The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 35 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.88% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.73% 2.38% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£310 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+290.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 17.05% 21.11% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 9
Average daily rate £350 £288 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £110 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £14.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.68% +1.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (60.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Solaris
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Apache
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) IBM
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) LDAP
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) Veritas
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (25.00%) Clustering
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (25.00%) Veritas File System
6 5 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) SCSA
7 4 (20.00%) Sun Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Sun
8 3 (15.00%) XQuery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 7 (35.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.00%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) LDAP
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WLAN
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (10.00%) MarkLogic
1 2 (10.00%) BaseX
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) RSpec
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) XSLT
2 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (10.00%) Servlets
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) Lucene
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) JPA
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Solaris
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) AIX
4 3 (15.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Kanban
2 2 (10.00%) BDD
2 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) OOD
2 2 (10.00%) SOA
2 2 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Web Development
3 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) XQuery
3 3 (15.00%) XPath
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) JPQL
5 1 (5.00%) HQL
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SCSA
1 4 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Veritas File System
1 5 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) Veritas
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Teradata