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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 34 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 18 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.71% 5.37% 4.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.38% 20.63% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 10
Median daily rate £325 £514 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £468 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £559 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £359
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
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
77 63 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.16% 26.03% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 43
Median daily rate £388 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £146 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Maidstone - 3 £313 -
Tonbridge -11 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (65.91%) Oracle
2 28 (63.64%) SQL
3 25 (56.82%) Oracle Database
4 23 (52.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (52.27%) PL/SQL
5 20 (45.45%) Shell Script
6 18 (40.91%) Oracle Forms
7 17 (38.64%) Linux
8 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (36.36%) XML
8 16 (36.36%) System Testing
8 16 (36.36%) Business Analysis
8 16 (36.36%) Business Development
9 15 (34.09%) Finance
10 14 (31.82%) Perl
11 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (25.00%) Python
13 10 (22.73%) DNS
13 10 (22.73%) Veritas
13 10 (22.73%) HACMP
13 10 (22.73%) Puppet
14 9 (20.45%) LDAP
14 9 (20.45%) AIX
15 8 (18.18%) Solaris
15 8 (18.18%) Clustering
15 8 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
17 6 (13.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
17 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports

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 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) DNS
2 9 (20.45%) LDAP
3 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.09%) Firewall
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
5 3 (6.82%) VLAN
5 3 (6.82%) VPN
6 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) Oracle Database
2 23 (52.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.55%) Big Data
5 2 (4.55%) DataStage
5 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
1 21 (47.73%) Oracle Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 14 (31.82%) PL/SQL Developer
3 14 (31.82%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Report Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Database Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database Developer
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Database Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Senior DBA
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) HACMP
2 8 (18.18%) Clustering
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.45%) AIX
4 8 (18.18%) Solaris
5 4 (9.09%) Windows
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Business Analysis
1 16 (36.36%) Business Development
1 16 (36.36%) System Testing
2 6 (13.64%) DevOps
3 5 (11.36%) Contingency Planning
3 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (11.36%) SDLC
4 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Line Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL
7 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.27%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) SQL
2 23 (52.27%) PL/SQL
3 20 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 14 (31.82%) Perl
5 11 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (13.64%) NFS
2 6 (13.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (6.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Puppet
2 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.09%) SCOM
4 3 (6.82%) Ansible
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (6.82%) SCCM
4 3 (6.82%) SCOrch
4 3 (6.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (6.82%) WSUS
5 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Cacti
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Oracle
2 10 (22.73%) Veritas
3 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.82%) Dell
7 2 (4.55%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) Informatica
7 2 (4.55%) Netezza
7 2 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Ektron
8 1 (2.27%) Intel
8 1 (2.27%) Siebel