The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Unix Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Consultant
Rank 632 638 622
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 25 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.040% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.042% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 8
Median daily rate £338 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £369 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £266 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-40.83% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Unix Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Unix Consultant in the job title.

Unix Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Consultant within the UK.

Unix Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Unix Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Unix Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Consultant within the UK.

Unix Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Consultant
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
England +34 24 £300 -33.33% 1
Hertfordshire - 9 £250 -
East of England - 9 £250 -
Stevenage - 9 £250 -
London -8 7 £440 -2.22%
North West - 6 £463 -
Warrington - 4 £538 -
Cheshire - 4 £538 -
Manchester - 2 £388 -
South East +12 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Unix Consultant 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 featuring Unix Consultant in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Unix
2 53 (75.71%) Linux
3 27 (38.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (35.71%) AIX
4 25 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 23 (32.86%) Solaris
6 21 (30.00%) Perl
6 21 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 19 (27.14%) Veritas
8 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
9 14 (20.00%) Finance
9 14 (20.00%) Banking
10 13 (18.57%) Migration
11 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
11 12 (17.14%) Clustering
12 10 (14.29%) Oracle
12 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
13 9 (12.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (10.00%) Windows
14 7 (10.00%) C
14 7 (10.00%) HPUX
14 7 (10.00%) HP
15 6 (8.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 6 (8.57%) EMC
15 6 (8.57%) SAN
15 6 (8.57%) IBM
15 6 (8.57%) ITIL
15 6 (8.57%) Firewall
15 6 (8.57%) VMware
16 5 (7.14%) Law

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (4.29%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) JBoss
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.43%) CICS
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.43%) nginx
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.43%) GitHub
1 1 (1.43%) IaaS
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
1 6 (8.57%) SAN
2 4 (5.71%) DNS
3 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.86%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.86%) LDAP
4 2 (2.86%) SSL
4 2 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.43%) HTTP
5 1 (1.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) DB2
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (20.00%) Banking
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Apache Camel
1 1 (1.43%) Django
1 1 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.43%) ISPF
1 1 (1.43%) J2EE
1 1 (1.43%) Kafka
1 1 (1.43%) LAMP
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
1 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.43%) Rendezvous
1 1 (1.43%) SOAP
1 1 (1.43%) Symfony
1 1 (1.43%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (1.43%) Ultra Messaging
1 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Clustering
2 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.43%) Equities
5 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Unix
2 53 (75.71%) Linux
3 27 (38.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (35.71%) AIX
5 23 (32.86%) Solaris
6 9 (12.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (10.00%) HPUX
7 7 (10.00%) Windows
8 3 (4.29%) SUSE
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.43%) CentOS
10 1 (1.43%) MVS
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Migration
2 6 (8.57%) ITIL
3 5 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.71%) Information Security
5 3 (4.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.29%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (4.29%) High Availability
5 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.29%) SIEM
5 3 (4.29%) Threat Management
5 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.29%) Use Case
5 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.29%) Validation
6 2 (2.86%) DevOps
6 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.86%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) Perl
1 21 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (10.00%) C
3 5 (7.14%) Python
3 5 (7.14%) SQL
4 4 (5.71%) Java
5 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.86%) AWK
6 2 (2.86%) C-shell
6 2 (2.86%) Korn
6 2 (2.86%) PHP
6 2 (2.86%) sed
7 1 (1.43%) CLIST
7 1 (1.43%) COBOL
7 1 (1.43%) JCL
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) REXX
7 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) CISSP
4 1 (1.43%) AAT
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) RHCA
4 1 (1.43%) RHCE
4 1 (1.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.86%) Samba
4 2 (2.86%) Veritas File System
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.43%) Docker
5 1 (1.43%) Firmware
5 1 (1.43%) NFS
5 1 (1.43%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.43%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.43%) vCloud
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) Nessus
3 2 (2.86%) Ansible
3 2 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.86%) yum
4 1 (1.43%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.43%) Control-M
4 1 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.43%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) MOM
4 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.43%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 19 (27.14%) Veritas
3 10 (14.29%) Oracle
4 7 (10.00%) HP
5 6 (8.57%) EMC
5 6 (8.57%) IBM
5 6 (8.57%) VMware
6 3 (4.29%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.86%) BMC
7 2 (2.86%) Informatica
8 1 (1.43%) CA
8 1 (1.43%) Dell
8 1 (1.43%) F5
8 1 (1.43%) Lotus
8 1 (1.43%) Mercator
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.43%) NetApp
8 1 (1.43%) Perforce
8 1 (1.43%) Sun
8 1 (1.43%) TIBCO