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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs citing UNIX 11 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.53% 2.07% 10.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.45% 13.33% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £373 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.59% +41.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £31.25 £20.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.32% -42.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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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
49 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 33.56% 15.54% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 14
Average daily rate £225 £245 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% -15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £100 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £288 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
6 4 (28.57%) ISEB
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (21.43%) IT Governance
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Retail
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) SAS
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) DB2
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) TickIT
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) PowerCenter
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.14%) Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (7.14%) Control-M
8 1 (7.14%) Shell Script

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
1 3 (21.43%) PowerCenter
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) UAT Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) UAT Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) IT Governance
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
2 3 (21.43%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Northgate
3 1 (7.14%) Rackspace