Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Server Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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 Server Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 869 863
Rank change year-on-year +76 -6 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Server Engineer 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.003% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
England median daily rate £525 - £438
10th Percentile £478 - £378
90th Percentile £563 - £511
UK median daily rate £525 - £438
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83113 96531 98196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.11% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54247 63610 61933
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 2822 3834
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.50 £10.47
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.99 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Unix Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Server Engineer in England

Unix Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Server Engineer in England

Unix Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Server Engineer in England

Unix Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Server Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
North of England +72 2 £513 -
North East +53 2 £513 -
London +23 2 £525 -
South East - 1 - -
Unix Server Engineer
UK

Unix Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Unix Server Engineer 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 across the England region featuring Unix Server Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Dollar Universe
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Software Packaging
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) GitLab
5 1 (20.00%) Trello
5 1 (20.00%) Confluence

Unix Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) GitLab
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) CA