The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 34 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 2354 2706 2926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.13% 5.37% 5.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.33% 24.98% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1495 1630 1905
Median daily rate £428 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.59 £17.65 £16.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.25 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +9.95%
Unix
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9674 10832 11929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.10% 21.51% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6112 6461 7182
Median daily rate £397 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 901 1029
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in England

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unix
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Unix Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Unix
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 -1 1179 £500 +1.01% 236
South East -13 330 £375 -6.25% 93
North East +11 179 £340 +4.61% 8
North West +4 161 £425 - 20
West Midlands -13 118 £430 +12.41% 14
Yorkshire -4 101 £425 +6.25% 31
East of England -7 101 £270 -32.50% 23
South West -6 89 £375 -6.25% 29
East Midlands -13 82 £400 +3.22% 6
Midlands +5 6 £350 -21.34%
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 England region with a requirement for Unix.

1 2785 (58.76%) Linux
2 1522 (32.11%) Oracle
3 1510 (31.86%) SQL
4 1395 (29.43%) Windows
5 1346 (28.40%) Java
6 1014 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
7 1000 (21.10%) Finance
8 836 (17.64%) Perl
9 784 (16.54%) Python
10 766 (16.16%) Shell Script
11 629 (13.27%) Security Cleared
12 615 (12.97%) Solaris
12 615 (12.97%) DevOps
13 604 (12.74%) Git (software)
14 598 (12.62%) Banking
15 574 (12.11%) Puppet
16 567 (11.96%) JavaScript
17 528 (11.14%) ITIL
18 527 (11.12%) Red Hat
19 512 (10.80%) Configuration Management
19 512 (10.80%) AIX
20 499 (10.53%) Jenkins
21 493 (10.40%) XML
22 492 (10.38%) VMware
23 459 (9.68%) SC Cleared
24 437 (9.22%) IBM
25 429 (9.05%) Microsoft
26 427 (9.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 412 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
28 411 (8.67%) Firewall

Unix
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
1 365 (7.70%) WebSphere
2 344 (7.26%) Apache
3 339 (7.15%) WebLogic
4 254 (5.36%) Tomcat
5 177 (3.73%) JBoss
6 135 (2.85%) Confluence
7 125 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 104 (2.19%) Apache Spark
9 88 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 81 (1.71%) IIS
11 66 (1.39%) OpenStack
12 59 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
13 57 (1.20%) SAS
14 51 (1.08%) SharePoint
15 50 (1.05%) MS Exchange
16 49 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
17 41 (0.86%) iPlanet
18 40 (0.84%) MQSeries
18 40 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
19 38 (0.80%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 184 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 83 (1.75%) MS Office
3 53 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.74%) MS Project
6 8 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.063%) Gliffy
7 3 (0.063%) Mingle
7 3 (0.063%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.042%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.021%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.021%) InDesign
9 1 (0.021%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.021%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.021%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 54 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 45 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 39 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 37 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
5 23 (0.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 22 (0.46%) RMDS
7 19 (0.40%) Magento
8 18 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
9 17 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
10 16 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
11 15 (0.32%) Summit
11 15 (0.32%) Unica
12 14 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
13 11 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
13 11 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
13 11 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 10 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
14 10 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
15 9 (0.19%) Fredhopper
16 8 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 312 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (2.51%) PaaS
3 90 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 84 (1.77%) GitHub
5 79 (1.67%) IaaS
6 67 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 62 (1.31%) SaaS
8 38 (0.80%) OpenShift
9 36 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (0.76%) Amazon S3
10 30 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.38%) Office 365
13 16 (0.34%) Route 53
14 15 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
15 14 (0.30%) Google App Engine
16 11 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
16 11 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 10 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
17 10 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 411 (8.67%) Firewall
2 408 (8.61%) TCP/IP
3 302 (6.37%) SAN
4 274 (5.78%) HTTP
5 246 (5.19%) LDAP
6 245 (5.17%) DNS
7 177 (3.73%) SSL
8 156 (3.29%) WAN
9 148 (3.12%) LAN
10 137 (2.89%) Internet
11 114 (2.41%) VPN
12 89 (1.88%) FTP
12 89 (1.88%) Network Security
13 82 (1.73%) VoIP
14 81 (1.71%) NAS
15 79 (1.67%) SSH
16 73 (1.54%) DHCP
17 67 (1.41%) Kerberos
18 43 (0.91%) BIG-IP
19 42 (0.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 351 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 348 (7.34%) Oracle Database
4 279 (5.89%) MySQL
5 248 (5.23%) Hadoop
6 236 (4.98%) Big Data
7 162 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
8 158 (3.33%) MongoDB
9 150 (3.16%) DB2
10 142 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 134 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
12 127 (2.68%) NoSQL
13 85 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 84 (1.77%) Apache Hive
15 77 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
16 74 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
17 73 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
18 65 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
19 56 (1.18%) HBase
20 52 (1.10%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 604 (12.74%) Git (software)
2 499 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 383 (8.08%) JIRA
4 287 (6.05%) Subversion
5 188 (3.97%) Maven
6 166 (3.50%) JUnit
7 154 (3.25%) Selenium
8 133 (2.81%) Cucumber
9 93 (1.96%) Eclipse
10 83 (1.75%) TeamCity
11 81 (1.71%) Ant
11 81 (1.71%) ClearCase
12 79 (1.67%) Mockito
13 76 (1.60%) Vagrant
14 75 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
15 66 (1.39%) WebDriver
16 64 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 51 (1.08%) SoapUI
18 47 (0.99%) LoadRunner
19 46 (0.97%) JMeter
General
1 1000 (21.10%) Finance
2 598 (12.62%) Banking
3 179 (3.78%) Investment Banking
4 164 (3.46%) Retail
5 158 (3.33%) Front Office
6 106 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 93 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 64 (1.35%) Marketing
9 55 (1.16%) Law
10 53 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 40 (0.84%) Legal
12 35 (0.74%) Back Office
13 30 (0.63%) Games
14 18 (0.38%) Advertising
15 17 (0.36%) Publishing
16 16 (0.34%) Billing
17 15 (0.32%) Electronics
18 10 (0.21%) Automotive
19 9 (0.19%) General Ledger
20 8 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1211 (25.55%) Developer
2 519 (10.95%) Analyst
3 449 (9.47%) Administrator
4 383 (8.08%) Java Developer
5 337 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 300 (6.33%) Architect
7 289 (6.10%) Consultant
8 236 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
9 206 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
10 193 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
11 187 (3.95%) Unix Administrator
12 164 (3.46%) C++ Developer
13 142 (3.00%) Senior Developer
13 142 (3.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 135 (2.85%) DBA
15 129 (2.72%) Support Analyst
16 127 (2.68%) Applications Support
17 121 (2.55%) Support Engineer
18 116 (2.45%) Test Analyst
19 108 (2.28%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (10.40%) XML
2 389 (8.21%) HTML
3 377 (7.95%) Web Services
4 376 (7.93%) J2EE
5 334 (7.05%) Middleware
6 281 (5.93%) JSON
7 264 (5.57%) CSS
8 263 (5.55%) REST
9 248 (5.23%) SOAP
10 234 (4.94%) Spring
11 161 (3.40%) .NET
12 145 (3.06%) JMS
13 143 (3.02%) Hibernate
14 131 (2.76%) Node.js
15 120 (2.53%) jQuery
16 119 (2.51%) HTML5
17 105 (2.22%) AngularJS
18 102 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
19 99 (2.09%) STL
20 98 (2.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 411 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 316 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 160 (3.38%) Clustering
4 159 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 138 (2.91%) Mainframe
6 128 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 125 (2.64%) Computer Science
8 107 (2.26%) Derivative
9 105 (2.22%) Equities
10 102 (2.15%) Visualisation
11 90 (1.90%) Fixed Income
12 75 (1.58%) Algorithms
13 74 (1.56%) User Experience
14 59 (1.24%) Tandem
15 56 (1.18%) Client/Server
16 53 (1.12%) DataPower
17 48 (1.01%) Fintech
18 43 (0.91%) iSeries
19 42 (0.89%) Credit Risk
20 40 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2785 (58.76%) Linux
2 1395 (29.43%) Windows
3 615 (12.97%) Solaris
4 512 (10.80%) AIX
5 427 (9.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 314 (6.62%) Windows Server
7 178 (3.76%) Mac OS X
8 104 (2.19%) HPUX
9 96 (2.03%) SUSE
10 87 (1.84%) CentOS
11 86 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 62 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 62 (1.31%) Windows XP
13 56 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
14 54 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 53 (1.12%) Windows 2000
16 50 (1.05%) Ubuntu
17 32 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 30 (0.63%) zOS
19 28 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1014 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 615 (12.97%) DevOps
3 528 (11.14%) ITIL
4 512 (10.80%) Configuration Management
5 412 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
6 362 (7.64%) Migration
7 311 (6.56%) OO
8 259 (5.46%) Scrum
9 258 (5.44%) Change Management
10 256 (5.40%) Open Source
11 247 (5.21%) High Availability
12 241 (5.08%) Software Engineering
13 238 (5.02%) TDD
14 205 (4.32%) SDLC
15 198 (4.18%) Project Management
16 194 (4.09%) Release Management
17 193 (4.07%) Unit Testing
18 188 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
19 182 (3.84%) ETL
20 179 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1510 (31.86%) SQL
2 1346 (28.40%) Java
3 836 (17.64%) Perl
4 784 (16.54%) Python
5 766 (16.16%) Shell Script
6 567 (11.96%) JavaScript
7 385 (8.12%) C++
8 324 (6.84%) Bash Shell
9 285 (6.01%) Ruby
10 264 (5.57%) PL/SQL
11 248 (5.23%) C
12 218 (4.60%) PHP
13 166 (3.50%) Scala
14 140 (2.95%) C#
15 128 (2.70%) PowerShell
16 125 (2.64%) Korn
17 77 (1.62%) VB
18 46 (0.97%) Jython
19 45 (0.95%) R
20 43 (0.91%) Go
Qualifications
1 629 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 459 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 274 (5.78%) Degree
4 128 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 128 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 110 (2.32%) CISSP
6 75 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
7 73 (1.54%) ISEB
8 49 (1.03%) ISTQB
9 48 (1.01%) SANS
10 41 (0.86%) CCNA
10 41 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 37 (0.78%) CCNP
12 35 (0.74%) CISM
12 35 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 35 (0.74%) SSCP
13 30 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
14 28 (0.59%) CEH
15 21 (0.44%) MCSE
16 19 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (3.78%) QA
2 135 (2.85%) SLA
3 62 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 48 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 35 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 32 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 27 (0.57%) FATCA
9 24 (0.51%) ISO 9001
10 22 (0.46%) MiFID
11 15 (0.32%) JSP 440
12 10 (0.21%) COBIT
13 8 (0.17%) RMADS
14 6 (0.13%) ISO27002
15 5 (0.11%) COSO
16 4 (0.084%) Basel II
16 4 (0.084%) EMIR
16 4 (0.084%) SDET
17 3 (0.063%) HL7
17 3 (0.063%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 312 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 269 (5.68%) Active Directory
3 209 (4.41%) Docker
4 87 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
5 86 (1.81%) vSphere
6 76 (1.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 73 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
8 70 (1.48%) HDFS
9 66 (1.39%) NFS
10 62 (1.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 37 (0.78%) vCloud
12 33 (0.70%) Samba
13 30 (0.63%) Apache Flume
13 30 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
14 29 (0.61%) Sendmail
15 28 (0.59%) VMware ESX
16 26 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 23 (0.49%) GlusterFS
17 23 (0.49%) KVM
18 22 (0.46%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 574 (12.11%) Puppet
2 258 (5.44%) Ansible
3 252 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
4 120 (2.53%) Tivoli
5 84 (1.77%) NetBackup
6 82 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
7 80 (1.69%) Nagios
8 70 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 56 (1.18%) Control-M
10 51 (1.08%) Data Guard
10 51 (1.08%) ZABBIX
11 50 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 49 (1.03%) HP SiteScope
13 41 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
13 41 (0.86%) SCCM
14 40 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
14 40 (0.84%) QRadar
15 38 (0.80%) Ambari
16 33 (0.70%) Nessus
17 31 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1522 (32.11%) Oracle
2 527 (11.12%) Red Hat
3 492 (10.38%) VMware
4 437 (9.22%) IBM
5 429 (9.05%) Microsoft
6 378 (7.97%) HP
7 277 (5.84%) Cisco
8 209 (4.41%) Sun
9 168 (3.54%) Sybase
10 157 (3.31%) Splunk
11 148 (3.12%) Veritas
12 119 (2.51%) NetApp
13 118 (2.49%) Informatica
14 113 (2.38%) F5
15 107 (2.26%) Citrix
16 96 (2.03%) EMC
17 91 (1.92%) SAP
18 83 (1.75%) ServiceNow
19 78 (1.65%) Atlassian
20 75 (1.58%) CA
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Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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South West London
onezeero.
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North East
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Opus Resourcing Ltd
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Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
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Egham, Surrey
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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City, London
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TEKsystems
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