Period
to 18 September 2020

The median contractor rate for a Unix Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 162 201
Rank change year-on-year +83 +39 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 8 8 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.77% 0.20% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +25.93%
England median daily rate £425 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -10.53% -9.52% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England 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 Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 974 3,832 4,821
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 94.80% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 2,523 3,213
Median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £263
90th Percentile £584 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 189 177
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -2.27% +13.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.00 £10.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.20 £40.60
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +8.11% -1.07%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in Yorkshire

Unix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unix Engineer in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Unix Engineer in Yorkshire

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Unix Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Unix Engineer in Yorkshire

Unix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unix Engineer in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Unix Engineer in Yorkshire

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
South Yorkshire +50 5 £425 -8.11%
West Yorkshire +66 3 £240 -36.00%
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, Unix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Ansible
3 5 (62.50%) MuleSoft
3 5 (62.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (62.50%) Confluence
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Task Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) Server Building
7 1 (12.50%) MariaDB
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Storage Management
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) C

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 5 (62.50%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MariaDB
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 4 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Server Building
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Management
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) MuleSoft
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) VMware