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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 58 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 70 137 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.76% 4.95% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.32% 19.46% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 87 44
Median daily rate £355 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.32 £26.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £40.60 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.08 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-22.84% +15.04%
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
568 704 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.36% 25.45% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 357 282
Median daily rate £345 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 96 84
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +2 21 £325 - 12
Hertfordshire -20 19 £413 +13.43% 13
Essex -20 15 £400 - 2
Suffolk +9 11 £248 -1.00% 1
Norfolk -8 2 £675 +12.50% 1
Bedfordshire +2 1 £338 +35.00% 14
East Anglia - 1 - -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 99 (58.24%) Linux
2 67 (39.41%) Windows
3 58 (34.12%) SQL
4 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (25.88%) Oracle
5 44 (25.88%) Solaris
6 43 (25.29%) Java
7 41 (24.12%) HTML
8 39 (22.94%) VMware
9 38 (22.35%) XML
10 33 (19.41%) HP
11 30 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (17.06%) Shell Script
12 29 (17.06%) DB2
13 28 (16.47%) ITIL
13 28 (16.47%) Red Hat
14 27 (15.88%) JavaScript
15 26 (15.29%) Git (software)
16 24 (14.12%) TDD
17 23 (13.53%) Subversion
17 23 (13.53%) Active Directory
18 22 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 21 (12.35%) IBM
20 20 (11.76%) J2EE
20 20 (11.76%) Test Automation
20 20 (11.76%) RESTful
20 20 (11.76%) Puppet
21 19 (11.18%) User Stories
21 19 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (11.18%) Ajax

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 18 (10.59%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.29%) Apache
4 8 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.12%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.12%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (2.94%) JBoss
6 5 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.35%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.35%) IIS
8 3 (1.76%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.76%) nginx
9 2 (1.18%) CMS
9 2 (1.18%) Kinematics
9 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.59%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.59%) SAS
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.59%) uWSGI
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.35%) MS Office
2 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) Doxygen
4 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (7.06%) Magento
2 5 (2.94%) Maximo
2 5 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.35%) Office 365
4 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.24%) SSL
2 12 (7.06%) DNS
3 11 (6.47%) HTTP
3 11 (6.47%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (5.88%) Firewall
4 10 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.29%) SAN
6 8 (4.71%) WAN
6 8 (4.71%) Wireless
6 8 (4.71%) WLAN
7 7 (4.12%) 3G
7 7 (4.12%) 4G
7 7 (4.12%) LTE
8 6 (3.53%) LAN
8 6 (3.53%) LDAP
9 5 (2.94%) Internet
10 4 (2.35%) BGP
10 4 (2.35%) Kerberos
10 4 (2.35%) OSPF
10 4 (2.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.06%) DB2
2 17 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (2.94%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (2.35%) MySQL
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.76%) DataStage
8 3 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.18%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.59%) OLTP
10 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.53%) Subversion
3 14 (8.24%) Ant
4 12 (7.06%) Selenium
4 12 (7.06%) WebDriver
5 10 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.88%) JIRA
6 9 (5.29%) HP UFT
7 8 (4.71%) Appium
7 8 (4.71%) PHPUnit
8 6 (3.53%) AccuRev
8 6 (3.53%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.53%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.94%) Maven
10 4 (2.35%) ClearCase
10 4 (2.35%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.35%) Protractor
11 3 (1.76%) Gradle
11 3 (1.76%) Rational Application Developer
11 3 (1.76%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (8.82%) Finance
2 13 (7.65%) Retail
3 9 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.94%) Advertising
4 5 (2.94%) Automotive
5 4 (2.35%) Legal
5 4 (2.35%) Marketing
6 3 (1.76%) Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Avionics
7 2 (1.18%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Local Government
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (17.06%) Developer
2 21 (12.35%) Architect
3 18 (10.59%) Administrator
3 18 (10.59%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.59%) Tester
4 17 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 16 (9.41%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (8.24%) Analyst
7 12 (7.06%) Linux Administrator
7 12 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.47%) Network Engineer
8 11 (6.47%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 11 (6.47%) Selenium Tester
9 9 (5.29%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.71%) PL/SQL Developer
10 8 (4.71%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.12%) Consultant
11 7 (4.12%) Unix Administrator
11 7 (4.12%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.12%) HTML
2 38 (22.35%) XML
3 20 (11.76%) J2EE
3 20 (11.76%) RESTful
4 19 (11.18%) Ajax
5 17 (10.00%) CSS
6 16 (9.41%) Web Services
7 14 (8.24%) REST
8 13 (7.65%) HTML5
9 10 (5.88%) XHTML
10 8 (4.71%) Behat
10 8 (4.71%) JSON
10 8 (4.71%) Middleware
10 8 (4.71%) SAML
11 7 (4.12%) CSS3
11 7 (4.12%) SOAP
12 6 (3.53%) Java EE
12 6 (3.53%) JSP
12 6 (3.53%) LESS
12 6 (3.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.53%) Clustering
3 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.94%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.35%) PKI
5 4 (2.35%) Replication
5 4 (2.35%) User Experience
6 3 (1.76%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.76%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.76%) MPEG
7 2 (1.18%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.18%) iPad
7 2 (1.18%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.18%) VHDL
7 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (58.24%) Linux
2 67 (39.41%) Windows
3 44 (25.88%) Solaris
4 22 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.06%) AIX
6 11 (6.47%) Windows Server
7 9 (5.29%) HPUX
8 7 (4.12%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.53%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.76%) CentOS
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (16.47%) ITIL
4 24 (14.12%) TDD
5 20 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 19 (11.18%) SOA
6 19 (11.18%) User Stories
7 17 (10.00%) High Availability
8 16 (9.41%) Automated Testing
8 16 (9.41%) Coaching
9 13 (7.65%) Migration
9 13 (7.65%) Scrum
10 12 (7.06%) Software Engineering
10 12 (7.06%) Test Scripting
11 11 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (6.47%) Document Management
11 11 (6.47%) ETL
11 11 (6.47%) ITIL V3
11 11 (6.47%) UML
12 10 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.12%) SQL
2 43 (25.29%) Java
3 29 (17.06%) Shell Script
4 27 (15.88%) JavaScript
5 17 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 14 (8.24%) C++
7 12 (7.06%) Python
8 10 (5.88%) Perl
9 9 (5.29%) PHP
10 8 (4.71%) C
11 6 (3.53%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.53%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.35%) Ruby
12 4 (2.35%) Scala
13 2 (1.18%) ANSI C
13 2 (1.18%) C#
13 2 (1.18%) COBOL
13 2 (1.18%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.59%) AWK
14 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.06%) ISEB
3 11 (6.47%) Degree
4 7 (4.12%) CCNA
4 7 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.53%) CCNP
5 6 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.53%) MCSE
5 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.94%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.35%) MCSA
7 4 (2.35%) VCP5
7 4 (2.35%) VCP6
7 4 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.76%) RHCE
9 1 (0.59%) CISSP
9 1 (0.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.00%) QA
2 6 (3.53%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.71%) iptables
4 5 (2.94%) Postfix
4 5 (2.94%) Sendmail
4 5 (2.94%) vSphere
5 4 (2.35%) Docker
5 4 (2.35%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.76%) Cygwin
7 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.18%) KVM
7 2 (1.18%) LXC
7 2 (1.18%) vCloud
7 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 20 (11.76%) Puppet
2 7 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.12%) OSSEC
3 6 (3.53%) Nagios
4 5 (2.94%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.76%) Bacula
5 3 (1.76%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.59%) Nessus
7 1 (0.59%) OpenView
7 1 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.59%) QRadar
7 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (25.88%) Oracle
2 39 (22.94%) VMware
3 33 (19.41%) HP
4 28 (16.47%) Red Hat
5 21 (12.35%) IBM
6 18 (10.59%) Microsoft
7 17 (10.00%) Cisco
8 10 (5.88%) Aruba
8 10 (5.88%) Meraki
9 8 (4.71%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.12%) EMC
10 7 (4.12%) NetApp
11 6 (3.53%) F5
11 6 (3.53%) LogRhythm
11 6 (3.53%) Splunk
11 6 (3.53%) TippingPoint
12 5 (2.94%) Dell
12 5 (2.94%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.35%) CA
13 4 (2.35%) ForgeRock
Norfolk
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £500.00 - £570.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago