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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 41 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 100 128 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.94% 5.53% 4.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.48% 19.60% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 74 56
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £46.00 £35.35 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.12% -18.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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
646 653 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.46% 28.20% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 306 269
Average daily rate £303 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £148 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 118 108
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £38.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 January 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
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 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 31 £388 -4.32% 22
Essex -10 24 £375 -16.66% 5
Cambridgeshire -26 21 £450 +10.70% 22
Suffolk +5 13 £438 -2.77% 4
Norfolk +6 7 £350 +40.00%
Bedfordshire -19 4 £550 +129.16% 3
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 192 (61.34%) Linux
2 187 (59.74%) SQL
3 159 (50.80%) Oracle
4 141 (45.05%) Java
5 105 (33.55%) XML
6 102 (32.59%) HTML
7 94 (30.03%) PL/SQL
8 81 (25.88%) Relational Database
9 78 (24.92%) Windows
10 71 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (22.04%) MySQL
11 69 (22.04%) JavaScript
12 63 (20.13%) CSS
13 62 (19.81%) Spring
14 58 (18.53%) Web Services
15 54 (17.25%) Hibernate
16 53 (16.93%) MVC
16 53 (16.93%) REST
17 48 (15.34%) Web Development
17 48 (15.34%) Mac OS X
17 48 (15.34%) Shell Script
17 48 (15.34%) Oracle Database
18 45 (14.38%) Finance
18 45 (14.38%) JBoss
19 43 (13.74%) Eclipse
19 43 (13.74%) TDD
20 41 (13.10%) Security Cleared
21 40 (12.78%) Spring MVC
21 40 (12.78%) Configuration Management
22 39 (12.46%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 45 (14.38%) JBoss
2 28 (8.95%) WebLogic
2 28 (8.95%) Tomcat
3 22 (7.03%) Apache
4 19 (6.07%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.56%) CMS
6 5 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.60%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.60%) CICS
6 5 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.28%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.64%) Node.js
9 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.64%) lighttpd
9 2 (0.64%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 18 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.24%) MS Office
3 5 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.64%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) IaaS
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.14%) LDAP
2 29 (9.27%) HTTP
3 14 (4.47%) SAN
3 14 (4.47%) VPN
4 13 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.15%) DNS
5 10 (3.19%) Firewall
6 8 (2.56%) LAN
7 7 (2.24%) Internet
7 7 (2.24%) DHCP
8 5 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (1.28%) LTE
9 4 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (1.28%) WAN
10 3 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.96%) 3G
10 3 (0.96%) VRRP
10 3 (0.96%) IPsec
10 3 (0.96%) 2G
10 3 (0.96%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.88%) Relational Database
2 69 (22.04%) MySQL
3 48 (15.34%) Oracle Database
4 36 (11.50%) MariaDB
5 27 (8.63%) MongoDB
6 24 (7.67%) Neo4j
7 23 (7.35%) SQL Server
8 18 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (5.43%) NoSQL
10 15 (4.79%) RDBMS
10 15 (4.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (3.83%) DB2
11 12 (3.83%) DataStage
12 10 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (2.88%) DTS
14 8 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
15 7 (2.24%) MS Access
16 6 (1.92%) Hadoop
16 6 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (13.74%) Eclipse
2 35 (11.18%) Ant
3 29 (9.27%) Subversion
4 28 (8.95%) Git (software)
5 19 (6.07%) Maven
6 18 (5.75%) JUnit
7 12 (3.83%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (3.83%) Jenkins
8 11 (3.51%) Selenium
8 11 (3.51%) SoapUI
9 10 (3.19%) Mockito
9 10 (3.19%) IntelliJ
10 8 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.56%) JIRA
11 7 (2.24%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.60%) ClearQuest
12 5 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.96%) JMeter
13 3 (0.96%) Toad
13 3 (0.96%) TestDirector
General
1 45 (14.38%) Finance
2 16 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.79%) Marketing
4 10 (3.19%) Banking
5 8 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.24%) Legal
7 4 (1.28%) Publishing
8 3 (0.96%) Automotive
8 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.64%) Retail
9 2 (0.64%) Games
9 2 (0.64%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Military
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 150 (47.92%) Developer
2 81 (25.88%) Java Developer
3 31 (9.90%) Analyst
3 31 (9.90%) Architect
4 19 (6.07%) Consultant
5 18 (5.75%) Tester
5 18 (5.75%) Oracle Developer
6 15 (4.79%) Software Engineer
6 15 (4.79%) Administrator
7 12 (3.83%) Senior Developer
7 12 (3.83%) C++ Developer
8 10 (3.19%) ETL Developer
8 10 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (3.19%) Technical Architect
9 9 (2.88%) Software Developer
9 9 (2.88%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (2.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (2.24%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.24%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (2.24%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (33.55%) XML
2 102 (32.59%) HTML
3 63 (20.13%) CSS
4 62 (19.81%) Spring
5 58 (18.53%) Web Services
6 54 (17.25%) Hibernate
7 53 (16.93%) REST
8 40 (12.78%) Spring MVC
9 38 (12.14%) JAAS
10 34 (10.86%) Ajax
11 33 (10.54%) JAX-RS
12 31 (9.90%) JPA
13 29 (9.27%) J2EE
14 27 (8.63%) SOAP
15 24 (7.67%) JSP
16 23 (7.35%) XSLT
17 21 (6.71%) Struts
18 20 (6.39%) HTML5
19 18 (5.75%) JSON
20 16 (5.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.90%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (5.75%) Replication
3 16 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.11%) Client/Server
4 14 (4.47%) Data Integration
5 13 (4.15%) Visualisation
6 11 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.51%) PKI
7 10 (3.19%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.88%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.88%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.24%) Clustering
10 6 (1.92%) Life Science
10 6 (1.92%) Biology
10 6 (1.92%) User Experience
11 5 (1.60%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.28%) Open Source
12 4 (1.28%) HP Superdome
12 4 (1.28%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 192 (61.34%) Linux
2 78 (24.92%) Windows
3 48 (15.34%) Mac OS X
4 39 (12.46%) Solaris
5 12 (3.83%) AIX
5 12 (3.83%) HPUX
6 10 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.28%) CentOS
9 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.28%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.28%) Debian
9 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.96%) VMS
10 3 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.32%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (16.93%) MVC
3 48 (15.34%) Web Development
4 43 (13.74%) TDD
5 40 (12.78%) Configuration Management
6 38 (12.14%) Scrum
7 36 (11.50%) UML
8 30 (9.58%) OO
9 29 (9.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (8.31%) ETL
11 25 (7.99%) Web Design
11 25 (7.99%) Software Engineering
12 23 (7.35%) Waterfall
13 21 (6.71%) User Stories
14 20 (6.39%) Validation
14 20 (6.39%) ITIL
15 19 (6.07%) Migration
16 18 (5.75%) Unit Testing
17 17 (5.43%) Test Automation
17 17 (5.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 187 (59.74%) SQL
2 141 (45.05%) Java
3 94 (30.03%) PL/SQL
4 69 (22.04%) JavaScript
5 48 (15.34%) Shell Script
6 37 (11.82%) Perl
7 27 (8.63%) C++
8 20 (6.39%) Python
9 10 (3.19%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.88%) C#
10 9 (2.88%) Korn
11 7 (2.24%) C
12 5 (1.60%) JCL
13 4 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.28%) XPath
13 4 (1.28%) PHP
14 3 (0.96%) Tcl
14 3 (0.96%) Ruby
15 2 (0.64%) Scala
15 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.27%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.11%) Degree
4 10 (3.19%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.56%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.71%) QA
2 8 (2.56%) SLA
3 4 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.88%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.28%) Dovecot
6 3 (0.96%) Xen
6 3 (0.96%) SRDF
6 3 (0.96%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.96%) vSphere
7 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.32%) KVM
8 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.32%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (3.19%) Puppet
1 10 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (3.19%) Control-M
2 9 (2.88%) Nagios
3 8 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.96%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.96%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.96%) SCCM
5 3 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.64%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.32%) Graphite
7 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Nessus
7 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 159 (50.80%) Oracle
2 30 (9.58%) HP
3 25 (7.99%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.67%) IBM
5 21 (6.71%) VMware
6 17 (5.43%) Sun
7 11 (3.51%) AccuRev
8 10 (3.19%) Informatica
8 10 (3.19%) Citrix
9 8 (2.56%) PTC
9 8 (2.56%) SolidWorks
9 8 (2.56%) Autodesk
10 7 (2.24%) NetApp
10 7 (2.24%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.92%) Infoblox
12 5 (1.60%) EMC
12 5 (1.60%) Business Objects
12 5 (1.60%) Cognos
13 4 (1.28%) SAP
13 4 (1.28%) Cisco
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