The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 August 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 East Midlands 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 28 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 75 80 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.16% 5.49% 5.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.74% 26.23% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 25
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£370 £338 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £447 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Average hourly rate £31.25 £52.75 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.75% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £12.05 £55.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £56.65 £65.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
345 305 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.73% 20.93% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 149 91
Average daily rate £325 £283 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £125 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 71
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.55 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.18% -11.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
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UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Northamptonshire +10 19 £400 +21.21% 2
Leicestershire +3 18 £275 -36.78% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 12 £318 -12.41% 1
Derbyshire -4 9 £375 +0.16% 7
Lincolnshire +7 5 £370 +97.33%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 57 (47.50%) Oracle
1 57 (47.50%) Linux
2 46 (38.33%) SQL
3 43 (35.83%) Windows
4 42 (35.00%) Finance
5 23 (19.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 20 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 16 (13.33%) PowerCenter
7 16 (13.33%) XML
8 15 (12.50%) Control-M
8 15 (12.50%) Migration
9 14 (11.67%) Shell Script
9 14 (11.67%) Red Hat
9 14 (11.67%) MS Excel
9 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (11.67%) Oracle EBS R12
10 13 (10.83%) Oracle9i Database
10 13 (10.83%) Mainframe
10 13 (10.83%) Data Mart
11 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 12 (10.00%) Informatica
12 11 (9.17%) IBM
12 11 (9.17%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (9.17%) MS Office
12 11 (9.17%) Manufacturing
12 11 (9.17%) Oracle General Ledger
12 11 (9.17%) Oracle Receivables
12 11 (9.17%) Oracle Payables

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (7.50%) Apache
1 9 (7.50%) Tomcat
1 9 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.33%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.83%) CICS
4 1 (0.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.17%) MS Office
3 7 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (5.83%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (5.83%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) SAN
2 4 (3.33%) NAS
3 2 (1.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) SSH
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 16 (13.33%) PowerCenter
3 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (10.83%) Oracle9i Database
4 13 (10.83%) Data Mart
5 10 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (7.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (5.83%) MySQL
8 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.33%) SQLPlus
10 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.50%) DB2
10 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.83%) Informix
12 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.83%) SQL Anywhere
12 1 (0.83%) Sybase ASA
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.50%) Ant
4 2 (1.67%) JIRA
4 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.67%) Selenium
4 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.67%) JDeveloper
4 2 (1.67%) Toad
4 2 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.67%) ProC
5 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.83%) JUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Subversion
5 1 (0.83%) Maven
5 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 42 (35.00%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.67%) Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Retail
5 3 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (28.33%) Analyst
2 29 (24.17%) Developer
3 19 (15.83%) Test Analyst
4 17 (14.17%) Consultant
5 12 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) Information Risk Manager
7 8 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Risk Manager
7 8 (6.67%) Information Manager
8 7 (5.83%) Administrator
9 6 (5.00%) UAT Test Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 6 (5.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 6 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
9 6 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Server Support
10 5 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.17%) UNIX Support
10 5 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.33%) XML
2 6 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (3.33%) Middleware
5 3 (2.50%) XSD
5 3 (2.50%) .NET
5 3 (2.50%) HTML
5 3 (2.50%) Spring
6 2 (1.67%) jQuery
6 2 (1.67%) REST
6 2 (1.67%) J2EE
6 2 (1.67%) CSS
6 2 (1.67%) JSP
6 2 (1.67%) SOAP
6 2 (1.67%) XSLT
6 2 (1.67%) WSDL
7 1 (0.83%) OLE
7 1 (0.83%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.83%) CGI
7 1 (0.83%) JAXP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.17%) DataPower
4 5 (4.17%) Open Source
5 2 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.67%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Tandem
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.50%) Linux
2 43 (35.83%) Windows
3 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.00%) CentOS
4 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.33%) AIX
5 4 (3.33%) HPUX
5 4 (3.33%) Solaris
6 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) MVS
7 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (12.50%) Migration
3 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 10 (8.33%) ERP
5 9 (7.50%) Workflow
5 9 (7.50%) Procure-to-pay
6 8 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 8 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 7 (5.83%) ITIL
8 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.17%) Information Management
9 5 (4.17%) Identity Management
9 5 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.33%) Test Management
10 4 (3.33%) Test Strategy
10 4 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (3.33%) ETL
11 3 (2.50%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.33%) SQL
2 20 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 14 (11.67%) Shell Script
4 8 (6.67%) Perl
5 7 (5.83%) Java
6 6 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.50%) Python
7 3 (2.50%) C#
8 2 (1.67%) C
8 2 (1.67%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) Ruby
9 1 (0.83%) XPath
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) ISEB
1 9 (7.50%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.50%) CISSP
3 3 (2.50%) CISA
3 3 (2.50%) CISM
3 3 (2.50%) CRISC
3 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.00%) TickIT
3 4 (3.33%) QA
4 3 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.00%) XenServer
3 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.50%) RACF
5 2 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.67%) NFS
6 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) Control-M
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.67%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.83%) Ansible
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (47.50%) Oracle
2 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.67%) Red Hat
4 12 (10.00%) Informatica
5 11 (9.17%) IBM
6 10 (8.33%) SAP
7 8 (6.67%) Citrix
8 7 (5.83%) HP
9 6 (5.00%) VMware
10 4 (3.33%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.33%) Google
11 3 (2.50%) Sun
12 2 (1.67%) Northgate
12 2 (1.67%) Sybase
12 2 (1.67%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.67%) EMC
12 2 (1.67%) NetApp
12 2 (1.67%) Veritas
13 1 (0.83%) Remedy
13 1 (0.83%) Intel
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