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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 502 505 545
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 106 110 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 73 57
Median daily rate £380 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £547 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £51.35 £16.00 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.90% -48.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.62 £16.00 £30.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.07 £16.00 £38.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £16.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+234.37% -48.63%
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
44543 47526 48148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29385 30731 30952
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 1872 2020
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +5 54 £475 - 8
North East - 20 £325 -
South West +13 11 £363 -8.22% 2
South East -15 11 £375 -11.24% 8
Yorkshire - 6 £388 - 3
North West +3 3 £350 +13.36% 5
East of England +6 1 - - 1
Unix Engineer
UK

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Unix
2 170 (77.63%) Linux
3 91 (41.55%) Solaris
4 75 (34.25%) Red Hat
5 65 (29.68%) Perl
6 55 (25.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (22.83%) Oracle
8 48 (21.92%) DevOps
9 47 (21.46%) Python
9 47 (21.46%) HP
9 47 (21.46%) VMware
10 45 (20.55%) Security Cleared
11 43 (19.63%) Puppet
12 41 (18.72%) Windows
12 41 (18.72%) AIX
13 39 (17.81%) Finance
14 38 (17.35%) Banking
15 37 (16.89%) SC Cleared
16 32 (14.61%) Java
17 31 (14.16%) SAN
17 31 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (12.79%) ITIL
19 27 (12.33%) DNS
19 27 (12.33%) Shell Script
19 27 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
20 26 (11.87%) Apache
21 25 (11.42%) Atlassian
21 25 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (10.50%) Bash Shell

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 26 (11.87%) Apache
2 16 (7.31%) OpenStack
3 13 (5.94%) Confluence
4 10 (4.57%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.74%) JBoss
6 5 (2.28%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.83%) IIS
7 4 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.37%) iPlanet
8 3 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.37%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.91%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.46%) SAS
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.46%) MS Office
1 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.37%) PaaS
3 2 (0.91%) GitHub
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.16%) SAN
2 27 (12.33%) DNS
3 20 (9.13%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.68%) LDAP
5 18 (8.22%) Firewall
6 13 (5.94%) WAN
7 8 (3.65%) iSCSI
8 7 (3.20%) DHCP
8 7 (3.20%) LAN
8 7 (3.20%) SSH
9 6 (2.74%) Internet
9 6 (2.74%) NAS
9 6 (2.74%) SSL
10 5 (2.28%) VPN
11 3 (1.37%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.37%) SMTP
11 3 (1.37%) SNMP
12 2 (0.91%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.91%) HTTP
13 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.02%) MySQL
2 6 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.28%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.91%) Big Data
4 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 17 (7.76%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.31%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.39%) JIRA
4 11 (5.02%) Subversion
5 9 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (4.11%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.65%) SonarQube
6 8 (3.65%) Vagrant
7 7 (3.20%) ClearCase
8 5 (2.28%) StarTeam
9 3 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.91%) Ant
10 2 (0.91%) CppUnit
10 2 (0.91%) FishEye
10 2 (0.91%) Selenium
11 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.46%) jMock
11 1 (0.46%) JUnit
11 1 (0.46%) Maven
11 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (17.81%) Finance
2 38 (17.35%) Banking
3 6 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.28%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Front Office
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.05%) Middleware
2 7 (3.20%) LAMP
3 5 (2.28%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.37%) J2EE
4 3 (1.37%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.91%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.91%) REST
5 2 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.46%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.46%) COM
6 1 (0.46%) HTML
6 1 (0.46%) JSON
6 1 (0.46%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.46%) RESTful
6 1 (0.46%) SOAP
6 1 (0.46%) Web Services
6 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.57%) Clustering
4 9 (4.11%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.28%) VCE vBlock
6 4 (1.83%) HACMP
6 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.37%) PKI
7 3 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.91%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Exalogic
8 2 (0.91%) Tandem
9 1 (0.46%) Biology
9 1 (0.46%) Derivative
9 1 (0.46%) NHS
9 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 219 (100.00%) Unix
2 170 (77.63%) Linux
3 91 (41.55%) Solaris
4 55 (25.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (18.72%) AIX
5 41 (18.72%) Windows
6 23 (10.50%) Windows Server
7 22 (10.05%) HPUX
8 18 (8.22%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (5.94%) SUSE
10 9 (4.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 8 (3.65%) CentOS
12 4 (1.83%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.37%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.46%) Debian
14 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.92%) DevOps
2 28 (12.79%) ITIL
3 27 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (8.22%) Configuration Management
6 16 (7.31%) Change Management
6 16 (7.31%) Incident Management
7 15 (6.85%) High Availability
7 15 (6.85%) Service Delivery
8 12 (5.48%) Migration
8 12 (5.48%) Virtual Environments
9 11 (5.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (5.02%) Service Management
10 10 (4.57%) Low Latency
10 10 (4.57%) OO
10 10 (4.57%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.11%) Open Source
11 9 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (4.11%) Release Management
12 8 (3.65%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.68%) Perl
2 47 (21.46%) Python
3 32 (14.61%) Java
4 27 (12.33%) Shell Script
5 23 (10.50%) Bash Shell
6 15 (6.85%) SQL
7 12 (5.48%) C-shell
7 12 (5.48%) Ruby
8 11 (5.02%) Korn
9 9 (4.11%) C
10 6 (2.74%) C#
10 6 (2.74%) Clojure
11 5 (2.28%) Bourne shell
11 5 (2.28%) VB
12 4 (1.83%) PHP
12 4 (1.83%) SystemTap
13 3 (1.37%) C++
13 3 (1.37%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.37%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 37 (16.89%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.22%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (5.02%) Degree
6 4 (1.83%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.46%) AAT
7 1 (0.46%) CCDP
7 1 (0.46%) CCIE
7 1 (0.46%) CCNP
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CISSP
7 1 (0.46%) CLAS
7 1 (0.46%) RHCE
7 1 (0.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.02%) SLA
2 8 (3.65%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.22%) Virtual Servers
3 15 (6.85%) vSphere
4 14 (6.39%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.57%) Docker
6 8 (3.65%) KVM
7 6 (2.74%) NFS
7 6 (2.74%) Samba
7 6 (2.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.83%) GPFS
8 4 (1.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.37%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.91%) iptables
10 2 (0.91%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.91%) Squid
10 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.46%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 43 (19.63%) Puppet
2 27 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (7.31%) Ansible
4 14 (6.39%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (3.20%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (1.83%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.83%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.83%) yum
7 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.37%) Nagios
8 2 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.46%) Ambari
9 1 (0.46%) Nessus
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.46%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 75 (34.25%) Red Hat
2 50 (22.83%) Oracle
3 47 (21.46%) HP
3 47 (21.46%) VMware
4 25 (11.42%) Atlassian
5 19 (8.68%) Microsoft
6 15 (6.85%) Cisco
6 15 (6.85%) Sun
7 14 (6.39%) IBM
7 14 (6.39%) Veritas
8 12 (5.48%) NetApp
9 11 (5.02%) ServiceNow
10 10 (4.57%) Splunk
11 6 (2.74%) Citrix
12 5 (2.28%) Symantec
13 4 (1.83%) Bloomberg
13 4 (1.83%) EMC
13 4 (1.83%) Juniper
13 4 (1.83%) Reuters
13 4 (1.83%) TOWER Software
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