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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
UK / England
Rank 38 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 1999 2531 2566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.90% 5.44% 5.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.62% 25.60% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1576 1620
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £20.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £54.10 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
8462 9887 10700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.74% 21.26% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5409 5984 6367
Median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 765 879
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.30 £36.25
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 0 1048 £500 - 195
South East -19 280 £425 +4.93% 85
North East +26 142 £340 +15.25% 4
North West -2 112 £413 +3.12% 24
Yorkshire -5 97 £425 +6.25% 28
East of England -14 82 £296 -34.16% 19
West Midlands -33 79 £400 -5.88% 28
East Midlands -16 70 £325 -16.12% 19
South West -11 64 £363 -3.33% 24
Midlands +1 7 £325 -27.77%
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 2607 (60.32%) Linux
2 1390 (32.16%) SQL
3 1330 (30.77%) Windows
4 1324 (30.63%) Oracle
5 1244 (28.78%) Java
6 975 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
7 940 (21.75%) Finance
8 767 (17.75%) Python
9 760 (17.58%) Perl
10 706 (16.34%) Shell Script
11 588 (13.60%) DevOps
12 573 (13.26%) Git (software)
13 555 (12.84%) Security Cleared
14 547 (12.66%) Banking
15 532 (12.31%) JavaScript
16 524 (12.12%) Puppet
17 511 (11.82%) Solaris
18 498 (11.52%) Red Hat
19 488 (11.29%) Jenkins
20 487 (11.27%) VMware
21 456 (10.55%) Configuration Management
22 455 (10.53%) XML
23 454 (10.50%) AIX
24 439 (10.16%) ITIL
25 413 (9.56%) SC Cleared
26 406 (9.39%) IBM
27 396 (9.16%) TCP/IP
28 395 (9.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 394 (9.12%) Firewall
29 394 (9.12%) Analytical Skills

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
1 323 (7.47%) WebSphere
2 287 (6.64%) Apache
3 267 (6.18%) WebLogic
4 225 (5.21%) Tomcat
5 141 (3.26%) JBoss
6 139 (3.22%) Confluence
7 115 (2.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 102 (2.36%) Apache Spark
9 87 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 77 (1.78%) IIS
11 72 (1.67%) OpenStack
12 50 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
12 50 (1.16%) MS Exchange
13 48 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
13 48 (1.11%) SAS
14 45 (1.04%) nginx
15 44 (1.02%) SharePoint
16 40 (0.93%) Apache Pig
17 39 (0.90%) iPlanet
18 35 (0.81%) MQSeries
Applications
1 173 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 67 (1.55%) MS Office
2 67 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.56%) MS Project
5 7 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.093%) Gliffy
7 3 (0.069%) Siemens NX
7 3 (0.069%) SPSS
8 2 (0.046%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.046%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.023%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.023%) InDesign
9 1 (0.023%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.023%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 50 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
4 30 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 24 (0.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 24 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
6 19 (0.44%) RMDS
7 16 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
7 16 (0.37%) Unica
8 15 (0.35%) Magento
9 11 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (0.25%) Summit
10 10 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.21%) Fredhopper
11 9 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
12 7 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.14%) Demantra
13 6 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 307 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (2.80%) PaaS
3 101 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 93 (2.15%) GitHub
5 92 (2.13%) IaaS
6 81 (1.87%) SaaS
7 76 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 33 (0.76%) OpenShift
9 27 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
10 16 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 16 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (0.35%) Office 365
11 15 (0.35%) Route 53
11 15 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
14 10 (0.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 396 (9.16%) TCP/IP
2 394 (9.12%) Firewall
3 260 (6.02%) HTTP
4 249 (5.76%) SAN
5 243 (5.62%) DNS
6 229 (5.30%) LDAP
7 176 (4.07%) SSL
8 143 (3.31%) WAN
9 139 (3.22%) LAN
10 133 (3.08%) Internet
11 105 (2.43%) VPN
12 90 (2.08%) Network Security
13 84 (1.94%) SSH
14 80 (1.85%) FTP
15 79 (1.83%) NAS
15 79 (1.83%) VoIP
16 72 (1.67%) DHCP
17 64 (1.48%) Kerberos
18 55 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
19 39 (0.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 352 (8.14%) Oracle Database
3 332 (7.68%) Relational Database
4 243 (5.62%) Hadoop
5 234 (5.41%) Big Data
6 231 (5.34%) MySQL
7 165 (3.82%) MongoDB
8 157 (3.63%) DB2
9 154 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
10 135 (3.12%) NoSQL
11 132 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 119 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
13 84 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
14 83 (1.92%) Apache Hive
14 83 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
15 69 (1.60%) RDBMS
16 68 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
17 66 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
18 59 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
19 50 (1.16%) HBase
Development Applications
1 573 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 488 (11.29%) Jenkins
3 365 (8.45%) JIRA
4 246 (5.69%) Subversion
5 216 (5.00%) Maven
6 177 (4.10%) JUnit
7 160 (3.70%) Selenium
8 143 (3.31%) Cucumber
9 90 (2.08%) Mockito
10 86 (1.99%) TeamCity
11 81 (1.87%) Ant
12 74 (1.71%) Eclipse
13 73 (1.69%) Vagrant
14 64 (1.48%) Gradle
15 63 (1.46%) WebDriver
16 62 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
17 58 (1.34%) ClearCase
18 52 (1.20%) SoapUI
19 50 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 50 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 940 (21.75%) Finance
2 547 (12.66%) Banking
3 178 (4.12%) Investment Banking
4 163 (3.77%) Front Office
5 160 (3.70%) Retail
6 89 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 80 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 63 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 55 (1.27%) Marketing
10 52 (1.20%) Law
11 41 (0.95%) Legal
12 33 (0.76%) Back Office
13 23 (0.53%) Games
14 18 (0.42%) Publishing
15 15 (0.35%) Advertising
16 14 (0.32%) Electronics
17 11 (0.25%) Automotive
18 10 (0.23%) Billing
19 7 (0.16%) Local Government
20 5 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1092 (25.27%) Developer
2 481 (11.13%) Analyst
3 390 (9.02%) Administrator
4 367 (8.49%) Java Developer
5 309 (7.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 269 (6.22%) Architect
7 236 (5.46%) Consultant
8 213 (4.93%) Unix Engineer
9 208 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
10 194 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
11 172 (3.98%) C++ Developer
12 167 (3.86%) Unix Administrator
13 147 (3.40%) DBA
14 141 (3.26%) Senior Developer
15 135 (3.12%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 131 (3.03%) Support Analyst
17 118 (2.73%) Applications Support
18 110 (2.55%) Support Engineer
19 108 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
20 103 (2.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 455 (10.53%) XML
2 362 (8.38%) Web Services
3 355 (8.21%) HTML
4 330 (7.64%) J2EE
5 281 (6.50%) Middleware
6 271 (6.27%) JSON
7 263 (6.09%) REST
8 258 (5.97%) SOAP
9 243 (5.62%) CSS
9 243 (5.62%) Spring
10 148 (3.42%) Hibernate
11 145 (3.35%) JMS
12 138 (3.19%) .NET
13 123 (2.85%) Node.js
14 111 (2.57%) RESTful
15 105 (2.43%) STL
16 99 (2.29%) HTML5
17 97 (2.24%) jQuery
18 88 (2.04%) AngularJS
19 85 (1.97%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 394 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 296 (6.85%) Data Centre
3 155 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 152 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 149 (3.45%) Clustering
6 106 (2.45%) Derivative
7 105 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 105 (2.43%) Mainframe
8 99 (2.29%) Equities
9 95 (2.20%) Fixed Income
10 93 (2.15%) Visualisation
11 91 (2.11%) Algorithms
12 81 (1.87%) User Experience
13 55 (1.27%) Client/Server
14 53 (1.23%) Tandem
15 48 (1.11%) iSeries
16 45 (1.04%) Replication
17 42 (0.97%) DataPower
18 40 (0.93%) Fintech
19 39 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2607 (60.32%) Linux
2 1330 (30.77%) Windows
3 511 (11.82%) Solaris
4 454 (10.50%) AIX
5 395 (9.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 280 (6.48%) Windows Server
7 160 (3.70%) Mac OS X
8 111 (2.57%) SUSE
9 88 (2.04%) CentOS
10 87 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 78 (1.80%) HPUX
12 68 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 63 (1.46%) Windows XP
14 60 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 58 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
16 54 (1.25%) Windows 2000
17 53 (1.23%) Ubuntu
18 43 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 31 (0.72%) Mac OS
20 30 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 975 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (13.60%) DevOps
3 456 (10.55%) Configuration Management
4 439 (10.16%) ITIL
5 375 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
6 314 (7.27%) Migration
7 304 (7.03%) OO
8 285 (6.59%) Scrum
9 277 (6.41%) Open Source
10 250 (5.78%) TDD
11 246 (5.69%) Change Management
12 242 (5.60%) High Availability
13 231 (5.34%) Software Engineering
14 196 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
15 191 (4.42%) SDLC
16 181 (4.19%) BDD
17 165 (3.82%) Web Development
18 163 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
19 158 (3.66%) Service Management
20 157 (3.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1390 (32.16%) SQL
2 1244 (28.78%) Java
3 767 (17.75%) Python
4 760 (17.58%) Perl
5 706 (16.34%) Shell Script
6 532 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 360 (8.33%) C++
8 336 (7.77%) Bash Shell
9 257 (5.95%) Ruby
10 250 (5.78%) PL/SQL
11 209 (4.84%) C
12 189 (4.37%) PHP
13 153 (3.54%) Scala
14 137 (3.17%) C#
14 137 (3.17%) PowerShell
15 122 (2.82%) Korn
16 61 (1.41%) VB
17 47 (1.09%) Groovy
17 47 (1.09%) R
18 40 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 555 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 413 (9.56%) SC Cleared
3 252 (5.83%) Degree
4 105 (2.43%) CISSP
4 105 (2.43%) DV Cleared
5 85 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 76 (1.76%) ISEB
7 70 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 58 (1.34%) ISTQB
9 48 (1.11%) SANS
10 45 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 42 (0.97%) CCNA
12 35 (0.81%) SSCP
13 33 (0.76%) CCNP
13 33 (0.76%) CISM
14 31 (0.72%) CEH
15 27 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
16 24 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (0.44%) CREST Certified
17 19 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (3.63%) QA
2 108 (2.50%) SLA
3 55 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 47 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 35 (0.81%) MiFID
6 32 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 32 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.58%) FATCA
8 24 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
10 14 (0.32%) EMIR
11 11 (0.25%) JSP 440
12 8 (0.19%) COBIT
12 8 (0.19%) SDET
13 7 (0.16%) RMADS
14 6 (0.14%) ISO27002
15 5 (0.12%) Basel II
15 5 (0.12%) COSO
16 3 (0.069%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 311 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (5.53%) Active Directory
3 205 (4.74%) Docker
4 85 (1.97%) vSphere
5 83 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
6 77 (1.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 74 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
7 74 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 71 (1.64%) HDFS
9 70 (1.62%) NFS
10 43 (0.99%) vCloud
10 43 (0.99%) VMware ESX
11 34 (0.79%) Samba
12 29 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
13 27 (0.62%) Apache Flume
14 24 (0.56%) Veritas File System
15 22 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 21 (0.49%) Sendmail
17 20 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
17 20 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 524 (12.12%) Puppet
2 268 (6.20%) Ansible
3 243 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (2.17%) Nagios
5 90 (2.08%) Tivoli
6 78 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
7 61 (1.41%) Data Guard
8 60 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 56 (1.30%) NetBackup
10 50 (1.16%) Control-M
11 49 (1.13%) ZABBIX
12 42 (0.97%) QRadar
13 40 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
14 37 (0.86%) Ambari
14 37 (0.86%) HP SiteScope
15 36 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 34 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
16 34 (0.79%) Nessus
17 33 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
17 33 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1324 (30.63%) Oracle
2 498 (11.52%) Red Hat
3 487 (11.27%) VMware
4 406 (9.39%) IBM
5 389 (9.00%) Microsoft
6 316 (7.31%) HP
7 280 (6.48%) Cisco
8 183 (4.23%) Sun
9 149 (3.45%) Veritas
10 148 (3.42%) Splunk
11 146 (3.38%) Sybase
12 106 (2.45%) NetApp
13 104 (2.41%) F5
14 90 (2.08%) Citrix
15 89 (2.06%) Informatica
16 83 (1.92%) EMC
17 77 (1.78%) Atlassian
17 77 (1.78%) SAP
18 65 (1.50%) webMethods
19 63 (1.46%) Hortonworks
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