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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Rank 14 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 43 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.23% 5.81% 9.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.09% 23.58% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 21
Median daily rate £265 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £346 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -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
134 123 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.99% 24.65% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 66
Median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.50 £41.50
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 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 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
Basildon -1 12 £254 -43.61%
Southend-on-Sea -8 6 £491 -10.77%
Brentwood +7 3 £260 -32.90%
Harlow - 1 - -
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 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 Essex region with a requirement for Unix.

1 39 (59.09%) Java
1 39 (59.09%) SQL
1 39 (59.09%) Oracle
2 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
3 28 (42.42%) Linux
4 27 (40.91%) XML
5 26 (39.39%) HTML
6 23 (34.85%) Windows
6 23 (34.85%) CSS
7 20 (30.30%) CRM
7 20 (30.30%) Adobe
7 20 (30.30%) JSON
7 20 (30.30%) Adobe Campaign
8 18 (27.27%) PHP
8 18 (27.27%) Unica
9 17 (25.76%) BusinessObjects
10 16 (24.24%) B2C
11 13 (19.70%) PL/SQL
11 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
11 13 (19.70%) VMware
11 13 (19.70%) VMware ESX
11 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (19.70%) Analytics
11 13 (19.70%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (18.18%) Forensic Analysis
12 12 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (18.18%) Degree
13 11 (16.67%) Web Development
14 10 (15.15%) Adobe Analytics

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 6 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.55%) Confluence
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Adobe Campaign
2 18 (27.27%) Unica
3 8 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.52%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 5 (7.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) VoIP
2 6 (9.09%) DNS
3 5 (7.58%) Firewall
3 5 (7.58%) Internet
3 5 (7.58%) LAN
3 5 (7.58%) Network Security
3 5 (7.58%) WAN
4 4 (6.06%) BGP
4 4 (6.06%) FTP
4 4 (6.06%) IMAP
4 4 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.06%) IPsec
4 4 (6.06%) LDAP
4 4 (6.06%) MPLS
4 4 (6.06%) OSPF
4 4 (6.06%) SMTP
5 3 (4.55%) EIGRP
5 3 (4.55%) Extranet
5 3 (4.55%) SSL
5 3 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.15%) Hadoop
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.06%) DataStage
6 4 (6.06%) DB2
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.55%) MySQL
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (4.55%) Pentaho
7 3 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) PVCS
2 4 (6.06%) Ant
3 3 (4.55%) AccuRev
3 3 (4.55%) CA Gen
3 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.55%) JIRA
3 3 (4.55%) Maven
3 3 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (13.64%) Automotive
2 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Analyst
3 17 (25.76%) Java Developer
4 13 (19.70%) Security Analyst
5 12 (18.18%) CRM Developer
6 11 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (6.06%) SOC Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.55%) ETL Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Pentaho Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Digital Developer
9 2 (3.03%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) XML
2 26 (39.39%) HTML
3 23 (34.85%) CSS
4 20 (30.30%) JSON
5 8 (12.12%) J2EE
6 7 (10.61%) Web Services
7 5 (7.58%) Ajax
7 5 (7.58%) COM
7 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
7 5 (7.58%) REST
8 4 (6.06%) HTML5
8 4 (6.06%) JSP
8 4 (6.06%) LESS
8 4 (6.06%) Sass
8 4 (6.06%) XHTML
9 3 (4.55%) JMS
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (4.55%) SOAP
9 3 (4.55%) XSD
9 3 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
1 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.03%) Life Science
2 2 (3.03%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Linux
2 23 (34.85%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.55%) Solaris
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) CRM
2 16 (24.24%) B2C
3 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.70%) Analytics
3 13 (19.70%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (18.18%) Forensic Analysis
4 12 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (16.67%) Web Development
6 10 (15.15%) Digital Forensics
7 9 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.61%) OO
10 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (9.09%) SOA
11 5 (7.58%) Case Management
11 5 (7.58%) Coaching
11 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.58%) Network Packet Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) Java
1 39 (59.09%) SQL
2 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.27%) PHP
4 13 (19.70%) PL/SQL
5 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
6 6 (9.09%) C++
7 4 (6.06%) Perl
8 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) Sun Certification
3 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) MCSA
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) MOS
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) VMware ESX
1 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.52%) Nagios
1 1 (1.52%) OpenView
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.52%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (59.09%) Oracle
2 20 (30.30%) Adobe
3 13 (19.70%) VMware
4 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (9.09%) SAP
6 5 (7.58%) IBM
6 5 (7.58%) Infor
6 5 (7.58%) Sun
7 4 (6.06%) Teradata
8 3 (4.55%) BEA
8 3 (4.55%) Informatica
8 3 (4.55%) Pega
8 3 (4.55%) webMethods
9 1 (1.52%) HP
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
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