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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 37 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 105 138 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.28% 5.31% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.20% 22.19% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 30
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £485 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -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
577 622 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.53% 23.91% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 292 232
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 93 116
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Essex +3 45 £400 -11.11% 6
Hertfordshire -11 22 £295 -30.17% 8
Cambridgeshire -11 20 £425 +9.67% 18
Norfolk +2 9 £500 +100.00% 3
Suffolk +3 6 £250 -44.44% 3
Bedfordshire -9 3 - - 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 177 (62.77%) Linux
2 145 (51.42%) SQL
3 126 (44.68%) Oracle
4 117 (41.49%) Java
5 97 (34.40%) XML
6 93 (32.98%) HTML
7 92 (32.62%) Windows
8 82 (29.08%) Relational Database
9 69 (24.47%) CSS
10 68 (24.11%) PL/SQL
11 62 (21.99%) JavaScript
11 62 (21.99%) Web Services
12 60 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (20.57%) MySQL
14 55 (19.50%) Hibernate
15 53 (18.79%) Spring
15 53 (18.79%) REST
16 50 (17.73%) MVC
17 46 (16.31%) Mac OS X
17 46 (16.31%) TDD
18 43 (15.25%) Web Development
18 43 (15.25%) Configuration Management
19 40 (14.18%) Solaris
19 40 (14.18%) Spring MVC
20 39 (13.83%) JAX-RS
21 38 (13.48%) Security Cleared
22 37 (13.12%) JBoss
22 37 (13.12%) Shell Script
23 36 (12.77%) Scrum
23 36 (12.77%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 37 (13.12%) JBoss
2 26 (9.22%) WebLogic
3 23 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 13 (4.61%) Apache
4 13 (4.61%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.77%) CMS
6 5 (1.77%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.77%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.77%) CICS
6 5 (1.77%) WildFly
7 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.42%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.35%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.13%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (1.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 4 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.71%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.06%) LDAP
2 30 (10.64%) HTTP
3 15 (5.32%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.61%) DNS
5 12 (4.26%) VPN
6 11 (3.90%) LAN
6 11 (3.90%) Firewall
7 8 (2.84%) SAN
8 7 (2.48%) WAN
8 7 (2.48%) DHCP
9 6 (2.13%) Network Security
10 5 (1.77%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (1.42%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (1.42%) LTE
11 4 (1.42%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (1.42%) SSL
12 3 (1.06%) Internet
12 3 (1.06%) 3G
12 3 (1.06%) 3GPP
12 3 (1.06%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (29.08%) Relational Database
2 58 (20.57%) MySQL
3 35 (12.41%) MariaDB
4 31 (10.99%) MongoDB
5 29 (10.28%) Oracle Database
6 27 (9.57%) SQL Server
7 23 (8.16%) Neo4j
8 17 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (4.61%) DB2
10 12 (4.26%) RDBMS
11 11 (3.90%) DataStage
11 11 (3.90%) NoSQL
12 10 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (3.19%) DTS
14 7 (2.48%) Hadoop
14 7 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (2.13%) Big Data
15 6 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (1.77%) MS Access
16 5 (1.77%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 36 (12.77%) Ant
2 34 (12.06%) Eclipse
3 23 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 22 (7.80%) Subversion
5 17 (6.03%) Maven
5 17 (6.03%) SoapUI
5 17 (6.03%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.84%) WebDriver
6 8 (2.84%) Selenium
6 8 (2.84%) JUnit
7 7 (2.48%) IntelliJ
7 7 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.48%) Mockito
8 5 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.42%) AccuRev
10 3 (1.06%) JIRA
10 3 (1.06%) Toad
10 3 (1.06%) JDeveloper
10 3 (1.06%) TestDirector
General
1 27 (9.57%) Finance
2 19 (6.74%) Marketing
3 13 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.84%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.84%) Banking
5 7 (2.48%) Legal
6 4 (1.42%) Retail
7 3 (1.06%) Automotive
8 2 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 148 (52.48%) Developer
2 84 (29.79%) Java Developer
3 32 (11.35%) Architect
4 30 (10.64%) Analyst
5 26 (9.22%) Consultant
6 16 (5.67%) Technical Architect
7 14 (4.96%) Senior Developer
7 14 (4.96%) Oracle Developer
8 12 (4.26%) C++ Developer
8 12 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (3.90%) ETL Developer
9 11 (3.90%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.55%) Tester
10 10 (3.55%) Administrator
10 10 (3.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 9 (3.19%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.48%) Test Analyst
14 6 (2.13%) DBA
14 6 (2.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (34.40%) XML
2 93 (32.98%) HTML
3 69 (24.47%) CSS
4 62 (21.99%) Web Services
5 55 (19.50%) Hibernate
6 53 (18.79%) Spring
6 53 (18.79%) REST
7 40 (14.18%) Spring MVC
8 39 (13.83%) JAX-RS
9 34 (12.06%) JAAS
10 33 (11.70%) JPA
11 31 (10.99%) SOAP
12 30 (10.64%) Ajax
13 28 (9.93%) HTML5
14 26 (9.22%) J2EE
15 24 (8.51%) Struts
16 20 (7.09%) JSON
17 18 (6.38%) Struts2
18 17 (6.03%) XHTML
19 16 (5.67%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.06%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.32%) Visualisation
3 14 (4.96%) Replication
4 12 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.19%) Clustering
7 7 (2.48%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.48%) Open Source
8 6 (2.13%) PKI
8 6 (2.13%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.13%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.77%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.77%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.42%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.42%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.06%) AS400
11 3 (1.06%) Web 2.0
11 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.06%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 177 (62.77%) Linux
2 92 (32.62%) Windows
3 46 (16.31%) Mac OS X
4 40 (14.18%) Solaris
5 13 (4.61%) AIX
6 11 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.13%) Debian
8 5 (1.77%) HPUX
8 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.42%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.42%) CentOS
10 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.06%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.06%) zOS
10 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.06%) VMS
11 2 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.73%) MVC
3 46 (16.31%) TDD
4 43 (15.25%) Configuration Management
4 43 (15.25%) Web Development
5 36 (12.77%) Scrum
6 34 (12.06%) OO
7 31 (10.99%) Responsive Web Design
8 27 (9.57%) Web Design
9 26 (9.22%) Validation
10 25 (8.87%) User Stories
10 25 (8.87%) Mentoring
11 20 (7.09%) Waterfall
11 20 (7.09%) ITIL
11 20 (7.09%) UML
11 20 (7.09%) ETL
11 20 (7.09%) Content Management
12 18 (6.38%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.03%) Service Delivery
14 16 (5.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 145 (51.42%) SQL
2 117 (41.49%) Java
3 68 (24.11%) PL/SQL
4 62 (21.99%) JavaScript
5 37 (13.12%) Shell Script
6 23 (8.16%) C++
7 22 (7.80%) Python
8 18 (6.38%) Perl
9 9 (3.19%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.84%) Korn
11 7 (2.48%) C#
12 5 (1.77%) C
12 5 (1.77%) JCL
13 4 (1.42%) XPath
14 3 (1.06%) Ruby
15 2 (0.71%) Scala
15 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.71%) XQuery
15 2 (0.71%) PHP
16 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 38 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.55%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.19%) Degree
5 5 (1.77%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.42%) VCP4
7 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.74%) QA
2 8 (2.84%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.19%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.42%) Dovecot
6 3 (1.06%) PowerHA
6 3 (1.06%) ACF2
6 3 (1.06%) RACF
6 3 (1.06%) SRDF
6 3 (1.06%) vSphere
7 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.35%) Nmap
8 1 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (3.55%) Control-M
2 7 (2.48%) Puppet
3 6 (2.13%) Nagios
4 5 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.06%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.06%) SCCM
6 3 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.35%) Graphite
8 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.35%) Nessus
8 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 126 (44.68%) Oracle
2 29 (10.28%) IBM
3 24 (8.51%) HP
4 22 (7.80%) Microsoft
5 20 (7.09%) VMware
6 11 (3.90%) Citrix
7 10 (3.55%) Autodesk
7 10 (3.55%) SolidWorks
7 10 (3.55%) PTC
8 7 (2.48%) NetApp
8 7 (2.48%) Business Objects
8 7 (2.48%) SAP
9 6 (2.13%) Infoblox
10 5 (1.77%) Sun
10 5 (1.77%) EMC
10 5 (1.77%) Informatica
10 5 (1.77%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.42%) McAfee
11 4 (1.42%) Vertica
11 4 (1.42%) Infobright
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