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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support Analyst
Rank 611 611 629
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support Analyst 13 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.063% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.067% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 18
Median daily rate £463 £313 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £225 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -10.00%
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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
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
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
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 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 12 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 4 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 -12 13 £463 +48.00% 4
London -9 8 £500 +28.20% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £335 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £335 -
North East - 3 £335 -
City of London -6 1 £450 -10.00% 3
East Midlands -8 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £325 -
Blackpool - 1 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Lancashire - 1 £325 -
Nottingham - 1 £350 -

Unix Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 37 (100.00%) Unix
2 28 (75.68%) SQL
3 21 (56.76%) Windows
4 20 (54.05%) Oracle
4 20 (54.05%) FIX Protocol
5 19 (51.35%) Electronic Trading
6 18 (48.65%) Front Office
7 15 (40.54%) Finance
8 14 (37.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
9 13 (35.14%) Python
9 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
10 12 (32.43%) RMDS
10 12 (32.43%) Linux
10 12 (32.43%) TIBCO
10 12 (32.43%) Rendezvous
11 11 (29.73%) Market Making
12 10 (27.03%) FXall
12 10 (27.03%) Currenex
12 10 (27.03%) Reuters
12 10 (27.03%) Algorithmic Trading
12 10 (27.03%) Degree
12 10 (27.03%) Data Management
13 9 (24.32%) Banking
13 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
14 8 (21.62%) Financial Institution
14 8 (21.62%) ITIL
15 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
15 7 (18.92%) Equities
15 7 (18.92%) Fintech

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 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (32.43%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) IaaS
1 3 (8.11%) PaaS
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) MPLS
3 1 (2.70%) VLAN
3 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
General
1 18 (48.65%) Front Office
2 15 (40.54%) Finance
3 9 (24.32%) Banking
4 8 (21.62%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (32.43%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (18.92%) Equities
2 7 (18.92%) Fintech
3 5 (13.51%) SCADA
4 3 (8.11%) Tandem
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.41%) Derivative
5 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income
5 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.70%) Eurex
6 1 (2.70%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Unix
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 12 (32.43%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Solaris
5 3 (8.11%) AIX
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Gentoo
7 1 (2.70%) MVS
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Electronic Trading
2 11 (29.73%) Market Making
3 10 (27.03%) Algorithmic Trading
3 10 (27.03%) Data Management
4 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
5 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Change Management
7 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.81%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (8.11%) ITSM
8 3 (8.11%) Open Source
8 3 (8.11%) SDLC
8 3 (8.11%) Service Management
9 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) DevOps
9 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.41%) Release Management
10 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) AWK
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) JCL
5 1 (2.70%) sed
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Control-M
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) TIBCO
3 10 (27.03%) Currenex
3 10 (27.03%) FXall
3 10 (27.03%) Reuters
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Sun
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) QNX