The median contractor rate for a Unix Scripting Engineer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 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 Scripting Engineer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 - 421
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Scripting Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £488 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 - £282
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Unix Scripting Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Scripting Engineer in London

Unix Scripting Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Scripting Engineer in London

Unix Scripting Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Unix Scripting 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 London region featuring Unix Scripting Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) Solaris
6 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) Bourne shell
7 3 (30.00%) C-shell
7 3 (30.00%) Puppet
7 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (30.00%) DevOps
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) Banking
7 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (30.00%) Sun
8 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (20.00%) Ruby
8 2 (20.00%) Subversion
8 2 (20.00%) Nagios
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
8 2 (20.00%) VirtualBox
8 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
8 2 (20.00%) Jenkins

Unix Scripting Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) Bourne shell
4 3 (30.00%) C-shell
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) sed
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Jython
6 1 (10.00%) Korn
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) GPFS
2 1 (10.00%) LXC
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) SevOne
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase