The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 22 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 4.89% 4.38% 3.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.03% 12.96% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £450 £388 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +86.90%
Unix
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 27.11% 33.75% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 17
Average daily rate £320 £188 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.66% +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £585 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 23
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +64.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £27.50
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 Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Norfolk region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Norfolk region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 9 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
Norwich -3 9 £463 +19.35%
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 23 (76.67%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 19 (63.33%) Solaris
4 18 (60.00%) ITIL
5 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
5 17 (56.67%) ITIL V3
6 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
7 14 (46.67%) High Availability
8 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
9 11 (36.67%) HP
10 6 (20.00%) Tivoli
10 6 (20.00%) HPUX
10 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) IBM
11 4 (13.33%) AIX
11 4 (13.33%) Java
12 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
12 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
12 3 (10.00%) Spring
12 3 (10.00%) Perl
12 3 (10.00%) SQL
12 3 (10.00%) J2EE
12 3 (10.00%) IBM Domino
12 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
12 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2 (6.67%) Oracle
13 2 (6.67%) DB2
13 2 (6.67%) Windows

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 3 (10.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Build Forge
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Unix Support
2 12 (40.00%) Linux Support
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Unix Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Unix Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Unix Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) J2EE
1 3 (10.00%) Spring
1 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (3.33%) Ajax
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) Solaris
3 6 (20.00%) HPUX
4 4 (13.33%) AIX
5 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) ITIL
2 17 (56.67%) ITIL V3
3 14 (46.67%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) E-business
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Defect Management
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) SOA
5 1 (3.33%) TDD
5 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (36.67%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle