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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 34 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 2516 2713 2670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.00% 5.12% 5.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.17% 23.65% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1558 1606 1559
Median daily rate £433 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 57 43
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £16.27 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +24.60%
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
10859 11470 11625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.57% 21.64% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7038 6814 6732
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 899 993
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -15 1095 £475 - 241
South East -4 501 £423 +5.62% 85
North East +22 232 £295 -30.58% 10
North West -3 152 £400 -11.05% 31
Yorkshire -9 143 £425 +3.65% 32
West Midlands +15 123 £425 +6.25% 26
South West +11 100 £396 -0.68% 52
East of England +2 98 £375 -8.53% 39
East Midlands -8 65 £425 +16.83% 5
Midlands -14 1 £450 -5.26%
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 2946 (55.97%) Linux
2 1899 (36.08%) Oracle
3 1663 (31.59%) SQL
4 1630 (30.97%) Windows
5 1530 (29.07%) Java
6 1139 (21.64%) Finance
7 1065 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
8 923 (17.53%) Shell Script
9 901 (17.12%) Perl
10 775 (14.72%) Security Cleared
11 770 (14.63%) Solaris
12 732 (13.91%) Python
13 699 (13.28%) ITIL
14 686 (13.03%) Banking
15 685 (13.01%) Red Hat
16 639 (12.14%) DevOps
17 610 (11.59%) Puppet
18 605 (11.49%) Configuration Management
19 569 (10.81%) AIX
20 568 (10.79%) SC Cleared
21 553 (10.51%) VMware
22 533 (10.13%) Git (software)
23 529 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 529 (10.05%) JavaScript
24 518 (9.84%) XML
25 508 (9.65%) HP
26 499 (9.48%) IBM
27 486 (9.23%) Microsoft
28 466 (8.85%) SQL Server
29 460 (8.74%) Migration

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
1 425 (8.07%) WebLogic
2 364 (6.91%) Apache
3 317 (6.02%) WebSphere
4 288 (5.47%) Tomcat
5 228 (4.33%) JBoss
6 130 (2.47%) Confluence
7 111 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 96 (1.82%) SAS
9 94 (1.79%) IIS
10 65 (1.23%) MS Exchange
11 64 (1.22%) OpenStack
12 57 (1.08%) SharePoint
13 56 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
14 52 (0.99%) MQSeries
14 52 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
15 49 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
16 43 (0.82%) Apache Spark
17 36 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
18 34 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 34 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 215 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 112 (2.13%) MS Office
3 46 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 43 (0.82%) MS Project
5 27 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.21%) SPSS
8 9 (0.17%) Stata
9 4 (0.076%) HipChat
9 4 (0.076%) Mingle
10 2 (0.038%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.019%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.019%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.019%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.019%) PaintShop Pro
11 1 (0.019%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.019%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 86 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 71 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 61 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
4 31 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 31 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 30 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
6 26 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
7 25 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 24 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
9 16 (0.30%) Magento
10 15 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
11 13 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 11 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
12 11 (0.21%) RMDS
13 10 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
13 10 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
14 9 (0.17%) Documaker
14 9 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
15 8 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
15 8 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 334 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 68 (1.29%) PaaS
5 54 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 52 (0.99%) GitHub
6 52 (0.99%) IaaS
7 48 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (0.63%) OpenShift
9 30 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 25 (0.47%) SaaS
11 15 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 14 (0.27%) Office 365
13 13 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (0.19%) Google App Engine
16 8 (0.15%) Route 53
17 7 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
19 5 (0.095%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 431 (8.19%) SAN
2 390 (7.41%) Firewall
3 352 (6.69%) TCP/IP
4 316 (6.00%) HTTP
5 293 (5.57%) DNS
6 260 (4.94%) LDAP
7 199 (3.78%) SSL
8 148 (2.81%) WAN
9 131 (2.49%) Internet
9 131 (2.49%) LAN
10 122 (2.32%) Network Security
11 118 (2.24%) NAS
12 116 (2.20%) VPN
13 104 (1.98%) FTP
14 92 (1.75%) SSH
15 66 (1.25%) DHCP
15 66 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
16 56 (1.06%) SMTP
17 52 (0.99%) BIG-IP
18 45 (0.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 448 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 343 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 314 (5.97%) MySQL
5 235 (4.46%) Hadoop
6 206 (3.91%) DB2
7 201 (3.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 187 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
9 157 (2.98%) MongoDB
10 135 (2.56%) Big Data
10 135 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
11 115 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 113 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
12 113 (2.15%) NoSQL
13 110 (2.09%) RDBMS
14 79 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
15 72 (1.37%) Apache Hive
16 70 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
17 68 (1.29%) HBase
18 66 (1.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 533 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 442 (8.40%) Jenkins
3 400 (7.60%) JIRA
4 373 (7.09%) Subversion
5 237 (4.50%) Maven
6 158 (3.00%) JUnit
7 150 (2.85%) Selenium
8 129 (2.45%) Cucumber
9 115 (2.18%) Ant
10 108 (2.05%) ClearCase
11 100 (1.90%) Eclipse
12 88 (1.67%) SoapUI
13 79 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
14 74 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
14 74 (1.41%) Vagrant
15 68 (1.29%) LoadRunner
16 62 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 60 (1.14%) JMeter
18 59 (1.12%) TeamCity
19 52 (0.99%) Gradle
General
1 1139 (21.64%) Finance
2 686 (13.03%) Banking
3 189 (3.59%) Investment Banking
4 158 (3.00%) Front Office
5 152 (2.89%) Retail
6 132 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 102 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 59 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 56 (1.06%) Back Office
10 48 (0.91%) Marketing
11 46 (0.87%) Law
12 35 (0.66%) Games
12 35 (0.66%) Legal
13 34 (0.65%) Billing
14 28 (0.53%) Electronics
15 23 (0.44%) General Ledger
16 19 (0.36%) Advertising
17 16 (0.30%) Publishing
18 9 (0.17%) French Language
19 8 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1307 (24.83%) Developer
2 547 (10.39%) Analyst
3 540 (10.26%) Administrator
4 414 (7.86%) Java Developer
5 390 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 373 (7.09%) Architect
7 318 (6.04%) Consultant
8 281 (5.34%) Unix Engineer
9 278 (5.28%) Linux Engineer
10 277 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
11 250 (4.75%) Unix Administrator
12 193 (3.67%) Oracle Developer
13 169 (3.21%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 156 (2.96%) DBA
15 146 (2.77%) Senior Developer
16 141 (2.68%) Linux Administrator
17 140 (2.66%) Support Analyst
18 134 (2.55%) Support Engineer
19 132 (2.51%) Test Analyst
20 130 (2.47%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 518 (9.84%) XML
2 422 (8.02%) HTML
3 397 (7.54%) Middleware
4 391 (7.43%) J2EE
5 356 (6.76%) Web Services
6 258 (4.90%) SOAP
7 255 (4.84%) CSS
8 247 (4.69%) JSON
9 236 (4.48%) Spring
10 220 (4.18%) REST
11 216 (4.10%) .NET
12 148 (2.81%) Hibernate
13 136 (2.58%) jQuery
14 121 (2.30%) JMS
15 115 (2.18%) Node.js
16 109 (2.07%) JSP
17 106 (2.01%) HTML5
18 103 (1.96%) LAMP
19 92 (1.75%) AngularJS
20 91 (1.73%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 397 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 337 (6.40%) Data Centre
3 220 (4.18%) Clustering
4 184 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 155 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 138 (2.62%) Mainframe
7 125 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 103 (1.96%) Derivative
9 89 (1.69%) Equities
9 89 (1.69%) Visualisation
10 67 (1.27%) Replication
11 65 (1.23%) Fixed Income
12 61 (1.16%) User Experience
13 58 (1.10%) DataPower
14 55 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 55 (1.04%) PKI
15 54 (1.03%) Private Cloud
15 54 (1.03%) Virtual Team
16 53 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
17 52 (0.99%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2946 (55.97%) Linux
2 1630 (30.97%) Windows
3 770 (14.63%) Solaris
4 569 (10.81%) AIX
5 529 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 406 (7.71%) Windows Server
7 140 (2.66%) Mac OS X
8 138 (2.62%) HPUX
9 132 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 95 (1.80%) CentOS
11 92 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
12 71 (1.35%) SUSE
13 69 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 65 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 62 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 39 (0.74%) Windows XP
17 33 (0.63%) Mac OS
18 32 (0.61%) Ubuntu
19 29 (0.55%) zOS
20 27 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1065 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
2 699 (13.28%) ITIL
3 639 (12.14%) DevOps
4 605 (11.49%) Configuration Management
5 460 (8.74%) Migration
6 441 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
7 293 (5.57%) OO
8 287 (5.45%) Change Management
9 270 (5.13%) Project Management
10 268 (5.09%) Scrum
11 259 (4.92%) Software Engineering
12 253 (4.81%) TDD
13 244 (4.64%) High Availability
14 237 (4.50%) Open Source
15 236 (4.48%) SDLC
16 228 (4.33%) Incident Management
17 226 (4.29%) Release Management
18 207 (3.93%) Unit Testing
19 202 (3.84%) Performance Tuning
19 202 (3.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1663 (31.59%) SQL
2 1530 (29.07%) Java
3 923 (17.53%) Shell Script
4 901 (17.12%) Perl
5 732 (13.91%) Python
6 529 (10.05%) JavaScript
7 388 (7.37%) C++
8 366 (6.95%) PL/SQL
9 318 (6.04%) Bash Shell
10 303 (5.76%) C
11 299 (5.68%) Ruby
12 226 (4.29%) PHP
13 182 (3.46%) PowerShell
14 126 (2.39%) Scala
15 117 (2.22%) VB
16 115 (2.18%) Korn
17 111 (2.11%) C#
18 45 (0.85%) Groovy
19 42 (0.80%) Jython
20 36 (0.68%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 775 (14.72%) Security Cleared
2 568 (10.79%) SC Cleared
3 285 (5.41%) Degree
4 150 (2.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 141 (2.68%) DV Cleared
6 77 (1.46%) CISSP
7 76 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 66 (1.25%) ISEB
9 65 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 62 (1.18%) ISTQB
11 44 (0.84%) CCNP
12 43 (0.82%) MCSE
13 41 (0.78%) AAT
13 41 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 40 (0.76%) CCNA
15 37 (0.70%) CISM
15 37 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
15 37 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
16 31 (0.59%) RHCE
17 26 (0.49%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (3.57%) QA
2 145 (2.75%) SLA
3 69 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 64 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 55 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 35 (0.66%) Data Quality
8 34 (0.65%) ISO 9001
9 25 (0.47%) JSP 440
10 20 (0.38%) COBIT
11 14 (0.27%) RMADS
12 9 (0.17%) FATCA
13 5 (0.095%) COSO
13 5 (0.095%) EMIR
13 5 (0.095%) MiFID
13 5 (0.095%) SEPA
14 3 (0.057%) GCP
14 3 (0.057%) HL7
14 3 (0.057%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.038%) CDISC
System Software
1 355 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 354 (6.72%) Active Directory
3 204 (3.88%) Docker
4 146 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
5 104 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
6 90 (1.71%) vSphere
7 86 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 72 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 64 (1.22%) NFS
10 51 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
11 50 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
12 49 (0.93%) VMware ESX
13 47 (0.89%) Samba
14 46 (0.87%) KVM
15 43 (0.82%) Firmware
15 43 (0.82%) Hyper-V
15 43 (0.82%) Sendmail
16 42 (0.80%) GlusterFS
17 31 (0.59%) HDFS
18 28 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 610 (11.59%) Puppet
2 266 (5.05%) Ansible
3 250 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
4 149 (2.83%) Tivoli
5 145 (2.75%) Nagios
6 144 (2.74%) NetBackup
7 100 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
8 97 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 79 (1.50%) Control-M
10 71 (1.35%) Data Guard
11 66 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
12 64 (1.22%) HP SiteScope
12 64 (1.22%) SCCM
13 63 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
14 56 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
15 53 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 52 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
17 50 (0.95%) MOM
17 50 (0.95%) SCOM
18 39 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1899 (36.08%) Oracle
2 685 (13.01%) Red Hat
3 553 (10.51%) VMware
4 508 (9.65%) HP
5 499 (9.48%) IBM
6 486 (9.23%) Microsoft
7 212 (4.03%) Veritas
8 196 (3.72%) Informatica
9 190 (3.61%) Cisco
10 188 (3.57%) Sun
11 182 (3.46%) Sybase
12 180 (3.42%) EMC
13 149 (2.83%) NetApp
14 146 (2.77%) CA
15 132 (2.51%) ServiceNow
16 124 (2.36%) Citrix
16 124 (2.36%) Splunk
17 123 (2.34%) F5
18 113 (2.15%) Symantec
19 109 (2.07%) webMethods
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £320 - £330 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6months
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £475.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £425.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £520 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £375 to £380 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago