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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 22 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.57% 7.38% 8.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 34.48% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £374 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.18% +31.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £335 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £414 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Average hourly rate - £53.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
66 58 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 30.14% 21.40% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 25
Average daily rate £325 £163 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £68 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £424 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 18
Average hourly rate £11.00 £52.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.04% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £12.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £56.27 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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
Chesterfield +8 4 - -
Derby -14 1 £375 +0.16% 3
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (33.33%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) Test Management
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Sun
6 2 (13.33%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) NFS
6 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) Veritas
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) DMVPN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support
4 1 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) JSP
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XSLT
1 1 (6.67%) JSTL
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Test Management
1 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) BDD
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) NFS
2 2 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Aquila
5 1 (6.67%) Alterian