The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 13 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 45 56 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.51% 8.47% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.43% 32.75% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +140.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £333 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £536 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £30.68 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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
127 171 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.67% 25.87% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 82 26
Average daily rate £380 £400 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £173 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.77% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood 0 6 £223 -51.89% 1
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 89 (70.08%) Java
2 88 (69.29%) SQL
3 83 (65.35%) Linux
4 81 (63.78%) HTML
5 73 (57.48%) XML
6 72 (56.69%) Oracle
7 69 (54.33%) Relational Database
8 55 (43.31%) CSS
9 53 (41.73%) Hibernate
10 50 (39.37%) PL/SQL
11 48 (37.80%) Mac OS X
12 44 (34.65%) MySQL
12 44 (34.65%) Web Development
13 43 (33.86%) Spring
14 42 (33.07%) Spring MVC
14 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
14 42 (33.07%) MVC
15 40 (31.50%) JBoss
15 40 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (29.92%) JAX-RS
17 37 (29.13%) MariaDB
17 37 (29.13%) Windows
18 36 (28.35%) Web Services
18 36 (28.35%) LDAP
18 36 (28.35%) JAAS
19 35 (27.56%) Enterprise Software
19 35 (27.56%) TDD
20 34 (26.77%) REST
20 34 (26.77%) JPA
20 34 (26.77%) Configuration Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (31.50%) JBoss
2 22 (17.32%) WebLogic
3 16 (12.60%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.94%) CICS
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (3.15%) WildFly
6 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.36%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.57%) CMS
7 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Fireworks
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
2 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.35%) LDAP
2 29 (22.83%) HTTP
3 3 (2.36%) SAN
4 2 (1.57%) Network Security
4 2 (1.57%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (54.33%) Relational Database
2 44 (34.65%) MySQL
3 37 (29.13%) MariaDB
4 31 (24.41%) MongoDB
5 24 (18.90%) Neo4j
6 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
7 11 (8.66%) DB2
8 10 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (6.30%) DataStage
10 6 (4.72%) DTS
10 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (3.15%) Ingres
12 4 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (2.36%) MS Access
14 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Eclipse
2 16 (12.60%) Ant
3 12 (9.45%) SoapUI
3 12 (9.45%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.30%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.94%) AccuRev
6 3 (2.36%) Subversion
7 2 (1.57%) jEdit
General
1 15 (11.81%) Marketing
2 5 (3.94%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Legal
2 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.36%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (70.87%) Developer
2 73 (57.48%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.24%) Consultant
4 12 (9.45%) Analyst
5 11 (8.66%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.66%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (7.87%) ETL Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (3.94%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (3.94%) C++ Developer
8 5 (3.94%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Architect
9 4 (3.15%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.15%) Solutions Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (2.36%) Security Analyst
11 2 (1.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (1.57%) Project Leader
11 2 (1.57%) IT Consultant
11 2 (1.57%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (63.78%) HTML
2 73 (57.48%) XML
3 55 (43.31%) CSS
4 53 (41.73%) Hibernate
5 43 (33.86%) Spring
6 42 (33.07%) Spring MVC
7 38 (29.92%) JAX-RS
8 36 (28.35%) JAAS
8 36 (28.35%) Web Services
9 34 (26.77%) JPA
9 34 (26.77%) REST
10 22 (17.32%) J2EE
11 20 (15.75%) Struts
11 20 (15.75%) HTML5
11 20 (15.75%) Ajax
12 16 (12.60%) XHTML
13 15 (11.81%) JAX-RPC
13 15 (11.81%) SOAP
13 15 (11.81%) TopLink
13 15 (11.81%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.56%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (11.81%) Visualisation
3 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.94%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.15%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.15%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.15%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.36%) Web 2.0
6 3 (2.36%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.36%) AS400
6 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.36%) iSeries
7 2 (1.57%) Life Science
7 2 (1.57%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.57%) Biology
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 83 (65.35%) Linux
2 48 (37.80%) Mac OS X
3 37 (29.13%) Windows
4 27 (21.26%) Solaris
5 3 (2.36%) AIX
5 3 (2.36%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.65%) Web Development
2 42 (33.07%) MVC
3 40 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (27.56%) TDD
5 34 (26.77%) Configuration Management
6 28 (22.05%) Web Design
6 28 (22.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (18.11%) Mentoring
8 20 (15.75%) Scrum
9 19 (14.96%) Content Management
10 18 (14.17%) OO
11 17 (13.39%) Microservices
12 15 (11.81%) Validation
13 14 (11.02%) RUP
13 14 (11.02%) User Stories
13 14 (11.02%) Use Case
13 14 (11.02%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (9.45%) ITIL
14 12 (9.45%) Service Delivery
15 11 (8.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 89 (70.08%) Java
2 88 (69.29%) SQL
3 50 (39.37%) PL/SQL
4 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.72%) C++
7 5 (3.94%) JCL
8 2 (1.57%) Perl
9 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) Sun Certification
4 4 (3.15%) Degree
5 1 (0.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) Control-M
2 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (56.69%) Oracle
2 19 (14.96%) IBM
3 10 (7.87%) Autodesk
3 10 (7.87%) SolidWorks
3 10 (7.87%) PTC
4 5 (3.94%) Sun
5 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.15%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.15%) SAP
6 3 (2.36%) Adobe
6 3 (2.36%) Citrix
6 3 (2.36%) BMC
6 3 (2.36%) NetApp
6 3 (2.36%) FatWire
6 3 (2.36%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) Omniture
7 1 (0.79%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) Netezza
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Rate: 400-450 Per Day
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