The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South 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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 132 146 144
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.19% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.20% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Median daily rate £363 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.22% +5.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2652 3045 3146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.05% 95.75% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 2062 2016
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 150 231
Median hourly rate £20.13 £20.63 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 11 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
Gloucestershire +7 6 £375 -5.06% 1
Wiltshire +2 5 £300 -
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 West region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Solaris
3 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
3 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) vSphere
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Kernel Tuning
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) TOWER Software
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) yum
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 3 (21.43%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) C
9 2 (14.29%) Symantec
9 2 (14.29%) Project Management
9 2 (14.29%) Change Management
9 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 2 (14.29%) Risk Management

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DHCP
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Solaris
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Kernel Tuning
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) vSphere
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) yum
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) TOWER Software
4 3 (21.43%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Sun
5 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) Veritas