Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Support Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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 Support Analyst
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 875 847 846
Rank change year-on-year -28 -1 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support Analyst 14 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.037% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.039% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 25
UK median daily rate £400 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +15.38% +50.00%
10th Percentile £220 £273 £213
90th Percentile £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £325 £225
% change year-on-year -38.46% +44.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £23.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Unix Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support Analyst in the UK

Unix Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Support Analyst in the UK

Unix Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Support Analyst over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Support Analyst in the UK

Unix Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Support Analyst in the UK

Unix Support Analyst
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England +20 14 £400 -11.11% 8
London -25 9 £400 -13.28% 6
UK excluding London +28 5 £200 -38.46% 2
North of England +64 2 £200 -39.39%
Midlands +24 2 - -
East Midlands +7 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £200 -
South East +14 1 - - 1

Unix Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Unix Support Analyst 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 featuring Unix Support Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) Python
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
7 4 (28.57%) Korn
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) Perl
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
8 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Derivative
9 2 (14.29%) Puppet
9 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
9 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (14.29%) System Testing
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 2 (14.29%) Ansible
9 2 (14.29%) Salt
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow

Unix Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Global One
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Derivative
1 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
1 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.14%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) CentOS
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (14.29%) Change Management
1 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) System Testing
1 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
2 1 (7.14%) QMS
2 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Korn
4 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) COBOL
6 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
7 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.14%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) IBM BigFix
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Salt
1 2 (14.29%) TADDM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) ION Trading
2 2 (14.29%) NetApp
2 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Netezza
3 1 (7.14%) SimCorp
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) Tradeweb