The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 30 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.88% 2.62% 3.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.47% 9.76% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£419 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 - £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 - £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
UNIX
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
86 82 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.48% 26.89% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 33 16
Average daily rate £300 £240 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £145 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.23 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Leicestershire region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Leicestershire region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +3 4 £444 - 2
Hinckley - - - -
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) QNX
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) VxWorks
4 3 (16.67%) AIX
4 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Django Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 2 (11.11%) Kendo UI
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) LINQ
2 2 (11.11%) Django
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) WinForms
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) AIX
3 3 (16.67%) VxWorks
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Cash Management
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) BPR
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) C
2 3 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) QNX
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) Brocade
4 1 (5.56%) DataFlux
4 1 (5.56%) 3PAR