The median contractor rate for a Unix Server Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 629 606
Rank change year-on-year +52 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Server Engineer 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £525 - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 40556 48928 48108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.58% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26503 32317 29624
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1396 1934
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.13 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Unix Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Unix Server Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 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
North East - 2 £513 -
London +14 1 £525 -
Unix Server Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Software Packaging
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps

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 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) GitLab
2 1 (16.67%) Introscope
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) Jython
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) ATG
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian