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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 140 149 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 21 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.027% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.029% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £500 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £282
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +33.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.92%
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
3687 3481 2869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.56% 94.72% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2224 1960 1542
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 205 191
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 May 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
Manchester - 16 £350 - 5
Cheshire -5 5 £250 -50.00%
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
4 10 (43.48%) Apache
4 10 (43.48%) Clustering
5 9 (39.13%) High Availability
5 9 (39.13%) Incident Management
5 9 (39.13%) JBoss
5 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) DB2
6 7 (30.43%) ServiceNow
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
9 3 (13.04%) Solaris
9 3 (13.04%) Puppet
9 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
10 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.70%) JIRA
10 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
11 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (4.35%) Korn
11 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (4.35%) Retail
11 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (4.35%) SSL
11 1 (4.35%) Jython
11 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
11 1 (4.35%) Firewall
11 1 (4.35%) Electronics

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
2 9 (39.13%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
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 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) High Availability
1 9 (39.13%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.35%) DevOps
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Jython
2 1 (4.35%) Korn
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Graylog
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
2 7 (30.43%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
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