The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Unix Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Technical Specialist
Rank 428 416 414
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Technical Specialist 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.022% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.024% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 £325
% change year-on-year
- +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Unix Technical Specialist
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
20644 21057 21495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 14520 15143
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 393 382
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Unix Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Unix Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unix Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Unix Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Unix Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Unix Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unix Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Unix Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) RHEV
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Unix Technical Specialist 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) HP