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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 44 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 125 159 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.00% 5.05% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.36% 20.25% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 93 31
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£423 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £31.35 £23.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.73 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +3.76%
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
720 785 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.05% 24.94% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 419 235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 129 113
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.22 £35.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Essex -7 40 £375 -16.20% 1
Hertfordshire 0 35 £500 +29.24% 20
Cambridgeshire -17 25 £288 -27.21% 15
Norfolk +17 10 £475 +82.69%
Bedfordshire +16 10 £375 +42.18% 5
Suffolk -7 4 £425 +10.74% 2
East Anglia - 1 £650 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 178 (64.26%) Linux
2 109 (39.35%) SQL
3 102 (36.82%) Java
4 95 (34.30%) Windows
5 73 (26.35%) HTML
6 72 (25.99%) Oracle
7 70 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (22.74%) XML
9 59 (21.30%) JavaScript
10 58 (20.94%) J2EE
11 56 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (19.86%) WebSphere
13 54 (19.49%) Relational Database
14 52 (18.77%) TDD
15 50 (18.05%) Subversion
16 49 (17.69%) Perl
17 47 (16.97%) Solaris
18 44 (15.88%) IBM
19 43 (15.52%) Puppet
20 41 (14.80%) Web Services
20 41 (14.80%) Ajax
21 37 (13.36%) Shell Script
22 35 (12.64%) Scrum
23 34 (12.27%) Ant
24 33 (11.91%) CSS
24 33 (11.91%) Jenkins
25 31 (11.19%) Configuration Management
25 31 (11.19%) DB2
25 31 (11.19%) HP
26 30 (10.83%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (19.86%) WebSphere
2 16 (5.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (5.42%) MQSeries
4 13 (4.69%) Apache
5 11 (3.97%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.97%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.61%) JBoss
7 6 (2.17%) GlassFish
7 6 (2.17%) IIS
8 5 (1.81%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.44%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (1.44%) CMS
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.72%) Drupal
10 2 (0.72%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.72%) Confluence
10 2 (0.72%) Kinematics
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (2.89%) MS Office
2 7 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.17%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.44%) MS Project
5 2 (0.72%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.25%) Magento
2 7 (2.53%) Tridion
3 3 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.72%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.36%) Maximo
5 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.89%) Google Analytics
2 8 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.08%) IaaS
3 3 (1.08%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 18 (6.50%) LDAP
3 13 (4.69%) HTTP
3 13 (4.69%) SSL
3 13 (4.69%) SAN
3 13 (4.69%) Internet
4 11 (3.97%) DNS
4 11 (3.97%) NAS
5 7 (2.53%) WAN
6 6 (2.17%) LAN
7 5 (1.81%) 3G
7 5 (1.81%) Firewall
7 5 (1.81%) SSH
7 5 (1.81%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.44%) 4G
8 4 (1.44%) 2G
8 4 (1.44%) LTE
9 3 (1.08%) Network Security
9 3 (1.08%) SNMP
9 3 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.49%) Relational Database
2 31 (11.19%) DB2
3 23 (8.30%) MySQL
4 20 (7.22%) Oracle Database
5 19 (6.86%) DbVisualizer
6 16 (5.78%) SQL Server
7 13 (4.69%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.69%) RDBMS
8 12 (4.33%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.97%) Big Data
10 9 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.72%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
14 2 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 50 (18.05%) Subversion
2 34 (12.27%) Ant
3 33 (11.91%) Jenkins
4 27 (9.75%) Git (software)
5 26 (9.39%) Eclipse
6 21 (7.58%) Selenium
7 13 (4.69%) WebDriver
8 10 (3.61%) SoapUI
8 10 (3.61%) JUnit
8 10 (3.61%) JIRA
9 9 (3.25%) Maven
9 9 (3.25%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.89%) HP UFT
11 7 (2.53%) ProC
11 7 (2.53%) Log4j
11 7 (2.53%) PHPUnit
11 7 (2.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 6 (2.17%) AccuRev
12 6 (2.17%) LoadRunner
13 3 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (9.39%) Retail
2 23 (8.30%) Finance
3 16 (5.78%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.33%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.61%) Marketing
6 5 (1.81%) Billing
7 4 (1.44%) Automotive
8 3 (1.08%) Legal
8 3 (1.08%) Advertising
8 3 (1.08%) Back Office
8 3 (1.08%) Electronics
9 2 (0.72%) Avionics
10 1 (0.36%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) Military
10 1 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (27.44%) Developer
2 53 (19.13%) Java Developer
3 46 (16.61%) Analyst
4 39 (14.08%) Administrator
5 33 (11.91%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (8.66%) Architect
7 21 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
8 19 (6.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 15 (5.42%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.05%) Tester
10 14 (5.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 13 (4.69%) Automation Tester
11 13 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (4.33%) Consultant
12 12 (4.33%) Security Analyst
12 12 (4.33%) UNIX Administrator
13 11 (3.97%) DBA
14 10 (3.61%) Cyber Security Analyst
15 9 (3.25%) Selenium Tester
15 9 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (26.35%) HTML
2 63 (22.74%) XML
3 58 (20.94%) J2EE
4 41 (14.80%) Web Services
4 41 (14.80%) Ajax
5 33 (11.91%) CSS
6 27 (9.75%) REST
7 26 (9.39%) JSP
8 25 (9.03%) XHTML
9 24 (8.66%) HTML5
10 22 (7.94%) Middleware
11 21 (7.58%) Struts
12 19 (6.86%) SOAP
12 19 (6.86%) Flash
13 18 (6.50%) Spring
14 16 (5.78%) RESTful
15 13 (4.69%) Servlets
16 12 (4.33%) JAX-RS
17 11 (3.97%) TopLink
18 10 (3.61%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.42%) Web 2.0
3 13 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.53%) Statistics
4 7 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.53%) Replication
4 7 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.17%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.81%) Proteomics
6 5 (1.81%) Clustering
7 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.08%) CMDB
7 3 (1.08%) User Experience
8 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.72%) iSeries
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 178 (64.26%) Linux
2 95 (34.30%) Windows
3 47 (16.97%) Solaris
4 23 (8.30%) Mac OS X
5 21 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.42%) HPUX
7 10 (3.61%) AIX
8 4 (1.44%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.72%) Tru64
10 2 (0.72%) Debian
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.72%) CentOS
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) Fedora
11 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (18.77%) TDD
4 35 (12.64%) Scrum
5 31 (11.19%) Configuration Management
6 29 (10.47%) SOA
7 26 (9.39%) OO
7 26 (9.39%) E-Commerce
7 26 (9.39%) User Stories
8 25 (9.03%) Coaching
8 25 (9.03%) Content Management
9 21 (7.58%) Automated Testing
9 21 (7.58%) System Testing
9 21 (7.58%) DevOps
10 20 (7.22%) Kanban
11 15 (5.42%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (5.05%) Test Automation
12 14 (5.05%) Test Scripting
12 14 (5.05%) Document Management
12 14 (5.05%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 109 (39.35%) SQL
2 102 (36.82%) Java
3 59 (21.30%) JavaScript
4 49 (17.69%) Perl
5 37 (13.36%) Shell Script
6 25 (9.03%) Ruby
6 25 (9.03%) Python
7 17 (6.14%) C
8 15 (5.42%) Bash Shell
9 14 (5.05%) PL/SQL
10 13 (4.69%) C++
11 11 (3.97%) PHP
12 10 (3.61%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.53%) Korn
13 7 (2.53%) XPath
14 6 (2.17%) C#
14 6 (2.17%) C-shell
15 5 (1.81%) Bourne shell
15 5 (1.81%) R
16 4 (1.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (7.58%) Degree
2 18 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.81%) PhD
5 4 (1.44%) RHCE
5 4 (1.44%) RHCA
6 3 (1.08%) CISM
6 3 (1.08%) MOS
6 3 (1.08%) CISSP
6 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.08%) MCSA
6 3 (1.08%) HP ASE
6 3 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.72%) MCSE
7 2 (0.72%) MCP
7 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.72%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.14%) QA
2 10 (3.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) GxP
System Software
1 20 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.42%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (2.53%) vSphere
4 7 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (1.44%) vCloud
7 2 (0.72%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.36%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.36%) HDFS
8 1 (0.36%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.36%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.36%) XenServer
8 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.36%) Firmware
8 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.36%) Samba
8 1 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 43 (15.52%) Puppet
2 25 (9.03%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.97%) Tivoli
4 6 (2.17%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.08%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.72%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.72%) Nessus
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.72%) Ansible
9 1 (0.36%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.36%) OpenView
9 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 72 (25.99%) Oracle
2 44 (15.88%) IBM
3 31 (11.19%) HP
4 28 (10.11%) VMware
5 26 (9.39%) Red Hat
6 15 (5.42%) Cisco
7 12 (4.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (3.97%) NetApp
8 11 (3.97%) WSO2
9 8 (2.89%) FatWire
9 8 (2.89%) Google
9 8 (2.89%) hybris
9 8 (2.89%) SAP
10 7 (2.53%) Sun
10 7 (2.53%) Interwoven
10 7 (2.53%) ATG
10 7 (2.53%) Elastic Path
10 7 (2.53%) Brocade
10 7 (2.53%) Omniture
10 7 (2.53%) Blue Martini
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