The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Basildon region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 7.14% 4.76% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 33.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.75 £27.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.29% -14.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -4.76%
Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 21.43% 14.29% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 13
Average daily rate - £200 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £32.12 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Basildon region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Basildon region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) XML
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle
6 6 (37.50%) Solaris
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Ajax
7 5 (31.25%) HTML5
7 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (31.25%) OO
7 5 (31.25%) RUP
7 5 (31.25%) XHTML
7 5 (31.25%) SOA
7 5 (31.25%) J2EE
7 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) Sun
8 4 (25.00%) IBM
8 4 (25.00%) Internet
8 4 (25.00%) Validation
8 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
9 3 (18.75%) Web Development
9 3 (18.75%) Content Management
9 3 (18.75%) SSH
9 3 (18.75%) Legal
9 3 (18.75%) SEO

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) LiveCycle
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) CICS
3 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Fireworks
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) SSH
2 3 (18.75%) NAS
2 3 (18.75%) SNMP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Operations Manager
2 3 (18.75%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) XHTML
3 5 (31.25%) Ajax
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) JAXB
4 3 (18.75%) XSLT
4 3 (18.75%) JSP
5 2 (12.50%) Servlets
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Web 2.0
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) zOS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) RUP
2 5 (31.25%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Content Management
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) SEO
4 3 (18.75%) OOD
4 3 (18.75%) RAD
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) JCL
6 1 (6.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) NFS
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Sun
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) JBoss
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) FatWire
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) AccuRev
5 2 (12.50%) Facebook
5 2 (12.50%) Twitter
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat