The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 46 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 39 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.15% 7.44% 13.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 27.66% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 35
Median daily rate £300 £388 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -11.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
Unix
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 141 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.87% 26.91% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 62
Median daily rate £338 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £589 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.85% +112.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Essex region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Essex region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Southend-on-Sea -8 2 - -
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for Unix.

1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (45.00%) Apache
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) Solaris
5 8 (40.00%) J2EE
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) BEA
6 7 (35.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (25.00%) Middleware
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) webMethods
9 4 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (20.00%) C++
10 3 (15.00%) MySQL
10 3 (15.00%) Web Services
10 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (10.00%) Ajax
11 2 (10.00%) HTML5
11 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
11 2 (10.00%) SDLC
11 2 (10.00%) TDD
11 2 (10.00%) Degree

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (45.00%) Apache
1 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (35.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) DataStage
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) OLTP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) PVCS
2 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) DataStage Developer
4 2 (10.00%) DataStage ETL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) J2EE
2 5 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) Ajax
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
5 1 (5.00%) JPA
5 1 (5.00%) JSF
5 1 (5.00%) JSP
5 1 (5.00%) LESS
5 1 (5.00%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) Sass
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Struts
5 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Solaris
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Code Coverage
5 1 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.00%) RAD
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (5.00%) Groovy
7 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) BEA
3 4 (20.00%) webMethods
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Infor
5 1 (5.00%) Rally
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) SAP