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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 37 18 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.64% 7.32% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.20% 25.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate
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£369 £275 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -26.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £419 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
49 84 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.07% 29.27% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 19
Average daily rate £250 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.16 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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 -6 4 £400 +77.77%
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 3 (30.00%) MVS
4 3 (30.00%) MAINVIEW
4 3 (30.00%) Control-M
4 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (30.00%) Windows NT
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PROIV
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX Support
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) EDI
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows NT
3 3 (30.00%) MVS
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) MAINVIEW
1 3 (30.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Brocade
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR