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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Consultant
Rank 597 613 617
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 41 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.053% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.056% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 9
Median daily rate £400 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.44%
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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 26 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 1 July 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 +8 31 £400 +14.28% 1
London -6 18 £400 +14.28%
Scotland -14 10 £353 -
South East +7 6 £435 +5.45%
Edinburgh +3 6 - -
Surrey 0 3 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £318 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £318 -
Glasgow - 3 £353 -
North East - 3 £318 -
Hampshire +8 2 £420 -16.00%
Camberley - 2 £450 -
City of London +29 1 £475 +26.66%
Buckinghamshire +9 1 - -
West Yorkshire +3 1 - -
Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Leeds -4 1 - -
North West -7 1 £300 +4.34% 1
West Midlands -20 1 £375 -
Leicestershire - 1 £395 -
Warrington - 1 £300 -
Havant - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £395 -
East Midlands - 1 £395 -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Unix
2 70 (66.04%) Linux
3 56 (52.83%) Solaris
4 48 (45.28%) Veritas
5 39 (36.79%) AIX
6 37 (34.91%) Red Hat
7 33 (31.13%) Finance
7 33 (31.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (29.25%) Data Centre
9 28 (26.42%) Clustering
10 26 (24.53%) Migration
11 23 (21.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 21 (19.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 20 (18.87%) Law
14 19 (17.92%) C
14 19 (17.92%) Veritas File System
15 18 (16.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 17 (16.04%) Banking
17 16 (15.09%) Perl
18 12 (11.32%) Oracle
18 12 (11.32%) Shell Script
19 11 (10.38%) SQL
19 11 (10.38%) Python
20 8 (7.55%) SAN
21 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
21 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
21 7 (6.60%) LDAP
22 6 (5.66%) Kerberos
22 6 (5.66%) Apache
22 6 (5.66%) ITIL

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 (5.66%) Apache
2 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.94%) CICS
4 1 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.94%) nginx
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.94%) IaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) SAN
2 7 (6.60%) LDAP
2 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.66%) DNS
3 6 (5.66%) Kerberos
4 5 (4.72%) SSH
5 4 (3.77%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.77%) WAN
6 2 (1.89%) Firewall
7 1 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.94%) HTTP
7 1 (0.94%) SMTP
7 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.83%) DB2
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.94%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.94%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.94%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (31.13%) Finance
2 20 (18.87%) Law
3 17 (16.04%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) German Language
5 1 (0.94%) Front Office
5 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) OAuth
1 2 (1.89%) SAML
2 1 (0.94%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.94%) ISPF
2 1 (0.94%) LAMP
2 1 (0.94%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.94%) OpenJDK
2 1 (0.94%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.94%) Spring Boot
2 1 (0.94%) Symfony
2 1 (0.94%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (0.94%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.25%) Data Centre
2 28 (26.42%) Clustering
3 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) HACMP
5 1 (0.94%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.94%) Equities
5 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.94%) NHS
5 1 (0.94%) Replication
5 1 (0.94%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (0.94%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Unix
2 70 (66.04%) Linux
3 56 (52.83%) Solaris
4 39 (36.79%) AIX
5 33 (31.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (16.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.77%) HPUX
7 4 (3.77%) Windows
8 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.89%) CentOS
9 2 (1.89%) SUSE
9 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.94%) MVS
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) Migration
2 6 (5.66%) Change Management
2 6 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (5.66%) Investment Management
2 6 (5.66%) ITIL
3 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
4 4 (3.77%) High Availability
4 4 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (3.77%) Unit Testing
4 4 (3.77%) Workflow
5 3 (2.83%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (2.83%) Validation
6 2 (1.89%) DevOps
6 2 (1.89%) Identity Management
6 2 (1.89%) Incident Management
6 2 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (0.94%) Patch Management
7 1 (0.94%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (0.94%) Test Planning
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.92%) C
2 16 (15.09%) Perl
3 12 (11.32%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.38%) Python
4 11 (10.38%) SQL
5 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.72%) Java
6 4 (3.77%) C-shell
6 4 (3.77%) Korn
7 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.89%) AWK
8 2 (1.89%) sed
9 1 (0.94%) CLIST
9 1 (0.94%) COBOL
9 1 (0.94%) JCL
9 1 (0.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.94%) REXX
9 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (0.94%) AAT
4 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) RHCA
4 1 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 23 (21.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 21 (19.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 19 (17.92%) Veritas File System
4 4 (3.77%) Samba
5 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.89%) Docker
6 2 (1.89%) NFS
6 2 (1.89%) vSphere
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.94%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.94%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.94%) vCloud
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Puppet
2 3 (2.83%) yum
3 1 (0.94%) Control-M
3 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.94%) MOM
3 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.94%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 48 (45.28%) Veritas
2 37 (34.91%) Red Hat
3 12 (11.32%) Oracle
4 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.66%) EMC
5 6 (5.66%) VMware
6 5 (4.72%) IBM
7 4 (3.77%) HP
8 3 (2.83%) NetApp
9 2 (1.89%) BMC
9 2 (1.89%) Sun
10 1 (0.94%) Axway
10 1 (0.94%) CA
10 1 (0.94%) F5
10 1 (0.94%) Informatica
10 1 (0.94%) Lotus
10 1 (0.94%) Mercator
10 1 (0.94%) Remedy
10 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.94%) Tumbleweed
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