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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 374 378 405
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 53 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 25
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £16.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+234.37% -48.63%
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
20369 21455 22394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 95.10% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 15175 16149
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 346 436
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +2 12 £650 +40.54% 3
New Malden - 1 - -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Unix
2 90 (88.24%) Linux
3 47 (46.08%) Perl
4 41 (40.20%) Python
5 37 (36.27%) DevOps
6 35 (34.31%) Finance
7 33 (32.35%) Banking
8 32 (31.37%) Puppet
9 31 (30.39%) Red Hat
10 30 (29.41%) Java
10 30 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (24.51%) Solaris
12 24 (23.53%) Atlassian
12 24 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
13 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (16.67%) Windows
14 17 (16.67%) Oracle
15 16 (15.69%) VMware
15 16 (15.69%) Ansible
16 14 (13.73%) Bash Shell
16 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
16 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (12.75%) JIRA
17 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
17 13 (12.75%) Shell Script
17 13 (12.75%) Apache
18 12 (11.76%) Confluence
19 11 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
19 11 (10.78%) DNS

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 13 (12.75%) Apache
2 12 (11.76%) Confluence
3 10 (9.80%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.94%) IIS
5 2 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.98%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Office
1 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) GitHub
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) DNS
2 9 (8.82%) Firewall
2 9 (8.82%) LDAP
2 9 (8.82%) SAN
3 6 (5.88%) SSH
3 6 (5.88%) SSL
4 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.96%) NAS
5 2 (1.96%) SMTP
5 2 (1.96%) SNMP
6 1 (0.98%) 802.11
6 1 (0.98%) ADSL
6 1 (0.98%) CTI
6 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.98%) HTTP
6 1 (0.98%) LAN
6 1 (0.98%) MPLS
6 1 (0.98%) OSPF
6 1 (0.98%) RIP
6 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.96%) MySQL
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.75%) JIRA
3 10 (9.80%) Subversion
4 9 (8.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (8.82%) TeamCity
5 8 (7.84%) SonarQube
5 8 (7.84%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.96%) FishEye
6 2 (1.96%) Selenium
7 1 (0.98%) Ant
7 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.98%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.98%) Gradle
7 1 (0.98%) jMock
7 1 (0.98%) JUnit
7 1 (0.98%) Maven
7 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (34.31%) Finance
2 33 (32.35%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.98%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) Middleware
2 4 (3.92%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.96%) LAMP
4 1 (0.98%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.98%) COM
4 1 (0.98%) HTML
4 1 (0.98%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.98%) REST
4 1 (0.98%) SOAP
4 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.92%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.94%) PKI
4 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Unix
2 90 (88.24%) Linux
3 30 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (24.51%) Solaris
5 17 (16.67%) Windows
6 10 (9.80%) AIX
7 8 (7.84%) Windows Server
8 7 (6.86%) SUSE
8 7 (6.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (4.90%) CentOS
9 5 (4.90%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (3.92%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.98%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.98%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.98%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.27%) DevOps
2 25 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.84%) ITIL
4 8 (7.84%) Low Latency
5 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.88%) OO
6 6 (5.88%) OOD
7 5 (4.90%) Build Automation
7 5 (4.90%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (4.90%) High Availability
7 5 (4.90%) ITSM
7 5 (4.90%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (4.90%) Resource Allocation
7 5 (4.90%) Service Management
8 4 (3.92%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (3.92%) Change Management
8 4 (3.92%) High-Frequency Trading
8 4 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (3.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) Perl
2 41 (40.20%) Python
3 30 (29.41%) Java
4 14 (13.73%) Bash Shell
5 13 (12.75%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.80%) Ruby
7 6 (5.88%) C#
7 6 (5.88%) Clojure
8 5 (4.90%) Bourne shell
8 5 (4.90%) C-shell
9 4 (3.92%) SQL
9 4 (3.92%) SystemTap
10 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.94%) Korn
11 2 (1.96%) PHP
11 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) CCDP
3 1 (0.98%) CCIE
3 1 (0.98%) CCNP
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.98%) CISSP
3 1 (0.98%) CLAS
3 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) RHCE
3 1 (0.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.80%) Docker
3 9 (8.82%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.88%) KVM
4 6 (5.88%) NFS
5 5 (4.90%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.94%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.96%) vSphere
9 1 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.98%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.98%) Squid
9 1 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (31.37%) Puppet
2 24 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (15.69%) Ansible
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.98%) Ambari
7 1 (0.98%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.98%) Nagios
7 1 (0.98%) Nessus
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) Red Hat
2 24 (23.53%) Atlassian
3 17 (16.67%) Oracle
4 16 (15.69%) VMware
5 10 (9.80%) Splunk
6 9 (8.82%) HP
7 8 (7.84%) Sun
7 8 (7.84%) Veritas
8 6 (5.88%) Cisco
8 6 (5.88%) IBM
9 5 (4.90%) NetApp
10 4 (3.92%) Bloomberg
10 4 (3.92%) Juniper
10 4 (3.92%) Reuters
11 3 (2.94%) Sybase
11 3 (2.94%) Symantec
12 2 (1.96%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (1.96%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
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