The median contractor rate for a Unix Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 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.

Unix Engineer
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 95 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +20.56% +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -33.33%  

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 1113 1250 1383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.24% 96.15% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 813 749
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 100 61
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.76 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Engineer in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Engineer in Surrey

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) NAS
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (25.00%) Brocade
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) OOD
6 1 (12.50%) FTP
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Veritas
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) SSH

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) CFEngine
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Brocade
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas