The median contractor rate for a Unix Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Engineer
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.099% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +20.56% +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -33.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 988 1398 1114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.44% 96.81% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 975 733
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 41
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in Leeds

Unix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Engineer in Leeds

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Unix 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 Leeds region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (50.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds