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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 27 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Unix 11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.85% 1.71% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.92% 6.85% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Median daily rate £325 £513 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +68.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +18.85%
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
79 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.62% 24.91% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 38
Median daily rate £328 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 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 25 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 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 26 (63.41%) Oracle
3 25 (60.98%) PL/SQL
3 25 (60.98%) Oracle Database
4 24 (58.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (53.66%) Shell Script
6 20 (48.78%) Oracle Forms
7 19 (46.34%) XML
7 19 (46.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (46.34%) Business Analysis
7 19 (46.34%) Business Development
7 19 (46.34%) System Testing
8 13 (31.71%) Linux
9 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
10 8 (19.51%) Project Management
10 8 (19.51%) Subversion
10 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
11 7 (17.07%) Umbraco
11 7 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (17.07%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.07%) Web Development
11 7 (17.07%) Web Design
11 7 (17.07%) CSS
11 7 (17.07%) HTML
11 7 (17.07%) Perl
11 7 (17.07%) Front End Development
12 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
12 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
12 6 (14.63%) HTTP

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 (17.07%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) HTTP
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) LDAP
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) Firewall
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.44%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) VLAN
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) Oracle Database
2 24 (58.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (46.34%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.44%) DataStage
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.51%) Subversion
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 24 (58.54%) Oracle Developer
3 19 (46.34%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 14 (34.15%) PL/SQL Developer
4 14 (34.15%) SQL Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Umbraco Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (14.63%) Oracle Reports Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Report Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Agile Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Database Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (12.20%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (12.20%) HTML Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database Developer
7 5 (12.20%) SQL Database Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (7.32%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) XML
2 7 (17.07%) CSS
2 7 (17.07%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
2 5 (12.20%) HACMP
3 4 (9.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Mac OS X
2 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.76%) AIX
3 4 (9.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Debian
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Business Analysis
1 19 (46.34%) Business Development
1 19 (46.34%) System Testing
2 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
3 8 (19.51%) Project Management
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Project Management
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Front End Development
4 7 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (17.07%) Web Design
4 7 (17.07%) Web Development
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (12.20%) SDLC
6 4 (9.76%) DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.88%) Line Management
8 1 (2.44%) Content Management
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL
8 1 (2.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 25 (60.98%) PL/SQL
3 22 (53.66%) Shell Script
4 7 (17.07%) Perl
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) NFS
1 3 (7.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (4.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.44%) Ansible
4 1 (2.44%) Cacti
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Veritas
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) Ektron
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Intel
5 1 (2.44%) Netezza
5 1 (2.44%) Siebel
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec