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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 16 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing UNIX 23 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.85% 2.93% 7.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.06% 16.67% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 11
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£325 £373 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +18.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £431 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £31.25 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.76%
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
85 54 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 32.69% 17.59% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 27
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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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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 +17 13 £225 -39.59%
Coalville - 3 - - 1
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle
3 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Linux
5 10 (31.25%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) PowerCenter
7 8 (25.00%) Control-M
8 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
8 7 (21.88%) Data Mart
9 6 (18.75%) SQL
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (18.75%) Informatica
10 5 (15.63%) VMware
10 5 (15.63%) SAS
10 5 (15.63%) JD Edwards
10 5 (15.63%) DB2
10 5 (15.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (15.63%) ERP
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL
10 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
10 5 (15.63%) Retail
10 5 (15.63%) IT Governance
11 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Banking
11 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (12.50%) ISEB
12 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
12 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) PowerCenter
2 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.88%) Data Mart
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (15.63%) DB2
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) 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%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.38%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Informatica Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) IT Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) POSIX
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) JSP
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) XSD
1 1 (3.13%) Spring
1 1 (3.13%) Ajax
1 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
1 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) MVS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (15.63%) ERP
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) IT Governance
3 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) ETL
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) B2B
6 1 (3.13%) B2C
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (12.50%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
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 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Control-M
2 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Informatica
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.25%) Northgate
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) hybris
5 1 (3.13%) Rackspace