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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
UK / England
Rank 42 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 1960 2564 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.68% 5.47% 5.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.02% 25.75% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1634 1595
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 25
Median hourly rate £40.25 £30.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.89% -15.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £19.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.75 £48.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -23.12%

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
8513 9957 10813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.35% 21.23% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5488 6115 6320
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 684 861
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 1007 £500 +5.26% 221
South East -7 341 £425 +6.25% 86
North West -12 111 £425 +6.25% 28
Yorkshire -14 100 £425 -5.55% 22
North East +10 95 £350 +23.89% 11
East Midlands -6 81 £325 -16.12% 22
East of England -13 69 £265 -41.11% 33
West Midlands -42 69 £438 -2.77% 24
South West -20 64 £470 +29.65% 35
Midlands +3 7 £325 -33.33%
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 2641 (61.32%) Linux
2 1407 (32.67%) SQL
3 1359 (31.55%) Oracle
4 1280 (29.72%) Java
4 1280 (29.72%) Windows
5 1038 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
6 974 (22.61%) Finance
7 793 (18.41%) Python
8 728 (16.90%) Shell Script
9 721 (16.74%) Perl
10 620 (14.40%) DevOps
11 595 (13.81%) Git (software)
12 572 (13.28%) Banking
13 564 (13.09%) JavaScript
14 545 (12.65%) Security Cleared
15 522 (12.12%) Red Hat
16 508 (11.79%) Puppet
17 500 (11.61%) Jenkins
18 480 (11.14%) Configuration Management
19 448 (10.40%) XML
20 444 (10.31%) Solaris
21 443 (10.29%) VMware
22 425 (9.87%) AIX
23 420 (9.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 418 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
25 415 (9.64%) HTML
26 412 (9.57%) SC Cleared
27 405 (9.40%) IBM
28 392 (9.10%) TCP/IP
29 384 (8.92%) ITIL

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
1 298 (6.92%) WebLogic
2 290 (6.73%) WebSphere
3 269 (6.25%) Apache
4 225 (5.22%) Tomcat
5 162 (3.76%) Confluence
6 160 (3.71%) JBoss
7 101 (2.35%) Apache Spark
7 101 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 79 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 72 (1.67%) IIS
10 67 (1.56%) nginx
11 66 (1.53%) OpenStack
12 47 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
13 46 (1.07%) MS Exchange
13 46 (1.07%) SAS
14 42 (0.98%) Apache Pig
15 40 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
15 40 (0.93%) SharePoint
16 34 (0.79%) iPlanet
17 33 (0.77%) MQSeries
Applications
1 171 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 69 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 56 (1.30%) MS Office
4 38 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.53%) MS Project
6 4 (0.093%) Gliffy
6 4 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.070%) HipChat
7 3 (0.070%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.070%) Siemens NX
7 3 (0.070%) SPSS
8 2 (0.046%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.023%) InDesign
9 1 (0.023%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.023%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 50 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 29 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
3 29 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
4 26 (0.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 26 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 25 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
6 23 (0.53%) Unica
7 15 (0.35%) RMDS
8 12 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
9 11 (0.26%) Summit
10 10 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.21%) Magento
12 8 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
13 7 (0.16%) Demantra
13 7 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
13 7 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (0.16%) SnowdropKCS
14 6 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
14 6 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 308 (7.15%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (2.48%) PaaS
4 93 (2.16%) IaaS
5 89 (2.07%) GitHub
6 82 (1.90%) SaaS
7 72 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 29 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (0.44%) OpenShift
12 17 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 17 (0.39%) Office 365
12 17 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
14 12 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
14 12 (0.28%) Google App Engine
15 11 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
15 11 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 392 (9.10%) TCP/IP
2 374 (8.68%) Firewall
3 243 (5.64%) HTTP
4 226 (5.25%) SAN
5 219 (5.08%) DNS
6 199 (4.62%) LDAP
7 170 (3.95%) SSL
8 149 (3.46%) WAN
9 148 (3.44%) LAN
10 120 (2.79%) Internet
11 111 (2.58%) VPN
12 93 (2.16%) Network Security
13 89 (2.07%) VoIP
14 85 (1.97%) SSH
15 74 (1.72%) DHCP
15 74 (1.72%) FTP
16 73 (1.69%) NAS
17 62 (1.44%) Kerberos
18 61 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
19 40 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (8.75%) Oracle Database
2 373 (8.66%) Relational Database
3 347 (8.06%) SQL Server
4 227 (5.27%) Big Data
4 227 (5.27%) Hadoop
5 194 (4.50%) MySQL
6 163 (3.78%) MongoDB
7 152 (3.53%) DB2
8 138 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 133 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
10 130 (3.02%) NoSQL
11 122 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
12 105 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
13 103 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
14 87 (2.02%) Apache Hive
14 87 (2.02%) RDBMS
15 79 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
16 68 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 68 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
17 51 (1.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 595 (13.81%) Git (software)
2 500 (11.61%) Jenkins
3 361 (8.38%) JIRA
4 231 (5.36%) Subversion
5 225 (5.22%) Maven
6 170 (3.95%) JUnit
7 159 (3.69%) Selenium
8 129 (3.00%) Cucumber
9 91 (2.11%) Mockito
10 87 (2.02%) TeamCity
11 82 (1.90%) Ant
12 78 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
13 75 (1.74%) Gradle
14 70 (1.63%) Eclipse
15 60 (1.39%) Vagrant
16 52 (1.21%) WebDriver
17 46 (1.07%) Spock
18 45 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 42 (0.98%) ClearCase
19 42 (0.98%) HP UFT
General
1 974 (22.61%) Finance
2 572 (13.28%) Banking
3 188 (4.36%) Investment Banking
4 174 (4.04%) Front Office
5 157 (3.65%) Retail
6 92 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 70 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 70 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 52 (1.21%) Marketing
9 47 (1.09%) Law
10 38 (0.88%) Legal
11 32 (0.74%) Back Office
12 23 (0.53%) Publishing
13 21 (0.49%) Games
14 15 (0.35%) Electronics
15 14 (0.33%) Automotive
16 12 (0.28%) Advertising
17 9 (0.21%) Billing
17 9 (0.21%) Local Government
18 7 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1161 (26.96%) Developer
2 475 (11.03%) Analyst
3 405 (9.40%) Java Developer
4 361 (8.38%) Administrator
5 327 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 269 (6.25%) Architect
7 224 (5.20%) Consultant
8 221 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
9 205 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
10 187 (4.34%) Systems Administrator
11 181 (4.20%) C++ Developer
12 155 (3.60%) DBA
12 155 (3.60%) Unix Administrator
13 153 (3.55%) Senior Developer
14 127 (2.95%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 126 (2.93%) Support Analyst
16 118 (2.74%) Applications Support
17 109 (2.53%) Oracle DBA
18 105 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
19 103 (2.39%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (10.40%) XML
2 415 (9.64%) HTML
3 352 (8.17%) Web Services
4 303 (7.04%) J2EE
5 268 (6.22%) REST
6 263 (6.11%) Spring
7 258 (5.99%) SOAP
8 255 (5.92%) CSS
8 255 (5.92%) Middleware
9 253 (5.87%) JSON
10 167 (3.88%) Hibernate
11 157 (3.65%) JMS
12 132 (3.06%) Node.js
13 128 (2.97%) HTML5
14 120 (2.79%) .NET
15 116 (2.69%) RESTful
16 112 (2.60%) jQuery
16 112 (2.60%) STL
17 97 (2.25%) XSLT
18 93 (2.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 418 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 285 (6.62%) Data Centre
3 167 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 142 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 126 (2.93%) Clustering
6 111 (2.58%) Derivative
7 103 (2.39%) Equities
8 99 (2.30%) Mainframe
9 97 (2.25%) Algorithms
10 96 (2.23%) Computer Science
10 96 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
11 89 (2.07%) Fixed Income
12 82 (1.90%) User Experience
13 60 (1.39%) Tandem
14 54 (1.25%) Client/Server
15 52 (1.21%) iSeries
16 44 (1.02%) Fintech
17 41 (0.95%) DataPower
17 41 (0.95%) Replication
18 40 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2641 (61.32%) Linux
2 1280 (29.72%) Windows
3 444 (10.31%) Solaris
4 425 (9.87%) AIX
5 420 (9.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 273 (6.34%) Windows Server
7 154 (3.58%) Mac OS X
8 96 (2.23%) SUSE
9 92 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 76 (1.76%) CentOS
11 73 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 72 (1.67%) HPUX
13 62 (1.44%) Windows XP
14 60 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 55 (1.28%) Ubuntu
16 54 (1.25%) Windows 2000
17 45 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
17 45 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 40 (0.93%) Mac OS
19 33 (0.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1038 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
2 620 (14.40%) DevOps
3 480 (11.14%) Configuration Management
4 384 (8.92%) ITIL
5 344 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
6 327 (7.59%) Open Source
7 294 (6.83%) OO
8 288 (6.69%) Migration
9 287 (6.66%) Scrum
10 247 (5.73%) TDD
11 237 (5.50%) SDLC
12 232 (5.39%) Change Management
13 231 (5.36%) Software Engineering
14 230 (5.34%) High Availability
15 208 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
16 178 (4.13%) Web Development
17 174 (4.04%) Mentoring
18 165 (3.83%) BDD
19 157 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
20 156 (3.62%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1407 (32.67%) SQL
2 1280 (29.72%) Java
3 793 (18.41%) Python
4 728 (16.90%) Shell Script
5 721 (16.74%) Perl
6 564 (13.09%) JavaScript
7 345 (8.01%) C++
8 337 (7.82%) Bash Shell
9 303 (7.04%) PL/SQL
10 247 (5.73%) Ruby
11 191 (4.43%) C
12 171 (3.97%) PHP
13 160 (3.71%) Scala
14 142 (3.30%) PowerShell
15 137 (3.18%) C#
16 118 (2.74%) Korn
17 56 (1.30%) VB
18 53 (1.23%) R
19 50 (1.16%) Groovy
20 42 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 545 (12.65%) Security Cleared
2 412 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 275 (6.38%) Degree
4 112 (2.60%) CISSP
5 99 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 76 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
7 70 (1.63%) ISEB
8 65 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 62 (1.44%) SANS
10 59 (1.37%) ISTQB
11 49 (1.14%) SSCP
12 43 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 40 (0.93%) CCNA
14 37 (0.86%) CCNP
15 33 (0.77%) CEH
16 26 (0.60%) CISM
16 26 (0.60%) RHCE
17 23 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
17 23 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (0.53%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (3.25%) QA
2 102 (2.37%) SLA
3 51 (1.18%) MiFID
4 45 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 44 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 36 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 33 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 28 (0.65%) FATCA
9 23 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
9 23 (0.53%) EMIR
10 20 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (0.33%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.26%) SDET
13 8 (0.19%) COBIT
14 7 (0.16%) Basel II
15 6 (0.14%) JSP 440
16 5 (0.12%) ISO27002
16 5 (0.12%) RMADS
17 4 (0.093%) ISO 9000
17 4 (0.093%) SEPA
System Software
1 265 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 233 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 205 (4.76%) Docker
4 88 (2.04%) vSphere
5 77 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 75 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
7 74 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 70 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
9 68 (1.58%) NFS
10 62 (1.44%) HDFS
11 47 (1.09%) VMware ESX
12 35 (0.81%) Veritas File System
13 33 (0.77%) vCloud
14 31 (0.72%) Samba
15 28 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
16 27 (0.63%) Apache Flume
17 22 (0.51%) Hyper-V
17 22 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 20 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
18 20 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 508 (11.79%) Puppet
2 282 (6.55%) Ansible
3 265 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (2.18%) Nagios
5 87 (2.02%) Tivoli
6 65 (1.51%) Data Guard
7 60 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
7 60 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 58 (1.35%) NetBackup
9 56 (1.30%) QRadar
10 52 (1.21%) Control-M
11 43 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
12 40 (0.93%) Kibana
12 40 (0.93%) logstash
13 35 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
13 35 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
14 34 (0.79%) Graphite
14 34 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 34 (0.79%) ZABBIX
15 32 (0.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1359 (31.55%) Oracle
2 522 (12.12%) Red Hat
3 443 (10.29%) VMware
4 405 (9.40%) IBM
5 346 (8.03%) Microsoft
6 269 (6.25%) HP
7 260 (6.04%) Cisco
8 166 (3.85%) Sun
9 161 (3.74%) Splunk
10 152 (3.53%) Veritas
11 146 (3.39%) Sybase
12 101 (2.35%) NetApp
13 98 (2.28%) Informatica
14 96 (2.23%) Citrix
14 96 (2.23%) F5
15 89 (2.07%) Atlassian
16 75 (1.74%) SAP
17 70 (1.63%) EMC
18 68 (1.58%) Solace
19 66 (1.53%) Apple
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Rullion
Rate: £490 - £494 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £560 per day £Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480 - £540 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago