The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Support role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix Support in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank 541 542 529
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 55 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 22
Average daily rate £375 £288 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+65.55% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -35.00%
Unix Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix Support in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Unix Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unix Support
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Support across the England region.

Unix Support Daily Rate Trend in England

Unix Support
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Support across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Unix Support Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unix Support
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Support across the England region.

Unix Support Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unix Support
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +4 20 £450 +20.00% 11
Yorkshire -18 13 - - 1
South East +19 8 £370 +26.49% 1
West Midlands -13 5 £375 +17.18%
East of England - 5 - -
East Midlands - 3 £280 - 1
North West -17 1 £400 +135.29% 2
Unix Support
UK

Unix Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Unix Support in their job title 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 with Unix Support in their job title.

1 120 (100.00%) Unix
2 66 (55.00%) Linux
3 48 (40.00%) SQL
4 47 (39.17%) Windows
5 43 (35.83%) Finance
6 34 (28.33%) Solaris
7 28 (23.33%) Oracle
8 27 (22.50%) Perl
9 24 (20.00%) ITIL
10 23 (19.17%) Banking
11 20 (16.67%) Python
12 19 (15.83%) Shell Script
13 18 (15.00%) AIX
14 16 (13.33%) Red Hat
15 15 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (12.50%) HP
15 15 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (11.67%) Splunk
16 14 (11.67%) Active Directory
17 13 (10.83%) Windows Server
18 12 (10.00%) IBM
18 12 (10.00%) Java
18 12 (10.00%) VMware
18 12 (10.00%) ITIL V3
19 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
19 11 (9.17%) Data Management
19 11 (9.17%) Fintech
20 10 (8.33%) Low Latency
20 10 (8.33%) High Availability
20 10 (8.33%) HPUX

Unix Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Unix Support in their job title 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 with Unix Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.83%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.17%) Drupal
2 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Magento
2 2 (1.67%) MetaTrader
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) LDAP
2 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.33%) DNS
3 4 (3.33%) SAN
4 2 (1.67%) DHCP
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) LAN
4 2 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) VoIP
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) KDB
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.00%) DB2
4 5 (4.17%) MySQL
4 5 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.50%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.17%) Ant
2 5 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.83%) C++Builder
3 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 43 (35.83%) Finance
2 23 (19.17%) Banking
3 9 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.83%) Front Office
5 3 (2.50%) Back Office
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (4.17%) HTML
2 5 (4.17%) JSON
2 5 (4.17%) Regular Expression
2 5 (4.17%) XML
3 3 (2.50%) Middleware
4 2 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (9.17%) Fintech
3 9 (7.50%) Equities
3 9 (7.50%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.00%) Derivative
5 4 (3.33%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.67%) Clustering
7 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.67%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.83%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Unix
2 66 (55.00%) Linux
3 47 (39.17%) Windows
4 34 (28.33%) Solaris
5 18 (15.00%) AIX
6 15 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (10.83%) Windows Server
8 10 (8.33%) HPUX
9 6 (5.00%) Mac OS X
9 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.50%) SUSE
11 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) ITIL
2 12 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 11 (9.17%) Data Management
4 10 (8.33%) High Availability
4 10 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 9 (7.50%) Algorithmic Trading
6 8 (6.67%) DevOps
6 8 (6.67%) Market Making
6 8 (6.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 7 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.83%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.00%) Change Management
8 6 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (5.00%) Time Management
9 5 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.17%) Migration
9 5 (4.17%) Process Improvement
9 5 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.00%) SQL
2 27 (22.50%) Perl
3 20 (16.67%) Python
4 19 (15.83%) Shell Script
5 12 (10.00%) Java
6 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.00%) C++
7 6 (5.00%) PHP
8 5 (4.17%) C#
8 5 (4.17%) Ruby
9 2 (1.67%) C-shell
9 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.67%) VBScript
10 1 (0.83%) AWK
10 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.83%) Korn
10 1 (0.83%) sed
10 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) IBM AIX Certification
3 4 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PMP
5 1 (0.83%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) HL7
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.17%) NFS
3 4 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.67%) Samba
4 2 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (5.83%) Puppet
3 6 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.17%) Ansible
5 3 (2.50%) Control-M
6 2 (1.67%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (1.67%) yum
7 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.83%) OpenView
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (23.33%) Oracle
2 16 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 15 (12.50%) HP
4 14 (11.67%) Splunk
5 12 (10.00%) IBM
5 12 (10.00%) VMware
6 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.00%) Veritas
8 5 (4.17%) Cisco
8 5 (4.17%) hybris
9 4 (3.33%) Sun
10 3 (2.50%) Fidessa
10 3 (2.50%) Informatica
10 3 (2.50%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.50%) Sybase
10 3 (2.50%) Trayport
11 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.67%) Dell
11 2 (1.67%) Remedy
11 2 (1.67%) Varonis
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