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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 54 32
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Contract jobs citing UNIX 106 43 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.05% 2.74% 4.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.97% 12.61% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 18 24
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£368 £340 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.08% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £408 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £354
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 16
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
393 341 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.43% 21.76% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 127 96
Average daily rate £325 £250 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £70 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 86 68
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.78%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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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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 +23 43 £347 -4.14% 8
Northamptonshire +13 29 £369 -7.81% 9
Derbyshire +4 8 £418 +28.46% 1
Leicestershire 0 6 £400 +17.64% 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 104 (56.83%) Oracle
2 90 (49.18%) SQL
3 77 (42.08%) Linux
4 71 (38.80%) PL/SQL
5 52 (28.42%) Oracle Database
6 50 (27.32%) Windows
7 46 (25.14%) Shell Script
8 37 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (19.13%) CRM
10 34 (18.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 34 (18.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 33 (18.03%) Java
11 33 (18.03%) Finance
12 29 (15.85%) Red Hat
12 29 (15.85%) Degree
12 29 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (14.75%) JavaScript
13 27 (14.75%) C#
13 27 (14.75%) .NET
14 25 (13.66%) Unit Testing
15 22 (12.02%) VMware
16 21 (11.48%) HTML
17 20 (10.93%) XML
17 20 (10.93%) Configuration Management
17 20 (10.93%) Microsoft
17 20 (10.93%) Performance Tuning
18 17 (9.29%) Technical Analysis
18 17 (9.29%) E-Commerce
19 16 (8.74%) Apache
20 15 (8.20%) AIX

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 16 (8.74%) Apache
2 15 (8.20%) Apache Solr
3 10 (5.46%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.37%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.28%) JBoss
7 5 (2.73%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.19%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.64%) iPlanet
9 3 (1.64%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.09%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.55%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.55%) Moodle
11 1 (0.55%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.28%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) SAN
2 8 (4.37%) Firewall
3 7 (3.83%) DNS
4 6 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.73%) FCoE
6 4 (2.19%) Internet
7 3 (1.64%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.64%) VLAN
7 3 (1.64%) NAS
7 3 (1.64%) Network Security
7 3 (1.64%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.64%) WAN
7 3 (1.64%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.64%) SNMP
8 2 (1.09%) LDAP
8 2 (1.09%) VPN
8 2 (1.09%) HTTP
9 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.55%) VoIP
9 1 (0.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.42%) Oracle Database
2 34 (18.58%) Oracle Database 10g
2 34 (18.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (7.65%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.01%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (3.83%) SQLPlus
6 7 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.19%) Ingres
7 4 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.64%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.64%) MySQL
9 2 (1.09%) Informix
9 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.55%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (7.65%) Subversion
2 12 (6.56%) Maven
3 11 (6.01%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.37%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.83%) Gradle
6 4 (2.19%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.19%) Ant
6 4 (2.19%) JUnit
6 4 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.09%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.09%) Introscope
7 2 (1.09%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.09%) jMock
8 1 (0.55%) JIRA
8 1 (0.55%) PROIV
8 1 (0.55%) MSTest
8 1 (0.55%) NUnit
8 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (18.03%) Finance
2 13 (7.10%) Retail
3 9 (4.92%) Marketing
3 9 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.92%) Banking
4 3 (1.64%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.09%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.09%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (31.15%) Developer
2 32 (17.49%) Oracle Developer
3 27 (14.75%) Architect
4 23 (12.57%) Analyst
5 14 (7.65%) Designer
6 12 (6.56%) SQL Developer
7 11 (6.01%) PL/SQL Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Administrator
8 10 (5.46%) AWS Architect
9 9 (4.92%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Consultant
10 8 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.83%) DBA
12 6 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.28%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.28%) Technical Leader
13 5 (2.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 5 (2.73%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
13 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 5 (2.73%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.75%) .NET
2 21 (11.48%) HTML
3 20 (10.93%) XML
4 15 (8.20%) WCF
4 15 (8.20%) WPF
5 14 (7.65%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.46%) J2EE
7 6 (3.28%) Web Services
8 5 (2.73%) jQuery
8 5 (2.73%) CSS
9 4 (2.19%) REST
9 4 (2.19%) Java EE
10 3 (1.64%) JBoss Seam
10 3 (1.64%) HTML5
10 3 (1.64%) Spring
10 3 (1.64%) Struts
10 3 (1.64%) XSLT
11 2 (1.09%) SOAP
11 2 (1.09%) Swing
11 2 (1.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.46%) Open Source
3 9 (4.92%) Clustering
4 5 (2.73%) PKI
5 4 (2.19%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.64%) DataPower
6 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) HACMP
7 2 (1.09%) AS400
7 2 (1.09%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.09%) LPAR
7 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
8 1 (0.55%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 77 (42.08%) Linux
2 50 (27.32%) Windows
3 15 (8.20%) AIX
4 14 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.10%) Solaris
6 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.01%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.83%) HPUX
8 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.64%) SUSE
9 3 (1.64%) VxWorks
10 2 (1.09%) CentOS
11 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.55%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.13%) CRM
3 25 (13.66%) Unit Testing
4 20 (10.93%) Configuration Management
4 20 (10.93%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (9.29%) Technical Analysis
5 17 (9.29%) E-Commerce
6 13 (7.10%) Data Management
6 13 (7.10%) Migration
6 13 (7.10%) ITIL
7 12 (6.56%) Mentoring
8 11 (6.01%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (5.46%) Scrum
10 9 (4.92%) DevOps
10 9 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.37%) B2B
11 8 (4.37%) B2C
11 8 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.83%) Project Management
13 6 (3.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 90 (49.18%) SQL
2 71 (38.80%) PL/SQL
3 46 (25.14%) Shell Script
4 33 (18.03%) Java
5 27 (14.75%) JavaScript
5 27 (14.75%) C#
6 10 (5.46%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.92%) AWK
8 8 (4.37%) C++
9 6 (3.28%) Perl
10 5 (2.73%) Delphi
10 5 (2.73%) C
11 4 (2.19%) PHP
11 4 (2.19%) VB
12 3 (1.64%) Korn
12 3 (1.64%) C-shell
13 2 (1.09%) REXX
13 2 (1.09%) Groovy
14 1 (0.55%) PHP5
14 1 (0.55%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 29 (15.85%) Degree
2 12 (6.56%) SC Cleared
2 12 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.28%) ISEB
4 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.09%) PMP
4 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.55%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (0.55%) OCP
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.55%) CCNP
5 1 (0.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.19%) QA
2 3 (1.64%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.01%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.64%) KVM
4 3 (1.64%) Samba
5 1 (0.55%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.37%) Puppet
3 7 (3.83%) Ansible
4 2 (1.09%) OpenView
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.09%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.09%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.09%) WMI
5 1 (0.55%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 104 (56.83%) Oracle
2 29 (15.85%) Red Hat
3 22 (12.02%) VMware
4 20 (10.93%) Microsoft
5 15 (8.20%) hybris
6 12 (6.56%) HP
7 11 (6.01%) Endeca
8 10 (5.46%) IBM
9 9 (4.92%) Cisco
10 5 (2.73%) Axway
10 5 (2.73%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.73%) Sun
10 5 (2.73%) SAP
11 4 (2.19%) Veritas
11 4 (2.19%) F5
12 3 (1.64%) PlateSpin
12 3 (1.64%) QNX
12 3 (1.64%) NetApp
12 3 (1.64%) EMC
12 3 (1.64%) Cognos