The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Unix Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support Analyst
Rank 644 623 586
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support Analyst 12 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.047% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.050% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 7
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £287 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £285 £175
% change year-on-year
+7.45% +62.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.50

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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Unix Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Unix Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Unix Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Unix Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Unix Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Unix Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Support Analyst
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England -29 11 £375 -11.76% 2
London -18 9 £400 -11.11% 2
Bromley - 3 £225 -
South East 0 1 £288 -
West Midlands -6 1 £325 -
Warwickshire -6 1 £325 -
Croydon -11 1 £415 -2.35%
Winchester - 1 £288 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £325 -
Wrexham - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £288 -
North Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Unix Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Unix Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Unix
2 30 (63.83%) Finance
3 27 (57.45%) Linux
4 24 (51.06%) SQL
5 18 (38.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (36.17%) Banking
7 16 (34.04%) Windows
8 14 (29.79%) Data Management
8 14 (29.79%) Perl
8 14 (29.79%) Fintech
9 13 (27.66%) Low Latency
10 12 (25.53%) Python
11 11 (23.40%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 11 (23.40%) Splunk
11 11 (23.40%) KDB
11 11 (23.40%) Algorithmic Trading
11 11 (23.40%) ITRS Geneos
11 11 (23.40%) DevOps
11 11 (23.40%) Market Making
12 8 (17.02%) Oracle
12 8 (17.02%) Equities
12 8 (17.02%) Front Office
13 7 (14.89%) Fixed Income
13 7 (14.89%) ITIL
14 6 (12.77%) Electronic Trading
14 6 (12.77%) Derivative
15 5 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
15 5 (10.64%) Java
16 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (8.51%) Back Office

Unix Support Analyst 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 2 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) Documentum
1 2 (4.26%) IIS
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MetaTrader
2 1 (2.13%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) LDAP
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) KDB
2 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 30 (63.83%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) Front Office
4 4 (8.51%) Back Office
5 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Retail
7 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (29.79%) Fintech
3 8 (17.02%) Equities
4 7 (14.89%) Fixed Income
5 6 (12.77%) Derivative
6 4 (8.51%) SWIFT
7 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Unix
2 27 (57.45%) Linux
3 16 (34.04%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) Solaris
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) SUSE
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Data Management
2 13 (27.66%) Low Latency
3 11 (23.40%) Algorithmic Trading
3 11 (23.40%) DevOps
3 11 (23.40%) Market Making
3 11 (23.40%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL
5 6 (12.77%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (8.51%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.38%) Release Management
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.26%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Content Management
9 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.13%) Information Security
9 1 (2.13%) RUP
9 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) Perl
3 12 (25.53%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) AWK
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) Korn
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.13%) Control-M
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Splunk
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Fidessa
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.38%) Trayport
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.13%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) Informatica
5 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.13%) Murex
5 1 (2.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) Sybase
5 1 (2.13%) VMware