The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Unix Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Consultant
Rank 576 587 582
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 53 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.038% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.041% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 7
Median daily rate £398 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £478 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Unix Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Unix Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Unix Consultant in the job title.

Unix Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unix Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Consultant across the England region.

Unix Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Unix Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Unix Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unix Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Consultant across the England region.

Unix Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unix Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 33 £380 +16.92% 1
South East -12 7 £438 +6.06%
Yorkshire +10 4 - -
North East - 3 £318 -
North West -12 2 £390 +35.65%
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
East of England +8 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £395 -
South West - 1 £250 -
Unix Consultant
UK

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Unix Consultant 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 England region featuring Unix Consultant in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) Unix
2 59 (76.62%) Linux
3 36 (46.75%) Solaris
3 36 (46.75%) Red Hat
4 32 (41.56%) AIX
5 28 (36.36%) Veritas
5 28 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (24.68%) C
7 18 (23.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 16 (20.78%) Perl
9 15 (19.48%) Banking
10 11 (14.29%) Finance
10 11 (14.29%) Oracle
10 11 (14.29%) Python
11 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
11 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
12 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
12 8 (10.39%) LDAP
12 8 (10.39%) SQL
13 7 (9.09%) Kerberos
13 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
13 7 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (7.79%) Investment Management
14 6 (7.79%) Puppet
14 6 (7.79%) DevOps
14 6 (7.79%) DNS
14 6 (7.79%) VMware
15 5 (6.49%) Clustering
15 5 (6.49%) Migration
15 5 (6.49%) Microsoft

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (5.19%) Apache
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.30%) CICS
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.30%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) LDAP
2 7 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 6 (7.79%) DNS
4 5 (6.49%) SAN
4 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.90%) SSH
6 2 (2.60%) Firewall
6 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.60%) WAN
7 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.30%) SMTP
7 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.60%) DB2
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.30%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.30%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (19.48%) Banking
2 11 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Front Office
3 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Law
3 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Apache Camel
1 1 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.30%) ISPF
1 1 (1.30%) LAMP
1 1 (1.30%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (1.30%) OpenJDK
1 1 (1.30%) Rendezvous
1 1 (1.30%) Spring Boot
1 1 (1.30%) Symfony
1 1 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (1.30%) Ultra Messaging
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) HACMP
4 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Equities
4 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.30%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (1.30%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.30%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Unix
2 59 (76.62%) Linux
3 36 (46.75%) Solaris
4 32 (41.56%) AIX
5 28 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (23.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.19%) Windows
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.60%) CentOS
9 2 (2.60%) HPUX
9 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.30%) MVS
10 1 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.79%) DevOps
1 6 (7.79%) Investment Management
2 5 (6.49%) High Availability
2 5 (6.49%) Migration
3 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.19%) ITIL
3 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
3 4 (5.19%) Workflow
4 3 (3.90%) Change Management
4 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.60%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.60%) Security Hardening
5 2 (2.60%) Unit Testing
5 2 (2.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.60%) Validation
6 1 (1.30%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.30%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.30%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) C
2 16 (20.78%) Perl
3 11 (14.29%) Python
4 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.39%) SQL
6 3 (3.90%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.60%) C-shell
7 2 (2.60%) Korn
7 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.30%) AWK
8 1 (1.30%) CLIST
8 1 (1.30%) COBOL
8 1 (1.30%) JCL
8 1 (1.30%) REXX
8 1 (1.30%) sed
8 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.30%) AAT
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) RHCA
5 1 (1.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (5.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.60%) Docker
3 2 (2.60%) NFS
3 2 (2.60%) Samba
3 2 (2.60%) vSphere
4 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.30%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.30%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.30%) vCloud
4 1 (1.30%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Puppet
2 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.90%) yum
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.30%) Control-M
4 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.30%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.30%) MOM
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.30%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Red Hat
2 28 (36.36%) Veritas
3 11 (14.29%) Oracle
4 6 (7.79%) VMware
5 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.90%) NetApp
6 3 (3.90%) Sun
7 2 (2.60%) BMC
7 2 (2.60%) EMC
7 2 (2.60%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
8 1 (1.30%) Axway
8 1 (1.30%) CA
8 1 (1.30%) F5
8 1 (1.30%) Informatica
8 1 (1.30%) Lotus
8 1 (1.30%) Mercator
8 1 (1.30%) Remedy
8 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.30%) Tumbleweed