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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 29 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Unix 13 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.45% 2.83% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 10.39% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £400 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +113.51%
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
78 77 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.71% 27.21% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 25
Average daily rate £293 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £79 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 21
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £30.00 £28.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 7 £405 -7.42% 1
Hinckley - 1 - -
Unix
East Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) Finance
4 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (31.58%) Windows NT
7 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (31.58%) SLA
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (31.58%) MVS
7 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
7 6 (31.58%) Workflow
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Cash Management
9 4 (21.05%) General Ledger
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (21.05%) Banking
9 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Linux

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (31.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) General Ledger
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Functional Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) MVS Operator
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) UAT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Operator
5 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) MVS Support
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) MVS
2 6 (31.58%) Windows NT
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
1 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Workflow
3 4 (21.05%) Cash Management
3 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) Logistics
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.53%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) CA Wily
1 3 (15.79%) Control-M
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.26%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) BMC
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica