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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 36 21 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Contract jobs citing Unix 66 111 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.35% 7.00% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.24% 31.18% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 22
Median daily rate £410 £383 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.18% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £284 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £560 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £52.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.11% +300.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +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
284 356 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.72% 22.45% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 165 118
Median daily rate £400 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 74
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.20 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -11 29 £425 +13.33% 8
Northamptonshire -8 12 £413 -8.33% 3
Leicestershire +12 10 £410 +2.50%
Derbyshire -5 9 £358 -13.85%
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 81 (50.94%) Oracle
2 68 (42.77%) SQL
3 60 (37.74%) Windows
4 54 (33.96%) Linux
5 48 (30.19%) PL/SQL
6 35 (22.01%) Shell Script
7 33 (20.75%) Oracle Database
8 32 (20.13%) Security Cleared
8 32 (20.13%) Red Hat
9 31 (19.50%) Configuration Management
10 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
11 29 (18.24%) ITIL
11 29 (18.24%) SC Cleared
12 27 (16.98%) VMware
13 26 (16.35%) Solaris
13 26 (16.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 24 (15.09%) .NET
14 24 (15.09%) Oracle Database 10g
15 23 (14.47%) Active Directory
15 23 (14.47%) Windows Server
15 23 (14.47%) Virtual Machines
16 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (13.21%) Windows XP
18 20 (12.58%) Middleware
19 19 (11.95%) C#
19 19 (11.95%) Java
19 19 (11.95%) Manufacturing
19 19 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (10.69%) VMware ESX

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 14 (8.81%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.14%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.52%) AquaLogic
4 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.52%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.52%) Tuxedo
4 4 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) CMS
7 1 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.52%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) HTTP
2 7 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.77%) SAN
3 6 (3.77%) SSL
4 5 (3.14%) Firewall
4 5 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.89%) FTP
5 3 (1.89%) Internet
5 3 (1.89%) WAN
6 2 (1.26%) DHCP
6 2 (1.26%) DNS
6 2 (1.26%) LAN
6 2 (1.26%) LDAP
6 2 (1.26%) VoIP
7 1 (0.63%) ATM
7 1 (0.63%) Intranet
7 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.63%) SSH
7 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.75%) Oracle Database
2 26 (16.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (15.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.77%) SQLPlus
6 5 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.26%) DB2
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.26%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.63%) DataStage
9 1 (0.63%) GIS
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Subversion
2 5 (3.14%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.14%) Toad
3 4 (2.52%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.89%) Maven
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.26%) jMock
5 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (11.95%) Manufacturing
2 17 (10.69%) Finance
3 7 (4.40%) Retail
4 5 (3.14%) Marketing
5 4 (2.52%) Electronics
5 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.89%) Legal
7 2 (1.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 39 (24.53%) Architect
2 33 (20.75%) Developer
3 22 (13.84%) Analyst
4 19 (11.95%) Oracle Developer
5 17 (10.69%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (10.06%) Consultant
7 12 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (6.29%) Designer
9 9 (5.66%) SQL Developer
10 8 (5.03%) Oracle Consultant
10 8 (5.03%) PL/SQL Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Functional Consultant
11 7 (4.40%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 7 (4.40%) Unix Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) Unix Engineer
12 6 (3.77%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.77%) Unix Technical Analyst
13 5 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support
13 5 (3.14%) Project Manager
14 4 (2.52%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.09%) .NET
2 20 (12.58%) Middleware
3 15 (9.43%) XML
4 14 (8.81%) HTML
4 14 (8.81%) WCF
4 14 (8.81%) WPF
5 9 (5.66%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.03%) Web Services
7 7 (4.40%) SOAP
8 5 (3.14%) J2EE
8 5 (3.14%) REST
8 5 (3.14%) XSD
9 4 (2.52%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.89%) BAPI
10 3 (1.89%) POSIX
10 3 (1.89%) WSDL
11 2 (1.26%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.26%) Swing
11 2 (1.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.40%) DataPower
3 7 (4.40%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.52%) Clustering
5 3 (1.89%) AS400
5 3 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.26%) CESG
6 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.74%) Windows
2 54 (33.96%) Linux
3 26 (16.35%) Solaris
4 23 (14.47%) Windows Server
5 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (13.21%) Windows XP
6 17 (10.69%) AIX
7 14 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.52%) MVS
9 4 (2.52%) OS/390
9 4 (2.52%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.63%) CentOS
11 1 (0.63%) Fedora
11 1 (0.63%) SUSE
11 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.50%) Configuration Management
2 29 (18.24%) ITIL
3 19 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.43%) CRM
4 15 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 14 (8.81%) Migration
5 14 (8.81%) Unit Testing
6 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.55%) Project Management
6 12 (7.55%) Technical Analysis
7 11 (6.92%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (6.92%) SDLC
8 10 (6.29%) Change Management
8 10 (6.29%) Data Management
9 9 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.03%) Process Improvement
11 7 (4.40%) Issue Tracking
12 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 68 (42.77%) SQL
2 48 (30.19%) PL/SQL
3 35 (22.01%) Shell Script
4 19 (11.95%) C#
4 19 (11.95%) Java
5 14 (8.81%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.92%) Perl
7 8 (5.03%) C++
8 6 (3.77%) C
9 4 (2.52%) AWK
10 3 (1.89%) Groovy
11 2 (1.26%) JCL
11 2 (1.26%) Ruby
12 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.63%) VB
12 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (20.13%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.24%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.06%) Degree
4 5 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.26%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.26%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.26%) CISSP
5 2 (1.26%) MCSE
5 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) SLA
2 3 (1.89%) QA
3 2 (1.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 23 (14.47%) Active Directory
1 23 (14.47%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (10.69%) VMware ESX
3 8 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.63%) Docker
7 1 (0.63%) Firmware
7 1 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) SCCM
1 8 (5.03%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (2.52%) Foglight
2 4 (2.52%) nmon
3 3 (1.89%) CA Wily
3 3 (1.89%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.26%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.26%) Control-M
4 2 (1.26%) Puppet
4 2 (1.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.63%) Packer
Vendors
1 81 (50.94%) Oracle
2 32 (20.13%) Red Hat
3 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
4 27 (16.98%) VMware
5 17 (10.69%) IBM
6 13 (8.18%) HP
7 8 (5.03%) SAP
7 8 (5.03%) Sun
8 7 (4.40%) Cisco
8 7 (4.40%) Intel
9 5 (3.14%) Citrix
9 5 (3.14%) EMC
9 5 (3.14%) Endeca
10 4 (2.52%) Axway
10 4 (2.52%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.26%) AppSense
11 2 (1.26%) BMC
11 2 (1.26%) hybris
11 2 (1.26%) Lumension
11 2 (1.26%) webMethods