Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Unix Engineer was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 129 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +139
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 1 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.038% 0.66% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 0
East Midlands median daily rate £320 £323 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.78% - -
England median daily rate £500 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +17.65% +11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £34.60

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,521 3,043 3,141
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 95.21% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,628 1,878 1,961
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £236 £220 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £560
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 167 134
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £9.30
90th Percentile £26.50 £45.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Unix Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in the East Midlands

Unix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Engineer in the East Midlands

Unix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Engineer in the East Midlands

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 1 £320 -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Unix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas