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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 16 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 43 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.81% 2.61% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.45% 10.43% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 3
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£448 £513 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.68% +46.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £33.73 £27.65 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
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
146 115 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.92% 25.05% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 38 81
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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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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
Southend-on-Sea -1 11 £475 -13.63% 1
Basildon +3 6 - - 2
Saffron Walden - 4 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 58 (77.33%) SQL
2 57 (76.00%) Java
3 50 (66.67%) Linux
4 49 (65.33%) XML
5 48 (64.00%) Oracle
6 44 (58.67%) HTML
7 33 (44.00%) PL/SQL
8 30 (40.00%) Relational Database
9 27 (36.00%) CSS
10 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
10 26 (34.67%) Web Development
11 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (33.33%) MySQL
11 25 (33.33%) JBoss
12 20 (26.67%) Windows
13 19 (25.33%) LDAP
13 19 (25.33%) JAAS
13 19 (25.33%) Mac OS X
13 19 (25.33%) Shell Script
13 19 (25.33%) Spring
14 17 (22.67%) Hibernate
15 16 (21.33%) Ajax
16 15 (20.00%) Spring MVC
16 15 (20.00%) MariaDB
16 15 (20.00%) MVC
17 14 (18.67%) WebSphere
17 14 (18.67%) TDD
17 14 (18.67%) JPA
18 13 (17.33%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (17.33%) Web Services

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 14 (18.67%) WebSphere
2 12 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.33%) Apache
4 6 (8.00%) OpenROAD
5 4 (5.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.67%) CMS
7 1 (1.33%) IIS
7 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.33%) CICS
7 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.33%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
2 6 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.33%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.33%) LDAP
2 8 (10.67%) Internet
3 7 (9.33%) HTTP
4 5 (6.67%) FTP
5 3 (4.00%) SNMP
5 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.00%) DNS
5 3 (4.00%) SSH
5 3 (4.00%) NAS
6 2 (2.67%) Firewall
7 1 (1.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (33.33%) MySQL
3 15 (20.00%) MariaDB
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (8.00%) Ingres
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.00%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.33%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.33%) DB2
8 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Ant
2 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Automotive
3 6 (8.00%) Legal
4 5 (6.67%) Publishing
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (62.67%) Developer
2 27 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) OpenROAD Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Software Project Leader
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Project Leader
7 3 (4.00%) Operations Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.00%) IT Operations Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (2.67%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (2.67%) Programmer
8 2 (2.67%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.67%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (65.33%) XML
2 44 (58.67%) HTML
3 27 (36.00%) CSS
4 19 (25.33%) JAAS
4 19 (25.33%) Spring
5 17 (22.67%) Hibernate
6 16 (21.33%) Ajax
7 15 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 14 (18.67%) JPA
9 13 (17.33%) Web Services
9 13 (17.33%) JSP
9 13 (17.33%) J2EE
10 12 (16.00%) XHTML
11 11 (14.67%) XSLT
11 11 (14.67%) Servlets
12 10 (13.33%) HTML5
13 7 (9.33%) REST
14 6 (8.00%) Struts2
14 6 (8.00%) Struts
14 6 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 5 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.67%) Web 2.0
3 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.33%) Biology
3 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) Life Science
3 4 (5.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (1.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 50 (66.67%) Linux
2 20 (26.67%) Windows
3 19 (25.33%) Mac OS X
4 8 (10.67%) Solaris
5 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.33%) AIX
6 1 (1.33%) HPUX
6 1 (1.33%) zOS
6 1 (1.33%) Android
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Web Development
2 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.00%) MVC
4 14 (18.67%) TDD
5 12 (16.00%) Content Management
6 10 (13.33%) Scrum
6 10 (13.33%) OO
6 10 (13.33%) RUP
6 10 (13.33%) SOA
7 9 (12.00%) Validation
8 8 (10.67%) RAD
8 8 (10.67%) Release Management
8 8 (10.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (9.33%) UML
9 7 (9.33%) OOD
9 7 (9.33%) Web Design
9 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.67%) SEO
10 5 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (77.33%) SQL
2 57 (76.00%) Java
3 33 (44.00%) PL/SQL
4 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
5 19 (25.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (9.33%) C++
7 5 (6.67%) C
8 4 (5.33%) Perl
9 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.67%) PHP
10 2 (2.67%) C#
11 1 (1.33%) COBOL
11 1 (1.33%) JCL
11 1 (1.33%) FQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Sun Certification
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) NFS
2 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (64.00%) Oracle
2 25 (33.33%) JBoss
3 11 (14.67%) IBM
4 10 (13.33%) AccuRev
5 9 (12.00%) FatWire
5 9 (12.00%) Sun
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco
7 6 (8.00%) VMware
8 4 (5.33%) ICL
8 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.33%) NetApp
9 2 (2.67%) Adobe
9 2 (2.67%) HP
9 2 (2.67%) Cognos
9 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.67%) Facebook
9 2 (2.67%) Twitter
10 1 (1.33%) Vignette
10 1 (1.33%) Actuate
10 1 (1.33%) BMC
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