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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 38 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.61% 5.00% 6.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% 23.53% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £315 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -9.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.35%
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
54 51 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.77% 21.25% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 31
Median daily rate £325 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Sittingbourne - 1 £575 -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 7 (46.67%) Project Management
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) Web Design
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Subversion
1 7 (46.67%) Web Development
1 7 (46.67%) Umbraco
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Project Management
1 7 (46.67%) Front End Development
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 6 (40.00%) HTTP
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (26.67%) System Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Business Development
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms

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 (46.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Subversion
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Umbraco Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (33.33%) HTML Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) C Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Project Management
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Front End Development
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
1 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 7 (46.67%) Web Design
1 7 (46.67%) Web Development
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Business Development
3 4 (26.67%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) COBOL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware