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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 33 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing UNIX 70 57 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.26% 3.58% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.94% 15.00% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 32
Average daily rate
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£368 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.84% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £23.50 £34.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.88% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
351 380 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.38% 23.84% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 179 116
Average daily rate £313 £200 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £70 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 67 69
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 29 £350 +10.23% 9
Northamptonshire -3 15 £575 +35.29% 3
Derbyshire +17 12 £400 +14.28% 3
Leicestershire +14 10 £360 +20.00% 2
Lincolnshire +8 1 - - 4
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 85 (51.83%) Linux
2 73 (44.51%) Windows
3 63 (38.41%) Oracle
4 43 (26.22%) SQL
5 40 (24.39%) Red Hat
6 36 (21.95%) Microsoft
7 30 (18.29%) VMware
8 26 (15.85%) Finance
9 25 (15.24%) Configuration Management
10 24 (14.63%) ITIL
11 22 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (11.59%) Active Directory
13 19 (11.59%) Solaris
14 18 (10.98%) Migration
14 18 (10.98%) PL/SQL
14 18 (10.98%) HP
14 18 (10.98%) SC Cleared
14 18 (10.98%) Security Cleared
15 17 (10.37%) Apache
16 15 (9.15%) Shell Script
16 15 (9.15%) Oracle Database
17 14 (8.54%) Degree
17 14 (8.54%) IBM
17 14 (8.54%) Tomcat
17 14 (8.54%) Windows XP
18 13 (7.93%) SAN
18 13 (7.93%) Requirements Analysis
18 13 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (10.37%) Apache
2 14 (8.54%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.71%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.27%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.05%) SAS
5 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.44%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.83%) Lync
7 3 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.22%) Node.js
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.61%) CMS
9 1 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) MS Office
2 10 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.83%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.22%) Heroku
3 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.93%) SAN
2 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.66%) NAS
3 5 (3.05%) DNS
4 3 (1.83%) HTTP
4 3 (1.83%) DHCP
4 3 (1.83%) Internet
4 3 (1.83%) ADSL
4 3 (1.83%) Broadband
5 2 (1.22%) LAN
5 2 (1.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.22%) SNMP
5 2 (1.22%) Firewall
5 2 (1.22%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.22%) FCoE
6 1 (0.61%) DMVPN
6 1 (0.61%) SSH
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) SSL
6 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.15%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.27%) PowerCenter
5 6 (3.66%) MySQL
5 6 (3.66%) Data Mart
6 5 (3.05%) DB2
6 5 (3.05%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (2.44%) SQLPlus
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Anywhere
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.22%) Sybase ASA
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.49%) Maven
3 8 (4.88%) Ant
4 6 (3.66%) ClearQuest
5 5 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (3.05%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.44%) JUnit
6 4 (2.44%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.44%) Subversion
6 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.44%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.83%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.22%) Introscope
8 2 (1.22%) Grunt
8 2 (1.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (15.85%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.10%) Retail
4 7 (4.27%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (28.05%) Analyst
2 25 (15.24%) Administrator
3 19 (11.59%) Developer
4 15 (9.15%) Technical Analyst
5 14 (8.54%) Architect
6 12 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (6.71%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.71%) Technical Leader
8 10 (6.10%) Consultant
8 10 (6.10%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) UNIX Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
9 8 (4.88%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.66%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.66%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.66%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.66%) Server Support
11 6 (3.66%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.05%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.88%) XML
2 7 (4.27%) Web Services
3 6 (3.66%) HTML
3 6 (3.66%) J2EE
3 6 (3.66%) Middleware
4 5 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (2.44%) jQuery
5 4 (2.44%) REST
6 3 (1.83%) WSDL
6 3 (1.83%) CSS
6 3 (1.83%) SOAP
6 3 (1.83%) XSLT
7 2 (1.22%) EDI
7 2 (1.22%) Spring
7 2 (1.22%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.22%) EDIFACT
7 2 (1.22%) Django
7 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (1.22%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.71%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.27%) Open Source
4 5 (3.05%) DataPower
5 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.83%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.83%) Clustering
6 3 (1.83%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.22%) User Experience
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.61%) LPAR
8 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.61%) AS400
8 1 (0.61%) HACMP
8 1 (0.61%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 85 (51.83%) Linux
2 73 (44.51%) Windows
3 22 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (11.59%) Solaris
6 14 (8.54%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.10%) CentOS
9 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.66%) HPUX
11 5 (3.05%) AIX
12 4 (2.44%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.83%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.22%) MVS
14 2 (1.22%) VxWorks
14 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.24%) Configuration Management
2 24 (14.63%) ITIL
3 18 (10.98%) Migration
4 13 (7.93%) Requirements Analysis
4 13 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.49%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (5.49%) ERP
7 7 (4.27%) People Management
7 7 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (4.27%) Project Management
7 7 (4.27%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.66%) SOA
8 6 (3.66%) TOGAF
9 5 (3.05%) Software Testing
9 5 (3.05%) IT Governance
9 5 (3.05%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (3.05%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.22%) SQL
2 18 (10.98%) PL/SQL
3 15 (9.15%) Shell Script
4 11 (6.71%) Perl
5 10 (6.10%) Java
6 9 (5.49%) Python
7 7 (4.27%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.44%) C
8 4 (2.44%) C#
9 3 (1.83%) C++
9 3 (1.83%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.22%) PHP
10 2 (1.22%) Groovy
11 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.61%) Ruby
11 1 (0.61%) XPath
11 1 (0.61%) JCL
11 1 (0.61%) Delphi
11 1 (0.61%) VBScript
11 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.98%) SC Cleared
1 18 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.54%) Degree
3 4 (2.44%) ISEB
3 4 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) CCNA
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.61%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.61%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) QA
1 5 (3.05%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.83%) TickIT
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.71%) VMware ESX
2 11 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.10%) XenServer
4 4 (2.44%) NFS
5 3 (1.83%) vSphere
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.61%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (6.10%) Control-M
2 3 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.22%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.22%) WMI
3 2 (1.22%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) Ansible
4 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (38.41%) Oracle
2 40 (24.39%) Red Hat
3 36 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 30 (18.29%) VMware
5 18 (10.98%) HP
6 14 (8.54%) IBM
7 11 (6.71%) Citrix
8 8 (4.88%) EMC
9 5 (3.05%) Serena
9 5 (3.05%) JD Edwards
10 4 (2.44%) SAP
10 4 (2.44%) Informatica
10 4 (2.44%) Veritas
10 4 (2.44%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.44%) Google
10 4 (2.44%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.44%) hybris
11 3 (1.83%) CollabNet
11 3 (1.83%) Sun
11 3 (1.83%) Cisco
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