The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 22 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.08% 6.87% 13.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 29.51% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
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£400 £424 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +58.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Average hourly rate - £56.16 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
UNIX
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 61 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 27.12% 23.28% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 35
Average daily rate £345 £275 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £68 £63
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £52.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.23% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £11.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £56.27 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -6 7 £400 +6.84%
Chesterfield +12 2 - -
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (30.00%) SAP
6 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) Test Management
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (25.00%) Migration
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
8 3 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) NAS
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Leader
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Support
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (25.00%) Test Management
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (30.00%) IBM
5 6 (30.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Sun
6 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (10.00%) Veritas
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Aquila