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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 32 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 507 579 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.68% 6.14% 5.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.79% 24.26% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 279 203
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 12
Median hourly rate £57.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +12.85%
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
2225 2387 2301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.93% 25.33% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1257 1129
Median daily rate £380 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 246 209
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.83 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% +6.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +9 168 £400 +3.55% 28
Surrey +11 102 £450 +12.50% 26
Berkshire -22 85 £388 -3.12% 28
Buckinghamshire -6 54 £463 +44.53% 2
Oxfordshire +26 30 £450 +5.88% 3
West Sussex -37 30 £365 -18.88% 6
Middlesex 0 21 £350 -
Kent +8 10 £375 -27.18% 1
East Sussex +10 5 £430 +22.85% 5
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Unix.

1 636 (61.87%) Linux
2 416 (40.47%) Oracle
3 284 (27.63%) SQL
4 274 (26.65%) Windows
5 260 (25.29%) Security Cleared
6 231 (22.47%) SC Cleared
7 182 (17.70%) Solaris
8 175 (17.02%) Java
9 174 (16.93%) SAN
10 165 (16.05%) Shell Script
10 165 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 161 (15.66%) Finance
12 159 (15.47%) Red Hat
13 145 (14.11%) XML
14 131 (12.74%) Oracle Database
15 123 (11.96%) Perl
16 120 (11.67%) Python
17 118 (11.48%) HP
18 117 (11.38%) Configuration Management
18 117 (11.38%) Migration
19 115 (11.19%) Veritas
20 114 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
21 109 (10.60%) Project Management
21 109 (10.60%) DevOps
22 105 (10.21%) IBM
23 100 (9.73%) Git (software)
24 97 (9.44%) Subversion
25 95 (9.24%) C
26 94 (9.14%) JavaScript
27 93 (9.05%) VMware

Unix
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 68 (6.61%) WebLogic
2 60 (5.84%) Tomcat
3 57 (5.54%) JBoss
4 49 (4.77%) Apache
5 33 (3.21%) MS Exchange
6 31 (3.02%) IIS
7 28 (2.72%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.46%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (1.07%) SAS
11 11 (1.07%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.88%) Confluence
13 8 (0.78%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.68%) TPMS
15 6 (0.58%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.49%) Umbraco
17 4 (0.39%) CMS
18 3 (0.29%) CICS
Applications
1 78 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.33%) MS Office
3 22 (2.14%) MS Project
4 18 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.97%) PaintShop Pro
6 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.097%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.39%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.19%) OpenText Process Suite
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.097%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.097%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.097%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.07%) SaaS
3 10 (0.97%) PaaS
4 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.68%) IaaS
6 4 (0.39%) HP Helion
7 3 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.29%) Boomi
7 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.19%) GitHub
8 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.097%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.097%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.097%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.097%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.097%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 174 (16.93%) SAN
2 58 (5.64%) LDAP
3 57 (5.54%) Fibre Channel
4 53 (5.16%) TCP/IP
5 44 (4.28%) NAS
6 42 (4.09%) Firewall
7 36 (3.50%) DNS
8 33 (3.21%) LAN
8 33 (3.21%) WAN
9 31 (3.02%) Internet
10 28 (2.72%) SMTP
11 26 (2.53%) FTP
12 25 (2.43%) DHCP
12 25 (2.43%) SSH
13 24 (2.33%) Diameter Protocol
13 24 (2.33%) SS7
14 23 (2.24%) HTTP
14 23 (2.24%) VPN
15 22 (2.14%) SSL
16 20 (1.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (12.74%) Oracle Database
2 77 (7.49%) SQL Server
3 66 (6.42%) MySQL
4 57 (5.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 36 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 34 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
8 28 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 26 (2.53%) VLDB
10 23 (2.24%) OLTP
11 21 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
12 19 (1.85%) DB2
13 18 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.75%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.65%) NoSQL
14 17 (1.65%) PowerCenter
15 16 (1.56%) Hadoop
16 12 (1.17%) Big Data
17 10 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
17 10 (0.97%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 100 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 97 (9.44%) Subversion
3 71 (6.91%) Jenkins
4 50 (4.86%) SoapUI
5 49 (4.77%) Ant
6 43 (4.18%) GoogleTest
7 42 (4.09%) ClearCase
8 41 (3.99%) NUnit
9 37 (3.60%) CppUnit
9 37 (3.60%) Oracle Forms
10 33 (3.21%) Maven
11 32 (3.11%) Vagrant
12 31 (3.02%) JIRA
13 23 (2.24%) Selenium
14 20 (1.95%) JUnit
15 19 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (1.75%) Cucumber
17 15 (1.46%) Eclipse
18 11 (1.07%) TeamCity
19 10 (0.97%) JBehave
General
1 161 (15.66%) Finance
2 78 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 69 (6.71%) Banking
4 23 (2.24%) Retail
5 15 (1.46%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.46%) Legal
6 11 (1.07%) Back Office
7 10 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.68%) Billing
9 5 (0.49%) Marketing
10 4 (0.39%) Electronics
10 4 (0.39%) Games
10 4 (0.39%) Military
11 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.19%) Publishing
12 1 (0.097%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.097%) Law
12 1 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.097%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 212 (20.62%) Developer
2 145 (14.11%) Administrator
3 99 (9.63%) Analyst
4 90 (8.75%) Architect
5 88 (8.56%) Unix Administrator
6 75 (7.30%) Unix Engineer
7 70 (6.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 68 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
9 67 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
10 62 (6.03%) Oracle Developer
11 46 (4.47%) SQL Developer
12 43 (4.18%) Java Developer
13 41 (3.99%) Linux Administrator
13 41 (3.99%) Test Analyst
14 40 (3.89%) C++ Developer
14 40 (3.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 39 (3.79%) DBA
15 39 (3.79%) Technical Architect
16 38 (3.70%) Support Engineer
17 37 (3.60%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (14.11%) XML
2 75 (7.30%) SOAP
3 70 (6.81%) Web Services
4 69 (6.71%) HTML
5 55 (5.35%) Middleware
6 54 (5.25%) .NET
7 47 (4.57%) CSS
8 38 (3.70%) JSON
9 29 (2.82%) STL
10 28 (2.72%) Java EE
11 26 (2.53%) jQuery
12 25 (2.43%) JMS
13 24 (2.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 24 (2.33%) J2EE
14 21 (2.04%) AngularJS
14 21 (2.04%) XML Messaging
15 20 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
16 18 (1.75%) REST
17 17 (1.65%) HTML5
18 16 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (8.85%) Data Centre
3 60 (5.84%) Clustering
4 53 (5.16%) Computer Science
5 35 (3.40%) Derivative
6 33 (3.21%) EMC VMAX
7 30 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.63%) HACMP
9 25 (2.43%) Private Cloud
10 22 (2.14%) Replication
10 22 (2.14%) Smart Meter
11 21 (2.04%) LPAR
11 21 (2.04%) Mainframe
12 17 (1.65%) PKI
13 16 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (1.46%) Client/Server
15 14 (1.36%) CESG
15 14 (1.36%) Cryptography
16 10 (0.97%) EMC VNX
17 9 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 636 (61.87%) Linux
2 274 (26.65%) Windows
3 182 (17.70%) Solaris
4 165 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 89 (8.66%) AIX
6 71 (6.91%) Windows Server
7 46 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (4.18%) HPUX
9 42 (4.09%) Oracle Linux
10 38 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (3.21%) Mac OS X
12 30 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (2.04%) CentOS
14 16 (1.56%) Windows 7
15 13 (1.26%) zOS
16 12 (1.17%) Data ONTAP
16 12 (1.17%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.88%) MVS
18 8 (0.78%) Apple iOS
19 7 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (11.38%) Configuration Management
1 117 (11.38%) Migration
2 114 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (10.60%) DevOps
3 109 (10.60%) Project Management
4 86 (8.37%) ITIL
5 76 (7.39%) Software Engineering
5 76 (7.39%) Use Case
6 71 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 61 (5.93%) Integration Testing
8 61 (5.93%) Multithreading
9 57 (5.54%) System Integration Testing
10 47 (4.57%) Scrum
11 46 (4.47%) High Availability
11 46 (4.47%) UML
12 45 (4.38%) Change Management
13 44 (4.28%) Unit Testing
14 43 (4.18%) System Testing
15 42 (4.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 284 (27.63%) SQL
2 175 (17.02%) Java
3 165 (16.05%) Shell Script
4 123 (11.96%) Perl
5 120 (11.67%) Python
6 95 (9.24%) C
7 94 (9.14%) JavaScript
8 90 (8.75%) C++
9 82 (7.98%) PL/SQL
10 49 (4.77%) PowerShell
11 40 (3.89%) Ruby
12 33 (3.21%) PHP
13 32 (3.11%) Bash Shell
14 25 (2.43%) Korn
15 23 (2.24%) Scala
16 20 (1.95%) C#
17 17 (1.65%) VB
18 11 (1.07%) JCL
19 8 (0.78%) REXX
19 8 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 260 (25.29%) Security Cleared
2 231 (22.47%) SC Cleared
3 65 (6.32%) Degree
4 43 (4.18%) DV Cleared
5 36 (3.50%) ISTQB
6 23 (2.24%) ISEB
7 22 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (2.14%) CISSP
8 19 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 17 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (1.26%) OCP
12 13 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
13 12 (1.17%) MCITP
14 10 (0.97%) CCNP
14 10 (0.97%) CEH
15 7 (0.68%) HND
16 6 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.79%) SLA
2 25 (2.43%) QA
3 12 (1.17%) RMADS
4 11 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.39%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.097%) COBIT
9 1 (0.097%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 92 (8.95%) Active Directory
2 66 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (6.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 52 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
5 41 (3.99%) Virtual Servers
6 38 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 27 (2.63%) GlusterFS
8 17 (1.65%) NFS
8 17 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (1.65%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.36%) XenApp
10 13 (1.26%) Sendmail
11 12 (1.17%) Hyper-V
11 12 (1.17%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.88%) Firmware
12 9 (0.88%) Veritas File System
13 8 (0.78%) Time Sharing Option
13 8 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 8 (0.78%) vSphere
14 7 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 86 (8.37%) Puppet
2 69 (6.71%) NetBackup
3 68 (6.61%) Ansible
4 40 (3.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 33 (3.21%) HP Data Protector
5 33 (3.21%) Red Hat Satellite
6 32 (3.11%) Oracle ZFS
7 27 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
7 27 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (2.33%) Tivoli
9 21 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 15 (1.46%) Control-M
10 15 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
11 14 (1.36%) Data Guard
11 14 (1.36%) SCCM
12 13 (1.26%) Nagios
13 11 (1.07%) Legato
14 10 (0.97%) SCOM
15 8 (0.78%) WSUS
16 7 (0.68%) yum
Vendors
1 416 (40.47%) Oracle
2 159 (15.47%) Red Hat
3 118 (11.48%) HP
4 115 (11.19%) Veritas
5 105 (10.21%) IBM
6 93 (9.05%) VMware
7 85 (8.27%) Microsoft
8 73 (7.10%) EMC
9 57 (5.54%) Brocade
10 51 (4.96%) Citrix
11 48 (4.67%) Sun
12 45 (4.38%) Cisco
13 44 (4.28%) NetApp
14 38 (3.70%) Sybase
15 34 (3.31%) StorageTek
16 33 (3.21%) Informatica
17 26 (2.53%) Symantec
18 25 (2.43%) Remedy
19 22 (2.14%) F5
20 21 (2.04%) SAP
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