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 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 17 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.76% 3.04% 3.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 14.75% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£294 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £300 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
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
66 61 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.19% 20.61% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 17
Average daily rate £238 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £232 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 32
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £34.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +5 5 £438 +45.83% 1
Coalville - 2 - -
Hinckley - - - -
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (46.88%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle
3 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Control-M
5 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) Data Mart
6 7 (21.88%) PowerCenter
6 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) Retail
8 5 (15.63%) Banking
8 5 (15.63%) IT Governance
8 5 (15.63%) VMware
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
8 5 (15.63%) JD Edwards
8 5 (15.63%) DB2
8 5 (15.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (15.63%) ITIL
8 5 (15.63%) ERP
8 5 (15.63%) SAS
8 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (12.50%) ISEB
9 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (12.50%) Informatica
9 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (9.38%) Degree

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (15.63%) SAS
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Heroku
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (21.88%) PowerCenter
1 7 (21.88%) Data Mart
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.63%) DB2
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Grunt
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
3 5 (15.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) UAT Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Django Developer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Informatica Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) jQuery
2 2 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
2 2 (6.25%) Django
3 1 (3.13%) JSP
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) XSD
3 1 (3.13%) POSIX
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) MVS
4 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (15.63%) IT Governance
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) ERP
3 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) B2B
6 1 (3.13%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) JCL
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISEB
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
2 3 (9.38%) TickIT
3 2 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Control-M
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) JD Edwards
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Informatica
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) hybris
6 1 (3.13%) Rackspace