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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Consultant
Rank 584 608 599
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 72 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.035% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.037% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 7
Median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £478 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 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 30 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 May 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 +11 53 £398 +13.57% 2
London +18 33 £380 +16.92% 1
Scotland - 19 £325 - 1
Edinburgh - 12 - - 1
South East -12 7 £438 +6.06%
Yorkshire +10 4 - -
Leeds +2 4 - -
West Yorkshire +2 4 - -
Surrey -4 4 £450 -
Glasgow - 4 £380 -
North East - 3 £318 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £318 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £318 -
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £425 +15.25%
North West -12 2 £390 +35.65%
Manchester -15 2 £390 +35.65%
Warwickshire - 2 £375 -
Erskine - 2 £310 -
Camberley - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £310 -
City of London +36 1 £475 -
East of England +8 1 - -
Milton Keynes +2 1 £425 +15.25%
Hampshire -3 1 £420 -16.00%
Croydon - 1 £250 -
East Midlands - 1 £395 -
South West - 1 £250 -
Bournemouth - 1 £250 -
Leicester - 1 £395 -

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Unix
2 72 (65.45%) Linux
3 59 (53.64%) Solaris
4 50 (45.45%) Veritas
5 39 (35.45%) Red Hat
6 37 (33.64%) AIX
7 34 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (30.00%) Finance
9 32 (29.09%) Data Centre
10 30 (27.27%) Clustering
11 27 (24.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 26 (23.64%) Migration
13 25 (22.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 21 (19.09%) Veritas File System
15 20 (18.18%) Law
16 19 (17.27%) C
16 19 (17.27%) Perl
17 18 (16.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 17 (15.45%) Banking
19 13 (11.82%) Shell Script
19 13 (11.82%) Oracle
20 12 (10.91%) Python
21 10 (9.09%) LDAP
21 10 (9.09%) SQL
21 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
22 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
23 8 (7.27%) SAN
23 8 (7.27%) DNS
24 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
24 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP

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 6 (5.45%) Apache
2 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.91%) CICS
4 1 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.91%) nginx
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) GitHub
2 1 (0.91%) IaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) LDAP
2 8 (7.27%) DNS
2 8 (7.27%) SAN
3 7 (6.36%) Kerberos
3 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.55%) SSH
5 4 (3.64%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.64%) WAN
6 2 (1.82%) Firewall
7 1 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.91%) HTTP
7 1 (0.91%) SMTP
7 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.73%) DB2
3 2 (1.82%) MySQL
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.91%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.91%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.91%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.91%) Subversion
2 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (30.00%) Finance
2 20 (18.18%) Law
3 17 (15.45%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) German Language
5 1 (0.91%) Front Office
5 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) OAuth
1 2 (1.82%) SAML
2 1 (0.91%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.91%) ISPF
2 1 (0.91%) LAMP
2 1 (0.91%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.91%) OpenJDK
2 1 (0.91%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.91%) Spring Boot
2 1 (0.91%) Symfony
2 1 (0.91%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (0.91%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.09%) Data Centre
2 30 (27.27%) Clustering
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.82%) HACMP
5 1 (0.91%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.91%) Equities
5 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.91%) NHS
5 1 (0.91%) Replication
5 1 (0.91%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.91%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Unix
2 72 (65.45%) Linux
3 59 (53.64%) Solaris
4 37 (33.64%) AIX
5 34 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (16.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.64%) Windows
8 3 (2.73%) HPUX
8 3 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.82%) CentOS
9 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.91%) MVS
10 1 (0.91%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) Migration
2 6 (5.45%) Change Management
2 6 (5.45%) DevOps
2 6 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (5.45%) High Availability
2 6 (5.45%) Investment Management
2 6 (5.45%) ITIL
3 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (3.64%) Problem Management
3 4 (3.64%) Unit Testing
3 4 (3.64%) Workflow
4 3 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (2.73%) Validation
5 2 (1.82%) Identity Management
5 2 (1.82%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (1.82%) Load Balancing
5 2 (1.82%) Security Hardening
5 2 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (0.91%) Patch Management
6 1 (0.91%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) C
1 19 (17.27%) Perl
2 13 (11.82%) Shell Script
3 12 (10.91%) Python
4 10 (9.09%) SQL
5 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.55%) Java
6 4 (3.64%) C-shell
6 4 (3.64%) Korn
7 3 (2.73%) PHP
8 2 (1.82%) AWK
8 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.82%) sed
9 1 (0.91%) CLIST
9 1 (0.91%) COBOL
9 1 (0.91%) JCL
9 1 (0.91%) REXX
9 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.91%) AAT
5 1 (0.91%) RHCA
5 1 (0.91%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 27 (24.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 25 (22.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 21 (19.09%) Veritas File System
4 4 (3.64%) Samba
5 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.82%) Docker
6 2 (1.82%) NFS
6 2 (1.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.91%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.91%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.91%) vCloud
7 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Puppet
2 3 (2.73%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.73%) yum
3 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.91%) Control-M
4 1 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.91%) MOM
4 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.91%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 50 (45.45%) Veritas
2 39 (35.45%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.82%) Oracle
4 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.45%) VMware
6 5 (4.55%) IBM
7 4 (3.64%) EMC
8 3 (2.73%) HP
8 3 (2.73%) NetApp
8 3 (2.73%) Sun
9 2 (1.82%) BMC
10 1 (0.91%) Axway
10 1 (0.91%) CA
10 1 (0.91%) F5
10 1 (0.91%) Informatica
10 1 (0.91%) Lotus
10 1 (0.91%) Mercator
10 1 (0.91%) Remedy
10 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.91%) Tumbleweed