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 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 17 41 16
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 6.45% 1.72% 4.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% 5.36% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
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£388 £351 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.39% -10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £360 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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
38 112 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 24.52% 32.09% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 72 12
Average daily rate £325 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £70 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.82 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £13.50 £20.30
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 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 +10 3 £400 +13.96% 2
Chesterfield - 3 £180 -
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (40.74%) VMware ESX
4 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
4 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
5 9 (33.33%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) HP
5 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
7 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) Ingres
9 4 (14.81%) AIX
9 4 (14.81%) IBM
9 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (11.11%) NAS
10 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
10 3 (11.11%) Solaris
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL
10 3 (11.11%) WebLogic

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) NAS
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) DMVPN
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) Ingres
General
1 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Technical Leader
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) EDIFACT
1 2 (7.41%) XML Messaging
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
1 2 (7.41%) XML
1 2 (7.41%) EDI
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
3 7 (25.93%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) AIX
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) B2B
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Management
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C
3 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
1 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
4 9 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) SAP
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