The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Derbyshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 21 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.25% 6.81% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.43% 30.77% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£456 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Average hourly rate - £54.58 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -4.76%
Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
67 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 31.60% 22.13% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 15
Average daily rate £325 £151 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.87% -51.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £68 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 22
Average hourly rate £13.50 £53.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.52% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £56.70 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
East Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
(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
Chesterfield +6 6 £625 - 2
Derby - - - - 3
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
1 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Support
3 1 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) JSTL
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Test Management
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) Alterian
5 1 (10.00%) Aquila
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle