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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Rank 15 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 44 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.22% 7.13% 7.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.38% 25.52% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 13
Median daily rate £260 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £347 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 0
Median hourly rate £34.25 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
- +22.64%

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
128 145 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.65% 27.94% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 82 57
Median daily rate £350 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 26
Median hourly rate £33.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.50 £20.50
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 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 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
Basildon -2 14 £260 -42.85%
Brentwood +10 2 £260 -32.90%
Southend-on-Sea +1 2 £494 -10.18% 1
Harlow - 2 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 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 Essex region with a requirement for Unix.

1 29 (59.18%) Oracle
2 28 (57.14%) Java
3 27 (55.10%) SQL
4 22 (44.90%) Linux
5 18 (36.73%) Windows
6 16 (32.65%) XML
6 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
6 16 (32.65%) HTML
7 15 (30.61%) CSS
8 12 (24.49%) JSON
9 11 (22.45%) Web Development
9 11 (22.45%) Unica
9 11 (22.45%) Adobe Campaign
9 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
9 11 (22.45%) PHP
9 11 (22.45%) CRM
9 11 (22.45%) Adobe
9 11 (22.45%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (20.41%) B2C
10 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
10 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (18.37%) VMware
11 9 (18.37%) VMware ESX
11 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.37%) J2EE
11 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
11 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (18.37%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (18.37%) Forensic Analysis

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 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Adobe Campaign
1 11 (22.45%) Unica
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Yammer
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) VoIP
2 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) Firewall
3 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 5 (10.20%) LAN
3 5 (10.20%) WAN
4 4 (8.16%) BGP
4 4 (8.16%) FTP
4 4 (8.16%) IMAP
4 4 (8.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (8.16%) IPsec
4 4 (8.16%) LDAP
4 4 (8.16%) MPLS
4 4 (8.16%) Network Security
4 4 (8.16%) OSPF
4 4 (8.16%) SMTP
5 3 (6.12%) EIGRP
5 3 (6.12%) Extranet
5 3 (6.12%) SSL
5 3 (6.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.16%) DataStage
4 4 (8.16%) DB2
4 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (6.12%) Pentaho
5 3 (6.12%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (4.08%) MySQL
7 1 (2.04%) MaxDB
7 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) PVCS
2 4 (8.16%) Ant
3 3 (6.12%) AccuRev
3 3 (6.12%) CA Gen
General
1 6 (12.24%) Automotive
2 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Java Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Security Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) CRM Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.12%) ETL Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Pentaho Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (4.08%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) HTML
1 16 (32.65%) XML
2 15 (30.61%) CSS
3 12 (24.49%) JSON
4 9 (18.37%) J2EE
5 5 (10.20%) Ajax
5 5 (10.20%) Web Services
6 4 (8.16%) HTML5
6 4 (8.16%) JSP
6 4 (8.16%) LESS
6 4 (8.16%) Sass
6 4 (8.16%) XHTML
7 2 (4.08%) COM
8 1 (2.04%) Dropwizard
8 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.04%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.04%) REST
8 1 (2.04%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Life Science
2 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 18 (36.73%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Solaris
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) CRM
1 11 (22.45%) Web Development
2 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) B2C
3 9 (18.37%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (18.37%) Forensic Analysis
3 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
3 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (16.33%) OO
5 7 (14.29%) Analytics
5 7 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
6 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.20%) Coaching
7 5 (10.20%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.16%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (8.16%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) Java
2 27 (55.10%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.45%) PHP
4 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
5 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
6 7 (14.29%) C++
7 5 (10.20%) Perl
8 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.08%) Python
9 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Sun Certification
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MOS
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) VMware ESX
1 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Adobe
3 9 (18.37%) VMware
4 5 (10.20%) IBM
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) Sun
5 4 (8.16%) BEA
5 4 (8.16%) Teradata
5 4 (8.16%) webMethods
6 3 (6.12%) Informatica
6 3 (6.12%) Pega
6 3 (6.12%) SAP
7 2 (4.08%) Infor
7 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat