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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 7 14 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +31
Contract jobs citing Unix 41 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 15.71% 7.79% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.67% 32.43% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 0
Average daily rate £398 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
75 37 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 28.74% 24.03% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 8 70
Average daily rate £375 £350 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +218.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £241 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £403 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 24 £390 -2.50% 1
Chesterfield +6 9 £386 -
Unix
East Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 45 (67.16%) Red Hat
2 38 (56.72%) VMware
3 35 (52.24%) Security Cleared
4 32 (47.76%) Windows
5 29 (43.28%) Solaris
5 29 (43.28%) Linux
6 28 (41.79%) SC Cleared
7 27 (40.30%) Oracle
8 26 (38.81%) HP
9 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
9 24 (35.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
11 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
11 21 (31.34%) Configuration Management
12 20 (29.85%) SAN
13 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (28.36%) VMware ESX
13 19 (28.36%) Sun
13 19 (28.36%) Windows XP
13 19 (28.36%) Perl
13 19 (28.36%) Requirements Analysis
14 18 (26.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 18 (26.87%) Veritas File System
14 18 (26.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 18 (26.87%) High Availability
14 18 (26.87%) Bash Shell
14 18 (26.87%) Korn
14 18 (26.87%) Software Packaging
14 18 (26.87%) Shell Script

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (5.97%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) AquaLogic
2 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.49%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) SAN
2 4 (5.97%) FTP
2 4 (5.97%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) NAS
3 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) DB2
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (20.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (58.21%) Architect
2 21 (31.34%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (19.40%) Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Solaris Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Linux Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Migration Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Unix Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Unix Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Solaris Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Information Systems Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Systems Architect
8 2 (2.99%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) Software Packaging
2 5 (7.46%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.49%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.49%) J2EE
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 29 (43.28%) Linux
2 29 (43.28%) Solaris
3 24 (35.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
5 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (28.36%) Windows XP
6 18 (26.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 10 (14.93%) AIX
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.49%) HPUX
9 1 (1.49%) OS/390
9 1 (1.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Configuration Management
2 19 (28.36%) Requirements Analysis
3 18 (26.87%) High Availability
4 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.45%) Migration
4 7 (10.45%) Process Improvement
5 4 (5.97%) Application Discovery
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL
6 3 (4.48%) Service Management
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
8 1 (1.49%) Facilities Management
8 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.49%) QMS
8 1 (1.49%) Release Management
8 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.49%) Security Management
8 1 (1.49%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) Perl
2 18 (26.87%) Bash Shell
2 18 (26.87%) Korn
2 18 (26.87%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.99%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) Security Cleared
2 28 (41.79%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.91%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
1 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (28.36%) VMware ESX
3 18 (26.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 18 (26.87%) Veritas File System
3 18 (26.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.99%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 45 (67.16%) Red Hat
2 38 (56.72%) VMware
3 27 (40.30%) Oracle
4 26 (38.81%) HP
5 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
6 19 (28.36%) Sun
7 18 (26.87%) Veritas
8 16 (23.88%) Opsware
9 5 (7.46%) SAP
10 3 (4.48%) AppSense
10 3 (4.48%) IBM
10 3 (4.48%) Lumension
11 2 (2.99%) EMC
12 1 (1.49%) Axway
12 1 (1.49%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.49%) Metastorm