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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 566 595 572
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.020% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.021% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £284 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.34% -24.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £280 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £306 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £288 £175
% change year-on-year
+19.13% +64.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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
39357 43443 43764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.89% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28092 27916
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1597 1753
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 3 £403 +23.84%
North West - 2 £350 - 2
South East +18 1 £318 +10.43%
North East - 1 £335 -
Unix Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) AIX
4 8 (44.44%) Perl
4 8 (44.44%) Solaris
5 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) Mac OS
8 4 (22.22%) Release Management
8 4 (22.22%) Regular Expression
8 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 4 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 4 (22.22%) SLA
8 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 4 (22.22%) HP
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 4 (22.22%) LDAP
8 4 (22.22%) SUSE
8 4 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
9 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
9 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery

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 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) AIX
4 8 (44.44%) Solaris
5 4 (22.22%) Mac OS
5 4 (22.22%) SUSE
5 4 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) HPUX
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Change Management
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 4 (22.22%) Release Management
3 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) QMS
3 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Perl
2 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
3 6 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Squid
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (11.11%) Sybase
6 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec