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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 36 19 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +32
Contract jobs citing Unix 70 118 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.41% 7.04% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.08% 31.22% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 59 20
Median daily rate £405 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.75 £56.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.89% +334.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
317 378 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.99% 22.55% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 164 123
Median daily rate £375 £347 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £188 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 79
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £23.75 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Unix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 -3 34 £425 +13.33% 11
Derbyshire +7 13 £375 -9.63% 3
Northamptonshire -4 12 £400 +14.28% 3
Leicestershire +3 9 £403 +0.62% 3
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 81 (47.37%) Oracle
2 62 (36.26%) SQL
3 61 (35.67%) Windows
4 56 (32.75%) Linux
5 46 (26.90%) PL/SQL
6 42 (24.56%) Security Cleared
7 39 (22.81%) Shell Script
8 37 (21.64%) Red Hat
9 36 (21.05%) SC Cleared
10 35 (20.47%) VMware
11 33 (19.30%) Microsoft
11 33 (19.30%) Configuration Management
11 33 (19.30%) Oracle Database
12 31 (18.13%) Solaris
13 30 (17.54%) ITIL
14 28 (16.37%) Windows Server
15 26 (15.20%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (14.62%) Windows XP
16 25 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (14.62%) Oracle Database 10g
16 25 (14.62%) Active Directory
17 24 (14.04%) .NET
18 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (12.28%) VMware ESX
20 20 (11.70%) HP
20 20 (11.70%) MS Excel
20 20 (11.70%) Data Centre
21 19 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
21 19 (11.11%) Degree
21 19 (11.11%) AIX

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 12 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.09%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (2.92%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.34%) AquaLogic
4 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.34%) IIS
4 4 (2.34%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.34%) Tuxedo
4 4 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.17%) Apache
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.51%) MS Office
3 3 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.34%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) HTTP
2 9 (5.26%) SAN
3 7 (4.09%) FTP
3 7 (4.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.92%) Firewall
4 5 (2.92%) SSL
4 5 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.75%) WAN
6 2 (1.17%) DHCP
6 2 (1.17%) DNS
6 2 (1.17%) Internet
6 2 (1.17%) LAN
6 2 (1.17%) VoIP
7 1 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.58%) Intranet
7 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.58%) LDAP
7 1 (0.58%) SSH
7 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.30%) Oracle Database
2 26 (15.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (14.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.51%) SQLPlus
6 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.17%) DB2
9 2 (1.17%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.58%) DataStage
10 1 (0.58%) GIS
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Toad
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.75%) Maven
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.75%) Subversion
4 2 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.17%) jMock
4 2 (1.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 14 (8.19%) Finance
3 8 (4.68%) Retail
4 3 (1.75%) Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Automotive
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (29.82%) Architect
2 25 (14.62%) Developer
3 23 (13.45%) Analyst
4 22 (12.87%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (9.94%) Consultant
6 16 (9.36%) Oracle Developer
7 12 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
8 11 (6.43%) Designer
9 9 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
10 8 (4.68%) Functional Consultant
10 8 (4.68%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 8 (4.68%) Unix Engineer
11 7 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.09%) Migration Architect
11 7 (4.09%) SQL Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Unix Analyst
12 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.51%) Unix Technical Analyst
13 5 (2.92%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.04%) .NET
2 18 (10.53%) Middleware
3 15 (8.77%) HTML
3 15 (8.77%) WCF
3 15 (8.77%) WPF
4 11 (6.43%) XML
5 9 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.09%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (2.92%) J2EE
8 4 (2.34%) Software Packaging
8 4 (2.34%) Web Services
9 3 (1.75%) POSIX
10 2 (1.17%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (1.17%) HTML5
10 2 (1.17%) jQuery
10 2 (1.17%) SOAP
10 2 (1.17%) Swing
10 2 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.70%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.09%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.34%) Clustering
6 3 (1.75%) AS400
6 3 (1.75%) DataPower
6 3 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.17%) CESG
7 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (35.67%) Windows
2 56 (32.75%) Linux
3 31 (18.13%) Solaris
4 28 (16.37%) Windows Server
5 25 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (14.62%) Windows XP
6 19 (11.11%) AIX
7 14 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.34%) MVS
9 4 (2.34%) OS/390
9 4 (2.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.34%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.34%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.34%) Windows NT
9 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.58%) CentOS
10 1 (0.58%) Fedora
10 1 (0.58%) SUSE
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.30%) Configuration Management
2 30 (17.54%) ITIL
3 19 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 17 (9.94%) Migration
5 15 (8.77%) CRM
6 14 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.60%) Unit Testing
8 11 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (6.43%) Data Management
8 11 (6.43%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (5.85%) Change Management
9 10 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.85%) Process Improvement
9 10 (5.85%) Project Management
10 9 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.26%) Service Management
11 8 (4.68%) Issue Tracking
11 8 (4.68%) SDLC
12 7 (4.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.26%) SQL
2 46 (26.90%) PL/SQL
3 39 (22.81%) Shell Script
4 19 (11.11%) C#
5 15 (8.77%) Perl
6 14 (8.19%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.02%) Java
8 6 (3.51%) C++
9 5 (2.92%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.92%) C
10 4 (2.34%) Korn
11 3 (1.75%) COBOL
12 2 (1.17%) Groovy
12 2 (1.17%) JCL
12 2 (1.17%) Ruby
13 1 (0.58%) AWK
13 1 (0.58%) R
13 1 (0.58%) VB
13 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.75%) CCNA
5 3 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.75%) MCSE
5 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.17%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.17%) CCDA
6 2 (1.17%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.17%) CISSP
6 2 (1.17%) MCSA
7 1 (0.58%) MCITP
7 1 (0.58%) MCP
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.17%) TickIT
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 25 (14.62%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.28%) VMware ESX
3 11 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (2.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.34%) Veritas File System
4 4 (2.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.58%) Docker
5 1 (0.58%) Firmware
5 1 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) SCCM
2 8 (4.68%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.34%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (2.34%) Foglight
3 4 (2.34%) nmon
4 3 (1.75%) CA Wily
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.17%) Control-M
5 2 (1.17%) Puppet
5 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.58%) Ansible
6 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.58%) Packer
Vendors
1 81 (47.37%) Oracle
2 37 (21.64%) Red Hat
3 35 (20.47%) VMware
4 33 (19.30%) Microsoft
5 20 (11.70%) HP
6 13 (7.60%) IBM
7 12 (7.02%) Sun
8 7 (4.09%) Intel
9 5 (2.92%) Cisco
9 5 (2.92%) EMC
10 4 (2.34%) AppSense
10 4 (2.34%) Axway
10 4 (2.34%) Citrix
10 4 (2.34%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.34%) Lumension
10 4 (2.34%) SAP
10 4 (2.34%) Veritas
11 3 (1.75%) Micro Focus
11 3 (1.75%) Opsware
12 2 (1.17%) webMethods
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