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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 90 70 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.61% 4.83% 5.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 20.65% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 30
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£383 £370 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 13
Average hourly rate £30.13 £31.25 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.60% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £30.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £32.25 £56.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
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
306 339 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.09% 23.40% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 148 150
Average daily rate £325 £325 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 64 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £24.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +10 34 £364 +14.56% 7
Derbyshire +6 22 £418 +11.58% 5
Northamptonshire -7 15 £450 +12.50% 12
Leicestershire -10 4 £369 +34.09% 3
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 122 (58.10%) Oracle
2 111 (52.86%) SQL
3 84 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 72 (34.29%) Windows
5 71 (33.81%) Linux
6 57 (27.14%) Oracle Database
7 46 (21.90%) Shell Script
8 42 (20.00%) Finance
8 42 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 41 (19.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 41 (19.52%) CRM
10 40 (19.05%) Red Hat
11 35 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 33 (15.71%) VMware
12 33 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (15.71%) Microsoft
13 32 (15.24%) Active Directory
14 30 (14.29%) .NET
15 29 (13.81%) JavaScript
15 29 (13.81%) Degree
15 29 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (13.33%) Unit Testing
16 28 (13.33%) Java
17 26 (12.38%) C#
17 26 (12.38%) XML
18 24 (11.43%) HTML
19 21 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (10.00%) VMware ESX
19 21 (10.00%) Security Cleared
19 21 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.62%) Apache
2 11 (5.24%) Apache Solr
3 9 (4.29%) JBoss
4 7 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.43%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.43%) Commerce Server
7 3 (1.43%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.95%) SAS
8 2 (0.95%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS Office
3 3 (1.43%) MS Project
4 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Teamcenter
1 3 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) PaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) GitHub
2 1 (0.48%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.48%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.71%) Firewall
2 11 (5.24%) Internet
2 11 (5.24%) SAN
3 9 (4.29%) DNS
4 8 (3.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.90%) VPN
5 4 (1.90%) LDAP
5 4 (1.90%) SSL
5 4 (1.90%) VLAN
6 3 (1.43%) WAN
6 3 (1.43%) DHCP
6 3 (1.43%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.43%) NAS
6 3 (1.43%) FCoE
7 2 (0.95%) Network Security
8 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.48%) Intranet
8 1 (0.48%) FTP
8 1 (0.48%) SNMP
8 1 (0.48%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.14%) Oracle Database
2 42 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 41 (19.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 16 (7.62%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.81%) MySQL
7 6 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.86%) SQLPlus
8 5 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.43%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.95%) DB2
11 2 (0.95%) Informix
11 2 (0.95%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.19%) Subversion
2 9 (4.29%) Maven
3 8 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.38%) Gradle
6 4 (1.90%) Ant
6 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.95%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.95%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.48%) Toad
8 1 (0.48%) NUnit
8 1 (0.48%) JIRA
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.48%) jMock
8 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.48%) PROIV
8 1 (0.48%) MSTest
General
1 42 (20.00%) Finance
2 19 (9.05%) Manufacturing
3 18 (8.57%) Banking
4 14 (6.67%) Retail
5 10 (4.76%) Marketing
6 3 (1.43%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Billing
7 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.95%) International Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (29.52%) Developer
2 38 (18.10%) Architect
3 35 (16.67%) Analyst
4 31 (14.76%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (6.19%) SQL Developer
6 12 (5.71%) PL/SQL Developer
6 12 (5.71%) Designer
7 11 (5.24%) Support Analyst
7 11 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.76%) Technical Leader
9 9 (4.29%) Consultant
10 8 (3.81%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.81%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.33%) AWS Architect
12 6 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.86%) Applications Architect
12 6 (2.86%) Applications Support
12 6 (2.86%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.29%) .NET
2 26 (12.38%) XML
3 24 (11.43%) HTML
4 19 (9.05%) ASP.NET
4 19 (9.05%) WCF
4 19 (9.05%) WPF
5 8 (3.81%) Web Services
6 7 (3.33%) J2EE
7 5 (2.38%) SOAP
7 5 (2.38%) RESTful
8 4 (1.90%) Java EE
9 3 (1.43%) Struts
9 3 (1.43%) CSS
9 3 (1.43%) Middleware
9 3 (1.43%) Spring
9 3 (1.43%) jQuery
9 3 (1.43%) JBoss Seam
10 2 (0.95%) Ajax
10 2 (0.95%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.95%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.81%) Mainframe
3 8 (3.81%) Clustering
4 6 (2.86%) Replication
5 5 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.43%) PKI
8 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.95%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.48%) IVR
9 1 (0.48%) Tandem
9 1 (0.48%) GIS
9 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.48%) HACMP
9 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.48%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.48%) DataPower
9 1 (0.48%) LPAR
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 72 (34.29%) Windows
2 71 (33.81%) Linux
3 21 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 16 (7.62%) Solaris
6 15 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (6.19%) AIX
8 6 (2.86%) HPUX
9 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.43%) SUSE
9 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.95%) MVS
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.52%) CRM
2 35 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 33 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 21 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 19 (9.05%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
7 18 (8.57%) SDLC
7 18 (8.57%) ITIL
8 14 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 14 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.71%) Data Management
10 10 (4.76%) Scrum
10 10 (4.76%) Migration
11 8 (3.81%) B2B
11 8 (3.81%) B2C
11 8 (3.81%) Open Source
12 7 (3.33%) Project Management
12 7 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 111 (52.86%) SQL
2 84 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 46 (21.90%) Shell Script
4 29 (13.81%) JavaScript
5 28 (13.33%) Java
6 26 (12.38%) C#
7 9 (4.29%) Perl
7 9 (4.29%) AWK
8 8 (3.81%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.86%) C++
10 5 (2.38%) Ruby
10 5 (2.38%) Korn
11 4 (1.90%) VB
11 4 (1.90%) C-shell
12 3 (1.43%) Delphi
13 2 (0.95%) C
13 2 (0.95%) PHP
13 2 (0.95%) VBA
13 2 (0.95%) REXX
14 1 (0.48%) JCL
Qualifications
1 29 (13.81%) Degree
2 21 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.62%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.38%) ISEB
5 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.95%) OCP
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.95%) PMP
5 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.48%) CISSP
6 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.43%) SLA
1 3 (1.43%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 12 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.43%) KVM
5 3 (1.43%) Samba
6 2 (0.95%) RACF
7 1 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.48%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.86%) Puppet
3 5 (2.38%) Ansible
4 2 (0.95%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.95%) OpenView
5 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.48%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.48%) Control-M
5 1 (0.48%) OVSD
5 1 (0.48%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 122 (58.10%) Oracle
2 40 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 33 (15.71%) VMware
3 33 (15.71%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.67%) HP
5 11 (5.24%) Endeca
5 11 (5.24%) hybris
6 9 (4.29%) Citrix
7 8 (3.81%) Sun
8 7 (3.33%) IBM
9 5 (2.38%) Cisco
10 4 (1.90%) SAP
10 4 (1.90%) F5
11 3 (1.43%) Axway
11 3 (1.43%) PlateSpin
11 3 (1.43%) Cognos
11 3 (1.43%) NetApp
11 3 (1.43%) Veritas
12 2 (0.95%) Informatica
12 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
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