Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Scripting Engineer was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 630 603 596
Rank change year-on-year -27 -7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Scripting Engineer 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.009% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.009% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
London median daily rate £563 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.03% +16.92% -23.53%
10th Percentile £478 £378 £305
90th Percentile £625 £383 £338
England median daily rate £500 £380 £325
% change year-on-year +31.58% +16.92% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Unix Scripting Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Scripting Engineer in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Scripting Engineer in London

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (50.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Jython
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) sed
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE

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 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Jython
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) sed
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat