Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey 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 Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 119 130
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 4 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.15% 0.43% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.45% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 13
Surrey median daily rate £525 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +37.40%
10th Percentile £443 £348 £385
90th Percentile £638 £488 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £394 £438
% change year-on-year +14.29% -10.00% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2595 2215 2619
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.31% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 1453 1588
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £262
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -2 2 £525 -4.55%
Unix Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Server Building
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) CFEngine
3 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack