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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 228 251 245
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 37 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.13% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.13% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 2
Median daily rate £390 £519 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.81% +59.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £494 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £544 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £291
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +34.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +22.64%
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
8441 8947 8538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.75% 94.98% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5035 5122 4622
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 425 441
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Hampshire +30 26 £398 - 2
Middlesex - 5 £320 -
Surrey - 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 - -
Berkshire -3 1 £550 - 3
East Sussex - 1 £320 -
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 78 (100.00%) Unix
2 76 (97.44%) Linux
3 46 (58.97%) Oracle
4 33 (42.31%) SC Cleared
4 33 (42.31%) Security Cleared
5 31 (39.74%) HP
6 30 (38.46%) SAN
7 27 (34.62%) HPUX
7 27 (34.62%) Oracle Linux
7 27 (34.62%) Virtual Servers
8 26 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
8 26 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
9 25 (32.05%) Perl
10 23 (29.49%) DV Cleared
11 22 (28.21%) C
12 20 (25.64%) C++
12 20 (25.64%) Multithreading
13 19 (24.36%) SQL
14 18 (23.08%) STL
14 18 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
16 12 (15.38%) AIX
16 12 (15.38%) Solaris
16 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
16 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (15.38%) DevOps
17 10 (12.82%) Veritas
17 10 (12.82%) Puppet
18 9 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 9 (11.54%) Finance

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 4 (5.13%) JBoss
2 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.46%) SAN
2 9 (11.54%) DNS
3 7 (8.97%) LDAP
3 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.56%) DHCP
4 2 (2.56%) Internet
4 2 (2.56%) NAS
4 2 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.41%) Subversion
2 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) Ant
3 2 (2.56%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.56%) CppUnit
3 2 (2.56%) GoogleTest
3 2 (2.56%) Maven
3 2 (2.56%) NUnit
3 2 (2.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 18 (23.08%) STL
2 2 (2.56%) Motif
2 2 (2.56%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) HACMP
3 4 (5.13%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Derivative
4 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Unix
2 76 (97.44%) Linux
3 27 (34.62%) HPUX
3 27 (34.62%) Oracle Linux
4 12 (15.38%) AIX
4 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (15.38%) Solaris
5 1 (1.28%) CentOS
5 1 (1.28%) Debian
5 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.28%) Windows
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 20 (25.64%) Multithreading
3 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
4 12 (15.38%) DevOps
5 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 4 (5.13%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.85%) Contingency Planning
8 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.85%) Migration
8 3 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.56%) Line Management
9 2 (2.56%) Memory Management
9 2 (2.56%) OO
9 2 (2.56%) OOD
9 2 (2.56%) RUP
9 2 (2.56%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (2.56%) UML
9 2 (2.56%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) Perl
2 22 (28.21%) C
3 20 (25.64%) C++
4 19 (24.36%) SQL
5 7 (8.97%) Java
5 7 (8.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 33 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (29.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (34.62%) Virtual Servers
2 9 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (8.97%) NFS
3 7 (8.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.28%) Samba
5 1 (1.28%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 10 (12.82%) Puppet
3 4 (5.13%) Ansible
3 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.56%) Linux-HA
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.56%) yum
6 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (58.97%) Oracle
2 31 (39.74%) HP
3 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.82%) Veritas
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) Dot Hill
6 1 (1.28%) EMC
6 1 (1.28%) NetApp
6 1 (1.28%) Nexenta
6 1 (1.28%) SAP