The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 27 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing UNIX 91 73 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.80% 4.46% 7.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.40% 20.56% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 34
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £446 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 19
Average hourly rate £31.25 £53.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.03% +51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
UNIX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
373 355 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.77% 21.70% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 175 130
Average daily rate £328 £275 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £80 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 86
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.69 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Nottinghamshire +10 28 £334 +2.69% 4
Leicestershire +13 21 £325 -12.75% 1
Northamptonshire +14 15 £233 -29.81% 3
Derbyshire -2 13 £400 -5.60% 1
Lincolnshire +2 2 £370 +48.00% 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 64 (48.12%) Linux
2 58 (43.61%) Oracle
3 55 (41.35%) Windows
4 38 (28.57%) SQL
5 32 (24.06%) Finance
6 28 (21.05%) Red Hat
7 27 (20.30%) Microsoft
8 18 (13.53%) VMware
9 17 (12.78%) Migration
9 17 (12.78%) Configuration Management
9 17 (12.78%) PL/SQL
9 17 (12.78%) Oracle Database
10 15 (11.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (10.53%) IBM
11 14 (10.53%) HP
11 14 (10.53%) SC Cleared
11 14 (10.53%) Security Cleared
12 13 (9.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (9.77%) PowerCenter
12 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (9.77%) Mainframe
13 12 (9.02%) Control-M
13 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
13 12 (9.02%) ITIL
13 12 (9.02%) Solaris
13 12 (9.02%) MS Excel
14 11 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (8.27%) Degree
15 10 (7.52%) Data Mart

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (6.77%) SharePoint
1 9 (6.77%) Apache
2 8 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.51%) SAS
4 5 (3.76%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.02%) MS Office
3 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) SAN
2 6 (4.51%) NAS
3 3 (2.26%) DHCP
3 3 (2.26%) DNS
4 2 (1.50%) HTTP
4 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) VPN
5 1 (0.75%) SSL
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) WAN
5 1 (0.75%) DMVPN
5 1 (0.75%) Firewall
5 1 (0.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.78%) Oracle Database
2 13 (9.77%) PowerCenter
3 11 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.52%) Data Mart
5 7 (5.26%) MySQL
5 7 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.01%) DB2
9 3 (2.26%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.50%) SQL Anywhere
10 2 (1.50%) Sybase ASA
10 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.75%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.50%) Toad
3 2 (1.50%) JIRA
3 2 (1.50%) Selenium
3 2 (1.50%) Ant
3 2 (1.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.50%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.75%) Maven
4 1 (0.75%) JUnit
4 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.75%) JDeveloper
General
1 32 (24.06%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.02%) Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (33.08%) Analyst
2 19 (14.29%) Developer
3 15 (11.28%) Test Analyst
3 15 (11.28%) Technical Analyst
4 13 (9.77%) Administrator
5 12 (9.02%) Consultant
6 9 (6.77%) UNIX Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Risk Manager
7 8 (6.02%) Information Manager
7 8 (6.02%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Information Risk Manager
8 7 (5.26%) Technical Leader
8 7 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.51%) DBA
9 6 (4.51%) Architect
9 6 (4.51%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (3.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.76%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (3.76%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.02%) XML
2 6 (4.51%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (3.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (2.26%) Middleware
4 3 (2.26%) XSD
5 2 (1.50%) HTML
5 2 (1.50%) WSDL
5 2 (1.50%) Spring
5 2 (1.50%) SOAP
5 2 (1.50%) Web Services
6 1 (0.75%) JSF
6 1 (0.75%) Ajax
6 1 (0.75%) Java EE
6 1 (0.75%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.75%) jQuery
6 1 (0.75%) JAX-WS
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.75%) REST
6 1 (0.75%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.75%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Mainframe
1 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.51%) Open Source
3 5 (3.76%) DataPower
3 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.75%) Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 64 (48.12%) Linux
2 55 (41.35%) Windows
3 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (9.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (9.02%) Solaris
5 8 (6.02%) CentOS
6 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.51%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.01%) AIX
8 4 (3.01%) HPUX
9 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.75%) MVS
10 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.78%) Configuration Management
1 17 (12.78%) Migration
2 15 (11.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (9.02%) ITIL
4 10 (7.52%) ERP
5 8 (6.02%) Test Scripting
6 7 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 7 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (4.51%) Software Testing
8 5 (3.76%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (3.76%) Information Management
8 5 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.76%) Identity Management
8 5 (3.76%) Test Management
8 5 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.01%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.01%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.01%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.01%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (3.01%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.57%) SQL
2 17 (12.78%) PL/SQL
3 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.26%) Python
4 7 (5.26%) Perl
5 6 (4.51%) Java
6 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (0.75%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) XPath
7 1 (0.75%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 14 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.27%) Degree
3 5 (3.76%) ISEB
4 4 (3.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.26%) CRISC
5 3 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.26%) CISSP
5 3 (2.26%) CISA
5 3 (2.26%) CISM
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.75%) CCNA
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.76%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.51%) XenServer
3 6 (4.51%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.01%) NFS
5 3 (2.26%) RACF
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (9.02%) Control-M
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.50%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.50%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.75%) Puppet
5 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.75%) Ansible
5 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (43.61%) Oracle
2 28 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 27 (20.30%) Microsoft
4 18 (13.53%) VMware
5 14 (10.53%) IBM
5 14 (10.53%) HP
6 10 (7.52%) SAP
7 9 (6.77%) Informatica
8 6 (4.51%) Citrix
9 5 (3.76%) Serena
9 5 (3.76%) EMC
9 5 (3.76%) Sun
9 5 (3.76%) JD Edwards
10 4 (3.01%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.01%) Google
10 4 (3.01%) NetApp
10 4 (3.01%) Veritas
11 3 (2.26%) Sybase
12 2 (1.50%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.50%) Northgate
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