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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
England / London
Rank 330 380 363
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 78 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 31
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £351 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.31 £31.15
% change year-on-year
- +16.57%

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
18474 19632 19634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.96% 95.10% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13203 13848 13928
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 341
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +13 12 £650 +40.54% 3
New Malden - 7 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £650 -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Unix
2 109 (82.58%) Linux
3 57 (43.18%) Perl
4 56 (42.42%) Python
5 49 (37.12%) Finance
5 49 (37.12%) Puppet
6 46 (34.85%) Red Hat
7 42 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (26.52%) Banking
9 34 (25.76%) DevOps
10 32 (24.24%) Solaris
11 30 (22.73%) Shell Script
11 30 (22.73%) Bash Shell
12 29 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (21.21%) Ansible
14 27 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
14 27 (20.45%) VMware
15 24 (18.18%) Configuration Management
16 23 (17.42%) Java
17 22 (16.67%) Oracle
17 22 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (15.91%) Atlassian
19 20 (15.15%) Windows
20 17 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
21 16 (12.12%) Ruby
21 16 (12.12%) Jenkins
22 15 (11.36%) SAN
22 15 (11.36%) HP
22 15 (11.36%) SQL

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 10 (7.58%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.30%) Apache
2 7 (5.30%) Confluence
3 6 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.27%) IIS
5 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.76%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Office
1 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.27%) Slack
4 2 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.36%) DNS
1 15 (11.36%) SAN
2 12 (9.09%) Firewall
2 12 (9.09%) LDAP
3 10 (7.58%) SSL
4 9 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.06%) SNMP
6 6 (4.55%) Multicast
6 6 (4.55%) SSH
7 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.52%) HTTP
7 2 (1.52%) NAS
8 1 (0.76%) ADSL
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.76%) DHCP
8 1 (0.76%) FTP
8 1 (0.76%) LAN
8 1 (0.76%) RIP
8 1 (0.76%) SMTP
8 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.03%) DB2
3 4 (3.03%) MySQL
4 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.27%) Redis
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.85%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.09%) Subversion
4 10 (7.58%) JIRA
5 9 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (6.82%) Vagrant
6 6 (4.55%) Selenium
7 5 (3.79%) SonarQube
7 5 (3.79%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.52%) JUnit
9 1 (0.76%) Concordion
9 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.76%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.76%) GitLab
9 1 (0.76%) Introscope
9 1 (0.76%) JBehave
9 1 (0.76%) jMock
9 1 (0.76%) MSI
9 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (37.12%) Finance
2 35 (26.52%) Banking
3 7 (5.30%) Retail
4 4 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.52%) Legal
5 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.58%) Middleware
2 6 (4.55%) ELK Stack
3 4 (3.03%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.52%) Flash
5 1 (0.76%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.76%) COM
5 1 (0.76%) LAMP
5 1 (0.76%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.76%) REST
5 1 (0.76%) SOAP
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.79%) Algorithms
2 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.79%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.03%) Clustering
4 3 (2.27%) PKI
4 3 (2.27%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.52%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.52%) NHS
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Exalogic
5 2 (1.52%) RIA
6 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.76%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 132 (100.00%) Unix
2 109 (82.58%) Linux
3 42 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (24.24%) Solaris
5 20 (15.15%) Windows
6 14 (10.61%) AIX
7 12 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 11 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (8.33%) SUSE
9 9 (6.82%) Windows Server
10 8 (6.06%) CentOS
10 8 (6.06%) FreeBSD
11 4 (3.03%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.27%) SmartOS
13 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.76%) DevOps
2 29 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 13 (9.85%) ITIL
6 8 (6.06%) Low Latency
6 8 (6.06%) Open Source
7 7 (5.30%) Change Management
7 7 (5.30%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (5.30%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.30%) ITSM
7 7 (5.30%) Migration
7 7 (5.30%) Service Management
8 6 (4.55%) Build Automation
8 6 (4.55%) SDLC
9 5 (3.79%) Change Control
9 5 (3.79%) High Availability
9 5 (3.79%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.79%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (3.79%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.18%) Perl
2 56 (42.42%) Python
3 30 (22.73%) Bash Shell
3 30 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 23 (17.42%) Java
5 16 (12.12%) Ruby
6 15 (11.36%) SQL
7 7 (5.30%) tcsh
8 6 (4.55%) Korn
9 5 (3.79%) Bourne shell
9 5 (3.79%) C#
9 5 (3.79%) Clojure
9 5 (3.79%) C-shell
10 4 (3.03%) C++
10 4 (3.03%) PHP
10 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.03%) SystemTap
11 3 (2.27%) Groovy
12 2 (1.52%) VBA
13 1 (0.76%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.30%) Degree
3 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) CCDP
4 1 (0.76%) CCIE
4 1 (0.76%) CCNP
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.76%) CISSP
4 1 (0.76%) CLAS
4 1 (0.76%) RHCE
4 1 (0.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.52%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.76%) EMIR
4 1 (0.76%) MiFID
4 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.82%) Docker
3 9 (6.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (5.30%) Samba
5 6 (4.55%) KVM
5 6 (4.55%) NFS
5 6 (4.55%) Snort
6 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.79%) vSphere
7 4 (3.03%) VirtualBox
8 3 (2.27%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.76%) GPFS
10 1 (0.76%) LXC
10 1 (0.76%) Squid
10 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 49 (37.12%) Puppet
2 28 (21.21%) Ansible
3 27 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (10.61%) Nagios
5 10 (7.58%) Oracle ZFS
5 10 (7.58%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (5.30%) Zenoss
7 6 (4.55%) Kibana
7 6 (4.55%) logstash
7 6 (4.55%) SmokePing
8 4 (3.03%) BladeLogic
9 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.27%) OpenNMS
10 2 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.52%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (34.85%) Red Hat
2 27 (20.45%) VMware
3 22 (16.67%) Oracle
4 21 (15.91%) Atlassian
5 15 (11.36%) HP
6 14 (10.61%) Veritas
7 11 (8.33%) IBM
7 11 (8.33%) Splunk
8 9 (6.82%) Sun
9 8 (6.06%) Cisco
10 5 (3.79%) NetApp
11 4 (3.03%) Bloomberg
11 4 (3.03%) Google
11 4 (3.03%) Juniper
11 4 (3.03%) Reuters
12 3 (2.27%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.27%) Symantec
12 3 (2.27%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.52%) Sybase
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