The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Unix Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix System Engineer
England / London
Rank 389 406 394
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 14 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.024% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.025% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 12
Median daily rate £500 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £387 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £594 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 19902 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.17% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13175 13974 14026
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 313 343
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Unix Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Unix Systems Engineer in the job title.

Unix Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unix Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer across the London region.

Unix Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Unix Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Unix Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Unix Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer across the London region.

Unix Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 18 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
New Malden - 7 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £650 -
City of London - 1 £425 -
Unix Systems Engineer
England

Unix Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (76.47%) Python
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Nagios
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Finance
5 8 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (47.06%) Perl
6 7 (41.18%) FreeBSD
6 7 (41.18%) SNMP
6 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) Samba
6 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (41.18%) tcsh
7 6 (35.29%) Puppet
7 6 (35.29%) Open Source
7 6 (35.29%) Multicast
7 6 (35.29%) SmokePing
7 6 (35.29%) Ansible
7 6 (35.29%) logstash
7 6 (35.29%) Kibana
7 6 (35.29%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (35.29%) ELK Stack
7 6 (35.29%) Ruby
7 6 (35.29%) Snort
8 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
8 5 (29.41%) SDLC

Unix Systems 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 6 (35.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) ColdFusion
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SNMP
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) Multicast
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) CTI
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) ELK Stack
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) FreeBSD
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) CentOS
5 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Change Control
4 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Data Security
6 1 (5.88%) High-Frequency Trading
6 1 (5.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Perl
4 7 (41.18%) tcsh
5 6 (35.29%) Ruby
6 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
7 3 (17.65%) PHP
8 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Samba
2 6 (35.29%) Snort
3 4 (23.53%) Docker
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Nagios
2 6 (35.29%) Ansible
2 6 (35.29%) Kibana
2 6 (35.29%) logstash
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) SmokePing
3 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (17.65%) OpenNMS
4 3 (17.65%) Zenoss
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) Splunk
2 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas