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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 231 231 248
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 11 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.45% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 9
Median daily rate £375 £423 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% +30.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £319 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £16.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+234.37% -48.63%
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
7228 9049 9230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.61% 94.91% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4209 5243 5063
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 511 507
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.64 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +10.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
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 7 December 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
Surrey +12 8 £375 -16.66% 1
Kent - 2 £315 - 2
Hampshire +18 1 £315 -10.00% 2
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 30 (100.00%) Unix
2 25 (83.33%) Linux
3 15 (50.00%) SAN
4 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (36.67%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (36.67%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
5 11 (36.67%) HP
5 11 (36.67%) HPUX
5 11 (36.67%) Oracle
6 10 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
6 10 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
7 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Solaris
9 5 (16.67%) Puppet
10 4 (13.33%) NAS
10 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (13.33%) Project Management
10 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
11 3 (10.00%) Migration
11 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
12 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
12 2 (6.67%) DevOps
12 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
12 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (6.67%) CentOS
12 2 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (6.67%) Git (software)

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 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) NAS
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) FTP
4 1 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.33%) CppUnit
3 1 (3.33%) GoogleTest
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) JSON
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Unix
2 25 (83.33%) Linux
3 11 (36.67%) HPUX
3 11 (36.67%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (20.00%) Solaris
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) CentOS
6 2 (6.67%) Windows
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) MapReduce
5 1 (3.33%) Memory Management
5 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) C++
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) Scala
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) HP
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Brocade
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas