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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Consultant
Rank 613 611 581
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 30 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.061% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.065% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 8
Median daily rate £400 £363 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £303 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 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 23 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 24 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 -22 22 £400 +10.34% 4
London -4 12 £450 +28.57% 2
Scotland +6 8 £353 -
Edinburgh -6 5 - -
South East -3 4 £420 -11.57%
Yorkshire +4 2 - -
Hampshire +3 2 £420 -16.00%
West Yorkshire +2 2 - -
Leeds 0 2 - -
Surrey -2 2 £425 -
North West -5 2 £350 +21.73% 2
Glasgow - 2 £353 -
City of London +45 1 £475 +26.66%
Leicestershire +4 1 £395 +17.03%
East Midlands +1 1 £395 +17.03%
Manchester -12 1 £400 +39.13% 2
West Midlands -26 1 £375 -21.05%
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Warrington - 1 £300 -
Havant - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £395 -
Camberley - 1 £450 -

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Unix
2 74 (70.48%) Linux
3 55 (52.38%) Solaris
4 46 (43.81%) Veritas
5 41 (39.05%) AIX
6 38 (36.19%) Red Hat
7 34 (32.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 30 (28.57%) Finance
9 27 (25.71%) Clustering
10 26 (24.76%) Migration
11 21 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 20 (19.05%) C
13 19 (18.10%) Perl
13 19 (18.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 18 (17.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 18 (17.14%) Banking
14 18 (17.14%) Law
15 17 (16.19%) Veritas File System
16 14 (13.33%) Shell Script
17 11 (10.48%) Oracle
17 11 (10.48%) Python
18 8 (7.62%) SQL
18 8 (7.62%) SAN
19 7 (6.67%) EMC
19 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
19 7 (6.67%) LDAP
19 7 (6.67%) Kerberos
19 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
20 6 (5.71%) Change Management

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 (5.71%) Apache
2 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) CICS
3 1 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.95%) JBoss
3 1 (0.95%) nginx
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) GitHub
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) SAN
2 7 (6.67%) Kerberos
2 7 (6.67%) LDAP
2 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.71%) DNS
4 5 (4.76%) SSH
5 4 (3.81%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.81%) WAN
6 2 (1.90%) Firewall
7 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.95%) HTTP
7 1 (0.95%) SMTP
7 1 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.86%) DB2
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.95%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Artifactory
1 1 (0.95%) Gerrit
1 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.95%) JIRA
1 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.95%) Subversion
1 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (28.57%) Finance
2 18 (17.14%) Banking
2 18 (17.14%) Law
3 2 (1.90%) German Language
4 1 (0.95%) Front Office
4 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) OAuth
1 2 (1.90%) SAML
2 1 (0.95%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.95%) ISPF
2 1 (0.95%) LAMP
2 1 (0.95%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.95%) OpenJDK
2 1 (0.95%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.95%) Spring Boot
2 1 (0.95%) Symfony
2 1 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (0.95%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 27 (25.71%) Clustering
3 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) HACMP
5 1 (0.95%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.95%) CMDB
5 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) Equities
5 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.95%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.95%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Unix
2 74 (70.48%) Linux
3 55 (52.38%) Solaris
4 41 (39.05%) AIX
5 34 (32.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (17.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.76%) HPUX
8 4 (3.81%) Windows
9 3 (2.86%) SUSE
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.90%) CentOS
10 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.95%) MVS
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.95%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Migration
2 6 (5.71%) Change Management
2 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (5.71%) Investment Management
2 6 (5.71%) ITIL
2 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
3 4 (3.81%) High Availability
3 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
3 4 (3.81%) Validation
4 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (1.90%) Capacity Management
5 2 (1.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (1.90%) DevOps
5 2 (1.90%) Identity Management
5 2 (1.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (1.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (1.90%) Workflow
6 1 (0.95%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (0.95%) Data Validation
6 1 (0.95%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.05%) C
2 19 (18.10%) Perl
3 14 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.48%) Python
5 8 (7.62%) SQL
6 6 (5.71%) Java
7 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.81%) C-shell
8 4 (3.81%) Korn
9 2 (1.90%) AWK
9 2 (1.90%) sed
10 1 (0.95%) CLIST
10 1 (0.95%) COBOL
10 1 (0.95%) JCL
10 1 (0.95%) PHP
10 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.95%) REXX
10 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) Degree
4 1 (0.95%) AAT
4 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) RHCA
4 1 (0.95%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 19 (18.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (16.19%) Veritas File System
4 4 (3.81%) Samba
5 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.90%) Docker
6 2 (1.90%) NFS
6 2 (1.90%) vSphere
7 1 (0.95%) Firmware
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.95%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.95%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.95%) vCloud
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Puppet
2 3 (2.86%) yum
3 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.95%) Control-M
4 1 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.95%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) MOM
4 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.95%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 46 (43.81%) Veritas
2 38 (36.19%) Red Hat
3 11 (10.48%) Oracle
4 7 (6.67%) EMC
4 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.71%) IBM
5 6 (5.71%) VMware
6 5 (4.76%) HP
7 3 (2.86%) NetApp
8 2 (1.90%) BMC
8 2 (1.90%) Sun
9 1 (0.95%) Axway
9 1 (0.95%) CA
9 1 (0.95%) Dell
9 1 (0.95%) Informatica
9 1 (0.95%) Lotus
9 1 (0.95%) Mercator
9 1 (0.95%) Remedy
9 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.95%) Tumbleweed
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