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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 384 397 398
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 46 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 25
Median daily rate £600 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.57% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £535 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 13 £625 - 1
Croydon - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Unix
2 96 (89.72%) Linux
3 50 (46.73%) Perl
3 50 (46.73%) DevOps
4 43 (40.19%) Puppet
5 42 (39.25%) Finance
6 41 (38.32%) Python
7 40 (37.38%) Java
8 33 (30.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (27.10%) Red Hat
10 26 (24.30%) Solaris
10 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (24.30%) Banking
11 24 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (21.50%) Atlassian
12 23 (21.50%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (20.56%) Apache
14 21 (19.63%) VMware
15 17 (15.89%) Oracle
15 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
16 16 (14.95%) JIRA
17 15 (14.02%) Jenkins
18 14 (13.08%) Confluence
18 14 (13.08%) Windows
19 13 (12.15%) AIX
19 13 (12.15%) Shell Script
20 12 (11.21%) Middleware
20 12 (11.21%) SAN
20 12 (11.21%) Bash Shell
20 12 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure

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 22 (20.56%) Apache
2 14 (13.08%) Confluence
3 8 (7.48%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.80%) IIS
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.87%) JBoss
6 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.93%) nginx
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) HipChat
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) OpenShift
2 4 (3.74%) PaaS
3 2 (1.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.21%) SAN
2 8 (7.48%) DNS
2 8 (7.48%) SSL
3 7 (6.54%) Firewall
3 7 (6.54%) SSH
4 6 (5.61%) LDAP
5 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.80%) HTTP
6 3 (2.80%) NAS
6 3 (2.80%) SMTP
6 3 (2.80%) SNMP
7 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.87%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.93%) InfiniBand
8 1 (0.93%) Network Security
8 1 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.93%) VPN
8 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.67%) MySQL
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.93%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.95%) JIRA
3 15 (14.02%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.21%) Subversion
5 11 (10.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (10.28%) TeamCity
6 9 (8.41%) SonarQube
7 8 (7.48%) Vagrant
8 5 (4.67%) FishEye
9 3 (2.80%) Maven
10 2 (1.87%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.93%) Ant
11 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.93%) Gradle
11 1 (0.93%) JMeter
11 1 (0.93%) Selenium
11 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (39.25%) Finance
2 26 (24.30%) Banking
3 10 (9.35%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.54%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.87%) Front Office
6 2 (1.87%) Legal
6 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.21%) Middleware
2 3 (2.80%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (2.80%) LAMP
2 3 (2.80%) Web Services
3 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.93%) COM
4 1 (0.93%) HTML
4 1 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.93%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.93%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.93%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Clustering
3 6 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.80%) PKI
6 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.93%) HACMP
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Unix
2 96 (89.72%) Linux
3 33 (30.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (24.30%) Solaris
5 14 (13.08%) Windows
6 13 (12.15%) AIX
7 9 (8.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (6.54%) CentOS
9 5 (4.67%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (4.67%) SUSE
9 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.93%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.93%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.93%) HPUX
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.73%) DevOps
2 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (9.35%) ITIL
5 9 (8.41%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.54%) Algorithmic Trading
6 7 (6.54%) High-Frequency Trading
6 7 (6.54%) Low Latency
6 7 (6.54%) Service Management
7 6 (5.61%) Build Automation
7 6 (5.61%) ITSM
7 6 (5.61%) Migration
7 6 (5.61%) Open Source
8 4 (3.74%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (3.74%) OO
8 4 (3.74%) OOD
8 4 (3.74%) Project Management
8 4 (3.74%) Scrum
9 3 (2.80%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (2.80%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 50 (46.73%) Perl
2 41 (38.32%) Python
3 40 (37.38%) Java
4 13 (12.15%) Shell Script
5 12 (11.21%) Bash Shell
6 11 (10.28%) Ruby
7 6 (5.61%) Clojure
8 5 (4.67%) SQL
9 4 (3.74%) C#
9 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.80%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) RHCA
3 2 (1.87%) RHCE
4 1 (0.93%) CCDP
4 1 (0.93%) CCIE
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CISSP
4 1 (0.93%) CLAS
4 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) PhD
4 1 (0.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) MiFID
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.28%) Docker
3 10 (9.35%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
5 8 (7.48%) vSphere
6 7 (6.54%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (5.61%) NFS
8 5 (4.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.80%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.87%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.93%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.93%) Squid
12 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 43 (40.19%) Puppet
2 23 (21.50%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.35%) Ansible
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (3.74%) Nagios
6 2 (1.87%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.87%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (1.87%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.87%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.93%) Ambari
7 1 (0.93%) Control-M
7 1 (0.93%) Graylog
7 1 (0.93%) Nessus
7 1 (0.93%) OpenView
7 1 (0.93%) SELinux
7 1 (0.93%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.93%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) Red Hat
2 23 (21.50%) Atlassian
3 21 (19.63%) VMware
4 17 (15.89%) Oracle
5 10 (9.35%) HP
5 10 (9.35%) Splunk
6 7 (6.54%) Cisco
6 7 (6.54%) IBM
7 4 (3.74%) Veritas
8 3 (2.80%) NetApp
8 3 (2.80%) Sybase
8 3 (2.80%) Symantec
9 2 (1.87%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (1.87%) Dell
9 2 (1.87%) SAP
10 1 (0.93%) Apple
10 1 (0.93%) EMC
10 1 (0.93%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.93%) Informatica
10 1 (0.93%) Lotus
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