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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
UK / England
Rank 456 498 505
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 109 108 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 79 67
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £47.00 £34.31 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.97% +10.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.31 £31.15
% change year-on-year
- +10.15%

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
39224 44183 43962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.93% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25749 28478 28133
Median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1333 1606 1775
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +60 79 £475 - 9
South East -24 7 £375 -6.25% 6
South West +21 6 £300 -25.00% 3
North East -7 6 £330 +11.86%
North West +25 5 £375 +21.45% 3
Yorkshire +15 4 £300 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -7 1 £300 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Unix Engineer
UK

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Unix
2 162 (77.51%) Linux
3 83 (39.71%) Red Hat
4 78 (37.32%) Solaris
5 67 (32.06%) Perl
6 62 (29.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (29.19%) Python
8 58 (27.75%) VMware
9 56 (26.79%) Puppet
10 52 (24.88%) Finance
11 43 (20.57%) Shell Script
12 41 (19.62%) DevOps
13 39 (18.66%) Windows
14 38 (18.18%) Banking
15 37 (17.70%) Oracle
15 37 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (17.22%) AIX
17 34 (16.27%) Bash Shell
18 33 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (15.31%) HP
19 32 (15.31%) Security Cleared
20 31 (14.83%) Opscode Chef
20 31 (14.83%) Configuration Management
21 29 (13.88%) DNS
21 29 (13.88%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (13.40%) Ansible
23 25 (11.96%) SAN
24 24 (11.48%) SQL
24 24 (11.48%) SC Cleared
25 23 (11.00%) Java

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 14 (6.70%) Apache
2 12 (5.74%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.31%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.83%) Confluence
5 7 (3.35%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.39%) JBoss
7 5 (2.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.91%) IIS
9 3 (1.44%) iPlanet
9 3 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.48%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.48%) SAS
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.44%) Slack
4 2 (0.96%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.88%) DNS
2 25 (11.96%) SAN
3 22 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 21 (10.05%) Firewall
5 17 (8.13%) LDAP
6 10 (4.78%) SSL
7 9 (4.31%) SNMP
8 8 (3.83%) DHCP
9 7 (3.35%) SSH
10 6 (2.87%) Internet
10 6 (2.87%) Multicast
11 5 (2.39%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.39%) NAS
12 4 (1.91%) WAN
13 3 (1.44%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.44%) HTTP
14 2 (0.96%) FTP
14 2 (0.96%) LAN
14 2 (0.96%) SMTP
15 1 (0.48%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (4.78%) MySQL
3 7 (3.35%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.44%) DB2
6 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.44%) Redis
7 2 (0.96%) Big Data
7 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 17 (8.13%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.70%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.22%) Subversion
4 11 (5.26%) JIRA
5 9 (4.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (4.31%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.39%) Selenium
6 5 (2.39%) SonarQube
6 5 (2.39%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.91%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.96%) CppUnit
9 2 (0.96%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.48%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.48%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.48%) Introscope
10 1 (0.48%) jMock
10 1 (0.48%) MSI
10 1 (0.48%) NUnit
General
1 52 (24.88%) Finance
2 38 (18.18%) Banking
3 7 (3.35%) Retail
4 4 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.13%) Middleware
2 6 (2.87%) ELK Stack
3 5 (2.39%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.44%) J2EE
4 3 (1.44%) LAMP
4 3 (1.44%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.96%) Flash
5 2 (0.96%) REST
5 2 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.48%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.48%) COM
6 1 (0.48%) JSON
6 1 (0.48%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.48%) RESTful
6 1 (0.48%) SOAP
6 1 (0.48%) Web Services
6 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.22%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.31%) Clustering
4 8 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.39%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.39%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (1.91%) HACMP
8 3 (1.44%) PKI
8 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.96%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.96%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.96%) NHS
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Exalogic
9 2 (0.96%) RIA
9 2 (0.96%) Tandem
10 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 209 (100.00%) Unix
2 162 (77.51%) Linux
3 78 (37.32%) Solaris
4 62 (29.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (18.66%) Windows
6 36 (17.22%) AIX
7 21 (10.05%) Windows Server
8 16 (7.66%) SUSE
9 12 (5.74%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (5.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 11 (5.26%) CentOS
11 8 (3.83%) FreeBSD
12 6 (2.87%) HPUX
13 4 (1.91%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.44%) SmartOS
14 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.62%) DevOps
2 33 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.83%) Configuration Management
4 29 (13.88%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (11.00%) ITIL
6 15 (7.18%) High Availability
6 15 (7.18%) Open Source
7 14 (6.70%) Change Management
8 13 (6.22%) Migration
9 11 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.31%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.31%) OO
10 9 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.31%) Service Management
11 8 (3.83%) ITSM
11 8 (3.83%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.83%) Low Latency
12 7 (3.35%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (3.35%) ITIL V3
12 7 (3.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.06%) Perl
2 61 (29.19%) Python
3 43 (20.57%) Shell Script
4 34 (16.27%) Bash Shell
5 24 (11.48%) SQL
6 23 (11.00%) Java
7 16 (7.66%) Ruby
8 9 (4.31%) C
8 9 (4.31%) Korn
9 7 (3.35%) C-shell
9 7 (3.35%) tcsh
10 6 (2.87%) C++
11 5 (2.39%) Bourne shell
11 5 (2.39%) C#
11 5 (2.39%) Clojure
11 5 (2.39%) PHP
11 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.39%) VB
12 4 (1.91%) SystemTap
13 3 (1.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (15.31%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.26%) Degree
4 10 (4.78%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.91%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.48%) CCDP
7 1 (0.48%) CCIE
7 1 (0.48%) CCNP
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.48%) CISSP
7 1 (0.48%) CLAS
7 1 (0.48%) RHCE
7 1 (0.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.87%) SLA
2 4 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.91%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.96%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.61%) vSphere
3 16 (7.66%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (4.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (4.31%) Docker
6 9 (4.31%) Samba
7 8 (3.83%) KVM
8 6 (2.87%) NFS
8 6 (2.87%) Snort
9 5 (2.39%) GPFS
9 5 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.91%) VirtualBox
11 3 (1.44%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.44%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.96%) iptables
12 2 (0.96%) Squid
13 1 (0.48%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 56 (26.79%) Puppet
2 31 (14.83%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (13.40%) Ansible
4 16 (7.66%) Nagios
5 12 (5.74%) Oracle ZFS
6 10 (4.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (3.35%) Zenoss
8 6 (2.87%) Kibana
8 6 (2.87%) logstash
8 6 (2.87%) SmokePing
9 5 (2.39%) yum
10 4 (1.91%) BladeLogic
10 4 (1.91%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.44%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.44%) OpenNMS
12 2 (0.96%) HP SiteScope
12 2 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (39.71%) Red Hat
2 58 (27.75%) VMware
3 37 (17.70%) Oracle
4 32 (15.31%) HP
5 22 (10.53%) Atlassian
6 20 (9.57%) Veritas
7 18 (8.61%) Cisco
7 18 (8.61%) IBM
8 15 (7.18%) Sun
9 13 (6.22%) Microsoft
10 11 (5.26%) NetApp
10 11 (5.26%) Splunk
11 6 (2.87%) Citrix
12 5 (2.39%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.91%) Bloomberg
13 4 (1.91%) Google
13 4 (1.91%) Juniper
13 4 (1.91%) Reuters
13 4 (1.91%) Symantec
13 4 (1.91%) TOWER Software
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