The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Unix Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Support
UK / England
Rank 544 560 541
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 16 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 31
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £247 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £375 £265
% change year-on-year
-14.33% +41.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £39.00 £21.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.39% +65.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+81.39% +65.38%

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
38923 45199 45004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25520 29485 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1530 1806
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Unix Support in the job title.

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support within the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
London +6 9 £425 -5.55% 4
South East +16 3 £400 -2.43% 2
South West - 2 £250 -
Yorkshire +10 1 - -
East Midlands 0 1 £158 -43.75% 3
Unix Support
UK

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Unix Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Unix Support in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (55.77%) Linux
3 26 (50.00%) Windows
4 22 (42.31%) Oracle
5 21 (40.38%) SQL
6 14 (26.92%) Perl
6 14 (26.92%) ITIL
6 14 (26.92%) Python
7 12 (23.08%) VMware
8 11 (21.15%) AIX
9 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
9 10 (19.23%) FIX Protocol
10 9 (17.31%) Electronic Trading
10 9 (17.31%) Degree
10 9 (17.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
10 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
10 9 (17.31%) Front Office
11 8 (15.38%) Change Management
11 8 (15.38%) Solaris
11 8 (15.38%) DNS
11 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
11 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (13.46%) Algorithmic Trading
12 7 (13.46%) RMDS
12 7 (13.46%) Currenex
12 7 (13.46%) Market Making
12 7 (13.46%) HP
12 7 (13.46%) TIBCO
12 7 (13.46%) Rendezvous

Unix Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (7.69%) Apache
1 4 (7.69%) JBoss
1 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) MindAlign
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) RMDS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) IaaS
1 3 (5.77%) PaaS
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.38%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) Firewall
3 6 (11.54%) LDAP
4 3 (5.77%) Internet
4 3 (5.77%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (3.85%) SMTP
5 2 (3.85%) SSH
6 1 (1.92%) DHCP
6 1 (1.92%) FTP
6 1 (1.92%) IMAP
6 1 (1.92%) S/MIME
6 1 (1.92%) SSL
6 1 (1.92%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.31%) Front Office
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) French Language
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (13.46%) Rendezvous
3 4 (7.69%) Regular Expression
4 3 (5.77%) Middleware
5 2 (3.85%) J2EE
6 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.92%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.92%) Web Services
6 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Equities
3 3 (5.77%) Fintech
3 3 (5.77%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Eurex
4 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) SCADA
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (55.77%) Linux
3 26 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (21.15%) AIX
5 8 (15.38%) Solaris
6 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (11.54%) SUSE
7 5 (9.62%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (9.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (7.69%) Mac OS
8 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
8 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.77%) HPUX
10 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.92%) Gentoo
11 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Electronic Trading
3 8 (15.38%) Change Management
4 7 (13.46%) Algorithmic Trading
4 7 (13.46%) Market Making
5 6 (11.54%) Data Management
5 6 (11.54%) ITSM
5 6 (11.54%) Service Management
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.69%) Open Source
7 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.69%) Release Management
8 3 (5.77%) DevOps
8 3 (5.77%) High Availability
8 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) Perl
2 14 (26.92%) Python
3 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Korn
6 2 (3.85%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) AWK
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) sed
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.85%) NFS
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.92%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.92%) Squid
5 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.77%) Puppet
3 2 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (3.85%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) Ambari
4 1 (1.92%) Ansible
4 1 (1.92%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.92%) OpenView
4 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Oracle
2 12 (23.08%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.46%) Currenex
4 7 (13.46%) FXall
4 7 (13.46%) HP
4 7 (13.46%) Reuters
4 7 (13.46%) TIBCO
5 6 (11.54%) IBM
5 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) Sybase
7 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.92%) Cognos
7 1 (1.92%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.92%) QNX
7 1 (1.92%) Splunk
7 1 (1.92%) Sun
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec