The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
South East / Kent
Rank 38 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.53% 6.17% 4.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 37.84% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 1
Median daily rate £315 £440 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.40% +7.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 37 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.52% 16.30% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 42
Median daily rate £335 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -24.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Kent region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Kent region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Tunbridge Wells -6 1 £313 -16.10%
Sittingbourne - 1 £575 -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) C Developer
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft