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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Specialist
Rank 601 628 609
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 16 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.018% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Median daily rate £410 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £247 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £375 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.75%
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
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +12 6 £460 - 2
North East -19 4 £320 +21.90% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £556 -
South East +8 1 £330 -12.00% 1
North West +5 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Unix Specialist
UK

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (100.00%) Unix
2 28 (70.00%) Linux
3 19 (47.50%) Oracle
4 16 (40.00%) AIX
5 13 (32.50%) Solaris
5 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
6 12 (30.00%) ITIL
7 8 (20.00%) Windows
7 8 (20.00%) Perl
7 8 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (15.00%) Puppet
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (15.00%) Migration
9 6 (15.00%) Banking
9 6 (15.00%) Release Management
9 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (15.00%) SQL
9 6 (15.00%) SAN
10 5 (12.50%) Change Management
10 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
11 4 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (10.00%) OpenStack
11 4 (10.00%) DevOps
11 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (10.00%) VMware

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 4 (10.00%) JBoss
1 4 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) GemFire
3 1 (2.50%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.00%) LDAP
4 2 (5.00%) SSL
4 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.50%) DB2
5 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.00%) Gradle
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) Maven
3 2 (5.00%) StarTeam
3 2 (5.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (5.00%) LAMP
1 2 (5.00%) REST
1 2 (5.00%) SOAP
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) JMS
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) DataPower
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Unix
2 28 (70.00%) Linux
3 16 (40.00%) AIX
4 13 (32.50%) Solaris
5 8 (20.00%) Windows
6 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.50%) HPUX
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.00%) SUSE
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Migration
2 6 (15.00%) Release Management
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
3 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps
4 4 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) SOA
4 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Information Security
6 2 (5.00%) QMS
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Perl
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) C-shell
4 2 (5.00%) Korn
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Samba
2 2 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (5.00%) XenServer
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.50%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Nagios
2 3 (7.50%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.00%) Ambari
3 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.50%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.50%) Graphite
4 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Opsview
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Oracle
2 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) F5
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Sun
4 3 (7.50%) Veritas
5 2 (5.00%) CA
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Informatica
5 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Teradata