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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 395 380 385
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 50 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 31
Median daily rate £600 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.57% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.59% +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
21829 22482 22758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15488 15779 15445
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 332 431
Median hourly rate £17.95 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +30 11 £575 -6.12% 3
Croydon - 1 - -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Unix
2 102 (91.89%) Linux
3 52 (46.85%) Perl
3 52 (46.85%) DevOps
4 49 (44.14%) Finance
4 49 (44.14%) Puppet
5 47 (42.34%) Python
6 41 (36.94%) Java
7 40 (36.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 31 (27.93%) Solaris
10 28 (25.23%) Banking
11 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (22.52%) VMware
12 23 (20.72%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (19.82%) Apache
14 20 (18.02%) Atlassian
15 18 (16.22%) AIX
15 18 (16.22%) SAN
16 17 (15.32%) Shell Script
16 17 (15.32%) Git (software)
17 16 (14.41%) Bash Shell
18 15 (13.51%) JIRA
19 14 (12.61%) VMware ESXi
19 14 (12.61%) HP
19 14 (12.61%) Oracle
20 13 (11.71%) ITIL
20 13 (11.71%) Windows
20 13 (11.71%) Confluence

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 (19.82%) Apache
2 13 (11.71%) Confluence
3 7 (6.31%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.70%) IIS
6 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.80%) JBoss
6 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.90%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.90%) nginx
7 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.60%) OpenShift
2 4 (3.60%) PaaS
3 2 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) SAN
2 11 (9.91%) LDAP
3 8 (7.21%) DNS
3 8 (7.21%) SSL
4 6 (5.41%) SSH
5 5 (4.50%) Firewall
6 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.70%) HTTP
7 3 (2.70%) NAS
7 3 (2.70%) SMTP
8 2 (1.80%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.80%) SNMP
9 1 (0.90%) InfiniBand
9 1 (0.90%) Internet
9 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.90%) Network Security
9 1 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.90%) VPN
9 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.50%) MySQL
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.90%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.51%) JIRA
3 13 (11.71%) Jenkins
4 12 (10.81%) Subversion
5 11 (9.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (9.91%) TeamCity
6 9 (8.11%) SonarQube
7 7 (6.31%) Vagrant
8 6 (5.41%) FishEye
9 3 (2.70%) Maven
10 2 (1.80%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.90%) Ant
11 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.90%) Gradle
11 1 (0.90%) JMeter
11 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 49 (44.14%) Finance
2 28 (25.23%) Banking
3 10 (9.01%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.11%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Front Office
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.90%) Back Office
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) Middleware
2 3 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (2.70%) LAMP
2 3 (2.70%) Web Services
3 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.90%) HTML
4 1 (0.90%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.90%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.90%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.90%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.21%) Clustering
2 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.70%) PKI
5 2 (1.80%) FMCG
6 1 (0.90%) CMDB
6 1 (0.90%) Derivative
6 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.90%) HACMP
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Unix
2 102 (91.89%) Linux
3 40 (36.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (27.93%) Solaris
5 18 (16.22%) AIX
6 13 (11.71%) Windows
7 8 (7.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (6.31%) CentOS
9 5 (4.50%) SUSE
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
11 3 (2.70%) HPUX
12 1 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.85%) DevOps
2 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (11.71%) ITIL
5 9 (8.11%) Migration
5 9 (8.11%) Service Management
6 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.31%) Algorithmic Trading
7 7 (6.31%) High-Frequency Trading
7 7 (6.31%) ITSM
7 7 (6.31%) Low Latency
7 7 (6.31%) Open Source
8 6 (5.41%) Build Automation
9 4 (3.60%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.60%) Scrum
10 3 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (2.70%) OO
10 3 (2.70%) OOD
10 3 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.85%) Perl
2 47 (42.34%) Python
3 41 (36.94%) Java
4 17 (15.32%) Shell Script
5 16 (14.41%) Bash Shell
6 13 (11.71%) Ruby
7 6 (5.41%) Clojure
8 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.50%) PHP
9 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.60%) SQL
10 3 (2.70%) C#
11 2 (1.80%) C
11 2 (1.80%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) RHCA
2 3 (2.70%) RHCE
2 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) PhD
3 1 (0.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.90%) MiFID
2 1 (0.90%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (12.61%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (11.71%) vSphere
3 12 (10.81%) Docker
3 12 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.01%) NFS
5 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
6 7 (6.31%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (4.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.70%) DFS Replication
9 3 (2.70%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.80%) Samba
11 1 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.90%) Squid
11 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 49 (44.14%) Puppet
2 23 (20.72%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.71%) Ansible
4 10 (9.01%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (4.50%) Nagios
6 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.70%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.80%) OpenView
8 2 (1.80%) Terraform
8 2 (1.80%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.90%) Ambari
9 1 (0.90%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.90%) Graylog
9 1 (0.90%) Icinga
9 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.90%) SELinux
9 1 (0.90%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 25 (22.52%) VMware
3 20 (18.02%) Atlassian
4 14 (12.61%) HP
4 14 (12.61%) Oracle
5 11 (9.91%) IBM
6 10 (9.01%) Cisco
7 9 (8.11%) Splunk
8 7 (6.31%) NetApp
9 6 (5.41%) Veritas
10 3 (2.70%) Symantec
11 2 (1.80%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (1.80%) Dell
11 2 (1.80%) SAP
11 2 (1.80%) Sun
12 1 (0.90%) BMC
12 1 (0.90%) Citrix
12 1 (0.90%) EMC
12 1 (0.90%) Hitachi
12 1 (0.90%) Informatica
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