The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Nottingham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 34 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.53% 8.88% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.06% 31.03% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
Average daily rate £326 £290 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £226 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £336 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £24.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 87 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 18.96% 28.62% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 43 16
Average daily rate £325 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £24.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
Nottinghamshire

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (75.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Shell Script
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) Service Management
7 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (30.00%) Migration
7 6 (30.00%) Replication
7 6 (30.00%) AIX
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle Streams
7 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) C#
8 5 (25.00%) DHTML
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) Solaris
10 3 (15.00%) ITIL
10 3 (15.00%) OCP
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (15.00%) SAN
10 3 (15.00%) POSIX
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (20.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX Support
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Streams
2 5 (25.00%) DHTML
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) POSIX
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) AIX
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Database Security
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) OCP
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) IBM