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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 11 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 62 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.11% 6.97% 7.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.35% 23.26% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 15 19
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£475 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £162 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £430 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
166 172 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.42% 29.97% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 54 42
Average daily rate £425 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £133 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 4 £306 - 1
Colchester - 1 - -
Harlow - - - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 104 (80.62%) SQL
2 102 (79.07%) Java
3 93 (72.09%) Linux
4 91 (70.54%) HTML
5 89 (68.99%) Oracle
6 83 (64.34%) XML
7 75 (58.14%) Relational Database
8 68 (52.71%) PL/SQL
9 58 (44.96%) Mac OS X
9 58 (44.96%) Hibernate
10 56 (43.41%) CSS
10 56 (43.41%) MySQL
10 56 (43.41%) JBoss
10 56 (43.41%) Web Development
11 54 (41.86%) Spring
12 50 (38.76%) Spring MVC
12 50 (38.76%) MVC
13 48 (37.21%) JAAS
13 48 (37.21%) LDAP
14 45 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (34.88%) MariaDB
15 41 (31.78%) JPA
15 41 (31.78%) JavaScript
16 40 (31.01%) Enterprise Software
17 35 (27.13%) TDD
18 34 (26.36%) Configuration Management
19 33 (25.58%) REST
20 32 (24.81%) JAX-RS
21 29 (22.48%) Responsive Web Design
21 29 (22.48%) HTTP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (43.41%) JBoss
2 18 (13.95%) WebSphere
2 18 (13.95%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.88%) Apache
3 5 (3.88%) CICS
4 4 (3.10%) CMS
4 4 (3.10%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.55%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.55%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.43%) MS Office
2 7 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (37.21%) LDAP
2 29 (22.48%) HTTP
3 5 (3.88%) Internet
4 2 (1.55%) PuTTY
4 2 (1.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (58.14%) Relational Database
2 56 (43.41%) MySQL
3 45 (34.88%) MariaDB
4 28 (21.71%) MongoDB
5 25 (19.38%) Neo4j
6 12 (9.30%) SQL Server
7 11 (8.53%) DB2
8 10 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
9 8 (6.20%) DataStage
10 6 (4.65%) DTS
11 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (1.55%) MS Access
13 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.63%) Eclipse
2 13 (10.08%) Ant
3 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.88%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.55%) jEdit
5 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.55%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.20%) Marketing
1 8 (6.20%) Legal
2 6 (4.65%) Automotive
2 6 (4.65%) Publishing
3 5 (3.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (75.19%) Developer
2 75 (58.14%) Java Developer
3 10 (7.75%) Senior Java Developer
3 10 (7.75%) ETL Developer
3 10 (7.75%) Analyst
3 10 (7.75%) Senior Developer
4 8 (6.20%) Consultant
5 6 (4.65%) Software Project Leader
5 6 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (4.65%) Project Leader
6 5 (3.88%) Lead Developer
6 5 (3.88%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.10%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Developer
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (1.55%) Release Coordinator
9 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (1.55%) Security Analyst
9 2 (1.55%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (70.54%) HTML
2 83 (64.34%) XML
3 58 (44.96%) Hibernate
4 56 (43.41%) CSS
5 54 (41.86%) Spring
6 50 (38.76%) Spring MVC
7 48 (37.21%) JAAS
8 41 (31.78%) JPA
9 33 (25.58%) REST
10 32 (24.81%) JAX-RS
11 27 (20.93%) Web Services
12 21 (16.28%) Struts
13 19 (14.73%) Ajax
14 18 (13.95%) J2EE
15 17 (13.18%) XSLT
16 16 (12.40%) Struts2
17 15 (11.63%) JAX-RPC
18 14 (10.85%) Servlets
19 13 (10.08%) XHTML
19 13 (10.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.01%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (11.63%) Visualisation
3 7 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.43%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.65%) Data Integration
4 6 (4.65%) Biology
4 6 (4.65%) Life Science
5 5 (3.88%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.10%) Web 2.0
6 4 (3.10%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.55%) iSeries
8 2 (1.55%) AS400
9 1 (0.78%) Clustering
9 1 (0.78%) Replication
9 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (72.09%) Linux
2 58 (44.96%) Mac OS X
3 17 (13.18%) Windows
4 14 (10.85%) Solaris
5 3 (2.33%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.55%) AIX
7 1 (0.78%) HPUX
7 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.41%) Web Development
2 50 (38.76%) MVC
3 45 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (27.13%) TDD
5 34 (26.36%) Configuration Management
6 29 (22.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 28 (21.71%) Web Design
8 20 (15.50%) Mentoring
9 17 (13.18%) Scrum
10 16 (12.40%) Content Management
10 16 (12.40%) Microservices
11 14 (10.85%) OO
12 12 (9.30%) UML
12 12 (9.30%) Validation
13 11 (8.53%) RUP
13 11 (8.53%) ETL
13 11 (8.53%) Waterfall
14 10 (7.75%) Information Management
15 9 (6.98%) Release Management
16 8 (6.20%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 104 (80.62%) SQL
2 102 (79.07%) Java
3 68 (52.71%) PL/SQL
4 41 (31.78%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.40%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.20%) C++
7 6 (4.65%) Perl
8 5 (3.88%) JCL
9 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.55%) PHP
10 2 (1.55%) C#
11 1 (0.78%) FQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.43%) Sun Certification
2 7 (5.43%) Degree
3 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) Control-M
2 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 89 (68.99%) Oracle
2 15 (11.63%) IBM
3 11 (8.53%) AccuRev
4 8 (6.20%) Sun
5 6 (4.65%) FatWire
6 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.10%) Adobe
8 2 (1.55%) VMware
8 2 (1.55%) BMC
8 2 (1.55%) NetApp
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco
8 2 (1.55%) Citrix
8 2 (1.55%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.55%) Cognos
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) Vignette
9 1 (0.78%) Actuate
9 1 (0.78%) Netezza
9 1 (0.78%) Facebook
9 1 (0.78%) Twitter
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago