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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 2655 2624 2486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.32% 5.08% 5.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.65% 23.42% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1646 1551 1460
Median daily rate £425 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 42
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.95 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +18.85%
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
11225 11205 11151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.50% 21.71% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7211 6745 6422
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 871 958
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -9 1133 £475 - 216
South East -3 499 £413 +3.12% 95
North East +38 262 £295 -26.31% 12
North West +9 164 £400 - 34
Yorkshire -5 146 £430 +14.53% 23
West Midlands +22 141 £430 +9.20% 26
South West +12 123 £400 +3.55% 29
East of England +2 112 £375 +1.53% 31
East Midlands -10 65 £410 +7.18% 11
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3066 (56.55%) Linux
2 1942 (35.82%) Oracle
3 1695 (31.26%) SQL
4 1619 (29.86%) Windows
5 1593 (29.38%) Java
6 1172 (21.62%) Finance
7 1125 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
8 944 (17.41%) Shell Script
9 879 (16.21%) Perl
10 800 (14.75%) Security Cleared
11 798 (14.72%) Solaris
12 750 (13.83%) Red Hat
13 740 (13.65%) Python
14 702 (12.95%) Banking
15 681 (12.56%) ITIL
16 643 (11.86%) DevOps
17 633 (11.67%) Configuration Management
18 610 (11.25%) Puppet
19 591 (10.90%) SC Cleared
20 579 (10.68%) AIX
21 576 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 561 (10.35%) VMware
23 555 (10.24%) Git (software)
24 522 (9.63%) JavaScript
25 515 (9.50%) XML
26 513 (9.46%) IBM
27 477 (8.80%) Microsoft
27 477 (8.80%) Migration
28 469 (8.65%) HTML
29 467 (8.61%) Oracle Database

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
1 447 (8.24%) WebLogic
2 364 (6.71%) Apache
3 308 (5.68%) Tomcat
4 306 (5.64%) WebSphere
5 250 (4.61%) JBoss
6 139 (2.56%) Confluence
7 111 (2.05%) SAS
8 101 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 93 (1.72%) IIS
10 77 (1.42%) OpenStack
11 67 (1.24%) MS Exchange
12 56 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
12 56 (1.03%) SharePoint
13 55 (1.01%) MQSeries
14 51 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
15 42 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
16 38 (0.70%) nginx
17 37 (0.68%) Apache Spark
18 35 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 35 (0.65%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 220 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 108 (1.99%) MS Office
3 51 (0.94%) MS Project
4 47 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.26%) SPSS
7 13 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.22%) Stata
9 7 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
10 4 (0.074%) HipChat
10 4 (0.074%) Mingle
11 2 (0.037%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.037%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.018%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.018%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 86 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 71 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 58 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
4 32 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
5 28 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 25 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 23 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
8 20 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
9 18 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
10 16 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
11 14 (0.26%) OpenText MBPM
12 13 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 12 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
14 11 (0.20%) Magento
15 10 (0.18%) Documaker
15 10 (0.18%) RMDS
16 9 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
17 8 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
17 8 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
18 6 (0.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 322 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 60 (1.11%) IaaS
5 51 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 50 (0.92%) PaaS
7 47 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
8 46 (0.85%) GitHub
9 28 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 28 (0.52%) SaaS
10 18 (0.33%) OpenShift
11 17 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 16 (0.30%) Office 365
13 13 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.18%) Google App Engine
16 8 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
17 6 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
17 6 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 4 (0.074%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 434 (8.00%) SAN
2 395 (7.29%) Firewall
3 355 (6.55%) TCP/IP
4 331 (6.10%) HTTP
5 284 (5.24%) DNS
6 223 (4.11%) LDAP
7 195 (3.60%) SSL
8 159 (2.93%) WAN
9 144 (2.66%) Internet
9 144 (2.66%) LAN
10 142 (2.62%) Network Security
11 127 (2.34%) VPN
12 122 (2.25%) NAS
13 97 (1.79%) FTP
14 83 (1.53%) SSH
15 81 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
16 70 (1.29%) DHCP
17 62 (1.14%) SMTP
18 49 (0.90%) BIG-IP
19 44 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (8.61%) Oracle Database
2 457 (8.43%) SQL Server
3 387 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 305 (5.63%) MySQL
5 220 (4.06%) Hadoop
6 211 (3.89%) MongoDB
7 205 (3.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 192 (3.54%) DB2
9 175 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
10 155 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
11 131 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
12 130 (2.40%) Big Data
12 130 (2.40%) NoSQL
13 127 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
14 110 (2.03%) RDBMS
15 95 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
16 94 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
17 79 (1.46%) Apache Hive
18 74 (1.36%) Pentaho
19 70 (1.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 555 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 427 (7.88%) Jenkins
3 396 (7.30%) Subversion
4 370 (6.82%) JIRA
5 256 (4.72%) Maven
6 166 (3.06%) JUnit
7 146 (2.69%) Selenium
8 135 (2.49%) Cucumber
9 110 (2.03%) Ant
10 105 (1.94%) ClearCase
11 102 (1.88%) Eclipse
12 91 (1.68%) SoapUI
13 82 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
14 76 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
15 67 (1.24%) Vagrant
16 65 (1.20%) TeamCity
17 60 (1.11%) LoadRunner
17 60 (1.11%) Mockito
18 59 (1.09%) Gradle
19 56 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1172 (21.62%) Finance
2 702 (12.95%) Banking
3 205 (3.78%) Investment Banking
4 171 (3.15%) Front Office
5 163 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 150 (2.77%) Retail
7 99 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 59 (1.09%) Back Office
9 57 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 47 (0.87%) Law
11 46 (0.85%) Marketing
12 44 (0.81%) Games
13 35 (0.65%) Billing
14 31 (0.57%) Legal
15 29 (0.53%) Electronics
16 19 (0.35%) General Ledger
17 16 (0.30%) Advertising
18 15 (0.28%) Publishing
19 10 (0.18%) French Language
20 9 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1414 (26.08%) Developer
2 557 (10.27%) Analyst
3 545 (10.05%) Administrator
4 475 (8.76%) Java Developer
5 404 (7.45%) Architect
6 402 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 326 (6.01%) Consultant
8 298 (5.50%) Linux Engineer
9 287 (5.29%) Unix Engineer
10 277 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
11 250 (4.61%) Unix Administrator
12 208 (3.84%) Oracle Developer
13 174 (3.21%) Senior Developer
14 169 (3.12%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 155 (2.86%) DBA
16 154 (2.84%) Support Analyst
17 148 (2.73%) Applications Support
18 142 (2.62%) C++ Developer
18 142 (2.62%) Linux Administrator
18 142 (2.62%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (9.50%) XML
2 469 (8.65%) HTML
3 433 (7.99%) Middleware
4 370 (6.82%) J2EE
5 359 (6.62%) Web Services
6 283 (5.22%) CSS
7 272 (5.02%) REST
8 268 (4.94%) SOAP
9 241 (4.44%) Spring
10 219 (4.04%) JSON
11 218 (4.02%) .NET
12 172 (3.17%) Hibernate
13 140 (2.58%) jQuery
14 128 (2.36%) Node.js
15 117 (2.16%) AngularJS
16 116 (2.14%) HTML5
17 115 (2.12%) JMS
18 104 (1.92%) JSP
19 91 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
20 89 (1.64%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 428 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 348 (6.42%) Data Centre
3 195 (3.60%) Clustering
4 176 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 159 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 153 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 132 (2.43%) Mainframe
8 121 (2.23%) Derivative
9 117 (2.16%) Equities
10 94 (1.73%) Visualisation
11 84 (1.55%) Fixed Income
12 70 (1.29%) DataPower
13 64 (1.18%) Replication
14 61 (1.13%) Data Integration
14 61 (1.13%) User Experience
15 54 (1.00%) PKI
15 54 (1.00%) Private Cloud
16 51 (0.94%) Client/Server
17 48 (0.89%) Virtual Team
18 46 (0.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3066 (56.55%) Linux
2 1619 (29.86%) Windows
3 798 (14.72%) Solaris
4 579 (10.68%) AIX
5 576 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 397 (7.32%) Windows Server
7 184 (3.39%) Mac OS X
8 155 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 135 (2.49%) HPUX
10 94 (1.73%) CentOS
11 90 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
12 80 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 69 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 68 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 64 (1.18%) SUSE
16 43 (0.79%) Windows 7
17 42 (0.77%) Mac OS
17 42 (0.77%) Windows XP
18 40 (0.74%) Ubuntu
19 32 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1125 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 681 (12.56%) ITIL
3 643 (11.86%) DevOps
4 633 (11.67%) Configuration Management
5 477 (8.80%) Migration
6 406 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
7 301 (5.55%) OO
8 297 (5.48%) Project Management
9 286 (5.27%) TDD
10 281 (5.18%) Change Management
11 279 (5.15%) Scrum
12 277 (5.11%) Open Source
13 274 (5.05%) Software Engineering
14 255 (4.70%) SDLC
15 239 (4.41%) High Availability
16 227 (4.19%) Release Management
17 221 (4.08%) Incident Management
18 213 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
19 210 (3.87%) Unit Testing
20 204 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1695 (31.26%) SQL
2 1593 (29.38%) Java
3 944 (17.41%) Shell Script
4 879 (16.21%) Perl
5 740 (13.65%) Python
6 522 (9.63%) JavaScript
7 394 (7.27%) C++
8 384 (7.08%) PL/SQL
9 327 (6.03%) Bash Shell
10 319 (5.88%) C
11 312 (5.75%) Ruby
12 201 (3.71%) PHP
13 184 (3.39%) PowerShell
14 149 (2.75%) Scala
15 115 (2.12%) C#
16 113 (2.08%) VB
17 108 (1.99%) Korn
18 51 (0.94%) Groovy
19 35 (0.65%) COBOL
20 30 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 800 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 591 (10.90%) SC Cleared
3 287 (5.29%) Degree
4 145 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 130 (2.40%) DV Cleared
6 78 (1.44%) CISSP
7 74 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (1.36%) ISTQB
8 67 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 63 (1.16%) ISEB
10 44 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
11 43 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 43 (0.79%) MCSE
12 42 (0.77%) CCNP
13 41 (0.76%) AAT
14 38 (0.70%) CCNA
15 37 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
16 35 (0.65%) CISM
17 29 (0.53%) RHCE
18 26 (0.48%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (3.34%) QA
2 162 (2.99%) SLA
3 75 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 56 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 53 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 43 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 36 (0.66%) Data Quality
8 29 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 25 (0.46%) JSP 440
10 20 (0.37%) COBIT
11 14 (0.26%) RMADS
12 6 (0.11%) FATCA
12 6 (0.11%) MiFID
13 5 (0.092%) EMIR
13 5 (0.092%) SEPA
14 4 (0.074%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.055%) GCP
16 2 (0.037%) CDISC
16 2 (0.037%) ISO20022
16 2 (0.037%) ISO22301
System Software
1 355 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 347 (6.40%) Active Directory
3 200 (3.69%) Docker
4 165 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
5 101 (1.86%) vSphere
6 98 (1.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 94 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
8 80 (1.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 66 (1.22%) NFS
10 65 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
11 61 (1.13%) VMware ESX
12 58 (1.07%) KVM
13 51 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
14 50 (0.92%) Hyper-V
15 43 (0.79%) Firmware
15 43 (0.79%) GlusterFS
16 41 (0.76%) Sendmail
17 40 (0.74%) Samba
18 31 (0.57%) GPFS
19 27 (0.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 610 (11.25%) Puppet
2 280 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
3 273 (5.04%) Ansible
4 162 (2.99%) NetBackup
5 161 (2.97%) Nagios
6 147 (2.71%) Tivoli
7 97 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 90 (1.66%) Control-M
9 82 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
10 81 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
11 71 (1.31%) SCCM
12 70 (1.29%) Data Guard
13 59 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
13 59 (1.09%) HP SiteScope
13 59 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 59 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
14 57 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
14 57 (1.05%) SCOM
15 50 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
16 44 (0.81%) MOM
Vendors
1 1942 (35.82%) Oracle
2 750 (13.83%) Red Hat
3 561 (10.35%) VMware
4 513 (9.46%) IBM
5 477 (8.80%) Microsoft
6 466 (8.59%) HP
7 248 (4.57%) Veritas
8 237 (4.37%) Informatica
9 218 (4.02%) Sybase
10 189 (3.49%) EMC
11 178 (3.28%) Cisco
11 178 (3.28%) Sun
12 168 (3.10%) NetApp
13 140 (2.58%) Citrix
14 136 (2.51%) CA
15 128 (2.36%) Symantec
16 122 (2.25%) webMethods
17 120 (2.21%) ServiceNow
18 119 (2.19%) Splunk
19 117 (2.16%) F5
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Reuben Chase
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £401 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £288.64 - £303.07 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
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London
PCR
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Great central London locations
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