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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 9 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 98 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.63% 6.59% 5.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.31% 20.93% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 9 13
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£475 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.25% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £317 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £34.11 £23.46 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.40% -4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £22.05 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.42 £29.00 £26.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
191 172 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.31% 31.50% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 50 48
Average daily rate £450 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £140 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.33 £22.98 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 20 October 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 October 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 0 41 £475 -13.63% 3
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - - 1
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 101 (84.17%) Java
2 96 (80.00%) SQL
3 92 (76.67%) Linux
4 90 (75.00%) HTML
5 83 (69.17%) Oracle
6 80 (66.67%) XML
7 75 (62.50%) Relational Database
8 64 (53.33%) PL/SQL
9 58 (48.33%) Hibernate
9 58 (48.33%) Mac OS X
10 56 (46.67%) CSS
10 56 (46.67%) JBoss
11 55 (45.83%) MySQL
11 55 (45.83%) Web Development
12 54 (45.00%) Spring
13 50 (41.67%) Spring MVC
13 50 (41.67%) MVC
14 48 (40.00%) JAAS
14 48 (40.00%) LDAP
15 45 (37.50%) MariaDB
16 44 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (34.17%) JPA
18 40 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
18 40 (33.33%) JavaScript
19 34 (28.33%) TDD
19 34 (28.33%) Configuration Management
20 33 (27.50%) REST
21 31 (25.83%) JAX-RS
22 29 (24.17%) Responsive Web Design
22 29 (24.17%) HTTP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (46.67%) JBoss
2 18 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 18 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.83%) Apache
4 4 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.67%) CMS
5 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.67%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.67%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.83%) CICS
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
2 5 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.67%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (40.00%) LDAP
2 29 (24.17%) HTTP
3 5 (4.17%) Internet
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 55 (45.83%) MySQL
3 45 (37.50%) MariaDB
4 28 (23.33%) MongoDB
5 25 (20.83%) Neo4j
6 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (9.17%) DB2
8 10 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (6.67%) DataStage
10 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database
11 6 (5.00%) DTS
12 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Eclipse
2 13 (10.83%) Ant
3 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.83%) Marketing
2 6 (5.00%) Automotive
2 6 (5.00%) Legal
2 6 (5.00%) Publishing
3 5 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (80.00%) Developer
2 75 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.33%) ETL Developer
4 9 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.67%) Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) Project Leader
6 6 (5.00%) Software Project Leader
6 6 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (4.17%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.33%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.50%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Developer
10 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL Developer
10 2 (1.67%) Coordinator
10 2 (1.67%) Business Analyst
10 2 (1.67%) Administrator
10 2 (1.67%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (1.67%) Release Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (75.00%) HTML
2 80 (66.67%) XML
3 58 (48.33%) Hibernate
4 56 (46.67%) CSS
5 54 (45.00%) Spring
6 50 (41.67%) Spring MVC
7 48 (40.00%) JAAS
8 41 (34.17%) JPA
9 33 (27.50%) REST
10 31 (25.83%) JAX-RS
11 27 (22.50%) Web Services
12 21 (17.50%) Struts
13 19 (15.83%) Ajax
14 18 (15.00%) J2EE
15 16 (13.33%) XSLT
15 16 (13.33%) Struts2
16 15 (12.50%) JAX-RPC
17 13 (10.83%) XHTML
17 13 (10.83%) JSP
17 13 (10.83%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 7 (5.83%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.00%) Life Science
4 6 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.00%) Biology
5 4 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.33%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (76.67%) Linux
2 58 (48.33%) Mac OS X
3 15 (12.50%) Windows
4 11 (9.17%) Solaris
5 3 (2.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) AIX
6 1 (0.83%) HPUX
6 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Web Development
2 50 (41.67%) MVC
3 44 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (28.33%) TDD
4 34 (28.33%) Configuration Management
5 29 (24.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 28 (23.33%) Web Design
7 20 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 19 (15.83%) Scrum
9 16 (13.33%) Content Management
9 16 (13.33%) Microservices
10 15 (12.50%) OO
11 13 (10.83%) RUP
12 12 (10.00%) Validation
13 11 (9.17%) ETL
13 11 (9.17%) UML
13 11 (9.17%) Waterfall
14 10 (8.33%) Information Management
15 9 (7.50%) Release Management
16 7 (5.83%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 101 (84.17%) Java
2 96 (80.00%) SQL
3 64 (53.33%) PL/SQL
4 40 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.83%) C++
7 6 (5.00%) Perl
8 2 (1.67%) PHP
8 2 (1.67%) C#
8 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.83%) JCL
9 1 (0.83%) FQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.83%) Degree
3 6 (5.00%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.67%) Xen
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) Control-M
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (69.17%) Oracle
2 13 (10.83%) IBM
3 10 (8.33%) AccuRev
4 7 (5.83%) FatWire
4 7 (5.83%) Sun
5 4 (3.33%) Cisco
5 4 (3.33%) Adobe
6 3 (2.50%) VMware
7 2 (1.67%) NetApp
7 2 (1.67%) Cognos
7 2 (1.67%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.67%) HP
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.83%) Actuate
8 1 (0.83%) Vignette
8 1 (0.83%) Facebook
8 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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