Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Unix Linux Engineer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 17 July 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/Linux Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 146 139
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Linux Engineer 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.10% 0.16% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% - -
England median daily rate £525 £525 £375
% change year-on-year +0.10% +39.87% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 2,775 2,997 3,120
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 95.26% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,672 1,833 1,870
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £573
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 134 121
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.26% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.35 £9.63
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

Unix Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Linux Engineer in the East Midlands

Unix Linux 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 Linux Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Linux Engineer in the East Midlands

Unix Linux 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 Linux Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 July 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 - 2 £410 -
Nottinghamshire -7 1 - -
Unix Linux Engineer
England

Unix Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Unix Linux 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 Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Kibana
2 2 (66.67%) Graphite
2 2 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (66.67%) Grafana
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) collectd
2 2 (66.67%) logstash
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet

Unix Linux 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
1 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) collectd
1 2 (66.67%) Grafana
1 2 (66.67%) Graphite
1 2 (66.67%) Kibana
1 2 (66.67%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet