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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 23 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 112 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.46% 3.27% 3.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.38% 14.49% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £425 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -13.11%
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
409 345 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.60% 22.59% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 145 112
Average daily rate £349 £175 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+99.28% -40.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £70 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 73 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.90 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +27 47 £339 +3.82% 4
Northamptonshire +3 31 £390 -2.50% 10
Derbyshire +18 13 £435 +33.84% 1
Leicestershire 0 9 £419 - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 86 (47.78%) Oracle
2 81 (45.00%) Linux
3 74 (41.11%) SQL
4 59 (32.78%) Windows
5 55 (30.56%) PL/SQL
6 37 (20.56%) Shell Script
7 34 (18.89%) Oracle Database
8 33 (18.33%) Red Hat
9 31 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (16.11%) Finance
10 29 (16.11%) Java
11 27 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (14.44%) Microsoft
13 24 (13.33%) C#
13 24 (13.33%) VMware
14 23 (12.78%) Configuration Management
14 23 (12.78%) .NET
14 23 (12.78%) CRM
14 23 (12.78%) Oracle Database 10g
14 23 (12.78%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (12.22%) JavaScript
16 21 (11.67%) Degree
17 19 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (10.56%) HTML
18 18 (10.00%) Apache
18 18 (10.00%) Active Directory
19 17 (9.44%) Solaris
19 17 (9.44%) XML
19 17 (9.44%) ITIL
20 15 (8.33%) Migration

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 18 (10.00%) Apache
2 12 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 10 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.67%) Lync
7 3 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.67%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.67%) JBoss
8 2 (1.11%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.11%) iPlanet
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.11%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.11%) Node.js
9 1 (0.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (4.44%) MS Office
1 8 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.67%) SaaS
2 2 (1.11%) Heroku
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.11%) SAN
2 8 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.33%) DNS
3 6 (3.33%) Internet
3 6 (3.33%) Firewall
4 5 (2.78%) NAS
5 4 (2.22%) FCoE
6 3 (1.67%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.67%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.67%) SNMP
6 3 (1.67%) ADSL
6 3 (1.67%) Broadband
7 2 (1.11%) LDAP
7 2 (1.11%) HTTP
7 2 (1.11%) WAN
7 2 (1.11%) VLAN
7 2 (1.11%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.11%) Network Security
8 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.89%) Oracle Database
2 23 (12.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 23 (12.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (7.78%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.78%) SQLPlus
8 4 (2.22%) Ingres
8 4 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.67%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.11%) MySQL
10 2 (1.11%) Informix
10 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (7.22%) Subversion
1 13 (7.22%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.11%) Maven
3 8 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.78%) Gradle
4 5 (2.78%) Ant
5 4 (2.22%) JUnit
5 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.22%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.67%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.67%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.11%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.11%) Introscope
7 2 (1.11%) jMock
7 2 (1.11%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.11%) Grunt
8 1 (0.56%) MSTest
8 1 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 29 (16.11%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Retail
3 10 (5.56%) Banking
4 9 (5.00%) Marketing
5 8 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.11%) Billing
7 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.11%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (25.00%) Developer
2 29 (16.11%) Architect
3 23 (12.78%) Oracle Developer
4 21 (11.67%) Analyst
5 17 (9.44%) Administrator
6 12 (6.67%) Designer
7 10 (5.56%) Consultant
8 9 (5.00%) AWS Architect
9 8 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.44%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.89%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.89%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.89%) DBA
10 7 (3.89%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.33%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
12 5 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.78%) .NET
2 19 (10.56%) HTML
3 17 (9.44%) XML
4 12 (6.67%) WCF
4 12 (6.67%) WPF
5 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.56%) J2EE
7 7 (3.89%) Web Services
8 6 (3.33%) jQuery
8 6 (3.33%) REST
9 5 (2.78%) CSS
10 4 (2.22%) Middleware
11 3 (1.67%) XSLT
12 2 (1.11%) SOAP
12 2 (1.11%) EDI
12 2 (1.11%) Swing
12 2 (1.11%) Flash
12 2 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (1.11%) WSDL
12 2 (1.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.00%) Clustering
3 8 (4.44%) Open Source
4 6 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.78%) PKI
6 3 (1.67%) DataPower
6 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.11%) HACMP
7 2 (1.11%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.11%) AS400
7 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.11%) LPAR
7 2 (1.11%) User Experience
8 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 81 (45.00%) Linux
2 59 (32.78%) Windows
3 19 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (9.44%) Solaris
5 14 (7.78%) AIX
5 14 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.22%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.89%) HPUX
8 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.67%) CentOS
9 3 (1.67%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.67%) VxWorks
10 2 (1.11%) MVS
10 2 (1.11%) SUSE
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.78%) Configuration Management
2 23 (12.78%) CRM
3 17 (9.44%) ITIL
4 15 (8.33%) Migration
4 15 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 15 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 14 (7.78%) Mentoring
6 12 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (6.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (6.11%) Data Management
8 10 (5.56%) B2B
9 9 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
10 8 (4.44%) B2C
10 8 (4.44%) Scrum
11 7 (3.89%) DevOps
11 7 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.89%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.89%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 74 (41.11%) SQL
2 55 (30.56%) PL/SQL
3 37 (20.56%) Shell Script
4 29 (16.11%) Java
5 24 (13.33%) C#
6 22 (12.22%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.00%) AWK
8 9 (5.00%) Perl
9 8 (4.44%) C++
10 6 (3.33%) C
11 5 (2.78%) Delphi
12 4 (2.22%) PHP
12 4 (2.22%) VB
13 3 (1.67%) Groovy
14 2 (1.11%) Python
14 2 (1.11%) REXX
14 2 (1.11%) JCL
14 2 (1.11%) Korn
14 2 (1.11%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 21 (11.67%) Degree
2 15 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 15 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.67%) ISEB
4 2 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.56%) CCNP
5 1 (0.56%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) OCP
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.56%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) SLA
1 4 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) COBIT
2 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.11%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.22%) XenServer
5 3 (1.67%) vSphere
6 2 (1.11%) NFS
6 2 (1.11%) Samba
6 2 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.11%) KVM
7 1 (0.56%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.33%) Puppet
3 5 (2.78%) Ansible
4 3 (1.67%) Control-M
5 2 (1.11%) OpenView
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.11%) WMI
5 2 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.11%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.11%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.11%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.56%) SCCM
6 1 (0.56%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 86 (47.78%) Oracle
2 33 (18.33%) Red Hat
3 26 (14.44%) Microsoft
4 24 (13.33%) VMware
5 13 (7.22%) IBM
5 13 (7.22%) HP
6 12 (6.67%) hybris
7 8 (4.44%) Endeca
8 7 (3.89%) EMC
8 7 (3.89%) Cisco
9 6 (3.33%) Citrix
10 5 (2.78%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.78%) Axway
10 5 (2.78%) SAP
11 4 (2.22%) Veritas
11 4 (2.22%) Sun
12 3 (1.67%) F5
12 3 (1.67%) CollabNet
12 3 (1.67%) QNX
12 3 (1.67%) NetApp
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