The median contractor rate for a Unix Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 27 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 95 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.16% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £368 £390
% change year-on-year +5.90% -5.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 - £32.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1152 1213 1210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.50% 95.36% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 797 691
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 67 49
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +47.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in Surrey

Unix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Engineer in Surrey

Unix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Engineer in Surrey

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leatherhead +19 1 £525 -4.54%
Camberley +7 1 - -
Unix Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Surrey region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) SaltStack