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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 30 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.25% 3.16% 5.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.51% 11.84% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Median daily rate £375 £515 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +43.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £410 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £561 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.11% +12.85%
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
74 76 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.03% 26.67% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 39
Median daily rate £328 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £543 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £14.84 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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
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 1 July 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
Chatham - 1 £425 -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) Oracle
3 22 (48.89%) PL/SQL
3 22 (48.89%) Oracle Database
4 21 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (44.44%) Shell Script
6 19 (42.22%) Linux
7 17 (37.78%) Oracle Forms
8 16 (35.56%) XML
8 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (35.56%) Business Development
8 16 (35.56%) System Testing
8 16 (35.56%) Business Analysis
9 14 (31.11%) Perl
10 13 (28.89%) Finance
11 11 (24.44%) Python
11 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (22.22%) Puppet
12 10 (22.22%) DNS
12 10 (22.22%) HACMP
12 10 (22.22%) Veritas
13 9 (20.00%) LDAP
14 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
14 8 (17.78%) Clustering
14 8 (17.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 7 (15.56%) Project Management
15 7 (15.56%) AIX
15 7 (15.56%) Solaris
15 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
16 6 (13.33%) DevOps

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 5 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) DNS
2 9 (20.00%) LDAP
3 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) HTTP
5 3 (6.67%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) SAN
5 3 (6.67%) VLAN
5 3 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) Oracle Database
2 21 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.22%) DataStage
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 21 (46.67%) Oracle Developer
3 16 (35.56%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 14 (31.11%) PL/SQL Developer
4 14 (31.11%) SQL Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle Reports Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Report Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Database Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database Developer
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Database Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Developer
7 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.89%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) XML
2 5 (11.11%) CSS
2 5 (11.11%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) HACMP
2 8 (17.78%) Clustering
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
5 3 (6.67%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (15.56%) AIX
3 7 (15.56%) Solaris
4 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 4 (8.89%) Windows
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.22%) CentOS
7 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Business Analysis
1 16 (35.56%) Business Development
1 16 (35.56%) System Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.56%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) DevOps
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
5 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (11.11%) SDLC
5 5 (11.11%) Web Design
5 5 (11.11%) Web Development
6 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Line Management
8 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) PL/SQL
3 20 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 14 (31.11%) Perl
5 11 (24.44%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (13.33%) NFS
2 6 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.67%) XenServer
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Puppet
2 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.89%) SCOM
4 3 (6.67%) Ansible
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (6.67%) SCCM
4 3 (6.67%) SCOrch
4 3 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (6.67%) WSUS
5 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.22%) Cacti
6 1 (2.22%) Nagios
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) Veritas
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Citrix
4 4 (8.89%) HP
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) Ektron
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Informatica
7 1 (2.22%) Intel
7 1 (2.22%) Netezza
7 1 (2.22%) Siebel
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