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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 35 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 105 133 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.58% 5.16% 6.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.10% 22.09% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 66 118
Median daily rate £278 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 6
Median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.65% -43.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.74 £18.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.58
% change year-on-year
- +14.47%
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
580 602 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.29% 23.33% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 284 436
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 140 123
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £40.70 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Hertfordshire +17 54 £258 -42.77% 5
Essex -1 35 £263 -41.66% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 12 £330 -8.33% 14
Bedfordshire -3 4 £374 +6.40% 2
Norfolk -8 1 £700 +64.70% 3
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 of England region with a requirement for Unix.

1 124 (65.96%) Linux
2 87 (46.28%) SQL
3 71 (37.77%) Java
4 66 (35.11%) Oracle
5 58 (30.85%) Windows
6 56 (29.79%) Shell Script
7 41 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (21.28%) Python
9 35 (18.62%) Perl
10 33 (17.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (17.02%) Red Hat
11 32 (17.02%) IBM
12 30 (15.96%) J2EE
13 28 (14.89%) Firewall
13 28 (14.89%) VMware
14 27 (14.36%) Security Cleared
15 26 (13.83%) PHP
15 26 (13.83%) DB2
15 26 (13.83%) Solaris
16 25 (13.30%) XML
16 25 (13.30%) JavaScript
17 24 (12.77%) HTML
18 23 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (11.70%) E-Commerce
20 21 (11.17%) SC Cleared
20 21 (11.17%) Git (software)
20 21 (11.17%) Degree
21 20 (10.64%) JSON
21 20 (10.64%) Apache
21 20 (10.64%) Web Services

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 20 (10.64%) Apache
2 14 (7.45%) WebLogic
2 14 (7.45%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.85%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.79%) Drupal
5 6 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.66%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.66%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (2.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.13%) Confluence
8 3 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.60%) CMS
8 3 (1.60%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.06%) iPlanet
9 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.06%) nginx
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.53%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Magento
2 11 (5.85%) Adobe Campaign
2 11 (5.85%) Unica
3 3 (1.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.53%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.53%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.19%) GitHub
3 4 (2.13%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.06%) Office 365
4 2 (1.06%) Yammer
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.89%) Firewall
2 19 (10.11%) Internet
3 16 (8.51%) DNS
4 11 (5.85%) FTP
5 10 (5.32%) LDAP
6 7 (3.72%) VoIP
7 6 (3.19%) BIG-IP
7 6 (3.19%) LAN
7 6 (3.19%) Network Security
7 6 (3.19%) WAN
8 5 (2.66%) BGP
8 5 (2.66%) OSPF
8 5 (2.66%) VPN
9 4 (2.13%) DHCP
9 4 (2.13%) EIGRP
9 4 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.13%) IPsec
9 4 (2.13%) MPLS
9 4 (2.13%) SAN
9 4 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.83%) DB2
2 20 (10.64%) MySQL
3 18 (9.57%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.98%) SQL Server
5 12 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.85%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (3.72%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.19%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (2.66%) Big Data
10 5 (2.66%) DbVisualizer
11 4 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.60%) Jackrabbit
12 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.98%) JIRA
2 15 (7.98%) Subversion
3 14 (7.45%) Ant
4 8 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.72%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.66%) Appium
6 5 (2.66%) PVCS
6 5 (2.66%) Selenium
6 5 (2.66%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.66%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.13%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.60%) JUnit
8 3 (1.60%) Log4j
8 3 (1.60%) Mockito
8 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (1.06%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.06%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (5.85%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Retail
3 5 (2.66%) Automotive
4 4 (2.13%) Advertising
4 4 (2.13%) Banking
4 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.60%) Military
6 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (23.94%) Developer
2 25 (13.30%) Architect
3 23 (12.23%) Analyst
4 17 (9.04%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.51%) Consultant
6 13 (6.91%) Administrator
6 13 (6.91%) Unix Consultant
7 12 (6.38%) Unix Architect
8 11 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.79%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.79%) Service Desk Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.26%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Tester
11 7 (3.72%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Java Architect
11 7 (3.72%) Python Software Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.96%) J2EE
2 25 (13.30%) XML
3 24 (12.77%) HTML
4 20 (10.64%) JSON
4 20 (10.64%) Web Services
5 14 (7.45%) CSS
6 11 (5.85%) Middleware
7 10 (5.32%) JSP
8 8 (4.26%) SOAP
9 7 (3.72%) JMS
9 7 (3.72%) REST
10 6 (3.19%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (2.66%) Ajax
11 5 (2.66%) Gherkin
11 5 (2.66%) RESTful
11 5 (2.66%) XHTML
12 4 (2.13%) XSLT
13 3 (1.60%) Servlets
13 3 (1.60%) Struts
13 3 (1.60%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.85%) EFT
3 10 (5.32%) Biology
4 9 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.79%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.66%) Informatics
6 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.13%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.06%) Life Science
8 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.06%) Statistics
8 2 (1.06%) User Experience
8 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.53%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 124 (65.96%) Linux
2 58 (30.85%) Windows
3 33 (17.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (13.83%) Solaris
5 16 (8.51%) AIX
6 10 (5.32%) Windows Server
6 10 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.13%) HPUX
8 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.06%) CentOS
9 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.53%) Android
10 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (11.70%) E-Commerce
3 16 (8.51%) Mentoring
4 15 (7.98%) Web Development
5 14 (7.45%) Data Management
5 14 (7.45%) OO
6 13 (6.91%) ITIL
6 13 (6.91%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (6.38%) Open Source
7 12 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 11 (5.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (5.85%) CRM
8 11 (5.85%) SOA
9 10 (5.32%) B2C
9 10 (5.32%) Coaching
9 10 (5.32%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (5.32%) DevOps
9 10 (5.32%) Migration
10 9 (4.79%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (46.28%) SQL
2 71 (37.77%) Java
3 56 (29.79%) Shell Script
4 40 (21.28%) Python
5 35 (18.62%) Perl
6 26 (13.83%) PHP
7 25 (13.30%) JavaScript
8 17 (9.04%) Ruby
9 16 (8.51%) C++
10 14 (7.45%) C
11 13 (6.91%) PL/SQL
12 10 (5.32%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.66%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.13%) C#
14 4 (2.13%) Embedded C
14 4 (2.13%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.06%) AWK
15 2 (1.06%) sed
16 1 (0.53%) COBOL
16 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (14.36%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.17%) Degree
2 21 (11.17%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.66%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.06%) CCNA
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.06%) MCSA
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.06%) MOS
5 2 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.53%) CCNP
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB
6 1 (0.53%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.91%) QA
2 6 (3.19%) SLA
3 5 (2.66%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) MISRA
5 1 (0.53%) MISRA C
System Software
1 23 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.19%) vSphere
4 5 (2.66%) Docker
4 5 (2.66%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.13%) iptables
6 3 (1.60%) Postfix
6 3 (1.60%) Sendmail
6 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.06%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (1.06%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.53%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (9.04%) Puppet
2 14 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (6.91%) Ansible
4 5 (2.66%) Nagios
5 3 (1.60%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.60%) OSSEC
5 3 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.53%) Nessus
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.53%) Packer
7 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (35.11%) Oracle
2 32 (17.02%) IBM
2 32 (17.02%) Red Hat
3 28 (14.89%) VMware
4 14 (7.45%) hybris
4 14 (7.45%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.38%) Sun
6 11 (5.85%) Adobe
7 10 (5.32%) Cisco
7 10 (5.32%) HP
8 7 (3.72%) BEA
9 6 (3.19%) F5
10 5 (2.66%) Ab Initio
11 4 (2.13%) Citrix
11 4 (2.13%) NetApp
11 4 (2.13%) SAP
11 4 (2.13%) Splunk
12 3 (1.60%) Elastic Path
12 3 (1.60%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow
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