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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 31 36 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing UNIX 87 70 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.44% 4.48% 7.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.51% 20.23% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 34
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£338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £447 £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 £31.50 £30.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
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
370 346 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.13% 22.14% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 164 137
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £80 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 51 93
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +6 29 £334 +2.69% 7
Leicestershire +18 23 £325 -12.75% 3
Northamptonshire +11 13 £215 -35.09% 4
Derbyshire -7 12 £400 -5.60%
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 61 (45.52%) Linux
2 57 (42.54%) Windows
2 57 (42.54%) Oracle
3 36 (26.87%) SQL
4 31 (23.13%) Finance
5 28 (20.90%) Red Hat
6 27 (20.15%) Microsoft
7 20 (14.93%) VMware
8 17 (12.69%) Configuration Management
9 16 (11.94%) Migration
10 15 (11.19%) PL/SQL
10 15 (11.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (11.19%) Oracle Database
11 14 (10.45%) SC Cleared
11 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
11 14 (10.45%) ITIL
11 14 (10.45%) HP
12 13 (9.70%) IBM
12 13 (9.70%) PowerCenter
12 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (9.70%) Mainframe
12 13 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (8.96%) Control-M
13 12 (8.96%) Solaris
13 12 (8.96%) Apache
13 12 (8.96%) MS Excel
14 11 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (8.21%) Shell Script
14 11 (8.21%) Degree

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 12 (8.96%) Apache
2 9 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.97%) SAS
4 5 (3.73%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.97%) MS Office
3 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (2.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) SAN
2 6 (4.48%) NAS
3 3 (2.24%) DHCP
3 3 (2.24%) DNS
4 2 (1.49%) HTTP
4 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) DMVPN
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) WAN
5 1 (0.75%) VPN
5 1 (0.75%) SSL
5 1 (0.75%) SSH
5 1 (0.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) Oracle Database
2 13 (9.70%) PowerCenter
3 11 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.46%) Data Mart
5 7 (5.22%) MySQL
6 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (4.48%) DB2
7 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.49%) Sybase ASA
10 2 (1.49%) SQL Anywhere
10 2 (1.49%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.75%) MaxDB
11 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.73%) Ant
2 5 (3.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (3.73%) Maven
3 4 (2.99%) ClearQuest
3 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.49%) JIRA
5 2 (1.49%) Selenium
5 2 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.49%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.75%) JUnit
6 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Retail
3 8 (5.97%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.97%) Banking
4 3 (2.24%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (32.09%) Analyst
2 19 (14.18%) Developer
3 16 (11.94%) Administrator
4 15 (11.19%) Technical Analyst
5 13 (9.70%) Test Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Consultant
6 9 (6.72%) UNIX Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Risk Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Information Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.97%) Architect
7 8 (5.97%) Information Risk Manager
8 7 (5.22%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.22%) Technical Leader
8 7 (5.22%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (4.48%) DBA
10 5 (3.73%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.73%) Server Support
10 5 (3.73%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) XML
2 5 (3.73%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (2.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (2.24%) XSD
5 2 (1.49%) Spring
5 2 (1.49%) Middleware
5 2 (1.49%) WSDL
5 2 (1.49%) HTML
5 2 (1.49%) SOAP
5 2 (1.49%) Web Services
6 1 (0.75%) REST
6 1 (0.75%) jQuery
6 1 (0.75%) JAX-WS
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.75%) CSS
6 1 (0.75%) JSP
6 1 (0.75%) XSLT
6 1 (0.75%) J2EE
6 1 (0.75%) J2SE
6 1 (0.75%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Mainframe
1 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.48%) Open Source
3 5 (3.73%) DataPower
3 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.24%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.24%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 61 (45.52%) Linux
2 57 (42.54%) Windows
3 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (8.96%) Solaris
5 8 (5.97%) CentOS
6 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.48%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.99%) AIX
8 4 (2.99%) HPUX
9 2 (1.49%) 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 (12.69%) Configuration Management
2 16 (11.94%) Migration
3 15 (11.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (10.45%) ITIL
5 9 (6.72%) ERP
6 7 (5.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (5.22%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.48%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (4.48%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.73%) Test Management
8 5 (3.73%) Information Management
8 5 (3.73%) IT Governance
8 5 (3.73%) Software Testing
8 5 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.73%) Identity Management
9 4 (2.99%) ETL
9 4 (2.99%) People Management
9 4 (2.99%) Test Strategy
9 4 (2.99%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.87%) SQL
2 15 (11.19%) PL/SQL
3 11 (8.21%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.22%) Python
5 6 (4.48%) Java
5 6 (4.48%) Perl
6 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (0.75%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) C#
7 1 (0.75%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) SC Cleared
1 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.21%) Degree
3 4 (2.99%) ISEB
3 4 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.24%) CRISC
4 3 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.24%) CISSP
4 3 (2.24%) CISA
4 3 (2.24%) CISM
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.75%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.75%) CCNA
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.24%) TickIT
3 2 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
1 8 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.48%) VMware ESX
3 6 (4.48%) XenServer
4 4 (2.99%) NFS
4 4 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.24%) RACF
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) Control-M
2 8 (5.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (5.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.49%) 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 57 (42.54%) Oracle
2 28 (20.90%) Red Hat
3 27 (20.15%) Microsoft
4 20 (14.93%) VMware
5 14 (10.45%) HP
6 13 (9.70%) IBM
7 10 (7.46%) SAP
8 9 (6.72%) Informatica
9 6 (4.48%) Citrix
10 5 (3.73%) EMC
10 5 (3.73%) Sun
10 5 (3.73%) JD Edwards
10 5 (3.73%) Serena
11 4 (2.99%) Google
11 4 (2.99%) NetApp
11 4 (2.99%) Veritas
11 4 (2.99%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.24%) Sybase
13 2 (1.49%) Northgate
13 2 (1.49%) Business Objects
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