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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 41 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 64 89 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.01% 5.57% 4.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.61% 28.99% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 35
Median daily rate £418 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £326 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £30.13 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.86% +0.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
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
283 307 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.71% 19.21% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 134 144
Median daily rate £400 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £422 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 71
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £10.20 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £25.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 33 £425 +16.43% 10
Northamptonshire -10 10 £425 -5.55% 3
Leicestershire +12 9 £403 +9.15% 1
Derbyshire -8 5 - - 1
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 68 (51.13%) Oracle
2 60 (45.11%) SQL
3 55 (41.35%) Linux
4 42 (31.58%) PL/SQL
5 40 (30.08%) Windows
6 34 (25.56%) Shell Script
7 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (22.56%) Oracle Database
9 24 (18.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (17.29%) JavaScript
11 22 (16.54%) Oracle Database 10g
12 21 (15.79%) Configuration Management
12 21 (15.79%) Java
12 21 (15.79%) .NET
12 21 (15.79%) ITIL
13 20 (15.04%) Red Hat
14 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 18 (13.53%) C#
15 18 (13.53%) HTTP
16 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (12.03%) Security Cleared
17 16 (12.03%) Jenkins
17 16 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (12.03%) Data Centre
17 16 (12.03%) HTML
17 16 (12.03%) Solaris
17 16 (12.03%) VMware
18 15 (11.28%) Middleware
18 15 (11.28%) IBM
18 15 (11.28%) Unit Testing

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (9.77%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.27%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.51%) Apache Solr
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.26%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.26%) AquaLogic
6 3 (2.26%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.26%) Tuxedo
6 3 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.50%) Apache
7 2 (1.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.75%) JBoss
8 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.26%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.53%) HTTP
2 7 (5.26%) SSL
3 6 (4.51%) Firewall
3 6 (4.51%) SAN
4 4 (3.01%) FTP
4 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.26%) DNS
6 2 (1.50%) DHCP
6 2 (1.50%) Internet
6 2 (1.50%) LAN
6 2 (1.50%) LDAP
6 2 (1.50%) WAN
7 1 (0.75%) ATM
7 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.75%) NAS
7 1 (0.75%) SSH
7 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.56%) Oracle Database
2 24 (18.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 22 (16.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (9.02%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.76%) SQLPlus
7 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.26%) Big Data
8 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.26%) HBase
8 3 (2.26%) Impala
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.50%) DB2
9 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.50%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.75%) GIS
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.27%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.52%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.52%) WebDriver
4 8 (6.02%) Subversion
5 5 (3.76%) Toad
6 4 (3.01%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.26%) Gradle
7 3 (2.26%) Maven
8 2 (1.50%) jMock
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (9.77%) Finance
1 13 (9.77%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.26%) Marketing
3 6 (4.51%) Legal
4 5 (3.76%) Electronics
4 5 (3.76%) Retail
4 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 47 (35.34%) Developer
2 26 (19.55%) Architect
3 19 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (13.53%) Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.52%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) Consultant
7 9 (6.77%) Designer
7 9 (6.77%) SQL Developer
8 8 (6.02%) PL/SQL Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.51%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Unix Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Unix Technical Analyst
12 4 (3.01%) Functional Consultant
12 4 (3.01%) Oracle Consultant
12 4 (3.01%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.79%) .NET
2 16 (12.03%) HTML
3 15 (11.28%) Middleware
4 14 (10.53%) XML
5 13 (9.77%) WCF
5 13 (9.77%) WPF
6 11 (8.27%) Doctrine
6 11 (8.27%) Web Services
7 10 (7.52%) Behat
8 7 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 7 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
8 7 (5.26%) SOAP
9 6 (4.51%) Zend Framework
10 5 (3.76%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (3.76%) HTML5
10 5 (3.76%) jQuery
10 5 (3.76%) REST
10 5 (3.76%) XSD
11 4 (3.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (12.03%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.52%) Visualisation
3 7 (5.26%) DataPower
4 6 (4.51%) Clustering
5 5 (3.76%) User Experience
6 3 (2.26%) AS400
6 3 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) NHS
8 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.75%) Social Media
8 1 (0.75%) Tandem
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.35%) Linux
2 40 (30.08%) Windows
3 16 (12.03%) Solaris
4 14 (10.53%) AIX
4 14 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (9.77%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (9.02%) Windows XP
7 11 (8.27%) Mac OS X
8 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.26%) OS/390
9 3 (2.26%) SUSE
10 2 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.75%) CentOS
11 1 (0.75%) Fedora
11 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 21 (15.79%) ITIL
3 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (11.28%) Unit Testing
5 14 (10.53%) CRM
6 12 (9.02%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (8.27%) Migration
7 11 (8.27%) OO
7 11 (8.27%) OO PHP
8 10 (7.52%) BDD
8 10 (7.52%) Project Management
8 10 (7.52%) Technical Analysis
9 9 (6.77%) Change Management
9 9 (6.77%) Data Management
9 9 (6.77%) Line Management
9 9 (6.77%) SDLC
10 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.02%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.11%) SQL
2 42 (31.58%) PL/SQL
3 34 (25.56%) Shell Script
4 23 (17.29%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.79%) Java
6 18 (13.53%) C#
7 12 (9.02%) PHP
8 9 (6.77%) Perl
9 7 (5.26%) C++
10 5 (3.76%) AWK
10 5 (3.76%) C
11 3 (2.26%) Groovy
11 3 (2.26%) Scala
12 2 (1.50%) JCL
13 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.75%) Ruby
13 1 (0.75%) VB
13 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.53%) Degree
2 14 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.50%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.75%) APMP
5 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.75%) PMP
5 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.02%) Docker
3 9 (6.77%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (6.02%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.75%) Firmware
8 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) SCCM
2 5 (3.76%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.01%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (3.01%) Foglight
3 4 (3.01%) nmon
4 3 (2.26%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.26%) Oozie
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.75%) Ansible
6 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.75%) Control-M
6 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.75%) Packer
6 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (51.13%) Oracle
2 20 (15.04%) Red Hat
3 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.03%) VMware
5 15 (11.28%) IBM
6 9 (6.77%) SAP
6 9 (6.77%) Zend
7 7 (5.26%) Intel
7 7 (5.26%) Sun
8 6 (4.51%) Cisco
8 6 (4.51%) Endeca
9 5 (3.76%) Citrix
9 5 (3.76%) EMC
9 5 (3.76%) HP
10 4 (3.01%) webMethods
11 3 (2.26%) Axway
11 3 (2.26%) Fujitsu
11 3 (2.26%) hybris
12 2 (1.50%) Lumension
12 2 (1.50%) Terracotta
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