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 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 42 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 97 126 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.84% 4.02% 4.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.70% 16.98% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 91
Median daily rate £375 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 9
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
581 742 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.01% 23.68% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 369 426
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 113 128
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 26 August 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
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 26 August 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 +4 33 £358 -22.70% 4
Cambridgeshire +22 24 £375 +15.38% 22
Norfolk +12 22 £490 +3.15% 2
Essex -14 13 £350 -6.66% 4
Bedfordshire -8 3 £250 -33.33% 2
Suffolk +1 1 £220 -48.23% 3
East Anglia - 1 £500 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 114 (60.00%) Linux
2 78 (41.05%) Shell Script
3 77 (40.53%) Java
4 76 (40.00%) SQL
5 72 (37.89%) Windows
6 57 (30.00%) Oracle
7 48 (25.26%) J2EE
7 48 (25.26%) IBM
8 41 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (21.58%) Python
9 40 (21.05%) Solaris
10 33 (17.37%) Data Management
10 33 (17.37%) VMware
11 32 (16.84%) Red Hat
12 29 (15.26%) Firewall
13 28 (14.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (14.21%) Puppet
14 27 (14.21%) Master Data Management
15 24 (12.63%) ITIL
16 23 (12.11%) Git (software)
16 23 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (11.58%) Security Cleared
17 22 (11.58%) Kalman Filter
17 22 (11.58%) Apache
18 21 (11.05%) AIX
18 21 (11.05%) Open Source
19 19 (10.00%) Perl
19 19 (10.00%) C++
19 19 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
20 18 (9.47%) MySQL

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 22 (11.58%) Apache
2 17 (8.95%) WebLogic
3 14 (7.37%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.32%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.74%) WebLogic Portal
6 7 (3.68%) Drupal
7 4 (2.11%) IIS
7 4 (2.11%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.58%) Confluence
8 3 (1.58%) nginx
9 2 (1.05%) CMS
9 2 (1.05%) iPlanet
9 2 (1.05%) JBoss
9 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.53%) CICS
10 1 (0.53%) SAS
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Magento
2 4 (2.11%) Maximo
2 4 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.63%) GitHub
3 4 (2.11%) Office 365
4 2 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.26%) Firewall
2 18 (9.47%) DNS
3 16 (8.42%) SAN
4 14 (7.37%) LDAP
5 11 (5.79%) SSL
6 6 (3.16%) BIG-IP
7 5 (2.63%) BGP
7 5 (2.63%) HTTP
7 5 (2.63%) OSPF
8 4 (2.11%) FTP
8 4 (2.11%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.11%) LAN
8 4 (2.11%) Multicast
8 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.11%) VLAN
8 4 (2.11%) X.509
9 3 (1.58%) Internet
9 3 (1.58%) VPN
10 2 (1.05%) WAN
10 2 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 18 (9.47%) MySQL
3 16 (8.42%) DB2
4 15 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.37%) Hadoop
6 12 (6.32%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.74%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.63%) Big Data
9 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.63%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.05%) DataStage
12 2 (1.05%) DbVisualizer
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.95%) JIRA
3 15 (7.89%) Subversion
4 14 (7.37%) Ant
5 7 (3.68%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.63%) Selenium
6 5 (2.63%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.11%) Appium
7 4 (2.11%) Gerrit
7 4 (2.11%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.58%) Gradle
8 3 (1.58%) JUnit
8 3 (1.58%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.05%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.05%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.05%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.05%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.05%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.05%) PVCS
General
1 11 (5.79%) Finance
2 8 (4.21%) Retail
3 5 (2.63%) Advertising
3 5 (2.63%) Military
3 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.53%) Local Government
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (23.68%) Developer
2 44 (23.16%) Architect
3 25 (13.16%) Administrator
4 20 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (7.37%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.37%) Linux Administrator
6 13 (6.84%) Analyst
6 13 (6.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 13 (6.84%) Unix Administrator
7 12 (6.32%) Unix Architect
8 10 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.26%) Tester
8 10 (5.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.21%) Consultant
9 8 (4.21%) Network Engineer
9 8 (4.21%) Unix Engineer
10 7 (3.68%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.68%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.68%) Unix Developer
11 6 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.26%) J2EE
2 17 (8.95%) XML
3 16 (8.42%) HTML
4 14 (7.37%) Web Services
5 11 (5.79%) JSP
6 8 (4.21%) Ajax
6 8 (4.21%) CSS
6 8 (4.21%) HTML5
6 8 (4.21%) Middleware
7 6 (3.16%) Java EE
7 6 (3.16%) JSON
7 6 (3.16%) LESS
7 6 (3.16%) Sass
7 6 (3.16%) XHTML
8 4 (2.11%) OAuth
8 4 (2.11%) REST
8 4 (2.11%) RESTful
8 4 (2.11%) SAML
8 4 (2.11%) SPNEGO
9 3 (1.58%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.74%) Biology
4 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.63%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.63%) Informatics
6 4 (2.11%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.11%) PKI
7 3 (1.58%) EFT
7 3 (1.58%) MPEG
8 2 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.05%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.05%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (60.00%) Linux
2 72 (37.89%) Windows
3 40 (21.05%) Solaris
4 28 (14.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (11.05%) AIX
6 9 (4.74%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.21%) HPUX
8 3 (1.58%) CentOS
8 3 (1.58%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.37%) Data Management
3 27 (14.21%) Master Data Management
4 24 (12.63%) ITIL
5 22 (11.58%) Kalman Filter
6 21 (11.05%) Open Source
7 17 (8.95%) OO
8 15 (7.89%) Configuration Management
9 14 (7.37%) Information Management
9 14 (7.37%) TDD
10 13 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.84%) Data Analysis
10 13 (6.84%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (6.32%) High Availability
11 12 (6.32%) Incident Management
12 11 (5.79%) Load Balancing
12 11 (5.79%) Migration
13 10 (5.26%) Change Control
13 10 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 78 (41.05%) Shell Script
2 77 (40.53%) Java
3 76 (40.00%) SQL
4 41 (21.58%) Python
5 19 (10.00%) C++
5 19 (10.00%) Perl
6 16 (8.42%) PL/SQL
7 15 (7.89%) C
7 15 (7.89%) JavaScript
8 14 (7.37%) PHP
9 11 (5.79%) Ruby
10 5 (2.63%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.58%) AWK
12 3 (1.58%) COBOL
12 3 (1.58%) sed
13 2 (1.05%) VBA
14 1 (0.53%) C#
14 1 (0.53%) Jython
Qualifications
1 22 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.89%) Degree
3 13 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.16%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.63%) CCNA
5 5 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.11%) CCNP
6 4 (2.11%) RHCE
7 3 (1.58%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.21%) QA
2 5 (2.63%) JSP 440
2 5 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) MISRA
4 1 (0.53%) MISRA C
System Software
1 23 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.84%) iptables
4 11 (5.79%) vSphere
5 10 (5.26%) Postfix
5 10 (5.26%) Sendmail
5 10 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (4.21%) Docker
7 4 (2.11%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.11%) KVM
7 4 (2.11%) LXC
7 4 (2.11%) vCloud
7 4 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.05%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 27 (14.21%) Puppet
2 12 (6.32%) OSSEC
3 11 (5.79%) Nagios
4 10 (5.26%) Cobbler
5 9 (4.74%) Ansible
5 9 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.53%) OpenView
8 1 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.53%) Terraform
8 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.53%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 57 (30.00%) Oracle
2 48 (25.26%) IBM
3 33 (17.37%) VMware
4 32 (16.84%) Red Hat
5 18 (9.47%) HP
6 14 (7.37%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.32%) Cisco
7 12 (6.32%) EMC
7 12 (6.32%) SolarWinds
8 11 (5.79%) BEA
8 11 (5.79%) LogRhythm
8 11 (5.79%) Splunk
8 11 (5.79%) TippingPoint
9 10 (5.26%) ServiceNow
10 9 (4.74%) hybris
11 7 (3.68%) F5
11 7 (3.68%) Sun
12 6 (3.16%) Citrix
12 6 (3.16%) webMethods
13 5 (2.63%) NetApp
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