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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 460 544 523
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 159 82 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 39 48
Median daily rate £400 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £292 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £291
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +34.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.83 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.64%
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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +29 60 £509 +1.75% 7
South East +33 39 £390 -24.81% 4
North East -18 38 £313 +10.81% 2
South West +8 9 £385 - 1
North West -10 5 £375 -25.00% 4
West Midlands - 5 £500 -
East of England +14 2 £350 - 1
Yorkshire -13 1 £375 -6.25%
Unix Engineer
UK

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 292 (100.00%) Unix
2 229 (78.42%) Linux
3 95 (32.53%) Solaris
4 94 (32.19%) Red Hat
5 88 (30.14%) Perl
6 83 (28.42%) Security Cleared
7 80 (27.40%) Oracle
8 69 (23.63%) HP
9 68 (23.29%) SC Cleared
10 66 (22.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 64 (21.92%) DevOps
12 63 (21.58%) SAN
13 60 (20.55%) Puppet
14 56 (19.18%) Finance
15 53 (18.15%) Apache
16 52 (17.81%) AIX
17 45 (15.41%) Java
18 42 (14.38%) SQL
18 42 (14.38%) ITIL
18 42 (14.38%) Python
19 39 (13.36%) Configuration Management
20 36 (12.33%) HPUX
21 35 (11.99%) DNS
21 35 (11.99%) VMware
22 34 (11.64%) Shell Script
23 33 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
23 33 (11.30%) Bash Shell
24 32 (10.96%) DV Cleared
24 32 (10.96%) Oracle Linux
24 32 (10.96%) Middleware

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 53 (18.15%) Apache
2 26 (8.90%) WebLogic
3 25 (8.56%) JBoss
4 12 (4.11%) Confluence
5 10 (3.42%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.08%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.05%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.68%) IIS
9 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.68%) nginx
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.34%) Jetty
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) HipChat
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.37%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.03%) PaaS
4 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (21.58%) SAN
2 35 (11.99%) DNS
3 30 (10.27%) LDAP
3 30 (10.27%) WAN
4 26 (8.90%) Firewall
5 25 (8.56%) TCP/IP
6 18 (6.16%) VPN
7 16 (5.48%) LAN
8 11 (3.77%) iSCSI
9 7 (2.40%) SSH
10 6 (2.05%) DHCP
10 6 (2.05%) Internet
10 6 (2.05%) OpenLDAP
10 6 (2.05%) SSL
11 5 (1.71%) NAS
12 4 (1.37%) SMTP
13 3 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.03%) HTTP
14 2 (0.68%) IMAP
14 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.42%) DB2
2 8 (2.74%) MySQL
3 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.34%) DataStage
6 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.79%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.79%) JIRA
3 11 (3.77%) Subversion
4 8 (2.74%) Maven
5 7 (2.40%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.71%) FishEye
7 5 (1.71%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.37%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.03%) Ant
9 3 (1.03%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.68%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.68%) CppUnit
10 2 (0.68%) GoogleTest
10 2 (0.68%) NUnit
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.68%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.68%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 56 (19.18%) Finance
2 28 (9.59%) Banking
3 8 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.05%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.71%) Electronics
6 5 (1.71%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Front Office
7 2 (0.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.96%) Middleware
2 18 (6.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 18 (6.16%) STL
3 11 (3.77%) Web Services
4 7 (2.40%) XML
5 4 (1.37%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.03%) LAMP
6 3 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.68%) .NET
7 2 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.68%) HTML
7 2 (0.68%) J2EE
7 2 (0.68%) MCollective
7 2 (0.68%) Motif
7 2 (0.68%) Swing
8 1 (0.34%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.34%) jQuery
8 1 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.53%) HACMP
2 19 (6.51%) Clustering
3 15 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.05%) User Experience
6 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.37%) NHS
7 3 (1.03%) Derivative
7 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.68%) CMDB
8 2 (0.68%) FMCG
8 2 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.68%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.34%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.34%) Life Science
9 1 (0.34%) PKI
9 1 (0.34%) Replication
9 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 292 (100.00%) Unix
2 229 (78.42%) Linux
3 95 (32.53%) Solaris
4 66 (22.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (17.81%) AIX
6 36 (12.33%) HPUX
7 32 (10.96%) Oracle Linux
8 26 (8.90%) Windows
9 9 (3.08%) Windows Server
10 7 (2.40%) CentOS
11 6 (2.05%) SUSE
11 6 (2.05%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.34%) Debian
15 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.92%) DevOps
2 42 (14.38%) ITIL
3 39 (13.36%) Configuration Management
4 33 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (10.27%) Virtual Environments
6 29 (9.93%) High Availability
7 23 (7.88%) Service Management
8 22 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (7.53%) Open Source
9 20 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (6.85%) Multithreading
10 19 (6.51%) Incident Management
11 18 (6.16%) Software Engineering
12 17 (5.82%) Migration
13 15 (5.14%) ITIL V3
14 14 (4.79%) Project Management
15 13 (4.45%) Unit Testing
15 13 (4.45%) Validation
15 13 (4.45%) Workflow
16 11 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 88 (30.14%) Perl
2 45 (15.41%) Java
3 42 (14.38%) Python
3 42 (14.38%) SQL
4 34 (11.64%) Shell Script
5 33 (11.30%) Bash Shell
6 25 (8.56%) C
7 23 (7.88%) Korn
8 20 (6.85%) C++
9 13 (4.45%) C-shell
10 11 (3.77%) Ruby
11 7 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.71%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.37%) PHP
14 3 (1.03%) Clojure
15 1 (0.34%) ANSI SQL
15 1 (0.34%) Uniface
15 1 (0.34%) VB
15 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (28.42%) Security Cleared
2 68 (23.29%) SC Cleared
3 32 (10.96%) DV Cleared
4 14 (4.79%) Degree
4 14 (4.79%) IBM AIX Certification
5 3 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.03%) RHCA
5 3 (1.03%) RHCE
6 2 (0.68%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) AAT
7 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.71%) SLA
2 4 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.03%) QA
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) MiFID
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (10.62%) Virtual Servers
2 22 (7.53%) NFS
3 20 (6.85%) vSphere
4 16 (5.48%) Samba
4 16 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (4.79%) GPFS
5 14 (4.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 11 (3.77%) Active Directory
7 8 (2.74%) Docker
7 8 (2.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.71%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.37%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.34%) iptables
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.34%) Postfix
12 1 (0.34%) Squid
Systems Management
1 60 (20.55%) Puppet
2 27 (9.25%) HP Data Protector
3 18 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.45%) Ansible
4 13 (4.45%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (2.40%) Nagios
6 6 (2.05%) yum
7 5 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.37%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (1.03%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.68%) FreeIPA
10 2 (0.68%) Graylog
10 2 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.68%) Icinga
10 2 (0.68%) Linux-HA
10 2 (0.68%) OpenView
10 2 (0.68%) SELinux
10 2 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 94 (32.19%) Red Hat
2 80 (27.40%) Oracle
3 69 (23.63%) HP
4 35 (11.99%) VMware
5 29 (9.93%) IBM
6 22 (7.53%) Veritas
7 14 (4.79%) ServiceNow
8 13 (4.45%) NetApp
9 12 (4.11%) Atlassian
9 12 (4.11%) Pega
10 11 (3.77%) Cisco
10 11 (3.77%) Splunk
11 10 (3.42%) webMethods
12 7 (2.40%) SAP
13 6 (2.05%) Microsoft
13 6 (2.05%) Sun
14 5 (1.71%) Symantec
15 4 (1.37%) EMC
15 4 (1.37%) New Relic
16 3 (1.03%) Dell
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