The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Unix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 381 386 388
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 60 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 24
Median daily rate £518 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £344 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +21.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +22.64%
Unix Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20455 22168 22140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.57% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14777 15491 15376
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 370 398
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
City of London +26 10 £625 +4.16% 2
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Unix 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 London region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 99 (100.00%) Unix
2 90 (90.91%) Linux
3 45 (45.45%) Perl
4 43 (43.43%) Puppet
4 43 (43.43%) DevOps
5 41 (41.41%) Finance
6 37 (37.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (36.36%) Java
7 36 (36.36%) Python
8 35 (35.35%) Red Hat
9 29 (29.29%) Solaris
10 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (22.22%) VMware
12 21 (21.21%) Banking
13 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (18.18%) Apache
13 18 (18.18%) SAN
13 18 (18.18%) Bash Shell
14 16 (16.16%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (16.16%) AIX
14 16 (16.16%) vSphere
15 14 (14.14%) HP
15 14 (14.14%) Shell Script
15 14 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (12.12%) Configuration Management
16 12 (12.12%) LDAP
16 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
16 12 (12.12%) Atlassian
17 11 (11.11%) JIRA
17 11 (11.11%) Ruby

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 18 (18.18%) Apache
2 10 (10.10%) Confluence
3 6 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.03%) JBoss
4 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.02%) IIS
5 2 (2.02%) nginx
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.01%) Jetty
6 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) HipChat
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) OpenShift
2 3 (3.03%) PaaS
3 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) SAN
2 12 (12.12%) LDAP
3 6 (6.06%) Firewall
4 5 (5.05%) DNS
5 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.03%) NAS
6 3 (3.03%) SSL
7 2 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.02%) HTTP
7 2 (2.02%) Internet
7 2 (2.02%) SMTP
7 2 (2.02%) SSH
7 2 (2.02%) VPN
7 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.01%) FTP
8 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.01%) IMAP
8 1 (1.01%) InfiniBand
8 1 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (3.03%) MySQL
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.01%) DB2
3 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.01%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.01%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.11%) JIRA
3 10 (10.10%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.07%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (7.07%) TeamCity
5 6 (6.06%) Subversion
6 5 (5.05%) FishEye
6 5 (5.05%) Maven
6 5 (5.05%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.03%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.02%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.01%) Concordion
9 1 (1.01%) GitLab
9 1 (1.01%) Gradle
9 1 (1.01%) Hudson
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.01%) Selenium
9 1 (1.01%) Toad
General
1 41 (41.41%) Finance
2 21 (21.21%) Banking
3 7 (7.07%) Financial Institution
3 7 (7.07%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.02%) Electronics
6 2 (2.02%) Front Office
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.01%) Back Office
7 1 (1.01%) Legal
7 1 (1.01%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) Middleware
1 7 (7.07%) Web Services
2 3 (3.03%) XML
3 2 (2.02%) .NET
3 2 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
4 1 (1.01%) CSS
4 1 (1.01%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.01%) jQuery
4 1 (1.01%) LAMP
4 1 (1.01%) MCollective
4 1 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.01%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.01%) RESTful
4 1 (1.01%) SOAP
4 1 (1.01%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.01%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.01%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Clustering
2 4 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) User Experience
4 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.02%) FMCG
5 1 (1.01%) CMDB
5 1 (1.01%) Derivative
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.01%) HACMP
5 1 (1.01%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Unix
2 90 (90.91%) Linux
3 37 (37.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (29.29%) Solaris
5 16 (16.16%) AIX
6 10 (10.10%) Windows
7 7 (7.07%) SUSE
8 5 (5.05%) CentOS
9 4 (4.04%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (3.03%) HPUX
10 3 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
11 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) DevOps
2 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (12.12%) Configuration Management
5 11 (11.11%) ITIL
6 8 (8.08%) Migration
7 7 (7.07%) Open Source
7 7 (7.07%) Scrum
7 7 (7.07%) Service Management
8 5 (5.05%) ITSM
9 4 (4.04%) Build Automation
9 4 (4.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.03%) Algorithmic Trading
10 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.03%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.03%) Low Latency
10 3 (3.03%) SDLC
10 3 (3.03%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.45%) Perl
2 36 (36.36%) Java
2 36 (36.36%) Python
3 18 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 14 (14.14%) Shell Script
5 11 (11.11%) Ruby
6 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.05%) PHP
7 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.04%) SQL
8 3 (3.03%) Clojure
8 3 (3.03%) Korn
9 2 (2.02%) C
10 1 (1.01%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (1.01%) C#
10 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.01%) Uniface
10 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) RHCA
3 3 (3.03%) RHCE
3 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) MiFID
2 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) VMware ESXi
1 16 (16.16%) vSphere
2 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.08%) Docker
3 8 (8.08%) NFS
4 4 (4.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.03%) Samba
5 3 (3.03%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (1.01%) Squid
Systems Management
1 43 (43.43%) Puppet
2 14 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (11.11%) Ansible
3 11 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (5.05%) Nagios
5 2 (2.02%) FreeIPA
5 2 (2.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.02%) Icinga
5 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.02%) OpenView
5 2 (2.02%) SELinux
5 2 (2.02%) Terraform
5 2 (2.02%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.01%) Graylog
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.01%) yum
Vendors
1 35 (35.35%) Red Hat
2 22 (22.22%) VMware
3 14 (14.14%) HP
4 12 (12.12%) Atlassian
5 11 (11.11%) Cisco
6 10 (10.10%) IBM
7 9 (9.09%) Splunk
8 8 (8.08%) Oracle
9 6 (6.06%) NetApp
10 5 (5.05%) Veritas
11 3 (3.03%) Dell
11 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.03%) New Relic
11 3 (3.03%) SAP
12 2 (2.02%) Akamai
12 2 (2.02%) Sun
13 1 (1.01%) Citrix
13 1 (1.01%) EMC
13 1 (1.01%) Murex
13 1 (1.01%) Sybase
London
JM
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