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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / East Midlands
Rank 35 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Unix 72 123 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.83% 8.26% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.87% 35.65% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 66 33
Median daily rate £325 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £280 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.75%

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
268 345 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.97% 23.17% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 156 142
Median daily rate £300 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire -15 24 £141 -64.87% 3
Northamptonshire -5 23 £400 +4.91% 4
Nottinghamshire -11 20 £400 +33.33% 7
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 87 (56.49%) Linux
2 72 (46.75%) Oracle
3 53 (34.42%) SQL
4 45 (29.22%) Oracle Database
5 43 (27.92%) JavaScript
5 43 (27.92%) Windows
6 40 (25.97%) Configuration Management
7 39 (25.32%) Relational Database
8 37 (24.03%) HTML
9 35 (22.73%) PHP
9 35 (22.73%) PL/SQL
9 35 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (22.08%) Mac OS X
11 33 (21.43%) OO
11 33 (21.43%) OO PHP
12 32 (20.78%) Oracle Database 10g
13 31 (20.13%) Jenkins
14 30 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (18.83%) Git (software)
16 28 (18.18%) Security Cleared
16 28 (18.18%) Manufacturing
17 26 (16.88%) Shell Script
18 25 (16.23%) HTTP
19 24 (15.58%) CSS
19 24 (15.58%) VMware
20 23 (14.94%) Finance
20 23 (14.94%) Visualisation
20 23 (14.94%) Web Development
21 21 (13.64%) Line Management
22 20 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure

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 9 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (5.84%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.90%) iPlanet
2 6 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.95%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) SAS
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.84%) MS Office
2 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.60%) MS Project
3 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.95%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 14 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (3.90%) Demantra
4 4 (2.60%) Teamcenter
5 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
2 1 (0.65%) PaaS
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.23%) HTTP
2 11 (7.14%) Firewall
3 7 (4.55%) SAN
4 6 (3.90%) BIG-IP
5 5 (3.25%) DNS
5 5 (3.25%) SSL
6 4 (2.60%) LDAP
6 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.95%) NAS
8 2 (1.30%) FTP
8 2 (1.30%) Internet
8 2 (1.30%) SSH
8 2 (1.30%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.65%) DHCP
9 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.65%) VLAN
9 1 (0.65%) VoIP
9 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (29.22%) Oracle Database
2 39 (25.32%) Relational Database
3 32 (20.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 20 (12.99%) SQL Server
5 18 (11.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (9.74%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.60%) DTS
10 4 (2.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.60%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.95%) DB2
11 3 (1.95%) PowerCenter
12 2 (1.30%) Informix
12 2 (1.30%) OLAP
12 2 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (20.13%) Jenkins
2 29 (18.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (5.19%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.19%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.60%) JDeveloper
5 4 (2.60%) Selenium
6 3 (1.95%) JIRA
6 3 (1.95%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.30%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.30%) Subversion
8 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.65%) Rational Robot
8 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 23 (14.94%) Finance
3 15 (9.74%) Retail
4 10 (6.49%) Banking
5 8 (5.19%) Publishing
6 4 (2.60%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.30%) Electronics
7 2 (1.30%) Front Office
7 2 (1.30%) Marketing
7 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (31.17%) Analyst
2 45 (29.22%) Developer
3 22 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 21 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 19 (12.34%) Applications Support
5 19 (12.34%) PHP Developer
5 19 (12.34%) Test Analyst
6 18 (11.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 18 (11.69%) Architect
7 12 (7.79%) Performance Analyst
7 12 (7.79%) Technical Leader
8 11 (7.14%) Designer
9 10 (6.49%) Development Analyst
9 10 (6.49%) Development Support Analyst
9 10 (6.49%) Performance Test Analyst
10 9 (5.84%) Oracle Analyst
10 9 (5.84%) Senior PHP Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Oracle Support Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.03%) HTML
2 24 (15.58%) CSS
3 19 (12.34%) .NET
4 14 (9.09%) WCF
5 12 (7.79%) WPF
6 11 (7.14%) Doctrine
6 11 (7.14%) XML
7 10 (6.49%) Symfony
8 9 (5.84%) Zend Framework
9 8 (5.19%) Behat
9 8 (5.19%) Web Services
10 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.55%) J2EE
11 5 (3.25%) JSP
12 4 (2.60%) REST
13 3 (1.95%) Software Packaging
14 2 (1.30%) ELK Stack
14 2 (1.30%) Middleware
14 2 (1.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 2 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.94%) Visualisation
2 9 (5.84%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.25%) Clustering
5 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.60%) User Experience
6 3 (1.95%) HP Storage
6 3 (1.95%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.30%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.30%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.30%) Wiki
8 1 (0.65%) Blog
8 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) DataPower
8 1 (0.65%) Handset
8 1 (0.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 87 (56.49%) Linux
2 43 (27.92%) Windows
3 34 (22.08%) Mac OS X
4 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.09%) AIX
7 13 (8.44%) HPUX
8 12 (7.79%) Windows 7
8 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.19%) Solaris
10 7 (4.55%) Windows Server
11 4 (2.60%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.95%) SUSE
13 1 (0.65%) Gentoo
13 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.97%) Configuration Management
2 35 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.43%) OO
3 33 (21.43%) OO PHP
4 30 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (14.94%) Web Development
6 21 (13.64%) Line Management
7 19 (12.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (12.34%) Web Design
8 17 (11.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (10.39%) Mentoring
9 16 (10.39%) Project Management
9 16 (10.39%) Test Scripting
10 15 (9.74%) Performance Testing
11 14 (9.09%) ITIL
11 14 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (9.09%) QMS
12 13 (8.44%) CRM
12 13 (8.44%) SDLC
13 12 (7.79%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.42%) SQL
2 43 (27.92%) JavaScript
3 35 (22.73%) PHP
3 35 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 26 (16.88%) Shell Script
5 17 (11.04%) Java
6 15 (9.74%) C#
7 3 (1.95%) C++
7 3 (1.95%) VBA
8 2 (1.30%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) Korn
9 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.39%) Degree
2 16 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.84%) ISEB
4 7 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.55%) DBS Check
4 7 (4.55%) MCSE
4 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.90%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) CISM
7 1 (0.65%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.25%) JSP 440
4 4 (2.60%) SLA
5 2 (1.30%) QA
6 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.65%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.84%) Docker
3 8 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (5.19%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 11 (7.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 6 (3.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.60%) Ganglia
3 4 (2.60%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.60%) nmon
4 3 (1.95%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.30%) Ansible
5 2 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.30%) OpenView
5 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.30%) Puppet
5 2 (1.30%) Salt
6 1 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 72 (46.75%) Oracle
2 24 (15.58%) VMware
3 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
4 16 (10.39%) Cisco
5 14 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.14%) IBM
6 11 (7.14%) Zend
7 9 (5.84%) HP
8 8 (5.19%) NetApp
9 6 (3.90%) BEA
9 6 (3.90%) F5
9 6 (3.90%) Sun
10 5 (3.25%) webMethods
11 4 (2.60%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.60%) AppDynamics
11 4 (2.60%) EMC
11 4 (2.60%) Symantec
12 3 (1.95%) Citrix
12 3 (1.95%) Software AG
12 3 (1.95%) Terracotta
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