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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 25 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.08% 2.40% 3.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 8.33% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £310 £415 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.30% -5.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.35%
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
18 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.50% 28.80% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 8
Median daily rate £310 £293 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% -31.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £391 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 6 December 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 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