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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 439 427 439
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.034% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.036% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £600 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.47% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Unix Systems 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
21646 22266 22990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15388 15710 15942
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 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 349 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 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 +21 1 £475 -
Unix Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) SSH
5 3 (33.33%) LAMP
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) NFS
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) AIX
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion

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 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) ColdFusion
3 1 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SSH
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) InfiniBand
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (11.11%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
1 1 (11.11%) HACMP
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (11.11%) Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) DevOps
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) High-Frequency Trading
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Line Management
1 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Scrum
1 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PhD
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Control-M
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (11.11%) OpenView
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) QNAP
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas