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 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 493 541 511
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 136 74 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 41 50
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £337 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.82% +12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +22.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +27.35%
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
47309 49013 46162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31699 28498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1424 1848 1899
Median hourly rate £17.31 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +12 53 £588 +20.51% 4
North East -13 35 £292 +3.54%
South East +22 32 £398 -27.72% 6
South West +8 7 £420 +40.00%
West Midlands - 5 £500 -
North West -4 3 £375 +127.27% 2
East of England +19 1 £350 -
Unix Engineer
UK

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Unix
2 218 (75.96%) Linux
3 102 (35.54%) Solaris
4 99 (34.49%) Red Hat
5 88 (30.66%) Perl
6 74 (25.78%) Oracle
7 68 (23.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 67 (23.34%) Security Cleared
8 67 (23.34%) DevOps
9 66 (23.00%) HP
10 61 (21.25%) Puppet
11 58 (20.21%) Apache
12 57 (19.86%) SAN
12 57 (19.86%) Finance
13 55 (19.16%) SC Cleared
14 49 (17.07%) Java
15 48 (16.72%) AIX
16 46 (16.03%) Python
17 43 (14.98%) ITIL
18 38 (13.24%) SQL
19 35 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
20 34 (11.85%) Banking
20 34 (11.85%) VMware
20 34 (11.85%) Windows
20 34 (11.85%) Shell Script
20 34 (11.85%) Bash Shell
21 33 (11.50%) DNS
22 31 (10.80%) HPUX
22 31 (10.80%) WAN
23 29 (10.10%) LDAP

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 58 (20.21%) Apache
2 27 (9.41%) WebLogic
3 23 (8.01%) JBoss
4 15 (5.23%) Confluence
5 10 (3.48%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.14%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.79%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.70%) nginx
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.35%) IIS
10 1 (0.35%) Jetty
10 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) HipChat
1 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.74%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.39%) PaaS
4 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (19.86%) SAN
2 33 (11.50%) DNS
3 31 (10.80%) WAN
4 29 (10.10%) LDAP
5 23 (8.01%) Firewall
6 22 (7.67%) TCP/IP
7 17 (5.92%) VPN
8 16 (5.57%) LAN
9 12 (4.18%) iSCSI
10 8 (2.79%) SSH
11 7 (2.44%) Internet
12 6 (2.09%) DHCP
12 6 (2.09%) OpenLDAP
12 6 (2.09%) SSL
13 5 (1.74%) NAS
14 4 (1.39%) SMTP
15 3 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (1.05%) Kerberos
16 2 (0.70%) Network Security
16 2 (0.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.83%) MySQL
2 10 (3.48%) DB2
3 3 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.35%) Big Data
5 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.35%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (7.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.57%) JIRA
3 15 (5.23%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.83%) Subversion
5 9 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (3.14%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.44%) SonarQube
7 6 (2.09%) FishEye
7 6 (2.09%) Maven
8 5 (1.74%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.39%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.05%) StarTeam
11 2 (0.70%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.35%) Automake
12 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.35%) CppUnit
12 1 (0.35%) Facilita Forecast
12 1 (0.35%) GitLab
12 1 (0.35%) Gradle
12 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 57 (19.86%) Finance
2 34 (11.85%) Banking
3 10 (3.48%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.14%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.74%) Electronics
7 5 (1.74%) Marketing
8 2 (0.70%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.10%) Middleware
2 15 (5.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (4.88%) STL
4 7 (2.44%) XML
5 5 (1.74%) LAMP
5 5 (1.74%) Web Services
6 3 (1.05%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.70%) J2EE
7 2 (0.70%) Swing
8 1 (0.35%) .NET
8 1 (0.35%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.35%) HTML
8 1 (0.35%) JSON
8 1 (0.35%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.35%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.35%) RESTful
8 1 (0.35%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.92%) Clustering
2 14 (4.88%) HACMP
3 9 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.39%) NHS
7 3 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.05%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.70%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.70%) CMDB
8 2 (0.70%) FMCG
8 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.35%) DataPower
9 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.35%) HP Superdome
9 1 (0.35%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 287 (100.00%) Unix
2 218 (75.96%) Linux
3 102 (35.54%) Solaris
4 68 (23.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (16.72%) AIX
6 34 (11.85%) Windows
7 31 (10.80%) HPUX
8 25 (8.71%) Oracle Linux
9 14 (4.88%) Windows Server
10 7 (2.44%) CentOS
11 6 (2.09%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.74%) SUSE
12 5 (1.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.35%) Debian
14 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.34%) DevOps
2 43 (14.98%) ITIL
3 35 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.10%) Configuration Management
5 27 (9.41%) Incident Management
6 24 (8.36%) Service Management
7 23 (8.01%) High Availability
7 23 (8.01%) Virtual Environments
8 19 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (6.27%) Open Source
10 16 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.57%) Migration
10 16 (5.57%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.88%) Multithreading
11 14 (4.88%) Service Delivery
11 14 (4.88%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.18%) Validation
13 10 (3.48%) ITIL V3
13 10 (3.48%) Workflow
14 9 (3.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (30.66%) Perl
2 49 (17.07%) Java
3 46 (16.03%) Python
4 38 (13.24%) SQL
5 34 (11.85%) Bash Shell
5 34 (11.85%) Shell Script
6 25 (8.71%) Korn
7 19 (6.62%) C
8 15 (5.23%) C++
8 15 (5.23%) C-shell
9 11 (3.83%) Ruby
10 6 (2.09%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.09%) PHP
10 6 (2.09%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.39%) Clojure
11 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.70%) VB
13 1 (0.35%) C#
13 1 (0.35%) Scala
13 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (23.34%) Security Cleared
2 55 (19.16%) SC Cleared
3 27 (9.41%) DV Cleared
4 14 (4.88%) Degree
5 10 (3.48%) IBM AIX Certification
6 9 (3.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.05%) RHCA
7 3 (1.05%) RHCE
8 2 (0.70%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) AAT
9 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.14%) SLA
2 7 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.70%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) MiFID
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (9.41%) Virtual Servers
2 20 (6.97%) vSphere
3 19 (6.62%) NFS
4 17 (5.92%) Samba
5 16 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (3.83%) Docker
8 10 (3.48%) GPFS
8 10 (3.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (3.14%) Active Directory
10 6 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.74%) Sendmail
11 5 (1.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.70%) iptables
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.35%) RHEV
14 1 (0.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 61 (21.25%) Puppet
2 22 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (6.97%) HP Data Protector
4 14 (4.88%) Ansible
5 13 (4.53%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (2.44%) Nagios
7 6 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.74%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.74%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (1.74%) yum
9 2 (0.70%) FreeIPA
9 2 (0.70%) Graylog
9 2 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.70%) Icinga
9 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.70%) Linux-HA
9 2 (0.70%) OpenView
9 2 (0.70%) SELinux
9 2 (0.70%) Terraform
9 2 (0.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 99 (34.49%) Red Hat
2 74 (25.78%) Oracle
3 66 (23.00%) HP
4 34 (11.85%) VMware
5 25 (8.71%) IBM
6 20 (6.97%) ServiceNow
7 18 (6.27%) Veritas
8 16 (5.57%) Atlassian
9 15 (5.23%) NetApp
10 14 (4.88%) Microsoft
11 11 (3.83%) Cisco
12 10 (3.48%) Pega
13 9 (3.14%) Splunk
14 8 (2.79%) webMethods
15 7 (2.44%) SAP
15 7 (2.44%) Sun
16 6 (2.09%) Symantec
17 5 (1.74%) CA
17 5 (1.74%) EMC
18 3 (1.05%) Informatica
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Reuben Chase
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