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 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Specialist
Rank 597 591 560
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 24 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.043% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.045% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 10
Median daily rate £415 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
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
46810 46709 45359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.75% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 29327 28458
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1329 1862 1932
Median hourly rate £17.98 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -10 13 £464 -11.66% 2
North West -20 4 £390 -1.26%
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
South East -9 2 £400 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £365 -
North East - 1 £300 - 1
Unix Specialist
UK

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 36 (100.00%) Unix
2 26 (72.22%) Linux
3 17 (47.22%) AIX
4 14 (38.89%) Oracle
5 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 11 (30.56%) Windows
7 9 (25.00%) Banking
7 9 (25.00%) Finance
7 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
8 7 (19.44%) Migration
8 7 (19.44%) SQL
8 7 (19.44%) Solaris
8 7 (19.44%) SAN
9 6 (16.67%) ITIL
9 6 (16.67%) IBM
9 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (16.67%) Puppet
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (13.89%) VMware
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.11%) Tivoli
11 4 (11.11%) Veritas
11 4 (11.11%) Change Management
11 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (8.33%) PaaS

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 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) PaaS
3 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) NetScreen
4 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) DataStage
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (25.00%) Banking
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (2.78%) POSIX
1 1 (2.78%) REST
1 1 (2.78%) SOAP
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) DataPower
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Unix
2 26 (72.22%) Linux
3 17 (47.22%) AIX
4 11 (30.56%) Windows
5 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (19.44%) Solaris
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.33%) HPUX
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security
5 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 2 (5.56%) Release Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) E-business
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.78%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Perl
2 3 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Korn
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCNA
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (5.56%) XenServer
4 1 (2.78%) Docker
4 1 (2.78%) KVM
4 1 (2.78%) NFS
4 1 (2.78%) RHEV
4 1 (2.78%) SRDF
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.56%) Nagios
3 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.78%) Control-M
4 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.78%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.78%) Simpana
4 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.67%) IBM
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) Veritas
6 3 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) Juniper
7 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.56%) Sun
8 1 (2.78%) CA
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) Netezza
8 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.78%) Splunk
8 1 (2.78%) Talend