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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 25 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.66% 3.66% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 13.64% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +8.62%
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
43 44 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 28.29% 26.83% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 8
Average daily rate £275 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £13.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Support
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR