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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 24 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.29% 2.74% 2.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.46% 11.11% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £405 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +113.51%
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
52 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 31.90% 24.66% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 12
Average daily rate £293 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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 (81.82%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (36.36%) Workflow
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
7 2 (18.18%) Control-M
7 2 (18.18%) Remedy
7 2 (18.18%) MVS
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
7 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) TickIT

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (36.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Functional Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) MVS Operator
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Operator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Operator
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) MVS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Cash Management
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
1 2 (18.18%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Control-M
2 1 (9.09%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica