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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 523 563 509
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 99 79 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 42 63
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.20% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -
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
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -14 45 £600 +44.57% 14
North East - 30 £275 - 1
South West +16 9 £375 +25.00% 2
South East +7 8 £375 -6.25% 5
East of England +3 5 £300 -14.28% 1
North West +13 1 £425 +157.57% 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Unix Engineer
UK

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 259 (100.00%) Unix
2 207 (79.92%) Linux
3 98 (37.84%) Solaris
4 85 (32.82%) Red Hat
5 83 (32.05%) Perl
6 77 (29.73%) Oracle
7 69 (26.64%) Security Cleared
8 67 (25.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 66 (25.48%) DevOps
10 61 (23.55%) HP
11 59 (22.78%) Puppet
12 52 (20.08%) SC Cleared
13 51 (19.69%) SAN
14 49 (18.92%) Java
15 47 (18.15%) Finance
16 46 (17.76%) Apache
17 45 (17.37%) Python
17 45 (17.37%) AIX
18 44 (16.99%) Windows
18 44 (16.99%) VMware
19 41 (15.83%) ITIL
19 41 (15.83%) Shell Script
20 40 (15.44%) DNS
21 36 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
22 35 (13.51%) Bash Shell
23 33 (12.74%) DV Cleared
23 33 (12.74%) HPUX
24 29 (11.20%) Middleware
24 29 (11.20%) Virtual Servers
25 28 (10.81%) Oracle Linux

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 46 (17.76%) Apache
2 25 (9.65%) WebLogic
3 17 (6.56%) Confluence
4 16 (6.18%) JBoss
5 15 (5.79%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.47%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.70%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.16%) IIS
9 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.77%) iPlanet
10 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.39%) nginx
11 1 (0.39%) SAS
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.93%) OpenShift
2 4 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 51 (19.69%) SAN
2 40 (15.44%) DNS
3 28 (10.81%) WAN
4 27 (10.42%) TCP/IP
5 25 (9.65%) Firewall
6 24 (9.27%) LDAP
7 15 (5.79%) iSCSI
8 12 (4.63%) DHCP
8 12 (4.63%) LAN
9 11 (4.25%) SSH
9 11 (4.25%) SSL
9 11 (4.25%) VPN
10 6 (2.32%) OpenLDAP
11 5 (1.93%) Internet
11 5 (1.93%) SMTP
12 4 (1.54%) HTTP
12 4 (1.54%) NAS
13 3 (1.16%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.16%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.41%) MySQL
2 7 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.93%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.77%) Big Data
5 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.39%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 25 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.72%) JIRA
3 19 (7.34%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.79%) Subversion
5 12 (4.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (4.63%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.86%) SonarQube
7 8 (3.09%) Vagrant
8 6 (2.32%) ClearCase
8 6 (2.32%) FishEye
9 5 (1.93%) Maven
9 5 (1.93%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.77%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.39%) Automake
11 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.39%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.39%) Facilita Forecast
11 1 (0.39%) Gradle
11 1 (0.39%) Selenium
11 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (18.15%) Finance
2 28 (10.81%) Banking
3 10 (3.86%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Electronics
7 2 (0.77%) Front Office
7 2 (0.77%) Legal
7 2 (0.77%) Marketing
7 2 (0.77%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.20%) Middleware
2 8 (3.09%) LAMP
3 6 (2.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (1.93%) STL
4 5 (1.93%) Web Services
4 5 (1.93%) XML
5 4 (1.54%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.16%) J2EE
6 3 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.77%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.77%) Swing
8 1 (0.39%) HTML
8 1 (0.39%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.39%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.39%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.39%) REST
8 1 (0.39%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.63%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.63%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.47%) Clustering
3 9 (3.47%) HACMP
4 5 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.93%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.54%) PKI
6 3 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.16%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (0.77%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.77%) NHS
7 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.39%) Biology
8 1 (0.39%) Derivative
8 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.39%) Replication
8 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 259 (100.00%) Unix
2 207 (79.92%) Linux
3 98 (37.84%) Solaris
4 67 (25.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (17.37%) AIX
6 44 (16.99%) Windows
7 33 (12.74%) HPUX
8 28 (10.81%) Oracle Linux
9 18 (6.95%) Windows Server
10 11 (4.25%) CentOS
11 10 (3.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (2.70%) SUSE
13 5 (1.93%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.16%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.39%) Debian
15 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.48%) DevOps
2 41 (15.83%) ITIL
3 36 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (8.88%) Configuration Management
4 23 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (8.88%) Virtual Environments
5 20 (7.72%) Incident Management
6 17 (6.56%) Open Source
6 17 (6.56%) Service Management
7 16 (6.18%) Service Delivery
7 16 (6.18%) Unit Testing
8 14 (5.41%) Migration
9 13 (5.02%) Change Management
9 13 (5.02%) High Availability
10 12 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (4.25%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.86%) Release Management
12 10 (3.86%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (3.86%) Validation
13 9 (3.47%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.05%) Perl
2 49 (18.92%) Java
3 45 (17.37%) Python
4 41 (15.83%) Shell Script
5 35 (13.51%) Bash Shell
6 26 (10.04%) Korn
7 25 (9.65%) SQL
8 17 (6.56%) C-shell
9 13 (5.02%) Ruby
10 10 (3.86%) C
11 7 (2.70%) Clojure
12 6 (2.32%) C++
12 6 (2.32%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.93%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.93%) PHP
14 4 (1.54%) C#
14 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.77%) VB
16 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (26.64%) Security Cleared
2 52 (20.08%) SC Cleared
3 33 (12.74%) DV Cleared
4 17 (6.56%) Degree
5 13 (5.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (3.09%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (0.77%) RHCA
7 2 (0.77%) RHCE
8 1 (0.39%) AAT
8 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) PhD
8 1 (0.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.63%) SLA
2 8 (3.09%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.77%) QA
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.39%) MiFID
6 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (11.20%) Virtual Servers
2 25 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.34%) vSphere
4 18 (6.95%) Active Directory
5 16 (6.18%) Samba
6 12 (4.63%) Docker
7 11 (4.25%) NFS
7 11 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.09%) GPFS
9 7 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.93%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (1.16%) DFS Replication
13 3 (1.16%) iptables
13 3 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.77%) KVM
14 2 (0.77%) Squid
15 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 59 (22.78%) Puppet
2 25 (9.65%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (8.88%) HP Data Protector
4 14 (5.41%) Ansible
5 8 (3.09%) yum
6 7 (2.70%) Nagios
7 6 (2.32%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (1.93%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.77%) Graylog
10 2 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.77%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.39%) Ambari
11 1 (0.39%) Cacti
11 1 (0.39%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.39%) Icinga
11 1 (0.39%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 85 (32.82%) Red Hat
2 77 (29.73%) Oracle
3 61 (23.55%) HP
4 44 (16.99%) VMware
5 22 (8.49%) Atlassian
6 21 (8.11%) IBM
7 19 (7.34%) Microsoft
8 15 (5.79%) ServiceNow
9 12 (4.63%) NetApp
10 11 (4.25%) Veritas
11 10 (3.86%) Splunk
12 9 (3.47%) Cisco
13 7 (2.70%) Sun
13 7 (2.70%) Symantec
14 5 (1.93%) CA
14 5 (1.93%) EMC
15 4 (1.54%) Citrix
15 4 (1.54%) Informatica
15 4 (1.54%) Pega
15 4 (1.54%) TOWER Software
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