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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
UK / England
Rank 465 490 532
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 112 99 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 48
Median daily rate £453 £398 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.83% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £47.00 £36.31 £35.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.43% +2.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.31 £35.58
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +71 84 £475 +35.71% 8
South East -5 7 £315 -25.88% 3
North West +23 6 £425 - 3
South West +1 5 £300 -14.28% 1
Yorkshire +23 4 £400 +25.00% 1
North East -23 4 £513 +81.41%
West Midlands +1 1 £300 -25.46% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Unix Engineer
UK

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Unix
2 172 (78.90%) Linux
3 97 (44.50%) Red Hat
4 82 (37.61%) Solaris
5 71 (32.57%) Python
6 70 (32.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 65 (29.82%) Perl
8 60 (27.52%) Puppet
9 58 (26.61%) Finance
10 53 (24.31%) VMware
11 46 (21.10%) Shell Script
11 46 (21.10%) DevOps
12 44 (20.18%) Bash Shell
12 44 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (20.18%) Banking
13 41 (18.81%) Security Cleared
14 39 (17.89%) Windows
15 38 (17.43%) Configuration Management
16 37 (16.97%) Oracle
16 37 (16.97%) Ansible
17 35 (16.06%) AIX
18 32 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
18 32 (14.68%) SC Cleared
19 30 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
20 29 (13.30%) Opscode Chef
20 29 (13.30%) HP
21 28 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
22 27 (12.39%) Java
23 25 (11.47%) DNS
23 25 (11.47%) Jenkins

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 12 (5.50%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.59%) Confluence
2 10 (4.59%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.67%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.75%) Apache
5 6 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.75%) JBoss
6 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.38%) iPlanet
7 3 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.46%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
2 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.83%) Slack
4 3 (1.38%) GitHub
4 3 (1.38%) Trello
5 1 (0.46%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.47%) DNS
2 24 (11.01%) SAN
3 22 (10.09%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.80%) Firewall
5 15 (6.88%) LDAP
6 8 (3.67%) DHCP
6 8 (3.67%) SSL
7 7 (3.21%) NAS
7 7 (3.21%) SNMP
8 6 (2.75%) Multicast
9 4 (1.83%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.83%) Internet
9 4 (1.83%) SSH
10 3 (1.38%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.92%) FTP
11 2 (0.92%) HTTP
12 1 (0.46%) ADSL
12 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.46%) LAN
12 1 (0.46%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (4.13%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.21%) DB2
2 7 (3.21%) MySQL
2 7 (3.21%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.83%) Redis
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 25 (11.47%) Jenkins
2 17 (7.80%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.96%) JIRA
4 12 (5.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (5.05%) Subversion
6 8 (3.67%) Selenium
7 7 (3.21%) GitLab
7 7 (3.21%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.83%) JUnit
8 4 (1.83%) MSI
9 3 (1.38%) Ant
9 3 (1.38%) Concordion
9 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.38%) JBehave
9 3 (1.38%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.38%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.92%) Maven
11 1 (0.46%) Introscope
11 1 (0.46%) NUnit
General
1 58 (26.61%) Finance
2 44 (20.18%) Banking
3 8 (3.67%) Retail
4 6 (2.75%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Front Office
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.96%) Middleware
2 8 (3.67%) Software Packaging
3 6 (2.75%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (1.83%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.38%) J2EE
6 2 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.92%) Flash
6 2 (0.92%) REST
6 2 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.46%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.46%) COM
7 1 (0.46%) RESTful
7 1 (0.46%) SOAP
7 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.67%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.75%) Clustering
5 5 (2.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (1.83%) HACMP
6 4 (1.83%) Wiki
7 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.92%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.92%) NHS
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle Exalogic
8 2 (0.92%) RIA
8 2 (0.92%) Symmetrix
8 2 (0.92%) Tandem
9 1 (0.46%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 218 (100.00%) Unix
2 172 (78.90%) Linux
3 82 (37.61%) Solaris
4 70 (32.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (17.89%) Windows
6 35 (16.06%) AIX
7 23 (10.55%) Windows Server
8 21 (9.63%) SUSE
9 14 (6.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 13 (5.96%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (3.67%) FreeBSD
12 6 (2.75%) CentOS
13 4 (1.83%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.83%) SmartOS
13 4 (1.83%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.92%) HPUX
14 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.46%) VMS
15 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.10%) DevOps
2 44 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (17.43%) Configuration Management
4 32 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (9.63%) ITIL
6 18 (8.26%) Open Source
7 14 (6.42%) Change Management
7 14 (6.42%) High Availability
8 10 (4.59%) Build Automation
8 10 (4.59%) Change Control
8 10 (4.59%) ITSM
8 10 (4.59%) Low Latency
8 10 (4.59%) Migration
8 10 (4.59%) Service Management
9 9 (4.13%) ITIL V3
9 9 (4.13%) SDLC
10 8 (3.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (3.67%) Load Balancing
10 8 (3.67%) OO
10 8 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 71 (32.57%) Python
2 65 (29.82%) Perl
3 46 (21.10%) Shell Script
4 44 (20.18%) Bash Shell
5 27 (12.39%) Java
6 23 (10.55%) SQL
7 15 (6.88%) Ruby
8 12 (5.50%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.13%) C
10 8 (3.67%) Bourne shell
10 8 (3.67%) C-shell
11 7 (3.21%) Korn
11 7 (3.21%) tcsh
12 6 (2.75%) C++
13 5 (2.29%) PHP
14 4 (1.83%) C#
14 4 (1.83%) Groovy
14 4 (1.83%) SystemTap
14 4 (1.83%) VB
15 3 (1.38%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 41 (18.81%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.13%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.21%) Degree
5 5 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.83%) IBM AIX Certification
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.59%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.83%) MiFID
3 3 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.38%) EMIR
3 3 (1.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 30 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.72%) vSphere
3 13 (5.96%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.96%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (4.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (3.67%) KVM
6 7 (3.21%) Docker
6 7 (3.21%) Samba
6 7 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.75%) NFS
7 6 (2.75%) Snort
8 5 (2.29%) GPFS
8 5 (2.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (1.83%) VirtualBox
9 4 (1.83%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.92%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.46%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.46%) SRDF
11 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (27.52%) Puppet
2 37 (16.97%) Ansible
3 29 (13.30%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (7.34%) Nagios
5 11 (5.05%) Oracle ZFS
6 10 (4.59%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (3.67%) yum
7 8 (3.67%) Zenoss
8 6 (2.75%) Kibana
8 6 (2.75%) logstash
8 6 (2.75%) SmokePing
8 6 (2.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (2.29%) Dollar Universe
9 5 (2.29%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.83%) BladeLogic
10 4 (1.83%) OpenNMS
11 2 (0.92%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 97 (44.50%) Red Hat
2 53 (24.31%) VMware
3 37 (16.97%) Oracle
4 29 (13.30%) HP
5 24 (11.01%) Atlassian
6 22 (10.09%) IBM
7 21 (9.63%) Veritas
8 18 (8.26%) Cisco
8 18 (8.26%) Sun
9 11 (5.05%) Splunk
10 10 (4.59%) SolarWinds
11 9 (4.13%) TIBCO
12 8 (3.67%) NetApp
13 5 (2.29%) Google
13 5 (2.29%) Microsoft
14 4 (1.83%) Bloomberg
14 4 (1.83%) Juniper
14 4 (1.83%) Reuters
14 4 (1.83%) TOWER Software
15 3 (1.38%) EMC
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