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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Contract jobs citing UNIX 66 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.77% 2.72% 4.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.07% 11.88% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 21
Average daily rate
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£364 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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
299 345 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.59% 22.88% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 166 103
Average daily rate £325 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £70 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 68 71
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +9 29 £350 +9.80% 12
Northamptonshire +1 18 £408 -2.97% 3
Derbyshire +29 10 £388 +10.39% 2
Leicestershire +11 6 £360 - 5
Lincolnshire -1 1 - - 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 65 (43.05%) Linux
2 58 (38.41%) Oracle
3 53 (35.10%) Windows
4 38 (25.17%) SQL
5 32 (21.19%) VMware
6 30 (19.87%) Red Hat
7 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
8 23 (15.23%) PL/SQL
9 21 (13.91%) ITIL
9 21 (13.91%) Shell Script
9 21 (13.91%) Oracle Database
9 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (13.25%) Configuration Management
11 19 (12.58%) Active Directory
11 19 (12.58%) Finance
11 19 (12.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (11.26%) SC Cleared
12 17 (11.26%) Security Cleared
12 17 (11.26%) Degree
12 17 (11.26%) Solaris
13 16 (10.60%) Migration
14 15 (9.93%) HP
14 15 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (9.27%) Windows XP
16 13 (8.61%) C#
16 13 (8.61%) Requirements Analysis
17 12 (7.95%) Maven
17 12 (7.95%) HTML
17 12 (7.95%) IBM
17 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database 10g

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (6.62%) Apache
2 9 (5.96%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.31%) SAS
4 5 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.65%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.99%) Lync
7 2 (1.32%) Node.js
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.66%) Moodle
8 1 (0.66%) JBoss
8 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Office
2 5 (3.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Heroku
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.95%) SAN
2 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.97%) NAS
3 5 (3.31%) DNS
4 3 (1.99%) DHCP
4 3 (1.99%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.99%) ADSL
4 3 (1.99%) Broadband
4 3 (1.99%) Internet
4 3 (1.99%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.32%) HTTP
5 2 (1.32%) SNMP
5 2 (1.32%) FCoE
6 1 (0.66%) Network Security
6 1 (0.66%) DMVPN
6 1 (0.66%) VPN
6 1 (0.66%) LAN
6 1 (0.66%) VoIP
6 1 (0.66%) Firewall
6 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.91%) Oracle Database
2 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (5.30%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.31%) DB2
5 5 (3.31%) PowerCenter
6 4 (2.65%) Data Mart
6 4 (2.65%) SQLPlus
6 4 (2.65%) Ingres
6 4 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Anywhere
7 2 (1.32%) Sybase ASA
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Maven
1 12 (7.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.64%) Ant
3 6 (3.97%) ClearQuest
4 5 (3.31%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.31%) Subversion
5 4 (2.65%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.65%) JUnit
6 3 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.99%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.32%) Introscope
7 2 (1.32%) jMock
7 2 (1.32%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.32%) Gradle
7 2 (1.32%) Grunt
General
1 19 (12.58%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.64%) Retail
4 5 (3.31%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (17.88%) Analyst
2 26 (17.22%) Developer
3 24 (15.89%) Administrator
4 19 (12.58%) Architect
5 11 (7.28%) Technical Leader
5 11 (7.28%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (6.62%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (6.62%) Consultant
6 10 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.30%) UNIX Engineer
8 7 (4.64%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.64%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (4.64%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (4.64%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.97%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (3.97%) Designer
10 5 (3.31%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.65%) Services Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.65%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.95%) HTML
2 9 (5.96%) .NET
3 7 (4.64%) Web Services
4 6 (3.97%) WCF
4 6 (3.97%) WPF
4 6 (3.97%) XML
4 6 (3.97%) J2EE
5 5 (3.31%) REST
5 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.31%) jQuery
6 4 (2.65%) Middleware
6 4 (2.65%) CSS
7 2 (1.32%) EDIFACT
7 2 (1.32%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.32%) Django
7 2 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.32%) EDI
7 2 (1.32%) WSDL
7 2 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.64%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.65%) Clustering
3 4 (2.65%) Open Source
4 3 (1.99%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.99%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.32%) AS400
5 2 (1.32%) PKI
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.32%) DataPower
6 1 (0.66%) LPAR
6 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.66%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.66%) HACMP
6 1 (0.66%) EMV
6 1 (0.66%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.05%) Linux
2 53 (35.10%) Windows
3 19 (12.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (11.26%) Solaris
5 15 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.27%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.62%) AIX
8 4 (2.65%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.65%) CentOS
9 3 (1.99%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.99%) VxWorks
10 2 (1.32%) HPUX
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.66%) MVS
11 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.91%) ITIL
2 20 (13.25%) Configuration Management
3 16 (10.60%) Migration
4 13 (8.61%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (6.62%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (5.96%) CRM
8 7 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (4.64%) People Management
8 7 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.64%) TOGAF
9 6 (3.97%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.31%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (3.31%) ERP
10 5 (3.31%) SOA
10 5 (3.31%) Project Management
10 5 (3.31%) IT Governance
10 5 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.31%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.17%) SQL
2 23 (15.23%) PL/SQL
3 21 (13.91%) Shell Script
4 13 (8.61%) C#
5 11 (7.28%) Java
5 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.30%) Perl
7 7 (4.64%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.64%) C
7 7 (4.64%) Python
8 5 (3.31%) C++
9 3 (1.99%) PHP
10 2 (1.32%) Delphi
10 2 (1.32%) Groovy
11 1 (0.66%) VBScript
11 1 (0.66%) VB
11 1 (0.66%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (11.26%) SC Cleared
1 17 (11.26%) Security Cleared
1 17 (11.26%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (0.66%) CCNP
4 1 (0.66%) ISEB
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.66%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (12.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.28%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.65%) NFS
4 4 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.65%) XenServer
5 3 (1.99%) vSphere
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.66%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) Control-M
2 2 (1.32%) WMI
2 2 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.32%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.32%) Ansible
2 2 (1.32%) Puppet
2 2 (1.32%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (38.41%) Oracle
2 32 (21.19%) VMware
3 30 (19.87%) Red Hat
4 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
5 15 (9.93%) HP
6 12 (7.95%) IBM
7 9 (5.96%) EMC
8 5 (3.31%) Cisco
8 5 (3.31%) Citrix
8 5 (3.31%) JD Edwards
9 4 (2.65%) Serena
9 4 (2.65%) Veritas
9 4 (2.65%) hybris
9 4 (2.65%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.99%) Informatica
10 3 (1.99%) NetApp
10 3 (1.99%) CollabNet
10 3 (1.99%) QNX
11 2 (1.32%) Axway
11 2 (1.32%) CA
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