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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 20 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 35 49 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.33% 8.67% 15.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.49% 32.03% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 57
Median daily rate £263 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £272 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 £39.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.35%
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
149 153 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.48% 27.08% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 67 100
Median daily rate £350 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £169 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Unix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 December 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
Basildon +3 13 £260 -42.85%
Harlow - 2 - -
Brentwood +5 1 £260 -0.19%
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 28 (62.22%) Oracle
2 24 (53.33%) SQL
3 23 (51.11%) Java
4 16 (35.56%) Windows
4 16 (35.56%) Linux
5 13 (28.89%) XML
5 13 (28.89%) CSS
5 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.89%) HTML
5 13 (28.89%) Shell Script
6 11 (24.44%) PHP
6 11 (24.44%) CRM
6 11 (24.44%) Adobe
6 11 (24.44%) Web Development
6 11 (24.44%) JSON
6 11 (24.44%) Unica
6 11 (24.44%) Adobe Campaign
7 10 (22.22%) B2C
7 10 (22.22%) DNS
8 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.78%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (17.78%) C++
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.56%) J2EE
9 7 (15.56%) Apache
9 7 (15.56%) VoIP
9 7 (15.56%) Solaris
9 7 (15.56%) Analytics
9 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
10 6 (13.33%) 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 7 (15.56%) Apache
2 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Adobe Campaign
1 11 (24.44%) Unica
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.22%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Yammer
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) VoIP
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) Internet
3 5 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (11.11%) WAN
4 4 (8.89%) BGP
4 4 (8.89%) FTP
4 4 (8.89%) IMAP
4 4 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (8.89%) IPsec
4 4 (8.89%) LDAP
4 4 (8.89%) MPLS
4 4 (8.89%) Network Security
4 4 (8.89%) OSPF
4 4 (8.89%) SMTP
5 3 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 3 (6.67%) Extranet
5 3 (6.67%) SSL
5 3 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) DB2
5 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.44%) DataStage
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) PVCS
2 2 (4.44%) AccuRev
2 2 (4.44%) Ant
General
1 5 (11.11%) Automotive
2 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) CRM Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.44%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Solaris Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) CSS
1 13 (28.89%) HTML
1 13 (28.89%) XML
2 11 (24.44%) JSON
3 7 (15.56%) J2EE
4 3 (6.67%) Middleware
4 3 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (4.44%) Ajax
5 2 (4.44%) COM
5 2 (4.44%) HTML5
5 2 (4.44%) JSP
5 2 (4.44%) LESS
5 2 (4.44%) Sass
5 2 (4.44%) XHTML
6 1 (2.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Life Science
2 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Solaris
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) CRM
1 11 (24.44%) Web Development
2 10 (22.22%) B2C
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) Analytics
4 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Coaching
5 5 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (8.89%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (8.89%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analytics
7 3 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) Document Management
8 2 (4.44%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) Shell Script
4 11 (24.44%) PHP
5 8 (17.78%) C++
6 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.67%) Perl
7 3 (6.67%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MOS
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) Adobe
3 5 (11.11%) BEA
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Sun
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) webMethods
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) Infor
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.44%) Teradata