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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 145 188 203
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 12 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Median daily rate £625 £600 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +54.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £281
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +33.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.92%
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
3176 5272 5791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.26% 94.92% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2590 4030 4344
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 90 80
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.32 £32.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Puppet
4 10 (66.67%) Perl
5 8 (53.33%) Java
5 8 (53.33%) Python
5 8 (53.33%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) Banking
5 8 (53.33%) DevOps
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (40.00%) Atlassian
8 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (20.00%) RHCA
9 3 (20.00%) NFS
9 3 (20.00%) RHCE
9 3 (20.00%) SAN
9 3 (20.00%) NetApp
9 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (13.33%) vSphere
10 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 2 (13.33%) Ansible
10 2 (13.33%) IBM

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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) GitLab
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Perl
2 8 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Korn
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) RHCA
1 3 (20.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) NFS
1 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Puppet
2 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.67%) OpenView
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas