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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 24 26 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +40
Contract jobs citing Unix 108 77 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.90% 5.31% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.54% 23.05% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 14
Average daily rate £375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £303 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £463 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +113.51%
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
322 334 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.56% 23.05% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 154 155
Average daily rate £293 £325 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +195.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £120 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 75
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Derbyshire +13 40 £394 -1.56% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 40 £300 -11.76% 5
Leicestershire -1 13 £400 +11.11% 1
Northamptonshire +1 10 £388 -8.28% 5
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (52.38%) Oracle
2 85 (40.48%) Linux
3 82 (39.05%) SQL
4 67 (31.90%) Windows
5 59 (28.10%) Red Hat
6 53 (25.24%) PL/SQL
6 53 (25.24%) Security Cleared
7 48 (22.86%) VMware
8 45 (21.43%) Solaris
9 44 (20.95%) SC Cleared
10 43 (20.48%) HP
11 42 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 36 (17.14%) Microsoft
12 36 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 31 (14.76%) Windows Server
14 30 (14.29%) Configuration Management
15 28 (13.33%) Active Directory
16 27 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (12.38%) Finance
18 25 (11.90%) Degree
19 24 (11.43%) Oracle Database
19 24 (11.43%) Perl
20 23 (10.95%) SAN
20 23 (10.95%) Middleware
20 23 (10.95%) Migration
20 23 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (10.00%) .NET
21 21 (10.00%) ITIL
22 20 (9.52%) Windows XP
22 20 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (5.24%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (3.33%) IIS
4 5 (2.38%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.90%) JBoss
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.95%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.48%) Apache
8 1 (0.48%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.81%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (3.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.38%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.48%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.95%) SAN
2 7 (3.33%) HTTP
3 4 (1.90%) Firewall
3 4 (1.90%) FTP
3 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.43%) Converged Networks
4 3 (1.43%) DNS
4 3 (1.43%) Network Security
5 2 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.95%) DHCP
5 2 (0.95%) LDAP
5 2 (0.95%) SMTP
5 2 (0.95%) VPN
6 1 (0.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.48%) NAS
6 1 (0.48%) SSL
6 1 (0.48%) VoIP
6 1 (0.48%) WAN
6 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 17 (8.10%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (4.29%) DB2
6 8 (3.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 8 (3.81%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.90%) MySQL
9 4 (1.90%) SQLPlus
10 3 (1.43%) OLAP
10 3 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.43%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (1.43%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (1.43%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.48%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Subversion
2 8 (3.81%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.90%) Maven
5 4 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.43%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.95%) GitLab
7 2 (0.95%) jMock
7 2 (0.95%) Toad
8 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.48%) Gradle
8 1 (0.48%) Hudson
8 1 (0.48%) JIRA
8 1 (0.48%) JUnit
8 1 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (12.38%) Finance
2 16 (7.62%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.19%) Banking
4 9 (4.29%) Retail
5 5 (2.38%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.43%) Billing
7 2 (0.95%) International Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (27.14%) Architect
2 33 (15.71%) Analyst
3 29 (13.81%) Consultant
4 26 (12.38%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (8.57%) Developer
6 16 (7.62%) Technical Analyst
7 13 (6.19%) Oracle Analyst
7 13 (6.19%) Unix Analyst
8 12 (5.71%) Designer
9 11 (5.24%) Unix Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (4.29%) SQL Analyst
11 9 (4.29%) Unix Support
12 8 (3.81%) Oracle Consultant
12 8 (3.81%) Solaris Consultant
12 8 (3.81%) Unix Technical Analyst
13 7 (3.33%) Support Analyst
13 7 (3.33%) Support Engineer
13 7 (3.33%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.95%) Middleware
2 21 (10.00%) .NET
3 18 (8.57%) Software Packaging
4 17 (8.10%) HTML
5 13 (6.19%) WCF
5 13 (6.19%) WPF
6 11 (5.24%) ASP.NET
7 9 (4.29%) Web Services
7 9 (4.29%) XML
8 7 (3.33%) REST
8 7 (3.33%) SOAP
9 5 (2.38%) RESTful
9 5 (2.38%) SAP Basis
10 4 (1.90%) IBM Integration Bus
11 3 (1.43%) J2EE
11 3 (1.43%) jQuery
11 3 (1.43%) POSIX
11 3 (1.43%) XSD
12 2 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.95%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.33%) DataPower
4 7 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.43%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.43%) Web 2.0
6 2 (0.95%) CESG
6 2 (0.95%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.48%) Replication
7 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.48%) Tandem
7 1 (0.48%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 85 (40.48%) Linux
2 67 (31.90%) Windows
3 45 (21.43%) Solaris
4 36 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (14.76%) Windows Server
6 20 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 19 (9.05%) AIX
8 18 (8.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.86%) MVS
9 6 (2.86%) Windows NT
10 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.43%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.48%) HPUX
12 1 (0.48%) OS/390
12 1 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 23 (10.95%) Migration
3 21 (10.00%) ITIL
4 20 (9.52%) High Availability
4 20 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 18 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.14%) CRM
7 14 (6.67%) Project Management
7 14 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 12 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (5.71%) Issue Tracking
9 11 (5.24%) Process Improvement
9 11 (5.24%) Validation
10 10 (4.76%) Data Management
10 10 (4.76%) Functional Testing
10 10 (4.76%) SDLC
11 9 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.81%) Workflow
13 7 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (39.05%) SQL
2 53 (25.24%) PL/SQL
3 42 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 24 (11.43%) Perl
5 18 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 18 (8.57%) Korn
6 17 (8.10%) C#
7 16 (7.62%) Java
8 15 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.90%) AWK
9 4 (1.90%) Ruby
10 3 (1.43%) COBOL
11 2 (0.95%) C++
11 2 (0.95%) Python
12 1 (0.48%) C
12 1 (0.48%) R
12 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (25.24%) Security Cleared
2 44 (20.95%) SC Cleared
3 25 (11.90%) Degree
4 6 (2.86%) CCNA
4 6 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.43%) ISEB
5 3 (1.43%) MCSE
5 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.95%) CCDA
6 2 (0.95%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (0.95%) CISSP
6 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.95%) MCSA
7 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) MCITP
7 1 (0.48%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.43%) COBIT
3 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.95%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 18 (8.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 18 (8.57%) Veritas File System
4 18 (8.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.38%) vSphere
6 3 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.43%) RACF
7 1 (0.48%) NFS
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (2.38%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.90%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.90%) SCCM
3 3 (1.43%) CA Wily
3 3 (1.43%) Control-M
3 3 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.48%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 110 (52.38%) Oracle
2 59 (28.10%) Red Hat
3 48 (22.86%) VMware
4 43 (20.48%) HP
5 36 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 19 (9.05%) Sun
7 18 (8.57%) Veritas
8 16 (7.62%) Opsware
9 15 (7.14%) IBM
10 9 (4.29%) SAP
11 5 (2.38%) Citrix
11 5 (2.38%) hybris
12 3 (1.43%) AppSense
12 3 (1.43%) Cisco
12 3 (1.43%) Lumension
12 3 (1.43%) Micro Focus
12 3 (1.43%) Remedy
13 2 (0.95%) Dell
13 2 (0.95%) EMC
13 2 (0.95%) Symantec