The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Unix Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Specialist
Rank 610 624 605
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 20 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.036% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.038% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 20
Median daily rate £381 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £383 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Unix Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Unix Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Unix Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Unix Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Unix Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Unix Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Specialist
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +23 17 £381 -10.29% 2
London +7 7 £455 - 2
Yorkshire +17 4 £360 -
Barnsley - 4 £360 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £360 -
Edinburgh +21 3 - -
Scotland +16 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 - -
North East - 2 £323 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £323 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £323 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
South East +24 1 £330 -21.42%
Hampshire +19 1 £330 -21.42%
Warwick - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Unix Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Unix
2 32 (72.73%) Linux
3 19 (43.18%) AIX
4 18 (40.91%) Solaris
5 17 (38.64%) Oracle
5 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
6 14 (31.82%) Perl
7 13 (29.55%) Finance
8 11 (25.00%) Banking
9 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (20.45%) ITIL
11 7 (15.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (15.91%) Degree
11 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
12 6 (13.64%) Puppet
12 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.64%) VMware
12 6 (13.64%) SUSE
12 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
12 6 (13.64%) SAN
13 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
13 5 (11.36%) JBoss
13 5 (11.36%) SQL
13 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
13 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
13 5 (11.36%) DevOps

Unix Specialist 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 5 (11.36%) JBoss
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.55%) Liferay
4 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.27%) GemFire
5 1 (2.27%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.27%) SAS
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) SAN
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 4 (9.09%) LDAP
4 3 (6.82%) Internet
5 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.55%) SSH
5 2 (4.55%) SSL
5 2 (4.55%) tcpdump
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.27%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) ClearCase
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) Gradle
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.55%) StarTeam
3 2 (4.55%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.27%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (4.55%) LAMP
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) JMS
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) Murex MxML
3 1 (2.27%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Unix
2 32 (72.73%) Linux
3 19 (43.18%) AIX
4 18 (40.91%) Solaris
5 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.64%) SUSE
7 4 (9.09%) HPUX
7 4 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.36%) DevOps
4 4 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (9.09%) Release Management
4 4 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) ITSM
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.55%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Perl
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Korn
3 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) C-shell
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.55%) Samba
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.27%) NFS
4 1 (2.27%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.82%) Ambari
3 3 (6.82%) QRadar
3 3 (6.82%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.55%) Nagios
4 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (2.27%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.27%) Graphite
5 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.27%) Opsview
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
1 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) F5
4 3 (6.82%) Splunk
4 3 (6.82%) Sun
4 3 (6.82%) Veritas
5 2 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Informatica
5 2 (4.55%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) Murex
6 1 (2.27%) Remedy
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
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