The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Unix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 146 162 137
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.057% 0.024% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.025% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £375 £165 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -59.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £355 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.15% +4.33%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3284 4032 3006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 95.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2081 2400 1662
Median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 205 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +3.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £11.50 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
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 the North West

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

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Merseyside +8 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £375 - 1
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Unix
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
4 11 (47.83%) Incident Management
5 10 (43.48%) Clustering
5 10 (43.48%) JBoss
5 10 (43.48%) Apache
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) High Availability
6 9 (39.13%) DB2
7 8 (34.78%) ServiceNow
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) Banking
10 3 (13.04%) Puppet
11 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
11 2 (8.70%) Solaris
12 1 (4.35%) Retail
12 1 (4.35%) Marketing
12 1 (4.35%) JIRA
12 1 (4.35%) Life Science
12 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
12 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
12 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
12 1 (4.35%) Firewall
12 1 (4.35%) Electronics
12 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
12 1 (4.35%) Nagios
12 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (43.48%) Apache
1 10 (43.48%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Unix
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) HPUX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Incident Management
2 9 (39.13%) High Availability
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.35%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Graylog
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
2 8 (34.78%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) SAP