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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Consultant
UK
Rank 586 584 605
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 10 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.066% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.070% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Median daily rate £450 £350 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £281 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £563
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -37.77%
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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 14 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +29 7 £400 +14.28%
South East +15 2 £425 -12.82%
Hertfordshire - 2 £258 -
Stevenage - 2 £258 -
Hampshire - 2 £425 -
East of England - 2 £258 -
North West +13 1 - -
Scotland +10 1 - -
South West +9 1 £475 -
London -1 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £475 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
Cheshire - 1 - -

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 35 (100.00%) Unix
2 30 (85.71%) Linux
3 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
4 21 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 20 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (51.43%) Perl
7 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
8 16 (45.71%) Shell Script
9 9 (25.71%) Oracle
10 6 (17.14%) Firewall
10 6 (17.14%) Puppet
11 5 (14.29%) VMware
11 5 (14.29%) ITIL
11 5 (14.29%) Windows
12 4 (11.43%) CISSP
12 4 (11.43%) LDAP
12 4 (11.43%) Banking
12 4 (11.43%) Nessus
12 4 (11.43%) Information Security
12 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
12 4 (11.43%) Splunk
12 4 (11.43%) ArcSight
12 4 (11.43%) SIEM
12 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (11.43%) Use Case
12 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
12 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (11.43%) Threat Management
13 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk

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 (8.57%) Apache
1 3 (8.57%) Confluence
1 3 (8.57%) JBoss
1 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) LDAP
3 3 (8.57%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) SSH
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) SAML
1 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) Django
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) Kafka
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Unix
2 30 (85.71%) Linux
3 20 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (8.57%) Solaris
6 2 (5.71%) AIX
6 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Debian
7 1 (2.86%) HPUX
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.86%) SUSE
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Information Security
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
2 4 (11.43%) SIEM
2 4 (11.43%) Threat Management
2 4 (11.43%) Use Case
3 3 (8.57%) DevOps
3 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.86%) API Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.86%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) Logistics
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Security Hardening
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Perl
2 16 (45.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) Korn
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Basel II
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) vCloud
2 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) Nessus
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (5.71%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) OpenAM
4 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.86%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.86%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.86%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) ArcSight
4 4 (11.43%) Splunk
5 2 (5.71%) ForgeRock
5 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.86%) Perforce
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas