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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 40 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 65 82 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.07% 5.04% 5.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.10% 27.89% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 39
Median daily rate £425 £364 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -50.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +24.60%
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
259 294 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.23% 18.06% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 130 150
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £215 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 55
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 25 August 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
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 25 August 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 -2 34 £425 +21.42% 2
Derbyshire -6 14 £300 -18.36% 1
Northamptonshire -10 8 £438 -2.77% 1
Leicestershire 0 1 £425 +15.25% 1
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 54 (40.30%) Oracle
2 53 (39.55%) Linux
3 49 (36.57%) SQL
4 39 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (27.61%) Windows
6 35 (26.12%) PL/SQL
7 29 (21.64%) Shell Script
8 27 (20.15%) JavaScript
9 26 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (18.66%) Configuration Management
10 25 (18.66%) Jenkins
11 23 (17.16%) Oracle Database
12 21 (15.67%) Red Hat
12 21 (15.67%) HTTP
13 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (14.93%) VMware
14 19 (14.18%) PHP
14 19 (14.18%) .NET
15 18 (13.43%) C#
15 18 (13.43%) Oracle Database 10g
15 18 (13.43%) Doctrine
16 17 (12.69%) Data Centre
16 17 (12.69%) OO PHP
16 17 (12.69%) Docker
16 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
16 17 (12.69%) Mac OS X
16 17 (12.69%) Java
16 17 (12.69%) ITIL
16 17 (12.69%) OO
16 17 (12.69%) User Acceptance Testing

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 16 (11.94%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.72%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.48%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.24%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.24%) CMS
5 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
2 2 (1.49%) MS Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.49%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.67%) HTTP
2 7 (5.22%) Firewall
2 7 (5.22%) SSL
3 6 (4.48%) SAN
4 4 (2.99%) DNS
4 4 (2.99%) FTP
4 4 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.49%) DHCP
5 2 (1.49%) Internet
5 2 (1.49%) LAN
5 2 (1.49%) LDAP
5 2 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (0.75%) ATM
6 1 (0.75%) Intranet
6 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.75%) NAS
6 1 (0.75%) SSH
6 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.16%) Oracle Database
2 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (13.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 16 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (10.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.24%) Big Data
7 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.24%) HBase
7 3 (2.24%) Impala
7 3 (2.24%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.49%) DB2
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.49%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (18.66%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.19%) Cucumber
2 15 (11.19%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.19%) WebDriver
3 10 (7.46%) Subversion
4 4 (2.99%) Toad
5 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.24%) Gradle
5 3 (2.24%) Maven
5 3 (2.24%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.49%) JIRA
6 2 (1.49%) jMock
6 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (11.19%) Manufacturing
2 14 (10.45%) Finance
3 7 (5.22%) Marketing
4 6 (4.48%) Legal
5 5 (3.73%) Electronics
5 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.24%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (38.81%) Developer
2 25 (18.66%) Architect
3 16 (11.94%) Analyst
4 15 (11.19%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (10.45%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Consultant
6 10 (7.46%) Designer
6 10 (7.46%) PHP Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.97%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.22%) PL/SQL Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.73%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Administrator
12 4 (2.99%) Senior Manager
12 4 (2.99%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (2.99%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.18%) .NET
2 18 (13.43%) Doctrine
3 16 (11.94%) HTML
4 15 (11.19%) Behat
5 13 (9.70%) WCF
5 13 (9.70%) WPF
6 12 (8.96%) Web Services
7 11 (8.21%) Middleware
7 11 (8.21%) XML
8 9 (6.72%) Zend Framework
9 8 (5.97%) SOAP
10 7 (5.22%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.48%) REST
12 5 (3.73%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (3.73%) HTML5
12 5 (3.73%) jQuery
12 5 (3.73%) XSD
13 4 (2.99%) IBM Integration Bus
13 4 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.70%) Visualisation
3 8 (5.97%) DataPower
4 7 (5.22%) Clustering
4 7 (5.22%) User Experience
5 3 (2.24%) AS400
5 3 (2.24%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.24%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.24%) Wiki
6 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Handset
7 1 (0.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
7 1 (0.75%) Tandem
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (39.55%) Linux
2 37 (27.61%) Windows
3 17 (12.69%) Mac OS X
4 14 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.96%) Windows Server
5 12 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.96%) Windows XP
6 8 (5.97%) AIX
7 7 (5.22%) Solaris
8 4 (2.99%) SUSE
9 3 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.75%) CentOS
10 1 (0.75%) Fedora
10 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (18.66%) Configuration Management
4 17 (12.69%) ITIL
4 17 (12.69%) OO
4 17 (12.69%) OO PHP
4 17 (12.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (11.19%) BDD
6 14 (10.45%) CRM
7 13 (9.70%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (9.70%) Unit Testing
8 12 (8.96%) Line Management
9 11 (8.21%) Project Management
10 10 (7.46%) Case Management
10 10 (7.46%) SDLC
11 9 (6.72%) Data Management
11 9 (6.72%) Migration
12 8 (5.97%) Open Source
12 8 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (5.97%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.57%) SQL
2 35 (26.12%) PL/SQL
3 29 (21.64%) Shell Script
4 27 (20.15%) JavaScript
5 19 (14.18%) PHP
6 18 (13.43%) C#
7 17 (12.69%) Java
8 5 (3.73%) AWK
8 5 (3.73%) C++
8 5 (3.73%) Perl
9 3 (2.24%) Groovy
9 3 (2.24%) Scala
10 2 (1.49%) C
10 2 (1.49%) JCL
10 2 (1.49%) Python
11 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.75%) VB
11 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.70%) Degree
4 3 (2.24%) DBS Check
4 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.75%) APMP
5 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) PMP
5 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (12.69%) Docker
2 15 (11.19%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.96%) VMware ESX
4 10 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) SCCM
1 5 (3.73%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.99%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (2.99%) Foglight
2 4 (2.99%) nmon
3 3 (2.24%) Ansible
3 3 (2.24%) Oozie
3 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.24%) Puppet
4 2 (1.49%) Salt
4 2 (1.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.75%) Control-M
5 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.75%) Packer
Vendors
1 54 (40.30%) Oracle
2 21 (15.67%) Red Hat
3 20 (14.93%) VMware
4 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.70%) Zend
6 12 (8.96%) IBM
7 10 (7.46%) SAP
8 8 (5.97%) Intel
9 7 (5.22%) webMethods
10 6 (4.48%) Cisco
10 6 (4.48%) Endeca
11 5 (3.73%) Citrix
11 5 (3.73%) EMC
11 5 (3.73%) HP
12 4 (2.99%) Sun
13 3 (2.24%) hybris
13 3 (2.24%) Software AG
13 3 (2.24%) Terracotta
14 2 (1.49%) Informatica
15 1 (0.75%) NetApp
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