The median contractor rate for a Unix Scripting Engineer was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Scripting Engineer
England / London
Rank 398 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Scripting Engineer 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.042% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £418 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
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 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Scripting Engineer in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Scripting Engineer in London

Unix Scripting Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Scripting Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Canary Wharf - 2 £530 -
Unix Scripting Engineer
England

Unix Scripting Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (100.00%) Perl
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) Puppet
4 5 (35.71%) Regular Expression
4 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) VirtualBox
5 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
5 4 (28.57%) Zenoss
5 4 (28.57%) Subversion
5 4 (28.57%) Selenium
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 4 (28.57%) LDAP
5 4 (28.57%) Nagios
5 4 (28.57%) Ruby

Unix Scripting Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Memory Management
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Perl
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Bourne shell
5 3 (21.43%) C-shell
6 1 (7.14%) Korn
6 1 (7.14%) sed
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VirtualBox
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) GPFS
2 1 (7.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Nagios
2 4 (28.57%) Zenoss
3 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
3 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) SevOne
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase