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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 43 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Unix 99 117 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.03% 4.13% 5.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.84% 18.90% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 107
Median daily rate £375 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £582 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 6
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +19.20%
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
555 619 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.58% 21.83% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 275 404
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £140 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 103 125
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 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
Hertfordshire +19 56 £308 -38.40% 17
Cambridgeshire +23 23 £400 +25.00% 12
Norfolk +5 14 £490 +4.25%
Essex -27 5 £300 -25.00%
East Anglia 0 1 £500 -23.07%
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 121 (62.37%) Linux
2 84 (43.30%) SQL
2 84 (43.30%) Shell Script
3 78 (40.21%) Java
4 62 (31.96%) Windows
5 61 (31.44%) Oracle
6 50 (25.77%) J2EE
7 49 (25.26%) IBM
8 44 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (21.13%) Red Hat
10 40 (20.62%) Python
11 39 (20.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 37 (19.07%) Solaris
13 33 (17.01%) Perl
14 32 (16.49%) Data Management
15 31 (15.98%) VMware
16 30 (15.46%) Git (software)
17 29 (14.95%) Puppet
17 29 (14.95%) Firewall
18 28 (14.43%) DB2
19 27 (13.92%) Master Data Management
20 26 (13.40%) Security Cleared
21 24 (12.37%) JIRA
22 22 (11.34%) ITIL
22 22 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
22 22 (11.34%) Kalman Filter
23 21 (10.82%) MySQL
23 21 (10.82%) E-Commerce
23 21 (10.82%) Subversion
24 20 (10.31%) Apache

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 20 (10.31%) Apache
2 16 (8.25%) WebLogic
3 14 (7.22%) WebSphere
4 12 (6.19%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.64%) Drupal
6 7 (3.61%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (2.58%) Confluence
7 5 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.06%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.55%) CMS
9 3 (1.55%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.03%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.52%) CICS
11 1 (0.52%) IIS
11 1 (0.52%) JBoss
11 1 (0.52%) nginx
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (8.76%) Magento
2 5 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.06%) Maximo
4 3 (1.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.58%) GitHub
4 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.95%) Firewall
2 17 (8.76%) DNS
3 16 (8.25%) SAN
4 11 (5.67%) LDAP
5 9 (4.64%) Internet
6 8 (4.12%) SSL
7 6 (3.09%) BIG-IP
8 5 (2.58%) FTP
9 2 (1.03%) BGP
9 2 (1.03%) HTTP
9 2 (1.03%) Network Security
9 2 (1.03%) OSPF
9 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.03%) VPN
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.52%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.52%) Multicast
10 1 (0.52%) VLAN
10 1 (0.52%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.43%) DB2
2 21 (10.82%) MySQL
3 19 (9.79%) IBM InfoSphere
3 19 (9.79%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.19%) Hadoop
5 11 (5.67%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.64%) SQL Server
7 8 (4.12%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.58%) Big Data
8 5 (2.58%) DbVisualizer
9 4 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.06%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.55%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (1.03%) DataStage
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (15.46%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.37%) JIRA
3 21 (10.82%) Subversion
4 14 (7.22%) Ant
5 8 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.12%) Selenium
5 8 (4.12%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.61%) Appium
7 6 (3.09%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.58%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.06%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.06%) ClearCase
9 4 (2.06%) ClearQuest
9 4 (2.06%) JUnit
9 4 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.55%) Log4j
10 3 (1.55%) Mockito
10 3 (1.55%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 11 (5.67%) Retail
2 10 (5.15%) Finance
3 8 (4.12%) Advertising
4 5 (2.58%) Military
5 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.03%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (23.71%) Architect
2 43 (22.16%) Developer
3 23 (11.86%) Administrator
4 18 (9.28%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (7.22%) Analyst
5 14 (7.22%) Unix Architect
6 13 (6.70%) Java Developer
6 13 (6.70%) Tester
6 13 (6.70%) Unix Administrator
7 11 (5.67%) Consultant
7 11 (5.67%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (5.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.15%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.64%) Automation Tester
9 9 (4.64%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.64%) Java Architect
9 9 (4.64%) Unix Consultant
9 9 (4.64%) Unix Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (25.77%) J2EE
2 17 (8.76%) XML
3 16 (8.25%) HTML
4 15 (7.73%) Web Services
5 13 (6.70%) JSON
6 11 (5.67%) Middleware
7 9 (4.64%) JSP
7 9 (4.64%) SOAP
8 8 (4.12%) JMS
8 8 (4.12%) RESTful
9 6 (3.09%) Ajax
9 6 (3.09%) REST
10 5 (2.58%) Gherkin
11 4 (2.06%) EJB
11 4 (2.06%) JDBC
11 4 (2.06%) Servlets
11 4 (2.06%) Struts
11 4 (2.06%) XHTML
11 4 (2.06%) XSLT
12 3 (1.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.15%) Biology
3 8 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.58%) EFT
4 5 (2.58%) Informatics
5 4 (2.06%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.55%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) CESG
8 1 (0.52%) Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.52%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.52%) PKI
8 1 (0.52%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 121 (62.37%) Linux
2 62 (31.96%) Windows
3 39 (20.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (19.07%) Solaris
5 17 (8.76%) AIX
6 9 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.61%) HPUX
7 7 (3.61%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.55%) CentOS
9 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.49%) Data Management
3 27 (13.92%) Master Data Management
4 22 (11.34%) ITIL
4 22 (11.34%) Kalman Filter
5 21 (10.82%) E-Commerce
6 20 (10.31%) Open Source
7 18 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (7.73%) Configuration Management
8 15 (7.73%) OO
9 13 (6.70%) Data Analysis
9 13 (6.70%) Information Management
9 13 (6.70%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (6.19%) High Availability
10 12 (6.19%) SOA
11 11 (5.67%) DevOps
11 11 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (5.67%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.67%) Load Balancing
12 10 (5.15%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 84 (43.30%) Shell Script
1 84 (43.30%) SQL
2 78 (40.21%) Java
3 40 (20.62%) Python
4 33 (17.01%) Perl
5 17 (8.76%) C++
5 17 (8.76%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.25%) PHP
7 15 (7.73%) C
8 14 (7.22%) JavaScript
9 13 (6.70%) Ruby
10 8 (4.12%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.58%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.06%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.03%) AWK
13 2 (1.03%) COBOL
13 2 (1.03%) sed
14 1 (0.52%) Groovy
14 1 (0.52%) Jython
14 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.76%) Degree
4 6 (3.09%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.06%) RHCE
6 3 (1.55%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.03%) CCNA
7 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.70%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) JSP 440
2 5 (2.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) MISRA
4 1 (0.52%) MISRA C
System Software
1 22 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.70%) iptables
3 11 (5.67%) vSphere
4 10 (5.15%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.15%) Postfix
4 10 (5.15%) Sendmail
4 10 (5.15%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.09%) Docker
6 4 (2.06%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.06%) KVM
6 4 (2.06%) LXC
6 4 (2.06%) vCloud
6 4 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 29 (14.95%) Puppet
2 12 (6.19%) OSSEC
3 11 (5.67%) Ansible
3 11 (5.67%) Nagios
3 11 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.15%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.52%) Terraform
7 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.52%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 61 (31.44%) Oracle
2 49 (25.26%) IBM
3 41 (21.13%) Red Hat
4 31 (15.98%) VMware
5 16 (8.25%) HP
6 14 (7.22%) hybris
7 11 (5.67%) EMC
7 11 (5.67%) LogRhythm
7 11 (5.67%) SolarWinds
7 11 (5.67%) Splunk
7 11 (5.67%) TippingPoint
8 10 (5.15%) Microsoft
8 10 (5.15%) ServiceNow
9 9 (4.64%) BEA
10 8 (4.12%) Cisco
11 7 (3.61%) Sun
12 6 (3.09%) F5
13 5 (2.58%) Ab Initio
13 5 (2.58%) NetApp
14 4 (2.06%) webMethods
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