The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Unix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 251 252 254
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 29 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.14% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.15% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £488 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +63.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £374 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £283
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9183 9368 8743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.21% 94.31% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5555 5137 4795
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 449 482
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 5 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
Middlesex +6 11 £350 +1.44% 1
Hampshire +6 9 £388 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £375 -
Kent -18 2 £475 -2.56%
Surrey - 2 £475 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 South East region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 80 (100.00%) Unix
2 69 (86.25%) Linux
3 40 (50.00%) Oracle
4 31 (38.75%) Perl
5 28 (35.00%) C
6 26 (32.50%) C++
6 26 (32.50%) Multithreading
7 25 (31.25%) SQL
8 24 (30.00%) STL
8 24 (30.00%) SC Cleared
8 24 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 24 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 16 (20.00%) SAN
9 16 (20.00%) Solaris
10 15 (18.75%) AIX
11 14 (17.50%) Veritas
11 14 (17.50%) HP
11 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 14 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (12.50%) Red Hat
12 10 (12.50%) HPUX
12 10 (12.50%) DevOps
12 10 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
12 10 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 10 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (11.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 9 (11.25%) Java
13 9 (11.25%) DNS
14 8 (10.00%) Project Management
14 8 (10.00%) LDAP

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (8.75%) JBoss
2 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) SAN
2 9 (11.25%) DNS
3 8 (10.00%) LDAP
4 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.50%) DHCP
5 2 (2.50%) Internet
5 2 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.25%) HTTP
6 1 (1.25%) NAS
6 1 (1.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) DB2
2 1 (1.25%) OLTP
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.25%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Subversion
2 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) Ant
3 2 (2.50%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.50%) CppUnit
3 2 (2.50%) GoogleTest
3 2 (2.50%) NUnit
3 2 (2.50%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 24 (30.00%) STL
2 2 (2.50%) Motif
2 2 (2.50%) Swing
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.25%) J2EE
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.75%) HACMP
2 4 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.50%) Derivative
3 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Unix
2 69 (86.25%) Linux
3 16 (20.00%) Solaris
4 15 (18.75%) AIX
5 14 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.50%) HPUX
6 10 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.75%) Windows
8 1 (1.25%) CentOS
8 1 (1.25%) Debian
8 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Multithreading
2 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (12.50%) DevOps
4 8 (10.00%) Project Management
5 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.75%) Contingency Planning
8 3 (3.75%) High Availability
8 3 (3.75%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.75%) RUP
9 2 (2.50%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.50%) Line Management
9 2 (2.50%) OO
9 2 (2.50%) OOD
9 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.50%) UML
9 2 (2.50%) Unified Process
9 2 (2.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) Perl
2 28 (35.00%) C
3 26 (32.50%) C++
4 25 (31.25%) SQL
5 9 (11.25%) Java
6 7 (8.75%) Python
7 2 (2.50%) AWK
7 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.50%) Korn
7 2 (2.50%) sed
7 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 24 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (11.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (8.75%) NFS
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.25%) Samba
5 1 (1.25%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (8.75%) Ansible
2 7 (8.75%) Puppet
3 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (5.00%) yum
4 2 (2.50%) Linux-HA
4 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (17.50%) HP
2 14 (17.50%) Veritas
3 10 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.50%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.50%) Huawei
4 2 (2.50%) Nokia
4 2 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) Brocade
5 1 (1.25%) Dot Hill
5 1 (1.25%) EMC
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) NetApp
5 1 (1.25%) Nexenta
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) StorageTek
5 1 (1.25%) Sun