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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 43 25 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing Unix 15 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.19% 5.85% 3.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.14% 28.46% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
Median daily rate £350 £345 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £288 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £400 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £40.60 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.26% +1.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +9.85%
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
148 130 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.49% 20.57% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 67
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 27 38
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.60 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 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
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 June 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 +6 5 £351 -
Basildon 0 2 - - 1
Brentwood +3 1 £325 +18.18%
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) XML
3 14 (42.42%) Oracle
3 14 (42.42%) HTML
4 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (39.39%) J2EE
4 13 (39.39%) Linux
5 12 (36.36%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) Solaris
6 11 (33.33%) Java
6 11 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 10 (30.30%) Web Services
8 9 (27.27%) Ant
8 9 (27.27%) CSS
8 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 9 (27.27%) Ajax
8 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
8 9 (27.27%) WebLogic Portal
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 8 (24.24%) Apache
9 8 (24.24%) XHTML
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.21%) ETL
10 7 (21.21%) BEA
10 7 (21.21%) OO
10 7 (21.21%) TDD
10 7 (21.21%) HTML5
11 6 (18.18%) Sass
11 6 (18.18%) LESS

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 11 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 9 (27.27%) WebLogic Portal
2 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 8 (24.24%) Apache
4 2 (6.06%) CMS
4 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
4 2 (6.06%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
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 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) DB2
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) DataStage
5 1 (3.03%) OLTP
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Ant
2 5 (15.15%) HP UFT
3 3 (9.09%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.06%) AccuRev
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) Gradle
4 2 (6.06%) JUnit
4 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.03%) LoadUI
5 1 (3.03%) Metasploit
5 1 (3.03%) PVCS
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) DataStage Developer
6 2 (6.06%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) ETL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Solaris Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) XML
2 14 (42.42%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) J2EE
4 10 (30.30%) Web Services
5 9 (27.27%) Ajax
5 9 (27.27%) CSS
6 8 (24.24%) XHTML
7 7 (21.21%) HTML5
8 6 (18.18%) JSP
8 6 (18.18%) LESS
8 6 (18.18%) Sass
9 5 (15.15%) Middleware
9 5 (15.15%) RESTful
10 3 (9.09%) JPA
10 3 (9.09%) REST
10 3 (9.09%) SOAP
10 3 (9.09%) Struts
11 2 (6.06%) SAML
11 2 (6.06%) Spring
11 2 (6.06%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.06%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Solaris
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) ETL
2 7 (21.21%) OO
2 7 (21.21%) TDD
3 6 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
3 6 (18.18%) RAD
3 6 (18.18%) SOA
3 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.15%) Wealth Management
5 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.12%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.03%) Nessus
2 1 (3.03%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) BEA
4 6 (18.18%) IBM
5 4 (12.12%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) webMethods
6 3 (9.09%) CA
6 3 (9.09%) Rally
7 2 (6.06%) FatWire
7 2 (6.06%) Google
7 2 (6.06%) Omniture
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.03%) Infor
8 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds