The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Unix Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support Engineer
Rank 614 625 597
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 14 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.017% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.018% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
Median daily rate £295 £359 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £198 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £574 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £165 £300
% change year-on-year
+78.78% -45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -
Unix Support Engineer
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
47501 50509 47666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31266 32734 29347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1902 1912
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.12 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Unix Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Unix Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unix Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Unix Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Unix Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Unix Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unix Support Engineer
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 Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
North East - 12 £295 -
London -24 2 £325 -26.55%
Unix Support Engineer
UK

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Unix Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) Incident Management
4 16 (53.33%) Solaris
4 16 (53.33%) Linux
4 16 (53.33%) HP
5 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) AIX
6 12 (40.00%) ServiceNow
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
7 11 (36.67%) Oracle
8 10 (33.33%) ITIL
8 10 (33.33%) SQL
9 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
9 9 (30.00%) JBoss
9 9 (30.00%) SLA
9 9 (30.00%) Change Management
9 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
10 8 (26.67%) Release Management
10 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
11 7 (23.33%) Firewall
12 6 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (20.00%) QMS
12 6 (20.00%) Korn
12 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
12 6 (20.00%) Middleware
12 6 (20.00%) ISO 9001

Unix Support Engineer 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 9 (30.00%) JBoss
1 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) LDAP
2 5 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (16.67%) SSH
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) HACMP
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 16 (53.33%) Solaris
4 13 (43.33%) AIX
5 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
6 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (6.67%) HPUX
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (3.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Incident Management
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (30.00%) Change Management
4 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 8 (26.67%) Release Management
4 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (20.00%) QMS
5 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Validation
7 4 (13.33%) SOA
8 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Korn
2 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
2 6 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 4 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.67%) NFS
2 2 (6.67%) GPFS
3 1 (3.33%) Squid
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) HP
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
3 12 (40.00%) ServiceNow
4 11 (36.67%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) CA
6 3 (10.00%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Opsware
7 1 (3.33%) Sun
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) VMware