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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 20 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.00% 2.99% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.86% 13.64% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
56 66 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.40% 21.93% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 16
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £205 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 21
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

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

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 7 £399 +32.91% 2
Hinckley - - - -
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) Oracle
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) Control-M
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) Retail
6 5 (16.13%) Data Mart
6 5 (16.13%) IT Governance
6 5 (16.13%) Banking
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
6 5 (16.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (16.13%) DB2
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL
6 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (16.13%) ERP
6 5 (16.13%) SAS
6 5 (16.13%) ISO 9001
6 5 (16.13%) JD Edwards
6 5 (16.13%) PowerCenter
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (12.90%) ISEB
7 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.68%) TickIT
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (16.13%) SAS
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Heroku
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
1 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Data Mart
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
1 5 (16.13%) DB2
1 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (16.13%) PowerCenter
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Grunt
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) UAT Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Django Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.45%) IT Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Informatica Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) jQuery
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) Django
2 2 (6.45%) REST
2 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.23%) Kendo UI
3 1 (3.23%) LINQ
3 1 (3.23%) POSIX
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) VxWorks
3 2 (6.45%) MVS
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (16.13%) IT Governance
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) ERP
3 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.23%) BPR
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.68%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) JCL
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ISEB
1 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO 9001
2 3 (9.68%) TickIT
3 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Control-M
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) JD Edwards
4 3 (9.68%) Informatica
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) QNX
6 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
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