The median contractor rate for a Unix Engineer was £332 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 23 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 Engineer
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 87 65
Rank change year-on-year +33 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 3 38 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.52% 2.38% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 2.66% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 26 3
Median daily rate £332 £313 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.24% +10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £258 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £340 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £362 £400
% change year-on-year +3.73% -9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 - £31.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 537 1428 787
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 93.72% 89.31% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 883 461
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 81 83
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £18.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in the North East

Unix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Engineer in the North East

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Tyne and Wear +43 2 £332 +6.24% 1
Durham - 1 - -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 North East region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Dollar Universe
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Software Packaging
4 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) AIX
5 3 (42.86%) Solaris
5 3 (42.86%) High Availability
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) iPlanet
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) GitLab
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Software Packaging
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) HPUX
5 2 (28.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
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