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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 32 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 157 116 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.53% 4.78% 4.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.55% 16.84% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 65 63
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£450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £42.70 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.69% +47.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £29.25 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.90 £50.26 £46.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
764 689 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.91% 28.41% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 314 268
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 133 130
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +9 62 £475 +39.70% 2
Hertfordshire +18 39 £405 +9.83% 15
Cambridgeshire -26 23 £450 +5.88% 17
Suffolk +19 21 £463 +21.71% 3
Norfolk +15 7 £300 -
Bedfordshire -21 5 £425 +77.08% 1
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 223 (66.57%) Linux
2 219 (65.37%) SQL
3 177 (52.84%) Oracle
4 176 (52.54%) Java
5 135 (40.30%) XML
6 121 (36.12%) HTML
7 100 (29.85%) PL/SQL
8 91 (27.16%) Relational Database
9 83 (24.78%) MySQL
10 79 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
11 76 (22.69%) CSS
12 75 (22.39%) Spring
13 74 (22.09%) JavaScript
14 73 (21.79%) Web Services
14 73 (21.79%) Windows
15 67 (20.00%) Hibernate
16 64 (19.10%) MVC
17 63 (18.81%) REST
18 58 (17.31%) Mac OS X
19 57 (17.01%) Finance
19 57 (17.01%) JBoss
19 57 (17.01%) Web Development
20 55 (16.42%) TDD
21 53 (15.82%) Solaris
22 52 (15.52%) Shell Script
23 50 (14.93%) Spring MVC
24 48 (14.33%) JAAS
24 48 (14.33%) LDAP
25 46 (13.73%) Eclipse
26 45 (13.43%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (17.01%) JBoss
2 37 (11.04%) Tomcat
3 36 (10.75%) WebLogic
4 32 (9.55%) Apache
5 31 (9.25%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.28%) CMS
7 9 (2.69%) MQSeries
8 6 (1.79%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (1.49%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.49%) CICS
9 5 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.19%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.19%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.90%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 20 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.69%) MS Office
3 7 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.09%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.60%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.33%) LDAP
2 36 (10.75%) HTTP
3 27 (8.06%) VPN
4 24 (7.16%) TCP/IP
5 23 (6.87%) SAN
6 19 (5.67%) Firewall
7 18 (5.37%) DNS
8 15 (4.48%) Internet
9 14 (4.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (2.39%) LAN
11 6 (1.79%) VLAN
11 6 (1.79%) IPsec
12 5 (1.49%) LTE
13 4 (1.19%) Network Security
13 4 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
14 3 (0.90%) 4G
14 3 (0.90%) DHCP
14 3 (0.90%) 3GPP
14 3 (0.90%) 3G
14 3 (0.90%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (27.16%) Relational Database
2 83 (24.78%) MySQL
3 45 (13.43%) MariaDB
3 45 (13.43%) Oracle Database
4 30 (8.96%) NoSQL
5 28 (8.36%) MongoDB
6 25 (7.46%) SQL Server
6 25 (7.46%) Neo4j
7 18 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (4.78%) DB2
8 16 (4.78%) RDBMS
9 12 (3.58%) DataStage
10 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (2.69%) DTS
12 8 (2.39%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.79%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.79%) MS Access
14 6 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 46 (13.73%) Eclipse
2 39 (11.64%) Ant
3 33 (9.85%) Git (software)
4 32 (9.55%) Subversion
5 21 (6.27%) JUnit
5 21 (6.27%) Maven
6 13 (3.88%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (3.58%) Selenium
8 11 (3.28%) IntelliJ
8 11 (3.28%) Mockito
8 11 (3.28%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.99%) SoapUI
10 8 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.79%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.49%) ClearQuest
12 5 (1.49%) JIRA
13 4 (1.19%) LoadRunner
14 3 (0.90%) JDeveloper
14 3 (0.90%) Toad
General
1 57 (17.01%) Finance
2 18 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.48%) Marketing
4 13 (3.88%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.99%) Retail
6 9 (2.69%) Legal
7 7 (2.09%) Banking
8 6 (1.79%) Publishing
8 6 (1.79%) Automotive
9 4 (1.19%) Advertising
9 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) Billing
10 2 (0.60%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 170 (50.75%) Developer
2 94 (28.06%) Java Developer
3 37 (11.04%) Architect
4 24 (7.16%) Analyst
5 19 (5.67%) Tester
6 15 (4.48%) Software Engineer
6 15 (4.48%) Consultant
7 14 (4.18%) Oracle Developer
8 12 (3.58%) C++ Developer
8 12 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (3.58%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.28%) Administrator
9 11 (3.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (2.99%) ETL Developer
10 10 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (2.69%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (2.39%) Java Architect
12 8 (2.39%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.39%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (40.30%) XML
2 121 (36.12%) HTML
3 76 (22.69%) CSS
4 75 (22.39%) Spring
5 73 (21.79%) Web Services
6 67 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 63 (18.81%) REST
8 50 (14.93%) Spring MVC
9 48 (14.33%) JAAS
10 43 (12.84%) J2EE
11 41 (12.24%) JPA
12 37 (11.04%) Ajax
13 32 (9.55%) JAX-RS
14 30 (8.96%) JSON
15 29 (8.66%) SOAP
16 27 (8.06%) JSP
17 25 (7.46%) Struts
18 23 (6.87%) XSLT
19 20 (5.97%) HTML5
20 19 (5.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (7.16%) Replication
3 22 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.78%) Client/Server
5 15 (4.48%) Visualisation
6 14 (4.18%) Data Integration
6 14 (4.18%) PKI
7 11 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.28%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.99%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.99%) Clustering
9 9 (2.69%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.39%) User Experience
11 7 (2.09%) Web 2.0
12 6 (1.79%) Life Science
12 6 (1.79%) Open Source
12 6 (1.79%) Biology
13 5 (1.49%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.49%) Mainframe
14 4 (1.19%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 223 (66.57%) Linux
2 73 (21.79%) Windows
3 58 (17.31%) Mac OS X
4 53 (15.82%) Solaris
5 15 (4.48%) Oracle Linux
6 13 (3.88%) HPUX
7 9 (2.69%) AIX
7 9 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.19%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.90%) VMS
9 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.90%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.60%) CentOS
10 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.60%) Debian
11 1 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (19.10%) MVC
3 57 (17.01%) Web Development
4 55 (16.42%) TDD
5 45 (13.43%) Configuration Management
6 44 (13.13%) Scrum
7 41 (12.24%) UML
8 39 (11.64%) OO
9 33 (9.85%) Responsive Web Design
10 28 (8.36%) Web Design
11 24 (7.16%) Waterfall
11 24 (7.16%) Software Engineering
12 23 (6.87%) ETL
13 22 (6.57%) Validation
14 21 (6.27%) Unit Testing
15 20 (5.97%) Content Management
15 20 (5.97%) Mentoring
15 20 (5.97%) User Stories
16 19 (5.67%) Migration
17 17 (5.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 219 (65.37%) SQL
2 176 (52.54%) Java
3 100 (29.85%) PL/SQL
4 74 (22.09%) JavaScript
5 52 (15.52%) Shell Script
6 41 (12.24%) Perl
7 25 (7.46%) C++
8 21 (6.27%) Python
9 20 (5.97%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.58%) C#
11 9 (2.69%) Korn
12 6 (1.79%) XPath
13 5 (1.49%) C
13 5 (1.49%) PHP
13 5 (1.49%) JCL
14 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.90%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.90%) Tcl
15 3 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.16%) SC Cleared
2 24 (7.16%) Degree
3 13 (3.88%) Sun Certification
4 10 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.79%) ISEB
6 5 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MCP
8 1 (0.30%) MCSE
8 1 (0.30%) MCSA
8 1 (0.30%) ACCA
8 1 (0.30%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.78%) QA
2 8 (2.39%) SLA
3 4 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 20 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.19%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.90%) Xen
5 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.90%) vSphere
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.60%) KVM
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.30%) Nmap
7 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 21 (6.27%) Puppet
2 19 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (2.99%) Control-M
4 10 (2.99%) Nagios
5 4 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.90%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.90%) SCCM
6 3 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.60%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.30%) Graphite
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.30%) WSUS
8 1 (0.30%) Nessus
8 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 177 (52.84%) Oracle
2 33 (9.85%) HP
3 30 (8.96%) IBM
4 25 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 25 (7.46%) Sun
5 20 (5.97%) VMware
6 13 (3.88%) Atlassian
7 11 (3.28%) AccuRev
8 10 (2.99%) Citrix
9 9 (2.69%) Cisco
9 9 (2.69%) Informatica
10 6 (1.79%) FatWire
10 6 (1.79%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.79%) Cognos
10 6 (1.79%) F5
10 6 (1.79%) Splunk
11 4 (1.19%) Teradata
11 4 (1.19%) McAfee
11 4 (1.19%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
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