The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Unix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 460 520 518
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 167 91 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 53 44
Median daily rate £388 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £282
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +33.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £26.42 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.92%
Unix Engineer
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
46767 46633 45417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.73% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30873 29254 28503
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 1342 1874 1952
Median hourly rate £17.95 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £40.00
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 England

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

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unix Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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 +13 64 £500 -4.76% 13
South East +6 29 £363 -25.64% 3
North East -21 28 £315 +11.70% 1
North West +9 21 £325 -35.00% 6
South West -1 10 £350 -26.31% 1
West Midlands 0 8 £500 -
East of England +7 4 £353 -2.68% 1
Yorkshire -4 2 £370 -1.33%
East Midlands +11 1 - -
Unix Engineer
UK

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 267 (100.00%) Unix
2 208 (77.90%) Linux
3 88 (32.96%) Solaris
3 88 (32.96%) Red Hat
4 85 (31.84%) Perl
5 68 (25.47%) Oracle
5 68 (25.47%) Security Cleared
6 61 (22.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (21.35%) Puppet
8 56 (20.97%) DevOps
9 54 (20.22%) SC Cleared
9 54 (20.22%) AIX
10 53 (19.85%) Finance
11 50 (18.73%) SQL
11 50 (18.73%) HP
12 47 (17.60%) SAN
13 45 (16.85%) Apache
14 41 (15.36%) Python
15 40 (14.98%) Java
16 39 (14.61%) Configuration Management
17 37 (13.86%) ITIL
18 33 (12.36%) Shell Script
18 33 (12.36%) DNS
18 33 (12.36%) VMware
18 33 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (11.99%) Bash Shell
20 31 (11.61%) C
21 29 (10.86%) High Availability
22 28 (10.49%) LDAP
23 27 (10.11%) IBM

Unix Engineer 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 45 (16.85%) Apache
2 26 (9.74%) JBoss
2 26 (9.74%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.24%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.75%) Confluence
5 9 (3.37%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.12%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.75%) IIS
8 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.75%) nginx
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.37%) Jetty
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) HipChat
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.12%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.37%) GitHub
4 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.60%) SAN
2 33 (12.36%) DNS
3 28 (10.49%) LDAP
4 26 (9.74%) Firewall
5 25 (9.36%) WAN
6 24 (8.99%) TCP/IP
7 16 (5.99%) VPN
8 14 (5.24%) LAN
9 9 (3.37%) iSCSI
10 7 (2.62%) DHCP
10 7 (2.62%) Internet
10 7 (2.62%) SSH
10 7 (2.62%) SSL
11 6 (2.25%) OpenLDAP
12 4 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.12%) HTTP
13 3 (1.12%) NAS
13 3 (1.12%) SMTP
14 2 (0.75%) IMAP
14 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.75%) DB2
2 6 (2.25%) MySQL
3 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.75%) SQLite
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.37%) DataStage
6 1 (0.37%) OLTP
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.37%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.37%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 21 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.87%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.87%) JIRA
3 12 (4.49%) Subversion
4 8 (3.00%) Maven
5 6 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (1.87%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.50%) Ant
7 4 (1.50%) FishEye
7 4 (1.50%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.12%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.75%) CppUnit
9 2 (0.75%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.75%) NUnit
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.75%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 53 (19.85%) Finance
2 22 (8.24%) Banking
3 7 (2.62%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.25%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.87%) Electronics
5 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.87%) Marketing
6 2 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.11%) Middleware
2 23 (8.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 23 (8.61%) STL
3 11 (4.12%) Web Services
4 7 (2.62%) XML
5 4 (1.50%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.12%) MCollective
6 3 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.75%) .NET
7 2 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.75%) ELK Stack
7 2 (0.75%) J2EE
7 2 (0.75%) Motif
7 2 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.75%) Sensu
7 2 (0.75%) Swing
8 1 (0.37%) CSS
8 1 (0.37%) HTML
8 1 (0.37%) SOAP
8 1 (0.37%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.24%) HACMP
2 17 (6.37%) Clustering
3 16 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.25%) User Experience
6 4 (1.50%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.50%) NHS
7 3 (1.12%) Derivative
7 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.75%) CMDB
8 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.75%) FMCG
8 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.37%) DataPower
9 1 (0.37%) HP Superdome
9 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 267 (100.00%) Unix
2 208 (77.90%) Linux
3 88 (32.96%) Solaris
4 61 (22.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (20.22%) AIX
6 25 (9.36%) Windows
7 18 (6.74%) HPUX
8 17 (6.37%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (3.00%) CentOS
9 8 (3.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (2.25%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.87%) SUSE
12 4 (1.50%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.37%) Debian
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.97%) DevOps
2 39 (14.61%) Configuration Management
3 37 (13.86%) ITIL
4 33 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (10.86%) High Availability
6 25 (9.36%) Multithreading
7 24 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (8.24%) Open Source
9 21 (7.87%) Service Management
10 19 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (7.12%) Software Engineering
11 15 (5.62%) Incident Management
11 15 (5.62%) ITIL V3
11 15 (5.62%) Migration
11 15 (5.62%) Project Management
12 13 (4.87%) Workflow
13 11 (4.12%) Validation
14 10 (3.75%) Scrum
14 10 (3.75%) Service Delivery
14 10 (3.75%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 85 (31.84%) Perl
2 50 (18.73%) SQL
3 41 (15.36%) Python
4 40 (14.98%) Java
5 33 (12.36%) Shell Script
6 32 (11.99%) Bash Shell
7 31 (11.61%) C
8 26 (9.74%) C++
9 21 (7.87%) Korn
10 14 (5.24%) Ruby
11 10 (3.75%) C-shell
12 7 (2.62%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.87%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.87%) PHP
13 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.12%) Clojure
15 1 (0.37%) ANSI SQL
15 1 (0.37%) Go
15 1 (0.37%) Groovy
15 1 (0.37%) Jython
Qualifications
1 68 (25.47%) Security Cleared
2 54 (20.22%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.37%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.24%) IBM AIX Certification
5 12 (4.49%) Degree
6 3 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.12%) RHCA
6 3 (1.12%) RHCE
7 2 (0.75%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (1.50%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) MiFID
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (8.24%) NFS
2 20 (7.49%) vSphere
3 16 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (5.24%) GPFS
4 14 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (4.87%) Samba
6 12 (4.49%) Active Directory
6 12 (4.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (3.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (3.00%) Docker
9 4 (1.50%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (1.50%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.37%) iptables
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.37%) Postfix
11 1 (0.37%) RHEV
11 1 (0.37%) Squid
11 1 (0.37%) Varnish
11 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (21.35%) Puppet
2 19 (7.12%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (5.99%) Ansible
4 13 (4.87%) HP Data Protector
4 13 (4.87%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (3.00%) yum
6 7 (2.62%) Nagios
7 5 (1.87%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (1.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (1.50%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.75%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.75%) FreeIPA
10 2 (0.75%) Graylog
10 2 (0.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.75%) Icinga
10 2 (0.75%) Linux-HA
10 2 (0.75%) SELinux
10 2 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 88 (32.96%) Red Hat
2 68 (25.47%) Oracle
3 50 (18.73%) HP
4 33 (12.36%) VMware
5 27 (10.11%) IBM
6 24 (8.99%) Veritas
7 13 (4.87%) NetApp
8 12 (4.49%) Pega
8 12 (4.49%) ServiceNow
9 11 (4.12%) Cisco
10 10 (3.75%) Splunk
10 10 (3.75%) webMethods
11 8 (3.00%) Atlassian
12 7 (2.62%) SAP
13 6 (2.25%) Sun
14 5 (1.87%) Microsoft
14 5 (1.87%) Symantec
15 4 (1.50%) New Relic
16 3 (1.12%) Dell
16 3 (1.12%) Informatica
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