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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Scripting Engineer
UK
Rank 593 635 622
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Scripting Engineer 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £435 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £250
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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
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 £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Scripting Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Unix Scripting Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 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 27 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
London +26 8 £435 -
England +19 8 £435 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £560 -

Unix Scripting Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Perl
3 8 (61.54%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) Puppet
4 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (30.77%) Nagios
6 4 (30.77%) Subversion
6 4 (30.77%) Ruby
6 4 (30.77%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (30.77%) LDAP
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Zenoss
6 4 (30.77%) Vagrant
6 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) VirtualBox
6 4 (30.77%) Selenium
6 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (23.08%) Bourne shell

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 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
2 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Perl
2 8 (61.54%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (23.08%) Bourne shell
4 3 (23.08%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VirtualBox
2 1 (7.69%) GPFS
2 1 (7.69%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Nagios
2 4 (30.77%) Zenoss
3 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) Axway
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SevOne
3 1 (7.69%) Siebel
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk