The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 43 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.01% 2.51% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 8.82% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £310 £415 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.30% +41.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
54 68 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.12% 28.45% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 22
Median daily rate £310 £280 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +17.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £86 £113 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 21
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -32.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +4 3 £310 -25.30% 2
Unix
East Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) TickIT
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (25.00%) hybris
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Endeca

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Endeca
2 1 (25.00%) hybris
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat