The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Unix Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Support
England / South East
Rank 235 242 240
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 1 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.085% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.091% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £318 £329 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% -9.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £365 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +40.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +71.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6818 7725 8535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.35% 94.17% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 4555 4590
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 410 415
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Unix Support in the job title.

Unix Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Unix Support
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unix Support Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Unix Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unix Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Unix Support
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 1 £318 -14.18%
Unix Support
England

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Unix Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Unix Support in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Ambari
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) AIX

Unix Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Ambari
2 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware