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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 31 20 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.70% 4.60% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 17.19% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
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£410 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+69.64% -23.63%
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
66 64 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.44% 26.78% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 61
Average daily rate £256 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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
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 23 January 2015. 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
Deal - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 14 (50.00%) SAP
1 14 (50.00%) ERP
2 13 (46.43%) Epicor
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (17.86%) SCOM
5 5 (17.86%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) AIX
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 4 (14.29%) C
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Veritas
6 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) Puppet
7 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.71%) Intel
7 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.71%) NFS
7 3 (10.71%) DNS
7 3 (10.71%) Solaris
7 3 (10.71%) Python
7 3 (10.71%) LDAP
7 3 (10.71%) Perl
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 3 (10.71%) MySQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Operator
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft BI Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Computer Operator
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) YAML
2 1 (3.57%) MDX
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) HACMP
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) AIX
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (7.14%) DevOps
3 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) BDD
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) TDD
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
2 3 (10.71%) Python
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) NFS
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCOM
2 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.71%) Puppet
3 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Control-M
4 2 (7.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) SAP
2 13 (46.43%) Epicor
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Veritas
5 3 (10.71%) Intel
6 2 (7.14%) SunGard
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) Veeam
6 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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