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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank 583 552 538
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 43 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.12% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.13% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 22
Median daily rate £375 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00
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
46767 46633 45417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.73% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30873 29254 28503
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1874 1952
Median hourly rate £17.95 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London -21 15 £425 - 7
North East -34 13 £280 +16.66% 2
South East -6 6 £300 -45.45% 3
Yorkshire -3 4 £375 +66.66%
North West -8 4 £280 - 5
West Midlands -10 1 - -
Unix Support
UK

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 96 (100.00%) Unix
2 63 (65.63%) Linux
3 41 (42.71%) SQL
4 39 (40.63%) Finance
5 35 (36.46%) Windows
6 30 (31.25%) Banking
7 27 (28.13%) Oracle
8 26 (27.08%) Perl
9 25 (26.04%) Red Hat
10 21 (21.88%) Solaris
11 19 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 18 (18.75%) ITIL
13 17 (17.71%) HP
13 17 (17.71%) DevOps
14 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
15 14 (14.58%) Data Management
15 14 (14.58%) Python
15 14 (14.58%) Fintech
15 14 (14.58%) Low Latency
16 13 (13.54%) ITRS Geneos
17 12 (12.50%) Windows Server
17 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
17 12 (12.50%) SSH
18 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
18 11 (11.46%) Algorithmic Trading
18 11 (11.46%) KDB
18 11 (11.46%) JBoss
18 11 (11.46%) Change Management
18 11 (11.46%) Splunk

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 11 (11.46%) JBoss
2 10 (10.42%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.17%) Apache
3 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.08%) Documentum
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.04%) Confluence
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.04%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MetaTrader
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.04%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) SSH
2 10 (10.42%) Firewall
3 9 (9.38%) DNS
3 9 (9.38%) LDAP
4 6 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.21%) VPN
6 3 (3.13%) LAN
6 3 (3.13%) SAN
6 3 (3.13%) WAN
7 2 (2.08%) HTTP
7 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.04%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.04%) DHCP
8 1 (1.04%) FTP
8 1 (1.04%) Internet
8 1 (1.04%) NAS
8 1 (1.04%) SSL
8 1 (1.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) KDB
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.08%) DB2
4 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.08%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) MySQL
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) JBuilder
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 39 (40.63%) Finance
2 30 (31.25%) Banking
3 10 (10.42%) Front Office
4 4 (4.17%) Back Office
5 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.04%) International Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.13%) Middleware
2 3 (3.13%) Web Services
3 2 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.04%) .NET
4 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.04%) SAML
4 1 (1.04%) SOAP
4 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.04%) Struts
4 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (14.58%) Fintech
3 8 (8.33%) Derivative
3 8 (8.33%) Equities
3 8 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.17%) Clustering
4 4 (4.17%) HACMP
4 4 (4.17%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.04%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.04%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Unix
2 63 (65.63%) Linux
3 35 (36.46%) Windows
4 21 (21.88%) Solaris
5 19 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 9 (9.38%) AIX
8 8 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.08%) SUSE
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.04%) HPUX
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) ITIL
2 17 (17.71%) DevOps
3 14 (14.58%) Data Management
3 14 (14.58%) Low Latency
4 11 (11.46%) Algorithmic Trading
4 11 (11.46%) Change Management
4 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
4 11 (11.46%) Market Making
4 11 (11.46%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 9 (9.38%) High Availability
6 7 (7.29%) ITIL V3
6 7 (7.29%) Validation
7 6 (6.25%) Defect Management
7 6 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.25%) Release Management
8 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (42.71%) SQL
2 26 (27.08%) Perl
3 14 (14.58%) Python
4 8 (8.33%) Korn
4 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.29%) Java
6 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (1.04%) AWK
8 1 (1.04%) C
8 1 (1.04%) PHP
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby
8 1 (1.04%) sed
8 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) Degree
4 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.08%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.29%) NFS
3 5 (5.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.08%) GPFS
5 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.04%) Samba
6 1 (1.04%) Squid
6 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (3.13%) Puppet
3 2 (2.08%) Nagios
3 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.08%) yum
4 1 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.04%) Control-M
4 1 (1.04%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (28.13%) Oracle
2 25 (26.04%) Red Hat
3 17 (17.71%) HP
4 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.46%) Splunk
6 8 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 7 (7.29%) Veritas
7 7 (7.29%) VMware
8 5 (5.21%) IBM
9 3 (3.13%) CA
9 3 (3.13%) Fidessa
9 3 (3.13%) Trayport
10 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.08%) F5
10 2 (2.08%) Remedy
10 2 (2.08%) Sun
11 1 (1.04%) Cisco
11 1 (1.04%) Informatica
11 1 (1.04%) Murex
11 1 (1.04%) Sybase
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