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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 36 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 153 122 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.89% 4.03% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.20% 15.33% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 18
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£375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £468 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.26% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £26.50 £27.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £41.45 £50.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%
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
797 796 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.50% 26.31% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 406 235
Average daily rate £330 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £135 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 128 113
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +20 60 £350 -3.44% 16
Essex +9 43 £400 -10.61% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 33 £350 -11.39% 13
Bedfordshire +9 8 £378 +36.03% 2
Norfolk -15 5 £500 +92.30% 1
Suffolk -10 4 £425 +10.74% 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 185 (67.77%) Linux
2 114 (41.76%) Java
3 109 (39.93%) SQL
4 103 (37.73%) Windows
5 83 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (29.67%) HTML
6 81 (29.67%) Oracle
7 75 (27.47%) XML
8 69 (25.27%) Relational Database
9 64 (23.44%) JavaScript
10 62 (22.71%) Web Services
11 59 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (21.25%) TDD
12 58 (21.25%) J2EE
13 57 (20.88%) Solaris
14 50 (18.32%) WebSphere
15 49 (17.95%) CSS
16 46 (16.85%) Scrum
17 44 (16.12%) Subversion
17 44 (16.12%) IBM
18 43 (15.75%) Ajax
19 41 (15.02%) Puppet
20 39 (14.29%) Jenkins
21 38 (13.92%) Configuration Management
22 36 (13.19%) REST
23 34 (12.45%) Eclipse
23 34 (12.45%) Perl
23 34 (12.45%) Git (software)
23 34 (12.45%) User Stories
24 33 (12.09%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 50 (18.32%) WebSphere
2 25 (9.16%) WebLogic
3 16 (5.86%) JBoss
4 12 (4.40%) Apache
5 10 (3.66%) MQSeries
5 10 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.20%) IIS
7 6 (2.20%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.83%) WildFly
9 4 (1.47%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.10%) CMS
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.73%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.73%) Confluence
11 2 (0.73%) Kinematics
12 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (3.30%) MS Office
2 8 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.93%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.47%) MS Project
4 2 (0.73%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.73%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.37%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) Tridion
1 5 (1.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.73%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.93%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.10%) IaaS
4 3 (1.10%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.06%) TCP/IP
2 19 (6.96%) LDAP
2 19 (6.96%) HTTP
3 16 (5.86%) SSL
4 11 (4.03%) SAN
5 10 (3.66%) NAS
5 10 (3.66%) Internet
6 9 (3.30%) DNS
6 9 (3.30%) WAN
6 9 (3.30%) LAN
7 8 (2.93%) Firewall
8 6 (2.20%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (2.20%) Network Security
9 5 (1.83%) 3G
10 4 (1.47%) LTE
10 4 (1.47%) 2G
10 4 (1.47%) 4G
11 3 (1.10%) SSH
11 3 (1.10%) SNMP
12 2 (0.73%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (25.27%) Relational Database
2 29 (10.62%) MySQL
3 23 (8.42%) DB2
4 22 (8.06%) Oracle Database
5 19 (6.96%) SQL Server
6 18 (6.59%) MongoDB
7 14 (5.13%) DbVisualizer
8 12 (4.40%) Hadoop
9 11 (4.03%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.93%) Big Data
11 7 (2.56%) MariaDB
12 6 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.83%) Ingres
13 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (1.47%) Neo4j
14 4 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 44 (16.12%) Subversion
2 39 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 34 (12.45%) Git (software)
3 34 (12.45%) Eclipse
4 32 (11.72%) Ant
5 19 (6.96%) Selenium
5 19 (6.96%) SoapUI
6 14 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 13 (4.76%) Cucumber
8 10 (3.66%) JIRA
9 8 (2.93%) Maven
10 7 (2.56%) JUnit
10 7 (2.56%) ProC
11 6 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.83%) Log4j
12 5 (1.83%) HP UFT
12 5 (1.83%) PHPUnit
12 5 (1.83%) AccuRev
12 5 (1.83%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 4 (1.47%) Robot Framework
General
1 24 (8.79%) Retail
2 22 (8.06%) Finance
3 18 (6.59%) Marketing
4 13 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.40%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.83%) Billing
7 4 (1.47%) Legal
7 4 (1.47%) Back Office
8 3 (1.10%) Electronics
8 3 (1.10%) Automotive
9 2 (0.73%) Local Government
9 2 (0.73%) Avionics
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Military
10 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (32.60%) Developer
2 64 (23.44%) Java Developer
3 35 (12.82%) Administrator
4 34 (12.45%) Analyst
5 30 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
6 27 (9.89%) Architect
7 21 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
8 19 (6.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 19 (6.96%) Senior Developer
9 18 (6.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 16 (5.86%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (5.86%) Consultant
11 15 (5.49%) Technical Architect
12 14 (5.13%) Tester
13 12 (4.40%) Automation Tester
14 10 (3.66%) UNIX Administrator
15 9 (3.30%) DBA
15 9 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (3.30%) Support Analyst
16 8 (2.93%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (29.67%) HTML
2 75 (27.47%) XML
3 62 (22.71%) Web Services
4 58 (21.25%) J2EE
5 49 (17.95%) CSS
6 43 (15.75%) Ajax
7 36 (13.19%) REST
8 33 (12.09%) HTML5
9 31 (11.36%) SOAP
10 30 (10.99%) XHTML
11 26 (9.52%) EclipseLink
12 23 (8.42%) JSP
13 22 (8.06%) Struts
14 21 (7.69%) Spring
14 21 (7.69%) JAX-RS
15 20 (7.33%) Middleware
16 19 (6.96%) Hibernate
16 19 (6.96%) TopLink
17 18 (6.59%) RESTful
18 17 (6.23%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.76%) Web 2.0
3 11 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.30%) Clustering
5 8 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.93%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.56%) Replication
7 5 (1.83%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.83%) Statistics
7 5 (1.83%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.47%) CMDB
8 4 (1.47%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.10%) User Experience
10 2 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 185 (67.77%) Linux
2 103 (37.73%) Windows
3 57 (20.88%) Solaris
4 31 (11.36%) Mac OS X
5 17 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.40%) HPUX
7 11 (4.03%) AIX
8 4 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.10%) zOS
9 3 (1.10%) Debian
10 2 (0.73%) Tru64
10 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.73%) Android
10 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.73%) CentOS
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (21.25%) TDD
4 46 (16.85%) Scrum
5 38 (13.92%) Configuration Management
6 34 (12.45%) User Stories
7 32 (11.72%) Content Management
8 29 (10.62%) OO
8 29 (10.62%) SOA
9 25 (9.16%) Coaching
10 21 (7.69%) DevOps
11 20 (7.33%) Kanban
11 20 (7.33%) E-Commerce
12 18 (6.59%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (6.59%) Mentoring
13 16 (5.86%) Automated Testing
13 16 (5.86%) B2C
13 16 (5.86%) MVC
14 15 (5.49%) Use Case
14 15 (5.49%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (41.76%) Java
2 109 (39.93%) SQL
3 64 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 34 (12.45%) Perl
5 31 (11.36%) Shell Script
6 25 (9.16%) Python
7 23 (8.42%) Ruby
8 21 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 17 (6.23%) C
10 14 (5.13%) C++
11 13 (4.76%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.30%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.56%) Korn
13 7 (2.56%) XPath
13 7 (2.56%) PHP
14 5 (1.83%) C#
15 4 (1.47%) Scala
15 4 (1.47%) C-shell
16 3 (1.10%) Bourne shell
16 3 (1.10%) AWK
Qualifications
1 18 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.13%) Degree
3 8 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.47%) RHCA
4 4 (1.47%) RHCE
5 3 (1.10%) CISSP
5 3 (1.10%) CISM
5 3 (1.10%) HP ASE
5 3 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.73%) MOS
6 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.73%) MCSA
7 1 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.37%) MCP
7 1 (0.37%) HND
7 1 (0.37%) MCSE
7 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.13%) QA
2 11 (4.03%) SLA
3 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.93%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.56%) vSphere
5 6 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.47%) vCloud
8 3 (1.10%) ACF2
8 3 (1.10%) RACF
9 2 (0.73%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.37%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.37%) iptables
10 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.37%) Samba
10 1 (0.37%) Firmware
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (15.02%) Puppet
2 23 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.20%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.10%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.10%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.73%) Nessus
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.73%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.37%) OpenView
7 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.37%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 81 (29.67%) Oracle
2 44 (16.12%) IBM
3 25 (9.16%) HP
4 21 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 19 (6.96%) VMware
6 14 (5.13%) Cisco
7 13 (4.76%) SAP
8 12 (4.40%) Microsoft
9 11 (4.03%) NetApp
9 11 (4.03%) WSO2
10 8 (2.93%) Google
10 8 (2.93%) FatWire
11 7 (2.56%) Omniture
12 6 (2.20%) Brocade
12 6 (2.20%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.20%) hybris
12 6 (2.20%) Sun
13 5 (1.83%) Interwoven
13 5 (1.83%) ATG
13 5 (1.83%) Elastic Path
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