The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 32 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 516 510 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.54% 5.69% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.07% 22.66% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 225 235
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£386 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -13.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £26.00 £20.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UNIX
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2338 2251 1856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.10% 25.10% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1117 901
Average daily rate £363 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 218 238
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UNIX
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 across the South East region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

UNIX
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 across the South East region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

UNIX
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
Hampshire -4 139 £375 +6.38% 26
Berkshire +4 126 £400 +6.66% 30
Surrey -12 77 £388 -8.82% 20
Buckinghamshire -6 66 £320 -1.53% 17
West Sussex +8 40 £419 -16.45% 7
Oxfordshire 0 26 £350 -6.66% 8
Kent -2 13 £514 +8.15% 2
Middlesex +8 9 £350 -16.66% 1
East Sussex - 7 £413 - 13
Home Counties - 2 - -
Sussex - 1 £350 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 537 (53.70%) Linux
2 317 (31.70%) Oracle
3 285 (28.50%) Windows
4 275 (27.50%) SQL
5 255 (25.50%) Security Cleared
6 219 (21.90%) SC Cleared
7 193 (19.30%) Shell Script
8 192 (19.20%) Java
9 172 (17.20%) Python
10 146 (14.60%) Microsoft
11 139 (13.90%) Perl
12 136 (13.60%) Finance
13 134 (13.40%) C
14 131 (13.10%) C++
15 129 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
16 127 (12.70%) Solaris
17 124 (12.40%) Configuration Management
18 123 (12.30%) Oracle Database
19 121 (12.10%) JavaScript
20 117 (11.70%) VMware
21 116 (11.60%) HTML
22 106 (10.60%) SAN
23 104 (10.40%) Red Hat
24 100 (10.00%) HP
25 99 (9.90%) AIX
26 98 (9.80%) MS Excel
26 98 (9.80%) Software Engineering
27 96 (9.60%) Telecoms
28 94 (9.40%) XML
29 92 (9.20%) Apache

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 92 (9.20%) Apache
2 65 (6.50%) WebSphere
3 59 (5.90%) WebLogic
4 58 (5.80%) Tomcat
5 35 (3.50%) MS Exchange
6 28 (2.80%) JBoss
7 26 (2.60%) IIS
7 26 (2.60%) Node.js
8 25 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (1.20%) SAS
11 11 (1.10%) CMS
11 11 (1.10%) uWSGI
12 10 (1.00%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
13 9 (0.90%) Oracle 10gAS
14 8 (0.80%) Lync
15 7 (0.70%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.50%) GlassFish
Applications
1 98 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.40%) MS Office
3 18 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.20%) PaintShop Pro
6 4 (0.40%) MS Project
7 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS
8 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 35 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.30%) Maximo
5 11 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.40%) TIBCO iProcess
8 4 (0.40%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.20%) BusinessWare
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
11 1 (0.10%) SAP PSCD
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.10%) Unica
11 1 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 54 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.20%) Heroku
4 12 (1.20%) SaaS
4 12 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.50%) PaaS
5 5 (0.50%) IaaS
6 4 (0.40%) Office 365
7 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.20%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 106 (10.60%) SAN
2 79 (7.90%) TCP/IP
3 64 (6.40%) DNS
4 61 (6.10%) Firewall
5 54 (5.40%) LDAP
6 51 (5.10%) WAN
7 42 (4.20%) LAN
8 36 (3.60%) HTTP
9 28 (2.80%) Internet
10 27 (2.70%) VPN
10 27 (2.70%) SSL
11 24 (2.40%) Network Security
12 23 (2.30%) SSH
13 22 (2.20%) LTE
14 21 (2.10%) NAS
14 21 (2.10%) 3G
14 21 (2.10%) SMTP
15 18 (1.80%) Radio Access Network
16 16 (1.60%) 4G
16 16 (1.60%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (12.30%) Oracle Database
2 58 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 56 (5.60%) DB2
4 51 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 49 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 43 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (4.10%) MySQL
8 35 (3.50%) RDBMS
9 32 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
10 29 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (2.70%) PowerCenter
12 22 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
13 21 (2.10%) OLTP
14 14 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
14 14 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
16 10 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (1.00%) Data Mart
17 9 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
18 8 (0.80%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 74 (7.40%) Git (software)
2 73 (7.30%) Subversion
3 71 (7.10%) Jenkins
4 54 (5.40%) ClearCase
5 47 (4.70%) GoogleTest
6 44 (4.40%) Ant
6 44 (4.40%) NUnit
7 43 (4.30%) CppUnit
8 36 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
10 18 (1.80%) Selenium
11 16 (1.60%) LoadRunner
12 15 (1.50%) Rational Rose
13 14 (1.40%) JIRA
13 14 (1.40%) CruiseControl
14 13 (1.30%) Toad
14 13 (1.30%) ClearQuest
15 11 (1.10%) SoapUI
16 10 (1.00%) Gerrit
17 9 (0.90%) RSpec
General
1 136 (13.60%) Finance
2 96 (9.60%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.00%) Banking
4 29 (2.90%) Retail
5 16 (1.60%) Billing
6 14 (1.40%) Back Office
7 13 (1.30%) Marketing
8 8 (0.80%) Electronics
8 8 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.60%) Publishing
10 5 (0.50%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.50%) Front Office
10 5 (0.50%) Legal
10 5 (0.50%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.50%) Military
11 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.20%) Games
12 2 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 255 (25.50%) Developer
2 113 (11.30%) Analyst
3 82 (8.20%) Administrator
4 61 (6.10%) Architect
5 54 (5.40%) Consultant
6 44 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
7 43 (4.30%) Test Analyst
8 37 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 36 (3.60%) C++ Developer
10 33 (3.30%) Software Engineer
11 32 (3.20%) DBA
12 31 (3.10%) C Developer
13 26 (2.60%) Linux Administrator
14 25 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
14 25 (2.50%) Network Engineer
14 25 (2.50%) UNIX Administrator
15 23 (2.30%) Infrastructure Architect
15 23 (2.30%) Support Engineer
15 23 (2.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 22 (2.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (11.60%) HTML
2 94 (9.40%) XML
3 64 (6.40%) J2EE
4 58 (5.80%) .NET
5 49 (4.90%) Middleware
6 47 (4.70%) Web Services
7 44 (4.40%) JSP
8 38 (3.80%) CSS
9 36 (3.60%) ASP.NET
10 32 (3.20%) SOAP
11 28 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails
12 27 (2.70%) Motif
13 22 (2.20%) HTML5
14 19 (1.90%) jQuery
15 18 (1.80%) RESTful
16 17 (1.70%) XML Messaging
16 17 (1.70%) STL
17 14 (1.40%) Spring
17 14 (1.40%) Java EE
18 13 (1.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.90%) Data Centre
3 53 (5.30%) Clustering
4 28 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.60%) PKI
6 24 (2.40%) Derivative
7 23 (2.30%) Client/Server
7 23 (2.30%) HACMP
8 18 (1.80%) Mainframe
9 16 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.20%) User Experience
10 12 (1.20%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.10%) iPhone
11 11 (1.10%) iSeries
11 11 (1.10%) Replication
12 10 (1.00%) AS400
12 10 (1.00%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.00%) FlexPod
13 9 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 537 (53.70%) Linux
2 285 (28.50%) Windows
3 127 (12.70%) Solaris
4 99 (9.90%) AIX
5 86 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (4.80%) Mac OS X
7 44 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (3.30%) HPUX
10 18 (1.80%) Apple iOS
10 18 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.30%) Android
12 11 (1.10%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.00%) Windows 2000
13 10 (1.00%) Windows NT
14 9 (0.90%) VMS
14 9 (0.90%) SUSE
14 9 (0.90%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.80%) NetWare
15 8 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (12.40%) Configuration Management
3 98 (9.80%) Software Engineering
4 81 (8.10%) Project Management
5 72 (7.20%) Migration
6 69 (6.90%) OO
6 69 (6.90%) Multithreading
7 65 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (6.50%) Performance Tuning
8 61 (6.10%) UML
9 56 (5.60%) OOD
10 53 (5.30%) ITIL
11 47 (4.70%) Scrum
11 47 (4.70%) SDLC
12 44 (4.40%) Use Case
13 42 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
14 41 (4.10%) Test Scripting
15 37 (3.70%) Integration Testing
16 35 (3.50%) TDD
17 34 (3.40%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 275 (27.50%) SQL
2 193 (19.30%) Shell Script
3 192 (19.20%) Java
4 172 (17.20%) Python
5 139 (13.90%) Perl
6 134 (13.40%) C
7 131 (13.10%) C++
8 121 (12.10%) JavaScript
9 75 (7.50%) PowerShell
10 72 (7.20%) PL/SQL
11 61 (6.10%) Ruby
12 54 (5.40%) PHP
13 48 (4.80%) Bash Shell
14 38 (3.80%) Korn
15 20 (2.00%) C#
16 18 (1.80%) Objective-C
17 17 (1.70%) Go
18 11 (1.10%) T-SQL
19 10 (1.00%) Scala
20 9 (0.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 255 (25.50%) Security Cleared
2 219 (21.90%) SC Cleared
3 55 (5.50%) Degree
4 54 (5.40%) ISTQB
5 48 (4.80%) ISEB
6 37 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (3.50%) DV Cleared
9 34 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (2.90%) MCITP
11 28 (2.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 11 (1.10%) CCNP
12 11 (1.10%) CCNA
13 9 (0.90%) CISSP
14 8 (0.80%) Sun Certification
14 8 (0.80%) MCSE
14 8 (0.80%) SCSA
15 6 (0.60%) MCP
16 5 (0.50%) HNC
16 5 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.30%) QA
2 16 (1.60%) SLA
3 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.50%) COBIT
4 4 (0.40%) GxP
5 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.10%) COSO
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 76 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (5.20%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 22 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
5 20 (2.00%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.90%) NFS
7 16 (1.60%) Shibboleth
8 12 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 12 (1.20%) Sendmail
8 12 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (1.10%) GPFS
10 10 (1.00%) vSphere
10 10 (1.00%) Samba
11 9 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 9 (0.90%) Veritas File System
12 7 (0.70%) Oracle Clusterware
12 7 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.70%) XenApp
13 6 (0.60%) Firmware
14 5 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 71 (7.10%) Puppet
2 35 (3.50%) Tivoli
3 28 (2.80%) Control-M
4 24 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 24 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 18 (1.80%) NetBackup
6 18 (1.80%) SCCM
7 17 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (1.60%) SCOM
9 12 (1.20%) MIMEsweeper
9 12 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
10 11 (1.10%) Data Guard
11 10 (1.00%) SCSM
12 7 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.50%) CA Wily
15 4 (0.40%) Nagios
15 4 (0.40%) OVSD
Vendors
1 317 (31.70%) Oracle
2 146 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 117 (11.70%) VMware
4 104 (10.40%) Red Hat
5 100 (10.00%) HP
6 77 (7.70%) IBM
7 74 (7.40%) Cisco
8 48 (4.80%) Sun
9 46 (4.60%) Citrix
10 43 (4.30%) NetApp
11 42 (4.20%) Veritas
12 39 (3.90%) Juniper
13 36 (3.60%) Informatica
14 33 (3.30%) SAP
15 22 (2.20%) McAfee
16 19 (1.90%) Remedy
16 19 (1.90%) Sybase
16 19 (1.90%) EMC
17 17 (1.70%) Business Objects
18 16 (1.60%) Symantec
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 per day - 3 month contract with scope for extension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Middlesex
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £270 to £300 per day Great rate and a great working environment
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £385 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £40 - £300 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + TBA
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago