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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 43 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Unix 94 96 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.91% 3.77% 6.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.57% 14.93% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 80
Average daily rate £450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.75 £46.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £46.00 £27.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.00 £35.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +86.90%
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
535 643 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.27% 25.25% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 305 307
Average daily rate £340 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 126 110
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex +6 31 £450 +20.00% 2
Hertfordshire +5 27 £463 +8.82% 10
Cambridgeshire +5 16 £300 -27.27% 20
Norfolk -5 11 £450 +16.12%
Bedfordshire +11 9 £350 -36.36% 9
Suffolk -2 1 £550 +57.14% 2
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 115 (53.24%) Linux
2 81 (37.50%) SQL
3 69 (31.94%) Windows
4 63 (29.17%) Oracle
5 56 (25.93%) Java
6 54 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (23.61%) Solaris
7 51 (23.61%) VMware
8 48 (22.22%) HTML
9 46 (21.30%) XML
10 40 (18.52%) HP
11 38 (17.59%) IBM
12 36 (16.67%) DB2
13 33 (15.28%) Red Hat
13 33 (15.28%) TDD
13 33 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (14.81%) JavaScript
15 30 (13.89%) J2EE
15 30 (13.89%) ITIL
16 28 (12.96%) Perl
17 27 (12.50%) Shell Script
17 27 (12.50%) WebSphere
18 26 (12.04%) Active Directory
18 26 (12.04%) User Stories
18 26 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (11.11%) Ant
19 24 (11.11%) Subversion
20 23 (10.65%) Jenkins
21 22 (10.19%) Security Cleared
22 21 (9.72%) PL/SQL

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 27 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.85%) CMS
5 4 (1.85%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.85%) JBoss
5 4 (1.85%) MQSeries
5 4 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (1.85%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (1.39%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) Drupal
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.46%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.17%) MS Office
2 8 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (6.48%) Magento
2 7 (3.24%) Maximo
3 5 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.94%) DNS
2 12 (5.56%) SSL
2 12 (5.56%) WAN
3 11 (5.09%) FTP
4 10 (4.63%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.17%) LAN
6 8 (3.70%) Firewall
6 8 (3.70%) HTTP
6 8 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (3.70%) LDAP
6 8 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (3.24%) 3G
7 7 (3.24%) Internet
7 7 (3.24%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (3.24%) WLAN
8 6 (2.78%) 4G
8 6 (2.78%) Network Security
8 6 (2.78%) VoIP
8 6 (2.78%) VPN
9 5 (2.31%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.67%) DB2
2 17 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.41%) MySQL
3 16 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.09%) DbVisualizer
5 9 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
5 9 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.24%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (3.24%) WebFOCUS
8 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.85%) DataStage
9 4 (1.85%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.39%) Big Data
10 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (11.11%) Ant
1 24 (11.11%) Subversion
2 23 (10.65%) Jenkins
3 20 (9.26%) Git (software)
4 16 (7.41%) AccuRev
4 16 (7.41%) Selenium
5 12 (5.56%) HP UFT
5 12 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 9 (4.17%) PHPUnit
6 9 (4.17%) TestDirector
7 8 (3.70%) Maven
8 7 (3.24%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.78%) Checkstyle
9 6 (2.78%) FindBugs
9 6 (2.78%) JUnit
9 6 (2.78%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.31%) Appium
10 5 (2.31%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.39%) ChangeMan
11 3 (1.39%) Protractor
General
1 17 (7.87%) Finance
2 16 (7.41%) Retail
3 15 (6.94%) Automotive
4 13 (6.02%) Marketing
4 13 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.09%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.17%) Advertising
7 4 (1.85%) Legal
8 3 (1.39%) Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Avionics
10 1 (0.46%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (21.30%) Developer
2 32 (14.81%) Analyst
3 31 (14.35%) Java Developer
4 26 (12.04%) Architect
5 18 (8.33%) Tester
6 17 (7.87%) Automation Tester
7 15 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.02%) Linux Support
8 13 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.02%) Unix Support
9 12 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.09%) Selenium Tester
10 11 (5.09%) Web Tester
11 10 (4.63%) Administrator
11 10 (4.63%) Linux Administrator
11 10 (4.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.63%) SQL Developer
12 9 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (3.70%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.22%) HTML
2 46 (21.30%) XML
3 30 (13.89%) J2EE
4 20 (9.26%) RESTful
4 20 (9.26%) Web Services
5 17 (7.87%) Ajax
6 15 (6.94%) Struts
7 14 (6.48%) CSS
8 12 (5.56%) REST
8 12 (5.56%) Spring
8 12 (5.56%) TopLink
9 11 (5.09%) Flash
10 10 (4.63%) HTML5
10 10 (4.63%) JSP
10 10 (4.63%) Middleware
11 8 (3.70%) Hibernate
11 8 (3.70%) Servlets
11 8 (3.70%) XHTML
12 7 (3.24%) JDBC
12 7 (3.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.78%) Clustering
7 4 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.85%) Proteomics
7 4 (1.85%) Replication
7 4 (1.85%) User Experience
8 3 (1.39%) AS400
8 3 (1.39%) HACMP
8 3 (1.39%) iSeries
8 3 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.93%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.93%) Statistics
9 2 (0.93%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 115 (53.24%) Linux
2 69 (31.94%) Windows
3 51 (23.61%) Solaris
4 18 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.48%) Windows Server
6 11 (5.09%) Ubuntu
7 10 (4.63%) CentOS
8 9 (4.17%) HPUX
9 8 (3.70%) AIX
10 7 (3.24%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.85%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.93%) VME
14 1 (0.46%) MVS
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (15.28%) TDD
3 30 (13.89%) ITIL
4 26 (12.04%) User Stories
5 20 (9.26%) ETL
5 20 (9.26%) Test Automation
6 19 (8.80%) System Testing
7 18 (8.33%) Scrum
8 17 (7.87%) Automated Testing
8 17 (7.87%) High Availability
8 17 (7.87%) ITIL V3
9 16 (7.41%) Change Management
9 16 (7.41%) Coaching
9 16 (7.41%) SOA
10 14 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (5.56%) Test Scripting
12 11 (5.09%) Document Management
12 11 (5.09%) OO
13 10 (4.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 81 (37.50%) SQL
2 56 (25.93%) Java
3 32 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 28 (12.96%) Perl
5 27 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 21 (9.72%) PL/SQL
7 20 (9.26%) C++
8 14 (6.48%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.56%) PHP
10 11 (5.09%) Python
11 7 (3.24%) C
11 7 (3.24%) C#
12 6 (2.78%) JCL
12 6 (2.78%) REXX
12 6 (2.78%) Ruby
13 4 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.85%) R
13 4 (1.85%) Scala
14 3 (1.39%) ANSI C
15 2 (0.93%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 22 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.41%) Degree
3 12 (5.56%) ISEB
4 10 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.78%) PhD
7 5 (2.31%) CCNP
7 5 (2.31%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.31%) MCSE
7 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.31%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.85%) MCSA
9 3 (1.39%) CCNA
9 3 (1.39%) CISSP
9 3 (1.39%) VCP5
9 3 (1.39%) VCP6
9 3 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.80%) QA
2 7 (3.24%) SLA
3 4 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.63%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.78%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (1.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.46%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.46%) iptables
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.46%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.46%) Snort
8 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (9.72%) Puppet
2 14 (6.48%) Tivoli
3 11 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.39%) CFEngine
5 3 (1.39%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.93%) Ansible
6 2 (0.93%) Bacula
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.93%) QRadar
7 1 (0.46%) EnCase
7 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.46%) Nessus
7 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (29.17%) Oracle
2 51 (23.61%) VMware
3 40 (18.52%) HP
4 38 (17.59%) IBM
5 33 (15.28%) Red Hat
6 18 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (6.94%) Cisco
8 9 (4.17%) Sun
9 7 (3.24%) Aruba
9 7 (3.24%) Meraki
10 6 (2.78%) Rally
11 5 (2.31%) NetApp
12 4 (1.85%) Dell
12 4 (1.85%) F5
12 4 (1.85%) Teradata
13 3 (1.39%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (1.39%) Greenplum
13 3 (1.39%) Juniper
14 2 (0.93%) Fujitsu
14 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds
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