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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / East of England
Rank 47 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 82 107 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.86% 4.54% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.92% 19.35% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 49
Median daily rate £296 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.16% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £326 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 1
Median hourly rate £33.50 £36.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% -20.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
515 553 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.25% 23.45% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 273 340
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £146 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 124 130
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.68 £41.05
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +3 45 £260 -42.22% 1
Hertfordshire -10 21 £258 -42.77% 11
Cambridgeshire +1 13 £350 -2.77% 4
Bedfordshire 0 4 £374 +6.78% 3
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 114 (67.46%) Linux
2 80 (47.34%) SQL
3 68 (40.24%) Java
4 59 (34.91%) Oracle
5 58 (34.32%) Windows
6 46 (27.22%) Shell Script
7 35 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (18.34%) JavaScript
8 31 (18.34%) Perl
9 29 (17.16%) XML
9 29 (17.16%) Python
10 28 (16.57%) HTML
11 27 (15.98%) IBM
11 27 (15.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 26 (15.38%) VMware
13 25 (14.79%) PHP
13 25 (14.79%) J2EE
14 24 (14.20%) DB2
15 23 (13.61%) Web Services
15 23 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (13.61%) JSON
16 22 (13.02%) Red Hat
17 21 (12.43%) SC Cleared
18 20 (11.83%) Git (software)
18 20 (11.83%) Internet
18 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
19 19 (11.24%) Firewall
19 19 (11.24%) SQL Server
20 17 (10.06%) CSS

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 16 (9.47%) WebSphere
2 14 (8.28%) Apache
3 10 (5.92%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.92%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.14%) Drupal
5 6 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.37%) Confluence
8 3 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.78%) CMS
8 3 (1.78%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.18%) nginx
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.59%) iPlanet
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.59%) MS Project
4 1 (0.59%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Adobe Campaign
1 12 (7.10%) Magento
1 12 (7.10%) Unica
2 3 (1.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.59%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.59%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.96%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.18%) Office 365
4 2 (1.18%) Yammer
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.83%) Internet
2 19 (11.24%) Firewall
3 12 (7.10%) FTP
4 8 (4.73%) DNS
4 8 (4.73%) LDAP
5 7 (4.14%) VoIP
6 5 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.96%) LAN
6 5 (2.96%) Network Security
6 5 (2.96%) WAN
7 4 (2.37%) BGP
7 4 (2.37%) DHCP
7 4 (2.37%) IMAP
7 4 (2.37%) IPsec
7 4 (2.37%) MPLS
7 4 (2.37%) OSPF
7 4 (2.37%) SMTP
8 3 (1.78%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.78%) Extranet
8 3 (1.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.20%) DB2
2 19 (11.24%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.47%) MySQL
4 15 (8.88%) Relational Database
5 12 (7.10%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (6.51%) Oracle Database
7 10 (5.92%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.96%) Big Data
8 5 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.96%) DbVisualizer
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.37%) DataStage
9 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.78%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.78%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 20 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.28%) Ant
3 12 (7.10%) JIRA
3 12 (7.10%) Subversion
4 9 (5.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.14%) Selenium
6 7 (4.14%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.14%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.96%) Appium
7 5 (2.96%) JUnit
7 5 (2.96%) Mockito
7 5 (2.96%) PVCS
8 4 (2.37%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.37%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.78%) AccuRev
9 3 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.78%) CA Gen
9 3 (1.78%) Log4j
9 3 (1.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (5.33%) Finance
2 7 (4.14%) Retail
3 6 (3.55%) Automotive
4 5 (2.96%) Banking
4 5 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.78%) Advertising
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Military
7 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (26.63%) Developer
2 26 (15.38%) Analyst
3 20 (11.83%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.65%) Consultant
5 17 (10.06%) Architect
6 15 (8.88%) Unix Consultant
7 10 (5.92%) Security Analyst
7 10 (5.92%) Service Desk Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Tester
8 9 (5.33%) Unix Architect
9 8 (4.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.14%) CRM Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.14%) Java Automation Tester
10 7 (4.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 7 (4.14%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (4.14%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.16%) XML
2 28 (16.57%) HTML
3 25 (14.79%) J2EE
4 23 (13.61%) JSON
4 23 (13.61%) Web Services
5 17 (10.06%) CSS
6 11 (6.51%) REST
7 9 (5.33%) JSP
8 8 (4.73%) Ajax
8 8 (4.73%) SOAP
9 7 (4.14%) Gherkin
9 7 (4.14%) JMS
9 7 (4.14%) Middleware
9 7 (4.14%) RESTful
9 7 (4.14%) XHTML
10 6 (3.55%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (2.96%) HTML5
12 4 (2.37%) LESS
12 4 (2.37%) Sass
12 4 (2.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.10%) EFT
3 9 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.37%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.78%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.78%) Biology
6 3 (1.78%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.78%) User Experience
6 3 (1.78%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.18%) Life Science
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.18%) Statistics
7 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 114 (67.46%) Linux
2 58 (34.32%) Windows
3 27 (15.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.28%) Solaris
5 10 (5.92%) AIX
6 8 (4.73%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.78%) HPUX
8 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.59%) Android
10 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
3 16 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (8.88%) Mentoring
5 14 (8.28%) Web Development
6 13 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (7.69%) OO
6 13 (7.69%) SOA
6 13 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 12 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.10%) CRM
7 12 (7.10%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (6.51%) B2C
8 11 (6.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (6.51%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (6.51%) Unit Testing
9 10 (5.92%) Coaching
9 10 (5.92%) DevOps
9 10 (5.92%) Forensic Analysis
10 9 (5.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 80 (47.34%) SQL
2 68 (40.24%) Java
3 46 (27.22%) Shell Script
4 31 (18.34%) JavaScript
4 31 (18.34%) Perl
5 29 (17.16%) Python
6 25 (14.79%) PHP
7 15 (8.88%) Ruby
8 14 (8.28%) PL/SQL
9 13 (7.69%) C++
10 9 (5.33%) C
11 8 (4.73%) Bash Shell
12 7 (4.14%) C#
13 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.37%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.78%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.59%) AWK
16 1 (0.59%) R
16 1 (0.59%) VB
16 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.43%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.47%) Degree
4 5 (2.96%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.18%) CCNA
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.18%) CISM
5 2 (1.18%) CISSP
5 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) MCSA
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.18%) MOS
5 2 (1.18%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.59%) CCIE
6 1 (0.59%) CCNP
6 1 (0.59%) CCSA
6 1 (0.59%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.59%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.47%) QA
2 5 (2.96%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.18%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.18%) SDET
4 1 (0.59%) MISRA
4 1 (0.59%) MISRA C
System Software
1 23 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.88%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.92%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.78%) Docker
5 2 (1.18%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.18%) vSphere
6 1 (0.59%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.59%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (5.92%) Puppet
2 9 (5.33%) Ansible
3 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.59%) Nessus
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.59%) Packer
4 1 (0.59%) Terraform
4 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (34.91%) Oracle
2 27 (15.98%) IBM
3 26 (15.38%) VMware
4 22 (13.02%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.28%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.10%) Adobe
6 12 (7.10%) hybris
7 8 (4.73%) Sun
8 6 (3.55%) HP
9 5 (2.96%) BEA
9 5 (2.96%) SAP
10 4 (2.37%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.37%) Cisco
10 4 (2.37%) Citrix
10 4 (2.37%) Interwoven
10 4 (2.37%) NetApp
10 4 (2.37%) Teradata
10 4 (2.37%) webMethods
11 3 (1.78%) Blue Martini
11 3 (1.78%) Pega
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