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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 2680 2667 2513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.45% 5.24% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.79% 23.40% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1570 1488
Median daily rate £425 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 51 47
Median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +12.85%
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
11266 11396 11342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.90% 22.37% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7194 6775 6585
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 886 944
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
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 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -5 1149 £475 +2.70% 243
South East -2 507 £413 +3.12% 104
North East +41 258 £300 +1.69% 16
North West 0 173 £400 - 42
West Midlands +31 151 £425 +25.46% 25
Yorkshire -8 151 £425 +21.42% 20
South West +17 126 £400 - 33
East of England -12 94 £351 +0.14% 26
East Midlands -18 62 £410 +7.18% 17
Midlands -11 1 - - 1
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3018 (55.75%) Linux
2 1905 (35.19%) Oracle
3 1723 (31.83%) SQL
4 1607 (29.69%) Windows
5 1577 (29.13%) Java
6 1165 (21.52%) Finance
7 1132 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
8 947 (17.49%) Shell Script
9 901 (16.65%) Perl
10 804 (14.85%) Security Cleared
11 782 (14.45%) Python
12 757 (13.98%) Solaris
13 737 (13.62%) Red Hat
14 687 (12.69%) Banking
15 656 (12.12%) Configuration Management
16 652 (12.05%) DevOps
17 646 (11.93%) ITIL
18 621 (11.47%) Puppet
19 602 (11.12%) SC Cleared
20 589 (10.88%) VMware
21 568 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 555 (10.25%) AIX
23 549 (10.14%) Git (software)
24 519 (9.59%) IBM
25 512 (9.46%) XML
26 509 (9.40%) JavaScript
27 492 (9.09%) Migration
28 481 (8.89%) HTML
29 480 (8.87%) Microsoft
30 462 (8.54%) 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
1 432 (7.98%) WebLogic
2 359 (6.63%) Apache
3 317 (5.86%) Tomcat
4 296 (5.47%) WebSphere
5 256 (4.73%) JBoss
6 144 (2.66%) Confluence
7 114 (2.11%) SAS
8 100 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 97 (1.79%) IIS
10 86 (1.59%) OpenStack
11 67 (1.24%) MS Exchange
12 61 (1.13%) SharePoint
13 52 (0.96%) MQSeries
14 51 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
15 46 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
16 42 (0.78%) nginx
17 38 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
18 33 (0.61%) Jetty
19 32 (0.59%) Documentum
19 32 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 227 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 108 (2.00%) MS Office
3 46 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 44 (0.81%) MS Project
5 34 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.26%) SPSS
8 12 (0.22%) Stata
9 10 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
10 9 (0.17%) HipChat
11 3 (0.055%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.037%) Mingle
13 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.018%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.018%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 82 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 68 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 59 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
4 33 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
5 26 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 24 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 24 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
7 20 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 11 (0.20%) Magento
10 11 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
10 11 (0.20%) RMDS
11 10 (0.18%) Documaker
12 9 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
12 9 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
13 8 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
14 7 (0.13%) Maximo
14 7 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
15 6 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 338 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
4 65 (1.20%) IaaS
5 56 (1.03%) GitHub
6 51 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 48 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
8 46 (0.85%) PaaS
9 34 (0.63%) SaaS
10 28 (0.52%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.33%) Office 365
12 17 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 13 (0.24%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.17%) Google App Engine
16 9 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 8 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
18 6 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
19 5 (0.092%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 444 (8.20%) SAN
2 369 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 364 (6.72%) Firewall
4 334 (6.17%) HTTP
5 300 (5.54%) DNS
6 216 (3.99%) LDAP
7 187 (3.45%) SSL
8 151 (2.79%) WAN
9 148 (2.73%) Internet
10 140 (2.59%) Network Security
11 136 (2.51%) LAN
12 132 (2.44%) NAS
13 120 (2.22%) VPN
14 91 (1.68%) FTP
15 89 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
16 83 (1.53%) SSH
17 77 (1.42%) DHCP
18 69 (1.27%) SMTP
19 50 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
20 45 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (8.54%) Oracle Database
2 458 (8.46%) SQL Server
3 373 (6.89%) Relational Database
4 296 (5.47%) MySQL
5 225 (4.16%) Hadoop
6 211 (3.90%) MongoDB
7 195 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 192 (3.55%) DB2
9 189 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
10 150 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
11 148 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
12 145 (2.68%) NoSQL
13 126 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 123 (2.27%) Big Data
15 104 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
15 104 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
16 99 (1.83%) RDBMS
17 85 (1.57%) Pentaho
18 76 (1.40%) Apache Hive
19 66 (1.22%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 549 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 441 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 419 (7.74%) Subversion
4 360 (6.65%) JIRA
5 278 (5.14%) Maven
6 172 (3.18%) JUnit
7 138 (2.55%) Cucumber
8 129 (2.38%) Ant
9 128 (2.36%) ClearCase
9 128 (2.36%) Selenium
10 95 (1.76%) Eclipse
11 88 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
12 87 (1.61%) SoapUI
13 70 (1.29%) Mockito
14 69 (1.27%) Gradle
15 67 (1.24%) TeamCity
16 64 (1.18%) Vagrant
17 56 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
18 54 (1.00%) LoadRunner
19 51 (0.94%) ClearQuest
General
1 1165 (21.52%) Finance
2 687 (12.69%) Banking
3 207 (3.82%) Investment Banking
4 186 (3.44%) Front Office
5 179 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 138 (2.55%) Retail
7 90 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 61 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 60 (1.11%) Back Office
10 48 (0.89%) Marketing
11 45 (0.83%) Games
12 40 (0.74%) Law
13 31 (0.57%) Legal
14 30 (0.55%) Billing
15 29 (0.54%) Electronics
16 19 (0.35%) General Ledger
17 18 (0.33%) Advertising
18 12 (0.22%) Publishing
19 10 (0.18%) French Language
20 8 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1432 (26.45%) Developer
2 567 (10.47%) Analyst
3 537 (9.92%) Administrator
4 475 (8.78%) Java Developer
5 423 (7.81%) Architect
6 407 (7.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 304 (5.62%) Linux Engineer
8 299 (5.52%) Consultant
9 293 (5.41%) Unix Engineer
10 268 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
11 244 (4.51%) Unix Administrator
12 213 (3.93%) Oracle Developer
13 177 (3.27%) Senior Developer
14 172 (3.18%) Support Analyst
15 158 (2.92%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 150 (2.77%) DBA
17 148 (2.73%) C++ Developer
18 143 (2.64%) Applications Support
19 142 (2.62%) Linux Administrator
20 141 (2.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (9.46%) XML
2 481 (8.89%) HTML
3 412 (7.61%) Middleware
4 380 (7.02%) Web Services
5 344 (6.36%) J2EE
6 290 (5.36%) CSS
7 282 (5.21%) REST
7 282 (5.21%) SOAP
8 235 (4.34%) .NET
9 234 (4.32%) Spring
10 185 (3.42%) JSON
11 158 (2.92%) Hibernate
12 136 (2.51%) Node.js
13 134 (2.48%) jQuery
14 112 (2.07%) AngularJS
15 111 (2.05%) JMS
16 102 (1.88%) HTML5
17 90 (1.66%) RESTful
18 89 (1.64%) JSP
19 88 (1.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 446 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 359 (6.63%) Data Centre
3 198 (3.66%) Clustering
4 178 (3.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 169 (3.12%) Management Information System
6 161 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 136 (2.51%) Derivative
8 131 (2.42%) Mainframe
9 127 (2.35%) Equities
10 92 (1.70%) Fixed Income
10 92 (1.70%) Visualisation
11 68 (1.26%) Data Integration
11 68 (1.26%) DataPower
12 62 (1.15%) Replication
13 57 (1.05%) PKI
14 55 (1.02%) HACMP
15 53 (0.98%) User Experience
16 49 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 49 (0.91%) Virtual Team
17 47 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3018 (55.75%) Linux
2 1607 (29.69%) Windows
3 757 (13.98%) Solaris
4 568 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 555 (10.25%) AIX
6 376 (6.95%) Windows Server
7 178 (3.29%) Mac OS X
8 147 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 130 (2.40%) HPUX
10 98 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
11 90 (1.66%) CentOS
12 79 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 78 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 74 (1.37%) SUSE
15 66 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 48 (0.89%) Mac OS
17 46 (0.85%) Windows XP
18 43 (0.79%) Windows 7
19 40 (0.74%) Ubuntu
20 37 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1132 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (12.12%) Configuration Management
3 652 (12.05%) DevOps
4 646 (11.93%) ITIL
5 492 (9.09%) Migration
6 429 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
7 324 (5.99%) Scrum
8 308 (5.69%) OO
9 288 (5.32%) Project Management
10 287 (5.30%) Software Engineering
11 285 (5.27%) TDD
12 281 (5.19%) Open Source
13 269 (4.97%) Change Management
14 265 (4.90%) SDLC
15 239 (4.42%) High Availability
16 225 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
17 212 (3.92%) Release Management
18 211 (3.90%) Unit Testing
19 210 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
20 199 (3.68%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1723 (31.83%) SQL
2 1577 (29.13%) Java
3 947 (17.49%) Shell Script
4 901 (16.65%) Perl
5 782 (14.45%) Python
6 509 (9.40%) JavaScript
7 411 (7.59%) PL/SQL
8 402 (7.43%) C++
9 342 (6.32%) Bash Shell
10 338 (6.24%) Ruby
11 308 (5.69%) C
12 206 (3.81%) PowerShell
13 187 (3.45%) PHP
14 141 (2.60%) Scala
15 128 (2.36%) C#
16 110 (2.03%) Korn
16 110 (2.03%) VB
17 57 (1.05%) Groovy
18 36 (0.67%) Go
19 35 (0.65%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 804 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 602 (11.12%) SC Cleared
3 283 (5.23%) Degree
4 118 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 114 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 85 (1.57%) CISSP
7 77 (1.42%) ISTQB
8 74 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 69 (1.27%) ISEB
10 65 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 47 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 44 (0.81%) MCSE
13 38 (0.70%) CCNA
13 38 (0.70%) CCNP
14 36 (0.67%) AAT
14 36 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
15 34 (0.63%) CISM
16 26 (0.48%) OCP
16 26 (0.48%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (2.86%) QA
2 154 (2.85%) SLA
3 67 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 57 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 54 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 39 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 22 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 20 (0.37%) COBIT
10 14 (0.26%) RMADS
11 13 (0.24%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.11%) MiFID
13 5 (0.092%) HL7
14 4 (0.074%) DICOM
14 4 (0.074%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.074%) SEPA
15 2 (0.037%) FATCA
15 2 (0.037%) ISO20022
15 2 (0.037%) ISO22301
15 2 (0.037%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 363 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 344 (6.36%) Active Directory
3 199 (3.68%) Docker
4 167 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
5 120 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 102 (1.88%) vSphere
7 91 (1.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 86 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
9 78 (1.44%) VMware ESX
10 77 (1.42%) NFS
11 64 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
12 59 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
13 52 (0.96%) KVM
14 47 (0.87%) GlusterFS
14 47 (0.87%) Hyper-V
15 40 (0.74%) Sendmail
16 38 (0.70%) Firmware
16 38 (0.70%) Samba
17 31 (0.57%) GPFS
18 30 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 621 (11.47%) Puppet
2 295 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 266 (4.91%) Ansible
4 160 (2.96%) Nagios
5 152 (2.81%) Tivoli
6 147 (2.72%) NetBackup
7 94 (1.74%) Control-M
8 83 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 79 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
10 76 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
11 69 (1.27%) Data Guard
11 69 (1.27%) SCCM
12 62 (1.15%) SCOM
13 58 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
14 57 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
14 57 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
15 54 (1.00%) logstash
16 52 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
17 49 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
18 46 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1905 (35.19%) Oracle
2 737 (13.62%) Red Hat
3 589 (10.88%) VMware
4 519 (9.59%) IBM
5 480 (8.87%) Microsoft
6 457 (8.44%) HP
7 264 (4.88%) Veritas
8 257 (4.75%) Informatica
9 239 (4.42%) Sybase
10 207 (3.82%) EMC
11 172 (3.18%) Cisco
11 172 (3.18%) NetApp
12 157 (2.90%) Sun
13 135 (2.49%) Citrix
14 131 (2.42%) webMethods
15 126 (2.33%) CA
16 122 (2.25%) Splunk
17 120 (2.22%) Symantec
18 116 (2.14%) Pega
19 107 (1.98%) ServiceNow
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