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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 33 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.42% 3.10% 2.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 13.25% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.45
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.67%
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
88 83 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.67% 23.38% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 32 15
Average daily rate £263 £225 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £145 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £356 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.19 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 21 April 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 +4 3 £438 +28.67% 1
Hinckley - - - -
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
3 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) QNX
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) VxWorks
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) LINQ
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
3 1 (6.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) MSTest
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) LINQ
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (13.33%) Kendo UI
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
2 1 (6.67%) WinForms
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
3 3 (20.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (13.33%) Cash Management
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Workflow
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) BPR
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C++
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) QNX
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade
4 1 (6.67%) DataFlux
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp