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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 42 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Unix 17 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.70% 6.74% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.41% 30.00% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
Median daily rate £400 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +29.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £40.60 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.26% +2.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +3.17%
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
149 120 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.39% 22.47% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 61
Median daily rate £350 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £189 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 19 29
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £42.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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
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 31 May 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 +4 4 £358 -
Basildon +3 2 - - 1
Brentwood 0 1 £325 -
Colchester -12 1 - -
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) XML
3 18 (54.55%) HTML
4 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (45.45%) Linux
6 12 (36.36%) Java
7 11 (33.33%) Oracle
7 11 (33.33%) Windows
7 11 (33.33%) Web Services
7 11 (33.33%) ETL
7 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) Solaris
8 10 (30.30%) CSS
8 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
8 10 (30.30%) J2EE
8 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) Ant
8 10 (30.30%) Ajax
8 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
9 9 (27.27%) XHTML
10 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
10 8 (24.24%) DB2
10 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (24.24%) HP UFT
10 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (24.24%) Finance
10 8 (24.24%) Wealth Management
10 8 (24.24%) RESTful
10 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
11 7 (21.21%) HTML5

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 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
2 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
3 7 (21.21%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (12.12%) Apache
5 3 (9.09%) GlassFish
5 3 (9.09%) JBoss
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.06%) CMS
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) DB2
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) DataStage
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.03%) OLTP
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Ant
2 8 (24.24%) HP UFT
3 4 (12.12%) Maven
3 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.09%) AccuRev
4 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) Gradle
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.03%) LoadUI
6 1 (3.03%) Metasploit
6 1 (3.03%) PVCS
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Automation Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Tester
6 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) ETL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) DataStage Developer
7 2 (6.06%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) QA Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Unix Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) XML
2 18 (54.55%) HTML
3 11 (33.33%) Web Services
4 10 (30.30%) Ajax
4 10 (30.30%) CSS
4 10 (30.30%) J2EE
5 9 (27.27%) XHTML
6 8 (24.24%) RESTful
7 7 (21.21%) HTML5
8 6 (18.18%) JSP
8 6 (18.18%) LESS
8 6 (18.18%) Sass
9 4 (12.12%) JPA
9 4 (12.12%) REST
9 4 (12.12%) SOAP
9 4 (12.12%) Struts
10 3 (9.09%) Ext JS
10 3 (9.09%) Java SE
10 3 (9.09%) JAX-WS
10 3 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) Solaris
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) ETL
3 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
3 8 (24.24%) Wealth Management
4 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.21%) OO
4 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
4 7 (21.21%) TDD
5 6 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
5 6 (18.18%) RAD
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) SOA
6 5 (15.15%) Web Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Information Management
8 3 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
5 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 5 (15.15%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ISEB
1 7 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CEH
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) RHCE
3 1 (3.03%) SANS
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.03%) Nessus
2 1 (3.03%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) HP
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) BEA
5 3 (9.09%) CA
5 3 (9.09%) Rally
5 3 (9.09%) webMethods
6 2 (6.06%) FatWire
6 2 (6.06%) Google
6 2 (6.06%) Omniture
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) Infor
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.03%) SAP
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) Teradata
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