The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank - 17 23
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - 5.19% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 16.33% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £405 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -42.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.05% 31.82% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 31
Median daily rate £255 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.19% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Leicester region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Leicester region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Unix
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) TickIT
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle