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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support Engineer
Rank 609 602 572
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 16 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.018% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.019% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 10
Median daily rate £305 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.90% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £270 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.50
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
47502 47488 45467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.71% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31380 29845 28550
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 £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 1349 1884 1941
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Unix Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 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
North East - 10 £275 -
North West - 3 £325 - 4
Yorkshire +11 1 £375 +66.66%
South East 0 1 - - 1
London -16 1 £450 -14.28% 1
Unix Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 12 (60.00%) HP
4 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) JBoss
6 9 (45.00%) Windows
7 8 (40.00%) Solaris
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle
7 8 (40.00%) Firewall
8 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
8 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (30.00%) SSH
9 6 (30.00%) Korn
9 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (30.00%) Perl
9 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (30.00%) Validation
10 5 (25.00%) NFS
10 5 (25.00%) LDAP
10 5 (25.00%) DNS
10 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
10 5 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (25.00%) DevOps
10 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Defect Management

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 (45.00%) JBoss
2 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) SSH
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) LDAP
3 5 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) FTP
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) HACMP
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) HP Superdome
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Solaris
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (20.00%) AIX
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.00%) HPUX
8 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Validation
3 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Korn
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (10.00%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) NFS
3 2 (10.00%) GPFS
4 1 (5.00%) Samba
4 1 (5.00%) Squid
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) HP
2 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) CA
6 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) Opsware
7 1 (5.00%) Sun
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