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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.05% 5.10% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.77% 18.52% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
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 54 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 27.89% 27.55% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 3
Average daily rate £325 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.54% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.00 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 May 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 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Support
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) LINQ
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) QNX