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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 22 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 220 114 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.12% 4.78% 6.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.76% 17.17% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 46 85
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Average hourly rate £36.00 £28.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.21% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.18 £22.43 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £50.09 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
822 664 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.60% 27.84% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 279 302
Average daily rate £350 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £140 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 128 131
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% -21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
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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 +13 100 £466 +29.96% 8
Hertfordshire +13 68 £391 +11.78% 22
Cambridgeshire -7 34 £438 +45.83% 19
Bedfordshire -15 10 £263 +23.52% 4
Suffolk +14 7 £513 +105.00% 4
Norfolk -10 1 £300 -7.69%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 237 (69.91%) Linux
2 221 (65.19%) SQL
3 197 (58.11%) Java
4 170 (50.15%) Oracle
5 136 (40.12%) XML
6 121 (35.69%) HTML
7 99 (29.20%) PL/SQL
8 94 (27.73%) Relational Database
9 93 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (24.48%) MySQL
11 77 (22.71%) JavaScript
11 77 (22.71%) Web Services
12 75 (22.12%) Spring
13 73 (21.53%) CSS
14 67 (19.76%) Hibernate
15 63 (18.58%) MVC
16 62 (18.29%) REST
17 61 (17.99%) Windows
17 61 (17.99%) JBoss
18 60 (17.70%) Web Development
19 59 (17.40%) Solaris
19 59 (17.40%) Finance
20 58 (17.11%) Mac OS X
21 55 (16.22%) Perl
22 54 (15.93%) TDD
23 52 (15.34%) Configuration Management
24 51 (15.04%) Scrum
25 50 (14.75%) J2EE
25 50 (14.75%) Eclipse
25 50 (14.75%) Spring MVC

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 61 (17.99%) JBoss
2 41 (12.09%) Tomcat
3 40 (11.80%) WebLogic
4 39 (11.50%) Apache
5 38 (11.21%) WebSphere
6 12 (3.54%) CMS
6 12 (3.54%) MQSeries
7 7 (2.06%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.06%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.77%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.47%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.47%) CICS
9 5 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.06%) MS Office
3 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.06%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.29%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.16%) LDAP
2 39 (11.50%) HTTP
3 24 (7.08%) Internet
3 24 (7.08%) SAN
3 24 (7.08%) VPN
4 21 (6.19%) Firewall
4 21 (6.19%) TCP/IP
5 19 (5.60%) DNS
6 13 (3.83%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (1.77%) LAN
7 6 (1.77%) DHCP
8 5 (1.47%) NAS
9 4 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.88%) VLAN
10 3 (0.88%) LTE
10 3 (0.88%) VRRP
10 3 (0.88%) IPsec
11 2 (0.59%) SMS
11 2 (0.59%) UMTS
11 2 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (27.73%) Relational Database
2 83 (24.48%) MySQL
3 45 (13.27%) MariaDB
4 41 (12.09%) Oracle Database
5 30 (8.85%) NoSQL
6 28 (8.26%) SQL Server
6 28 (8.26%) MongoDB
7 25 (7.37%) Neo4j
8 24 (7.08%) DB2
9 19 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (4.42%) RDBMS
11 13 (3.83%) DataStage
12 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (2.36%) Oracle ODI
14 6 (1.77%) DTS
14 6 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (1.77%) DbVisualizer
15 5 (1.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 50 (14.75%) Eclipse
2 41 (12.09%) Ant
3 36 (10.62%) Git (software)
4 34 (10.03%) Subversion
5 22 (6.49%) JUnit
6 21 (6.19%) Maven
7 15 (4.42%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (3.83%) Selenium
9 12 (3.54%) Jenkins
10 11 (3.24%) Mockito
10 11 (3.24%) IntelliJ
11 10 (2.95%) SoapUI
12 9 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.77%) LoadRunner
14 6 (1.77%) WebDriver
15 5 (1.47%) JIRA
15 5 (1.47%) MyEclipse
15 5 (1.47%) ClearQuest
16 4 (1.18%) Log4j
General
1 59 (17.40%) Finance
2 20 (5.90%) Manufacturing
3 15 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.13%) Marketing
5 13 (3.83%) Retail
6 8 (2.36%) Legal
7 7 (2.06%) Automotive
8 6 (1.77%) Publishing
9 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.18%) Advertising
11 3 (0.88%) Banking
12 2 (0.59%) Billing
13 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 169 (49.85%) Developer
2 99 (29.20%) Java Developer
3 27 (7.96%) Architect
4 25 (7.37%) Analyst
5 21 (6.19%) Tester
6 17 (5.01%) Software Engineer
7 16 (4.72%) Administrator
8 15 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.13%) Java Architect
10 13 (3.83%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (3.83%) Consultant
11 12 (3.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 11 (3.24%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.24%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.95%) ETL Developer
14 9 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (2.65%) Web Developer
15 8 (2.36%) UNIX Administrator
16 7 (2.06%) Design Engineer
16 7 (2.06%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (40.12%) XML
2 121 (35.69%) HTML
3 77 (22.71%) Web Services
4 75 (22.12%) Spring
5 73 (21.53%) CSS
6 67 (19.76%) Hibernate
7 62 (18.29%) REST
8 50 (14.75%) J2EE
8 50 (14.75%) Spring MVC
9 48 (14.16%) JAAS
10 42 (12.39%) Ajax
11 41 (12.09%) JPA
12 33 (9.73%) JSP
13 31 (9.14%) JAX-RS
14 30 (8.85%) JSON
14 30 (8.85%) Struts
15 29 (8.55%) SOAP
16 23 (6.78%) XSLT
17 20 (5.90%) J2SE
17 20 (5.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.80%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.37%) Replication
4 15 (4.42%) Visualisation
5 14 (4.13%) Data Integration
6 13 (3.83%) PKI
7 12 (3.54%) Mathematics
8 11 (3.24%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.95%) Client/Server
10 9 (2.65%) Mainframe
10 9 (2.65%) Clustering
11 8 (2.36%) Web 2.0
11 8 (2.36%) Algorithms
11 8 (2.36%) User Experience
12 7 (2.06%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.77%) Open Source
13 6 (1.77%) Life Science
13 6 (1.77%) CMDB
13 6 (1.77%) Biology
14 4 (1.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 237 (69.91%) Linux
2 61 (17.99%) Windows
3 59 (17.40%) Solaris
4 58 (17.11%) Mac OS X
5 17 (5.01%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (3.54%) HPUX
7 7 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.47%) AIX
8 5 (1.47%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.88%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.29%) GCOS
11 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Android
11 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.58%) MVC
3 60 (17.70%) Web Development
4 54 (15.93%) TDD
5 52 (15.34%) Configuration Management
6 51 (15.04%) Scrum
7 46 (13.57%) UML
8 45 (13.27%) OO
9 33 (9.73%) Responsive Web Design
10 28 (8.26%) Web Design
11 26 (7.67%) ITIL
11 26 (7.67%) Software Engineering
11 26 (7.67%) Unit Testing
12 24 (7.08%) Migration
12 24 (7.08%) ETL
12 24 (7.08%) Waterfall
13 23 (6.78%) Mentoring
14 22 (6.49%) E-Commerce
14 22 (6.49%) Validation
14 22 (6.49%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (65.19%) SQL
2 197 (58.11%) Java
3 99 (29.20%) PL/SQL
4 77 (22.71%) JavaScript
5 55 (16.22%) Perl
6 45 (13.27%) Shell Script
7 23 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 19 (5.60%) Python
9 17 (5.01%) C++
10 14 (4.13%) Korn
11 11 (3.24%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.65%) C
12 9 (2.65%) C#
13 7 (2.06%) XPath
14 6 (1.77%) PHP
15 5 (1.47%) JCL
16 4 (1.18%) VB
16 4 (1.18%) Ruby
17 3 (0.88%) Tcl
17 3 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.78%) Degree
3 15 (4.42%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.42%) Sun Certification
4 9 (2.65%) ISEB
5 8 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.59%) MCSE
8 2 (0.59%) MCSA
8 2 (0.59%) MCP
8 2 (0.59%) RHCE
8 2 (0.59%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.59%) RHCA
8 2 (0.59%) MOS
8 2 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.29%) ACCA
9 1 (0.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.31%) QA
2 13 (3.83%) SLA
3 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 27 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.47%) Xen
4 4 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.88%) KVM
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.59%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (6.78%) Puppet
2 20 (5.90%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.95%) Control-M
4 9 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (2.36%) Nagios
6 3 (0.88%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.59%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.59%) SCCM
7 2 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.29%) Oozie
8 1 (0.29%) Netcool
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.29%) OpenView
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 170 (50.15%) Oracle
2 33 (9.73%) IBM
2 33 (9.73%) HP
3 28 (8.26%) Sun
4 26 (7.67%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.01%) VMware
6 16 (4.72%) Atlassian
7 10 (2.95%) AccuRev
8 9 (2.65%) Cisco
8 9 (2.65%) Informatica
8 9 (2.65%) NetApp
9 7 (2.06%) FatWire
10 6 (1.77%) Cognos
10 6 (1.77%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.77%) Sybase
10 6 (1.77%) Citrix
10 6 (1.77%) F5
11 5 (1.47%) Teradata
12 4 (1.18%) Adobe
12 4 (1.18%) SAP
Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 21 hours ago
Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £25.00 - £35.00 per hour + market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £450.00 per day + Long Contract
Posted: 14 days ago
Southend on Sea
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago