nagios
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Atlassian
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
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