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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support Analyst
Rank 634 639 603
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support Analyst 23 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.038% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.040% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 19
Median daily rate £473 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% +22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £415 £213
% change year-on-year
-53.01% +95.29%
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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 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 Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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 23 £473 +13.85% 6
London 0 21 £500 +40.35% 4
City of London +12 5 £450 +5.88% 4
Coventry -13 2 £195 -53.01%
West Midlands -21 2 £195 -53.01%

Unix Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 43 (100.00%) Unix
2 31 (72.09%) SQL
3 23 (53.49%) Oracle
4 21 (48.84%) Finance
5 19 (44.19%) Front Office
5 19 (44.19%) FIX Protocol
5 19 (44.19%) Electronic Trading
6 18 (41.86%) Windows
7 17 (39.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (37.21%) Linux
9 14 (32.56%) Python
9 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
10 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
11 12 (27.91%) Market Making
11 12 (27.91%) Banking
11 12 (27.91%) RMDS
11 12 (27.91%) TIBCO
11 12 (27.91%) Rendezvous
12 11 (25.58%) Algorithmic Trading
13 10 (23.26%) FXall
13 10 (23.26%) Currenex
13 10 (23.26%) Degree
13 10 (23.26%) Reuters
14 8 (18.60%) Financial Institution
14 8 (18.60%) Java
15 7 (16.28%) Data Management
15 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
15 7 (16.28%) ITIL
15 7 (16.28%) Fintech
16 6 (13.95%) Sun

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 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (27.91%) RMDS
2 1 (2.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) KDB
3 1 (2.33%) Kdb+
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) PowerCenter
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Front Office
3 12 (27.91%) Banking
4 8 (18.60%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.65%) Back Office
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (27.91%) Rendezvous
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (16.28%) Fintech
3 6 (13.95%) Equities
4 5 (11.63%) SCADA
5 3 (6.98%) SWIFT
6 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.65%) Tandem
7 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (2.33%) Derivative
7 1 (2.33%) Grid Computing
7 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Unix
2 18 (41.86%) Windows
3 16 (37.21%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) MVS
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Electronic Trading
2 12 (27.91%) Market Making
3 11 (25.58%) Algorithmic Trading
4 7 (16.28%) Data Management
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.30%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (6.98%) SDLC
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.33%) DevOps
9 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.33%) Information Security
9 1 (2.33%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.33%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) Python
3 8 (18.60%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) Perl
6 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Control-M
1 1 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) TIBCO
3 10 (23.26%) Currenex
3 10 (23.26%) FXall
3 10 (23.26%) Reuters
4 6 (13.95%) Sun
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.65%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) Cognos
7 1 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.33%) Murex
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Splunk
7 1 (2.33%) VMware