The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 25 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 18 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.92% 7.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.69% 35.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 0
Average daily rate
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£494 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
83 60 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.30% 20.76% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 39
Average daily rate £388 £463 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +131.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £118 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 11
Average hourly rate £14.18 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.12% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £82.00
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 Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £243 -
Folkestone - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Veeam
4 9 (31.03%) Solaris
5 8 (27.59%) MS Office
6 7 (24.14%) SAP
6 7 (24.14%) ERP
6 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
7 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (20.69%) VMware
7 6 (20.69%) C
7 6 (20.69%) Epicor
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) AIX
8 5 (17.24%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Banking
8 5 (17.24%) SCOM
9 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
9 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
9 4 (13.79%) Perl
9 4 (13.79%) Change Management
9 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
10 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
10 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
10 3 (10.34%) IBM
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.34%) Intel

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) JBoss
1 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LDAP
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
1 2 (6.90%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) Ingres
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) Analyst
1 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
1 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (10.34%) Applications Consultant
2 3 (10.34%) Consultant
2 3 (10.34%) Developer
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Operator
2 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
2 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX Team Leader
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Support
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Computer Operator
4 1 (3.45%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (3.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) YAML
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) AS400
2 2 (6.90%) iSeries
3 1 (3.45%) HACMP
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (31.03%) Solaris
4 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 5 (17.24%) AIX
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ERP
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) System Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) DSDM
4 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Data Security
4 2 (6.90%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) BDD
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) OCP
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.90%) NFS
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.45%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCOM
2 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.90%) HP SIM
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
3 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Control-M
4 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Veeam
2 7 (24.14%) SAP
3 6 (20.69%) Epicor
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) Intel
4 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) SunGard
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Veritas
5 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) EMC