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 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Specialist
Rank 601 609 565
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 22 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.019% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.020% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 14
Median daily rate £428 £340 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.95% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £260 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
Unix Specialist
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
47291 48931 46133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31593 28481
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 £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 2016.

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 July 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 +1 8 £432 -9.15% 1
South East +5 5 £400 +39.13% 1
North East -45 3 £280 -6.66%
North West +9 2 £410 +2.50%
Yorkshire - 2 £556 -
West Midlands -28 1 - -
Unix Specialist
UK

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 42 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (69.05%) Linux
3 19 (45.24%) AIX
3 19 (45.24%) Oracle
4 11 (26.19%) Windows
4 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
5 9 (21.43%) Solaris
5 9 (21.43%) ITIL
5 9 (21.43%) Finance
6 8 (19.05%) Banking
7 7 (16.67%) Migration
7 7 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 6 (14.29%) SAN
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.90%) Release Management
9 5 (11.90%) Perl
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (11.90%) Puppet
10 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (9.52%) SLA
10 4 (9.52%) HP
10 4 (9.52%) IBM

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 3 (7.14%) JBoss
1 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.76%) NetScreen
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
3 2 (4.76%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.38%) LDAP
4 1 (2.38%) NAS
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Gradle
2 2 (4.76%) Maven
2 2 (4.76%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.38%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) REST
2 2 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (2.38%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) DataPower
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (69.05%) Linux
3 19 (45.24%) AIX
4 11 (26.19%) Windows
5 9 (21.43%) Solaris
6 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.14%) HPUX
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Migration
3 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (11.90%) Release Management
5 4 (9.52%) Change Management
5 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.52%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security
7 2 (4.76%) ITSM
7 2 (4.76%) QMS
7 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.76%) Scrum
7 2 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Perl
3 3 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.76%) Korn
4 2 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) C-shell
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (4.76%) XenServer
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.38%) NFS
3 1 (2.38%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.38%) Samba
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.14%) Nagios
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.38%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.38%) Simpana
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.52%) HP
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) VMware
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) Veritas
5 2 (4.76%) CA
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) F5
5 2 (4.76%) Informatica
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
5 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) CommVault
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Netezza
6 1 (2.38%) Teradata