The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / East of England
Rank 57 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Unix 66 81 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.13% 3.44% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.47% 15.55% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 49
Median daily rate £265 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £286 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 1
Median hourly rate £34.25 £36.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% -20.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.45% -23.12%

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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
490 521 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.24% 22.09% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 272 294
Median daily rate £325 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £167 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 104 123
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the East of England region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the East of England region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Unix
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Unix Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Unix
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Essex +10 44 £265 -41.11% 4
Hertfordshire -7 17 £180 -60.00% 11
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £350 +23.89% 16
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 of England region with a requirement for Unix.

1 99 (62.26%) Linux
2 72 (45.28%) SQL
3 65 (40.88%) Java
4 58 (36.48%) Oracle
5 54 (33.96%) Windows
6 43 (27.04%) JavaScript
7 39 (24.53%) XML
8 37 (23.27%) HTML
9 36 (22.64%) Shell Script
10 33 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (19.50%) JSON
12 29 (18.24%) Perl
13 26 (16.35%) PHP
14 25 (15.72%) CSS
15 24 (15.09%) Web Services
16 23 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (13.21%) Security Cleared
17 21 (13.21%) Adobe Campaign
17 21 (13.21%) CRM
17 21 (13.21%) Red Hat
17 21 (13.21%) Adobe
18 20 (12.58%) Internet
19 19 (11.95%) IBM
19 19 (11.95%) Python
19 19 (11.95%) J2EE
19 19 (11.95%) VMware
19 19 (11.95%) Cybersecurity
19 19 (11.95%) Unica
20 18 (11.32%) Degree
20 18 (11.32%) SC Cleared

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (9.43%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.92%) Apache
2 11 (6.92%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (4.40%) Confluence
5 6 (3.77%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.14%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.89%) CMS
7 3 (1.89%) Drupal
7 3 (1.89%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.26%) nginx
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (13.21%) Adobe Campaign
2 19 (11.95%) Unica
3 9 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (4.40%) Magento
5 2 (1.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.63%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.92%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.14%) Office 365
4 5 (3.14%) Yammer
5 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.58%) Internet
2 12 (7.55%) Firewall
3 10 (6.29%) FTP
4 8 (5.03%) DNS
5 7 (4.40%) LDAP
5 7 (4.40%) VoIP
6 5 (3.14%) HTTP
6 5 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (3.14%) LAN
6 5 (3.14%) Network Security
6 5 (3.14%) SSL
6 5 (3.14%) WAN
7 4 (2.52%) BGP
7 4 (2.52%) DHCP
7 4 (2.52%) IMAP
7 4 (2.52%) IPsec
7 4 (2.52%) MPLS
7 4 (2.52%) OSPF
7 4 (2.52%) SMTP
7 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.32%) BusinessObjects
1 18 (11.32%) DB2
1 18 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.18%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.92%) Hadoop
3 11 (6.92%) MySQL
3 11 (6.92%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.52%) DataStage
6 4 (2.52%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (10.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.81%) JIRA
3 11 (6.92%) Subversion
4 10 (6.29%) Ant
5 9 (5.66%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.03%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.77%) Selenium
7 6 (3.77%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.77%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.14%) JUnit
8 5 (3.14%) Maven
8 5 (3.14%) Mockito
8 5 (3.14%) PVCS
9 4 (2.52%) Appium
9 4 (2.52%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.89%) AccuRev
10 3 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.89%) CA Gen
10 3 (1.89%) Log4j
10 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 10 (6.29%) Finance
1 10 (6.29%) Retail
2 9 (5.66%) Automotive
2 9 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.14%) Banking
4 3 (1.89%) Advertising
4 3 (1.89%) Electronics
4 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.26%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (32.70%) Developer
2 28 (17.61%) Analyst
3 21 (13.21%) Java Developer
4 18 (11.32%) Consultant
5 14 (8.81%) Unix Consultant
6 13 (8.18%) CRM Developer
6 13 (8.18%) Security Analyst
7 11 (6.92%) Architect
7 11 (6.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 7 (4.40%) Service Desk Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Automation Tester
9 6 (3.77%) Java Automation Tester
9 6 (3.77%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 6 (3.77%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (3.77%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.77%) Tester
10 5 (3.14%) Administrator
10 5 (3.14%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.14%) DBA
10 5 (3.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.53%) XML
2 37 (23.27%) HTML
3 31 (19.50%) JSON
4 25 (15.72%) CSS
5 24 (15.09%) Web Services
6 19 (11.95%) J2EE
7 15 (9.43%) REST
8 11 (6.92%) SOAP
9 10 (6.29%) JMS
10 8 (5.03%) Ajax
10 8 (5.03%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.40%) JSP
11 7 (4.40%) RESTful
11 7 (4.40%) XHTML
11 7 (4.40%) XSLT
12 6 (3.77%) EJB
12 6 (3.77%) Middleware
12 6 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (3.77%) Spring
12 6 (3.77%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (6.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.66%) EFT
3 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.89%) User Experience
5 2 (1.26%) Life Science
5 2 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.26%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) iPad
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Replication
6 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 99 (62.26%) Linux
2 54 (33.96%) Windows
3 23 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (8.18%) Solaris
5 5 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.52%) AIX
7 3 (1.89%) HPUX
7 3 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.26%) CentOS
8 2 (1.26%) Fedora
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (13.21%) CRM
3 19 (11.95%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (10.69%) B2C
4 17 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (9.43%) E-Commerce
5 15 (9.43%) SOA
6 14 (8.81%) Analytics
6 14 (8.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.18%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.55%) Forensic Analysis
8 12 (7.55%) Web Development
9 11 (6.92%) Coaching
9 11 (6.92%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (6.92%) Software Engineering
9 11 (6.92%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.29%) Configuration Management
10 10 (6.29%) DevOps
10 10 (6.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.28%) SQL
2 65 (40.88%) Java
3 43 (27.04%) JavaScript
4 36 (22.64%) Shell Script
5 29 (18.24%) Perl
6 26 (16.35%) PHP
7 19 (11.95%) Python
8 17 (10.69%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.66%) Ruby
10 7 (4.40%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.40%) C#
10 7 (4.40%) C++
11 6 (3.77%) C
12 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.52%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.63%) R
14 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.32%) Degree
2 18 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.14%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.26%) CCNA
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.26%) CISM
4 2 (1.26%) CISSP
4 2 (1.26%) MCSA
4 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.26%) MOS
4 2 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) CCIE
5 1 (0.63%) CCNP
5 1 (0.63%) CCSA
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.63%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.18%) QA
2 4 (2.52%) SLA
3 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.26%) SDET
4 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.18%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.89%) Docker
4 2 (1.26%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (1.26%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.77%) Puppet
3 5 (3.14%) Ansible
4 3 (1.89%) Nagios
5 2 (1.26%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.63%) Nessus
6 1 (0.63%) OpenView
6 1 (0.63%) Packer
6 1 (0.63%) Terraform
6 1 (0.63%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 58 (36.48%) Oracle
2 21 (13.21%) Adobe
2 21 (13.21%) Red Hat
3 19 (11.95%) IBM
3 19 (11.95%) VMware
4 12 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.29%) SAP
6 9 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.40%) hybris
7 7 (4.40%) Sun
8 5 (3.14%) HP
8 5 (3.14%) Infor
9 4 (2.52%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.52%) Interwoven
9 4 (2.52%) Teradata
10 3 (1.89%) ATG
10 3 (1.89%) BEA
10 3 (1.89%) Blue Martini
10 3 (1.89%) Elastic Path
10 3 (1.89%) Pega
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