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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Specialist
Rank 581 604 593
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 17 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.034% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.035% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 19
Median daily rate £381 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £383 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £425 £411
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
43501 47980 48241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.93% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28710 31023 31043
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 £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 1886 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +2 7 £455 - 3
Yorkshire +16 4 £360 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
North East - 2 £323 -
South East +29 1 £330 -21.42%
Unix Specialist
UK

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 37 (100.00%) Unix
2 27 (72.97%) Linux
3 16 (43.24%) Oracle
4 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
5 14 (37.84%) AIX
6 13 (35.14%) Solaris
7 11 (29.73%) Perl
8 10 (27.03%) Finance
8 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (21.62%) Banking
9 8 (21.62%) ITIL
10 7 (18.92%) Degree
11 6 (16.22%) SUSE
11 6 (16.22%) VMware
11 6 (16.22%) SAN
12 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
12 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
12 5 (13.51%) JBoss
12 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
12 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
12 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (13.51%) Puppet
13 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
13 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (10.81%) DevOps
13 4 (10.81%) Identity Access Management
13 4 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (10.81%) Release Management
13 4 (10.81%) Korn

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 (13.51%) JBoss
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.41%) Liferay
4 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.70%) GemFire
5 1 (2.70%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.70%) SAS
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) LDAP
4 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.41%) SSH
4 2 (5.41%) SSL
4 2 (5.41%) tcpdump
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Gradle
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.41%) StarTeam
3 2 (5.41%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Front Office
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (5.41%) LAMP
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) JMS
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Murex MxML
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Unix
2 27 (72.97%) Linux
3 14 (37.84%) AIX
4 13 (35.14%) Solaris
5 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (16.22%) SUSE
7 4 (10.81%) Windows
8 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.70%) HPUX
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
2 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.81%) DevOps
3 4 (10.81%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (10.81%) Release Management
4 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) SOA
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.41%) ITSM
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Perl
2 4 (10.81%) Korn
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) C-shell
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Samba
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.70%) NFS
4 1 (2.70%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.11%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.41%) Ambari
3 2 (5.41%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.70%) Graphite
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.70%) Opsview
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
5 3 (8.11%) F5
5 3 (8.11%) Sun
5 3 (8.11%) Veritas
6 2 (5.41%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) Informatica
6 2 (5.41%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) CA
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) Murex
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Teradata