The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Unix Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Specialist
UK / England
Rank 559 599 582
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 15 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.025% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.026% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 11
Median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £394 £321
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39084 45330 45191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.08% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25688 29596 28242
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 £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1379 1518 1795
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 £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Unix Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Unix Specialist in the job title.

Unix Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unix Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Specialist across the England region.

Unix Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Unix Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Unix Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unix Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Specialist across the England region.

Unix Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unix Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
South East +26 7 £419 +4.68% 1
London +21 3 £625 +66.66%
North West - 3 £425 -
Yorkshire +22 2 £404 -
Unix Specialist
UK

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Unix Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Unix
2 23 (71.88%) Linux
3 16 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (28.13%) AIX
6 8 (25.00%) Solaris
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
7 7 (21.88%) Banking
7 7 (21.88%) VMware
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) SAN
8 6 (18.75%) Veritas
8 6 (18.75%) Puppet
9 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (15.63%) SUSE
9 5 (15.63%) Degree
9 5 (15.63%) Perl
9 5 (15.63%) JBoss
9 5 (15.63%) SLA
10 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (12.50%) Cobbler
10 4 (12.50%) DevOps
10 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
11 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
11 3 (9.38%) Regulatory Compliance
11 3 (9.38%) CyberArk
11 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure

Unix Specialist 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 5 (15.63%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Liferay
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.13%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) LDAP
2 2 (6.25%) SSH
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mart
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.13%) CGI
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) Murex MxML
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) DataPower
3 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Unix
2 23 (71.88%) Linux
3 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (28.13%) AIX
5 8 (25.00%) Solaris
6 5 (15.63%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) DevOps
2 3 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
2 3 (9.38%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
3 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Puppet
2 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (12.50%) Cobbler
4 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
4 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Ambari
5 1 (3.13%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Veritas
4 3 (9.38%) CyberArk
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) MuleSoft
5 2 (6.25%) Splunk
5 2 (6.25%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Arqiva
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.13%) Murex
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
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