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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 29 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.89% 1.44% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.28% 4.82% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 11
Median daily rate £325 £406 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +17.46%
Unix
South East

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
43 83 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.77% 29.96% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 51
Median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
4 7 (41.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) System Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Web Development
4 7 (41.18%) Business Development
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (41.18%) Umbraco
4 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 7 (41.18%) Web Design
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Subversion
4 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Front End Development
5 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) HTTP
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) DataStage
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Forms Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Umbraco Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (29.41%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (29.41%) HTML Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
1 7 (41.18%) Business Development
1 7 (41.18%) Front End Development
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Responsive Web Design
1 7 (41.18%) System Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Web Design
1 7 (41.18%) Web Development
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) COBOL
5 1 (5.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) Intel
3 1 (5.88%) Netezza
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec