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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 38 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Unix 77 79 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.75% 4.88% 5.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.06% 29.37% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 39
Median daily rate £425 £367 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.89% +4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £301 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £12.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
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
265 269 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.34% 16.60% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 110 160
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £479 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 55 55
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £10.50 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £19.08 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 September 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 September 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 +12 49 £440 +25.71% 5
Derbyshire -2 16 £335 -10.66%
Northamptonshire -20 8 £398 +7.16% 2
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 68 (47.55%) Linux
2 49 (34.27%) Oracle
3 47 (32.87%) SQL
4 43 (30.07%) JavaScript
5 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (27.27%) PHP
7 38 (26.57%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (26.57%) Jenkins
8 36 (25.17%) OO PHP
8 36 (25.17%) HTML
8 36 (25.17%) OO
8 36 (25.17%) Mac OS X
9 35 (24.48%) HTTP
10 34 (23.78%) Git (software)
11 33 (23.08%) Configuration Management
12 31 (21.68%) PL/SQL
13 28 (19.58%) Windows
14 26 (18.18%) Shell Script
14 26 (18.18%) Visualisation
15 23 (16.08%) Relational Database
15 23 (16.08%) Line Management
16 22 (15.38%) Security Cleared
17 21 (14.69%) Oracle Database
18 20 (13.99%) CSS
19 19 (13.29%) C#
19 19 (13.29%) .NET
19 19 (13.29%) Web Development
20 18 (12.59%) Finance
20 18 (12.59%) Oracle Database 11g
20 18 (12.59%) Doctrine

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 (11.19%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.50%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.10%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.10%) CMS
4 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) Siemens NX
3 2 (1.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.80%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.48%) HTTP
2 7 (4.90%) Firewall
2 7 (4.90%) SSL
3 4 (2.80%) DNS
3 4 (2.80%) FTP
3 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.10%) SAN
5 2 (1.40%) DHCP
5 2 (1.40%) Internet
5 2 (1.40%) LAN
5 2 (1.40%) LDAP
5 2 (1.40%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.70%) ATM
6 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.70%) NAS
6 1 (0.70%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.08%) Relational Database
2 21 (14.69%) Oracle Database
3 18 (12.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (11.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 16 (11.19%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.10%) Big Data
6 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.10%) HBase
6 3 (2.10%) Impala
7 2 (1.40%) DB2
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.40%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.40%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.70%) GIS
8 1 (0.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 38 (26.57%) Jenkins
2 34 (23.78%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.49%) Cucumber
3 15 (10.49%) WebDriver
4 8 (5.59%) Subversion
5 4 (2.80%) Toad
6 3 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.10%) Gradle
6 3 (2.10%) JIRA
6 3 (2.10%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.40%) Maven
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.70%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.70%) jMock
8 1 (0.70%) Selenium
8 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (12.59%) Finance
2 14 (9.79%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.59%) Marketing
4 6 (4.20%) Electronics
4 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.50%) Legal
6 4 (2.80%) Retail
7 3 (2.10%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.10%) Front Office
8 2 (1.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (44.76%) Developer
2 25 (17.48%) Senior Developer
3 24 (16.78%) PHP Developer
4 21 (14.69%) Architect
5 15 (10.49%) Analyst
6 13 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
7 12 (8.39%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (6.99%) Consultant
8 10 (6.99%) Designer
9 9 (6.29%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.90%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.50%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.80%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.80%) Migration Architect
12 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL Developer
12 4 (2.80%) Senior Manager
12 4 (2.80%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (2.80%) Technical Leader
12 4 (2.80%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.17%) HTML
2 20 (13.99%) CSS
3 19 (13.29%) .NET
4 18 (12.59%) Doctrine
5 15 (10.49%) Behat
6 14 (9.79%) WCF
6 14 (9.79%) Web Services
7 13 (9.09%) WPF
8 12 (8.39%) XML
8 12 (8.39%) Zend Framework
9 9 (6.29%) REST
10 8 (5.59%) SOAP
11 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET
12 6 (4.20%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.20%) Middleware
12 6 (4.20%) Symfony
13 5 (3.50%) XSD
14 4 (2.80%) IBM Integration Bus
14 4 (2.80%) jQuery
14 4 (2.80%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 15 (10.49%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.90%) User Experience
5 6 (4.20%) DataPower
6 5 (3.50%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.80%) Clustering
8 3 (2.10%) AS400
8 3 (2.10%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (2.10%) Wiki
9 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.70%) Blog
10 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.70%) Handset
10 1 (0.70%) iPad
10 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.70%) Replication
10 1 (0.70%) Social Media
10 1 (0.70%) Tandem
10 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (47.55%) Linux
2 36 (25.17%) Mac OS X
3 28 (19.58%) Windows
4 9 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.90%) AIX
5 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.90%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.20%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.10%) Solaris
7 3 (2.10%) SUSE
7 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.57%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (25.17%) OO
3 36 (25.17%) OO PHP
4 33 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 23 (16.08%) Line Management
6 19 (13.29%) Web Development
7 17 (11.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (11.19%) BDD
8 16 (11.19%) Mentoring
9 15 (10.49%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (10.49%) Web Design
10 14 (9.79%) CRM
11 13 (9.09%) Case Management
11 13 (9.09%) ITIL
12 11 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (7.69%) Project Management
12 11 (7.69%) SDLC
12 11 (7.69%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.99%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.87%) SQL
2 43 (30.07%) JavaScript
3 39 (27.27%) PHP
4 31 (21.68%) PL/SQL
5 26 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 19 (13.29%) C#
7 16 (11.19%) Java
8 7 (4.90%) C++
9 5 (3.50%) Perl
10 4 (2.80%) AWK
11 3 (2.10%) Groovy
11 3 (2.10%) Scala
12 2 (1.40%) C
12 2 (1.40%) JCL
12 2 (1.40%) Python
13 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.70%) VB
13 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.49%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (3.50%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.40%) MCSE
6 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.70%) APMP
7 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.70%) PMP
7 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.10%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.89%) Docker
2 10 (6.99%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (4.90%) VMware ESX
3 7 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) SCCM
1 5 (3.50%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.10%) Ansible
2 3 (2.10%) Oozie
2 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.10%) Puppet
3 2 (1.40%) Salt
3 2 (1.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.70%) Control-M
4 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.70%) Foglight
4 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.70%) nmon
4 1 (0.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 49 (34.27%) Oracle
2 16 (11.19%) Zend
3 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.39%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.39%) VMware
5 11 (7.69%) SAP
6 9 (6.29%) IBM
7 7 (4.90%) Cisco
8 5 (3.50%) Endeca
8 5 (3.50%) webMethods
9 3 (2.10%) Citrix
9 3 (2.10%) hybris
9 3 (2.10%) Intel
9 3 (2.10%) Siemens
9 3 (2.10%) Software AG
9 3 (2.10%) Terracotta
10 2 (1.40%) EMC
10 2 (1.40%) Informatica
10 2 (1.40%) NetApp
10 2 (1.40%) Pega
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