The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 26 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.68% 1.57% 4.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 5.36% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £438 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +23.89%
Unix
Leicestershire

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
53 56 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 36.30% 29.32% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 19
Average daily rate £338 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% +107.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (22.22%) Toad
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) General Ledger
6 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) TickIT
6 2 (22.22%) Cash Management

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (44.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (22.22%) Toad
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) General Ledger
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) UAT Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) E-Business Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (22.22%) TickIT
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft