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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Consultant
Rank 596 621 611
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 25 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.042% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.044% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 14
Median daily rate £270 £450 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £393 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £519 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £258 £450 £458
% change year-on-year
-42.77% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 19 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 8 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
England +25 22 £258 -39.41% 2
Hertfordshire - 11 £258 -
East of England - 11 £258 -
Stevenage - 11 £258 -
London -5 8 £425 -5.55% 2
Bridgend - 2 £425 - 1
Wales - 2 £425 - 1
South Wales - 2 £425 - 1
South East +33 1 £425 +6.25%
Hampshire +24 1 £425 +6.25%
South West +16 1 £475 -
Cheshire +14 1 £550 +22.22%
Scotland +13 1 - -
North West +8 1 £550 +29.41%
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
Warrington - 1 £550 -
Basingstoke - 1 £425 -
Gloucester - 1 £475 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 43 (100.00%) Unix
2 32 (74.42%) Linux
3 19 (44.19%) Perl
3 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
3 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
4 18 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (41.86%) Shell Script
5 16 (37.21%) SC Cleared
6 10 (23.26%) Oracle
7 7 (16.28%) Banking
8 6 (13.95%) AIX
8 6 (13.95%) Solaris
8 6 (13.95%) Migration
9 5 (11.63%) Finance
9 5 (11.63%) Firewall
9 5 (11.63%) HPUX
9 5 (11.63%) Puppet
9 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
10 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
10 4 (9.30%) Windows
10 4 (9.30%) Java
10 4 (9.30%) Kerberos
10 4 (9.30%) LDAP
10 4 (9.30%) HP
10 4 (9.30%) VMware
10 4 (9.30%) Clustering
10 4 (9.30%) SUSE
11 3 (6.98%) Information Security
11 3 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (6.98%) CISSP

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 (6.98%) Apache
1 3 (6.98%) Confluence
1 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) Kerberos
2 4 (9.30%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) SSH
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.65%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (16.28%) Banking
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) SAML
1 2 (4.65%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Django
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) Kafka
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.33%) CMDB
5 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Unix
2 32 (74.42%) Linux
3 18 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.95%) AIX
4 6 (13.95%) Solaris
5 5 (11.63%) HPUX
6 4 (9.30%) SUSE
6 4 (9.30%) Windows
7 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Migration
2 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
2 3 (6.98%) DevOps
2 3 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (6.98%) Information Security
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
2 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
2 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (6.98%) SIEM
2 3 (6.98%) Threat Management
2 3 (6.98%) Use Case
3 2 (4.65%) Change Control
3 2 (4.65%) ETL
3 2 (4.65%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.33%) Logistics
4 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Perl
2 18 (41.86%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.30%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) Korn
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (37.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Basel II
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.33%) vCloud
2 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) Nessus
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.33%) Capistrano
4 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.65%) EMC
5 2 (4.65%) ForgeRock
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.65%) NetApp
5 2 (4.65%) Splunk
5 2 (4.65%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) F5
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica
6 1 (2.33%) Perforce