The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Unix Scripting Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Scripting Engineer
Rank 641 605 606
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Scripting Engineer 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.010% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £300 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £416 £298
% change year-on-year
- +39.83%
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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
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 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
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 Scripting Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Unix Scripting Engineer in the job title.

Unix Scripting Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Scripting Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Scripting Engineer within the UK.

Unix Scripting Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Scripting Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Scripting Engineer within the UK.

Unix Scripting Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Scripting Engineer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Scripting Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
South West -9 1 - -
England -12 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

Unix Scripting Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Unix Scripting Engineer 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 Scripting Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) yum
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Sensu
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

Unix Scripting Engineer 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 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (33.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware