Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Unix Support Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 16 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 Support Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +206
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.10% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
East of England median daily rate £338 - -
England median daily rate £338 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -25.00% +38.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,612 4,750 4,598
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.85% 94.47% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,733 2,752 2,635
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 351 375
East of England median hourly rate £17.35 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.24% - -4.78%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.45
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

Unix Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support Engineer in the East of England

Unix Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Support Engineer in the East of England

Unix Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Support Engineer in the East of England

Unix Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Support Engineer in the East of England

Unix Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 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
Hertfordshire - 5 £338 -
Unix Support Engineer
England

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Unix Support 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 of England region featuring Unix Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (80.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Perl

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (80.00%) GlassFish
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) VMware