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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 35 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Unix 86 117 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.17% 7.49% 4.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.45% 36.11% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 66 37
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £270 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.69 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.35%
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
292 324 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.54% 20.73% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 153 150
Median daily rate £325 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 66
Median hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £18.60 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +1 44 £440 +55.75% 4
Northamptonshire -8 24 £375 +3.44% 3
Derbyshire -22 9 £125 -69.60%
Leicestershire -6 3 £310 -25.30% 2
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 82 (56.55%) Linux
2 50 (34.48%) Oracle
3 49 (33.79%) JavaScript
4 46 (31.72%) SQL
4 46 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (28.97%) PHP
6 41 (28.28%) Mac OS X
6 41 (28.28%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (28.28%) Jenkins
7 40 (27.59%) OO PHP
7 40 (27.59%) OO
8 39 (26.90%) HTML
9 37 (25.52%) Configuration Management
10 36 (24.83%) Git (software)
11 32 (22.07%) Relational Database
11 32 (22.07%) HTTP
12 30 (20.69%) Visualisation
13 28 (19.31%) Oracle Database
13 28 (19.31%) PL/SQL
14 27 (18.62%) Shell Script
14 27 (18.62%) Security Cleared
14 27 (18.62%) Line Management
15 26 (17.93%) Windows
16 24 (16.55%) CSS
17 23 (15.86%) Web Development
18 22 (15.17%) Oracle Database 10g
19 20 (13.79%) Microsoft
20 19 (13.10%) Web Design
20 19 (13.10%) Responsive Web Design
21 18 (12.41%) 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 (11.03%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.76%) Apache Solr
2 4 (2.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.07%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.07%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.38%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Office
2 5 (3.45%) MS Project
3 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.07%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Demantra
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) IaaS
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.07%) HTTP
2 5 (3.45%) DNS
2 5 (3.45%) Firewall
2 5 (3.45%) SSL
3 4 (2.76%) SAN
3 4 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.07%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.38%) NAS
5 2 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.69%) DHCP
6 1 (0.69%) FTP
6 1 (0.69%) Internet
6 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.69%) LDAP
6 1 (0.69%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.69%) VLAN
6 1 (0.69%) VoIP
6 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.07%) Relational Database
2 28 (19.31%) Oracle Database
3 22 (15.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (12.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (11.72%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.52%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.76%) DTS
7 4 (2.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.76%) Star Schema
8 3 (2.07%) Big Data
8 3 (2.07%) Endeca
8 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.07%) HBase
8 3 (2.07%) Impala
8 3 (2.07%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 41 (28.28%) Jenkins
2 36 (24.83%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 15 (10.34%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.45%) Subversion
5 4 (2.76%) JDeveloper
5 4 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.07%) Gradle
6 3 (2.07%) JIRA
7 2 (1.38%) Selenium
7 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.69%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (12.41%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.21%) Retail
4 6 (4.14%) Banking
5 4 (2.76%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.76%) Marketing
5 4 (2.76%) Publishing
6 3 (2.07%) Front Office
6 3 (2.07%) Legal
7 2 (1.38%) Electronics
7 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (42.76%) Developer
2 31 (21.38%) Analyst
3 27 (18.62%) Senior Developer
4 24 (16.55%) PHP Developer
5 16 (11.03%) Architect
6 15 (10.34%) Test Analyst
7 13 (8.97%) Senior PHP Developer
8 11 (7.59%) Designer
8 11 (7.59%) Performance Analyst
9 10 (6.90%) Technical Leader
10 9 (6.21%) Performance Test Analyst
10 9 (6.21%) Support Analyst
11 8 (5.52%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (4.83%) Applications Support
12 7 (4.83%) Applications Support Analyst
13 5 (3.45%) Development Analyst
13 5 (3.45%) Development Support Analyst
13 5 (3.45%) Tester
14 4 (2.76%) Angular Developer
14 4 (2.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.90%) HTML
2 24 (16.55%) CSS
3 18 (12.41%) .NET
3 18 (12.41%) Doctrine
4 15 (10.34%) Behat
5 13 (8.97%) WCF
6 12 (8.28%) Zend Framework
7 11 (7.59%) Web Services
7 11 (7.59%) WPF
8 10 (6.90%) Symfony
8 10 (6.90%) XML
9 7 (4.83%) REST
10 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.45%) Middleware
12 4 (2.76%) SOAP
13 3 (2.07%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (2.07%) HTML5
13 3 (2.07%) Java SE
13 3 (2.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.69%) Visualisation
2 11 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.83%) User Experience
4 4 (2.76%) DataPower
5 3 (2.07%) Clustering
6 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.38%) Wiki
7 1 (0.69%) Blog
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) Handset
7 1 (0.69%) iPad
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Replication
7 1 (0.69%) Social Media
7 1 (0.69%) Tandem
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (56.55%) Linux
2 41 (28.28%) Mac OS X
3 26 (17.93%) Windows
4 8 (5.52%) AIX
4 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.14%) HPUX
6 6 (4.14%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.45%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.76%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.07%) Solaris
9 3 (2.07%) SUSE
10 1 (0.69%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.28%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (27.59%) OO
3 40 (27.59%) OO PHP
4 37 (25.52%) Configuration Management
5 27 (18.62%) Line Management
6 23 (15.86%) Web Development
7 19 (13.10%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (13.10%) Web Design
8 18 (12.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (11.72%) Case Management
9 17 (11.72%) Mentoring
10 16 (11.03%) BDD
11 14 (9.66%) Front End Development
11 14 (9.66%) SDLC
12 13 (8.97%) CRM
12 13 (8.97%) Performance Testing
12 13 (8.97%) Project Management
13 12 (8.28%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (8.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.79%) JavaScript
2 46 (31.72%) SQL
3 42 (28.97%) PHP
4 28 (19.31%) PL/SQL
5 27 (18.62%) Shell Script
6 15 (10.34%) Java
7 14 (9.66%) C#
8 3 (2.07%) AWK
8 3 (2.07%) C++
8 3 (2.07%) Scala
9 2 (1.38%) Python
9 2 (1.38%) VBA
10 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.69%) Korn
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (18.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.03%) Degree
3 15 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.21%) DBS Check
5 8 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.52%) MCSE
5 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.45%) ISEB
7 3 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.07%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.69%) APMP
8 1 (0.69%) CCNA
8 1 (0.69%) CISM
8 1 (0.69%) CISSP
8 1 (0.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.07%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) Docker
2 14 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.52%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.14%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.21%) Tivoli
1 9 (6.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (2.07%) Ganglia
2 3 (2.07%) nmon
2 3 (2.07%) Oozie
3 2 (1.38%) Ansible
3 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.38%) Puppet
3 2 (1.38%) Salt
4 1 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 50 (34.48%) Oracle
2 20 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.72%) VMware
4 16 (11.03%) Zend
5 12 (8.28%) Cisco
5 12 (8.28%) IBM
6 10 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.83%) NetApp
8 5 (3.45%) webMethods
9 4 (2.76%) Citrix
9 4 (2.76%) SAP
10 3 (2.07%) AppDynamics
10 3 (2.07%) HP
10 3 (2.07%) Informatica
10 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.07%) Siemens
10 3 (2.07%) Software AG
10 3 (2.07%) Terracotta
11 2 (1.38%) hybris
11 2 (1.38%) Pega