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 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
England / South East
Rank 237 220 242
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 6 43 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.079% 0.49% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.52% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 39 10
Median daily rate £315 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £466 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £52.63 £35.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.31 £35.58
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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
7107 8235 9165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.70% 94.52% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 5028 4901
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 381 427
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Kent +5 4 £314 -33.94%
Berkshire +10 1 £318 -27.42%
Surrey -5 1 £500 +11.11% 3
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
4 6 (37.50%) Solaris
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (18.75%) NAS
7 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
8 2 (12.50%) OOD
8 2 (12.50%) OO
8 2 (12.50%) AIX
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
9 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (6.25%) SDLC
9 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 1 (6.25%) GoogleTest
9 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.25%) CppUnit
2 1 (6.25%) GoogleTest
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (12.50%) AIX
8 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas File System
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) Brocade
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas