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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
England / London
Rank 320 390 380
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 84 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 25 27
Median daily rate £475 £350 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £337 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £498 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.31 £35.58
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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
18436 20098 19872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 95.01% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13192 14255 13962
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 299 328
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 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
City of London +8 12 £650 +108.00% 4
New Malden - 7 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 5 £605 -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Unix
2 116 (83.45%) Linux
3 61 (43.88%) Python
4 57 (41.01%) Perl
5 54 (38.85%) Red Hat
6 52 (37.41%) Puppet
7 51 (36.69%) Finance
8 48 (34.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (29.50%) Banking
10 38 (27.34%) Bash Shell
11 37 (26.62%) Solaris
12 35 (25.18%) DevOps
13 34 (24.46%) Ansible
14 33 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (21.58%) Configuration Management
16 29 (20.86%) Shell Script
16 29 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (18.71%) Java
18 25 (17.99%) VMware
19 22 (15.83%) Oracle
19 22 (15.83%) Opscode Chef
20 21 (15.11%) Atlassian
20 21 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
21 20 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
22 18 (12.95%) Windows
23 17 (12.23%) AIX
24 16 (11.51%) SQL
24 16 (11.51%) SAN
24 16 (11.51%) Jenkins
25 15 (10.79%) Veritas

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 9 (6.47%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.32%) Confluence
2 6 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.60%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Office
1 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.88%) Slack
5 2 (1.44%) GitHub
6 1 (0.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.51%) SAN
2 13 (9.35%) LDAP
3 12 (8.63%) DNS
4 10 (7.19%) Firewall
4 10 (7.19%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.04%) SNMP
6 6 (4.32%) Multicast
7 5 (3.60%) SSL
8 3 (2.16%) NAS
8 3 (2.16%) SSH
9 1 (0.72%) ADSL
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.72%) DHCP
9 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.72%) LAN
9 1 (0.72%) RIP
9 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (5.04%) DB2
2 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.88%) MySQL
4 4 (2.88%) Redis
5 2 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.35%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.47%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (6.47%) Subversion
4 8 (5.76%) JIRA
4 8 (5.76%) Selenium
5 7 (5.04%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.88%) JUnit
7 3 (2.16%) Concordion
7 3 (2.16%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.16%) JBehave
7 3 (2.16%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.44%) Ant
8 2 (1.44%) GitLab
8 2 (1.44%) Maven
9 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.72%) Introscope
9 1 (0.72%) MSI
9 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (36.69%) Finance
2 41 (29.50%) Banking
3 8 (5.76%) Retail
4 6 (4.32%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.76%) Middleware
2 6 (4.32%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (2.88%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.44%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.44%) Flash
4 2 (1.44%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.72%) COM
5 1 (0.72%) REST
5 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.16%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.16%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.44%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.44%) NHS
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Exalogic
4 2 (1.44%) RIA
4 2 (1.44%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.72%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.72%) Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.72%) Equities
5 1 (0.72%) PKI
5 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Replication
5 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Unix
2 116 (83.45%) Linux
3 48 (34.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (26.62%) Solaris
5 18 (12.95%) Windows
6 17 (12.23%) AIX
7 15 (10.79%) SUSE
8 14 (10.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 13 (9.35%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (7.19%) Windows Server
11 8 (5.76%) FreeBSD
12 5 (3.60%) CentOS
13 4 (2.88%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.88%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.18%) DevOps
2 33 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (21.58%) Configuration Management
4 29 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (10.07%) ITIL
6 10 (7.19%) Build Automation
6 10 (7.19%) Change Management
6 10 (7.19%) Low Latency
7 9 (6.47%) ITIL V3
7 9 (6.47%) ITSM
7 9 (6.47%) Open Source
7 9 (6.47%) Service Management
8 8 (5.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (5.76%) SDLC
9 7 (5.04%) Change Control
10 6 (4.32%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.32%) Performance Optimisation
10 6 (4.32%) Scrum
11 5 (3.60%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.60%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 61 (43.88%) Python
2 57 (41.01%) Perl
3 38 (27.34%) Bash Shell
4 29 (20.86%) Shell Script
5 26 (18.71%) Java
6 16 (11.51%) SQL
7 15 (10.79%) Ruby
8 8 (5.76%) Bourne shell
8 8 (5.76%) C-shell
9 7 (5.04%) tcsh
10 6 (4.32%) Korn
11 4 (2.88%) C++
11 4 (2.88%) Groovy
11 4 (2.88%) PHP
11 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.88%) SystemTap
12 3 (2.16%) C#
12 3 (2.16%) Clojure
13 2 (1.44%) VBA
14 1 (0.72%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) Degree
4 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) CCDP
5 1 (0.72%) CCIE
5 1 (0.72%) CCNP
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.72%) CISSP
5 1 (0.72%) CLAS
5 1 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.88%) MiFID
2 3 (2.16%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (2.16%) EMIR
3 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.44%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.35%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (6.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (5.04%) Docker
4 7 (5.04%) Samba
5 6 (4.32%) KVM
5 6 (4.32%) NFS
5 6 (4.32%) Snort
6 5 (3.60%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.60%) vSphere
7 4 (2.88%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.72%) GPFS
9 1 (0.72%) LXC
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.72%) SRDF
9 1 (0.72%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 52 (37.41%) Puppet
2 34 (24.46%) Ansible
3 22 (15.83%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (10.07%) Nagios
5 10 (7.19%) Oracle ZFS
5 10 (7.19%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (5.76%) Zenoss
7 6 (4.32%) Kibana
7 6 (4.32%) logstash
7 6 (4.32%) SmokePing
8 5 (3.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.88%) BladeLogic
9 4 (2.88%) OpenNMS
10 2 (1.44%) Dollar Universe
10 2 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.72%) Nessus
11 1 (0.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.72%) yum
11 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (38.85%) Red Hat
2 25 (17.99%) VMware
3 22 (15.83%) Oracle
4 21 (15.11%) Atlassian
5 15 (10.79%) HP
5 15 (10.79%) Veritas
6 14 (10.07%) IBM
7 13 (9.35%) Sun
8 10 (7.19%) Splunk
9 8 (5.76%) Cisco
10 6 (4.32%) NetApp
10 6 (4.32%) TIBCO
11 5 (3.60%) Google
12 4 (2.88%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.88%) Juniper
12 4 (2.88%) Reuters
12 4 (2.88%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.16%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.44%) EMC
14 2 (1.44%) Sybase
New Malden, Surrey
AAP3
Rate: £40.00 - £50.00 per hour
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