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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 37 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 444 504 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.78% 5.77% 4.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.66% 23.73% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 264 204
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 10
Average hourly rate £27.75 £19.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £17.50 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £28.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
2258 2124 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.33% 24.32% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 1067 904
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 241 254
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +1 126 £375 +15.38% 29
Berkshire -23 93 £350 -6.66% 48
Surrey -4 92 £348 -8.55% 24
Buckinghamshire -4 68 £405 +15.71% 14
Home Counties +4 15 £413 -
Oxfordshire +2 14 £450 +50.00% 6
Kent -10 11 £494 -1.25% 2
Middlesex -1 9 £345 +12.01%
East Sussex -5 8 £400 - 3
West Sussex -6 3 £570 +90.00% 5
M4 Corridor - - - -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 402 (42.68%) Linux
2 355 (37.69%) Oracle
3 344 (36.52%) Windows
4 270 (28.66%) SQL
5 210 (22.29%) Security Cleared
6 200 (21.23%) Java
7 179 (19.00%) Microsoft
8 178 (18.90%) SC Cleared
9 164 (17.41%) HTML
10 146 (15.50%) Finance
11 138 (14.65%) HP
12 136 (14.44%) JavaScript
13 123 (13.06%) Solaris
14 119 (12.63%) Shell Script
14 119 (12.63%) Telecoms
15 116 (12.31%) .NET
16 108 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
17 107 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
17 107 (11.36%) JSP
18 103 (10.93%) Oracle Database
19 101 (10.72%) VMware
20 96 (10.19%) Perl
21 94 (9.98%) SAN
22 92 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
23 90 (9.55%) Cisco
24 89 (9.45%) ISTQB
25 88 (9.34%) Windows Server 2003
26 87 (9.24%) ASP.NET
27 86 (9.13%) C
28 85 (9.02%) ITIL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 65 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 65 (6.90%) Apache
2 46 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 45 (4.78%) Tomcat
4 32 (3.40%) WebSphere Application Server
4 32 (3.40%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.91%) Confluence
5 18 (1.91%) IIS
6 16 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.49%) GlassFish
7 14 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.27%) SAS
9 12 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.96%) MQSeries
10 9 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
10 9 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (0.85%) CICS
12 7 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 81 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.87%) MS Office
3 16 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.32%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 72 (7.64%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (1.27%) CSG Singleview
3 11 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
4 10 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
5 8 (0.85%) Staffware
6 7 (0.74%) TIBCO iProcess
7 6 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.42%) Misys Midas
8 4 (0.42%) Maximo
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.21%) AWD
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
11 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.53%) SaaS
2 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.21%) GitHub
3 2 (0.21%) IaaS
3 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (9.98%) SAN
2 85 (9.02%) TCP/IP
3 54 (5.73%) DNS
4 48 (5.10%) HTTPS
4 48 (5.10%) Firewall
5 41 (4.35%) HTTP
6 35 (3.72%) Network Security
7 34 (3.61%) LDAP
8 33 (3.50%) SSL
9 32 (3.40%) Internet
9 32 (3.40%) FTP
10 29 (3.08%) 3G
11 26 (2.76%) NAS
12 22 (2.34%) SSH
13 17 (1.80%) LTE
13 17 (1.80%) Wireshark
14 16 (1.70%) WAN
15 14 (1.49%) DHCP
16 13 (1.38%) Radio Access Network
16 13 (1.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (10.93%) Oracle Database
2 80 (8.49%) MySQL
3 75 (7.96%) SQL Server
4 55 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 43 (4.56%) DB2
7 41 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 26 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (2.44%) PowerCenter
11 20 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (1.80%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
13 13 (1.38%) Pentaho
14 11 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (1.06%) DTS
16 7 (0.74%) SQLPlus
16 7 (0.74%) Base SAS
17 5 (0.53%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 57 (6.05%) Subversion
2 33 (3.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 32 (3.40%) JUnit
4 27 (2.87%) LoadRunner
5 23 (2.44%) JIRA
6 22 (2.34%) Selenium
6 22 (2.34%) Git (software)
7 21 (2.23%) Ant
8 19 (2.02%) Toad
9 16 (1.70%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (1.17%) Eclipse
10 11 (1.17%) Introscope
11 10 (1.06%) WebDriver
12 9 (0.96%) ClearCase
12 9 (0.96%) Maven
13 8 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (0.85%) IntelliJ
14 7 (0.74%) GoogleTest
14 7 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 146 (15.50%) Finance
2 119 (12.63%) Telecoms
3 38 (4.03%) Banking
4 35 (3.72%) Retail
5 17 (1.80%) Military
6 13 (1.38%) Marketing
7 12 (1.27%) Billing
7 12 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.06%) Automotive
10 9 (0.96%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.85%) Spanish Language
11 8 (0.85%) Electronics
12 6 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.42%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.32%) Legal
14 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.21%) Back Office
16 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 187 (19.85%) Developer
2 161 (17.09%) Analyst
3 70 (7.43%) Administrator
3 70 (7.43%) Architect
4 62 (6.58%) Test Analyst
4 62 (6.58%) Consultant
5 42 (4.46%) Support Analyst
6 36 (3.82%) Software Engineer
7 30 (3.18%) Test Engineer
8 29 (3.08%) Java Developer
9 27 (2.87%) Tester
10 26 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
10 26 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
11 25 (2.65%) DBA
12 23 (2.44%) Network Engineer
13 22 (2.34%) Support Engineer
13 22 (2.34%) Project Manager
14 20 (2.12%) Database Developer
14 20 (2.12%) Test Specialist
14 20 (2.12%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (17.41%) HTML
2 116 (12.31%) .NET
3 107 (11.36%) JSP
4 87 (9.24%) ASP.NET
5 71 (7.54%) XML
6 69 (7.32%) CSS
7 59 (6.26%) Web Services
8 49 (5.20%) jQuery
9 45 (4.78%) J2EE
10 44 (4.67%) Middleware
11 43 (4.56%) Spring
12 41 (4.35%) SOAP
13 34 (3.61%) Ajax
14 22 (2.34%) XSD
15 20 (2.12%) Spring MVC
16 18 (1.91%) REST
17 15 (1.59%) HTML5
18 14 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
19 12 (1.27%) Hibernate
20 11 (1.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.08%) Mainframe
3 22 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.23%) Clustering
5 20 (2.12%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.70%) Open Source
7 14 (1.49%) Data Integration
7 14 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (1.49%) User Experience
8 12 (1.27%) Smart Meter
8 12 (1.27%) DTV
9 11 (1.17%) PKI
10 10 (1.06%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.06%) Replication
10 10 (1.06%) HACMP
10 10 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.85%) Fat Client
11 8 (0.85%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.74%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 402 (42.68%) Linux
2 344 (36.52%) Windows
3 123 (13.06%) Solaris
4 107 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (9.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 69 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (6.05%) AIX
8 50 (5.31%) Windows 2000
9 40 (4.25%) Windows XP
10 33 (3.50%) Windows 7
11 23 (2.44%) Windows NT
11 23 (2.44%) HPUX
12 17 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (1.17%) Windows Vista
14 10 (1.06%) Android
14 10 (1.06%) VMS
15 8 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.85%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.74%) MVS
16 7 (0.74%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (9.02%) ITIL
3 53 (5.63%) Migration
4 51 (5.41%) Unit Testing
4 51 (5.41%) Software Testing
5 50 (5.31%) Software Engineering
6 49 (5.20%) E-Commerce
7 48 (5.10%) ETL
8 45 (4.78%) Change Management
9 44 (4.67%) Project Management
10 43 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (4.46%) Test Scripting
12 40 (4.25%) SOA
12 40 (4.25%) Workflow
12 40 (4.25%) Scrum
13 35 (3.72%) Configuration Management
14 34 (3.61%) Validation
15 33 (3.50%) OO
16 32 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
17 31 (3.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 270 (28.66%) SQL
2 200 (21.23%) Java
3 136 (14.44%) JavaScript
4 119 (12.63%) Shell Script
5 96 (10.19%) Perl
6 86 (9.13%) C
7 64 (6.79%) PL/SQL
8 57 (6.05%) Python
9 55 (5.84%) C++
10 48 (5.10%) PHP
11 47 (4.99%) Korn
12 42 (4.46%) VB
12 42 (4.46%) PowerShell
13 34 (3.61%) Bash Shell
14 30 (3.18%) C#
15 25 (2.65%) T-SQL
16 24 (2.55%) VBScript
17 16 (1.70%) AWK
18 9 (0.96%) JCL
18 9 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 210 (22.29%) Security Cleared
2 178 (18.90%) SC Cleared
3 89 (9.45%) ISTQB
4 72 (7.64%) Degree
5 61 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 56 (5.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 54 (5.73%) DV Cleared
9 33 (3.50%) MCSE
10 28 (2.97%) MCITP
10 28 (2.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 27 (2.87%) CCNA
12 20 (2.12%) ISEB
12 20 (2.12%) CCNP
13 12 (1.27%) MCP
14 11 (1.17%) CISSP
15 10 (1.06%) RHCE
16 9 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (0.96%) JNCIA
17 8 (0.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.82%) SLA
2 25 (2.65%) QA
3 6 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 79 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.76%) NFS
4 18 (1.91%) vSphere
5 17 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (1.49%) Nmap
7 13 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (1.27%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.96%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.85%) Shibboleth
11 7 (0.74%) vCloud
11 7 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (0.74%) Xen
12 6 (0.64%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.64%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.42%) GPFS
15 3 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (3.82%) Tivoli
3 28 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 26 (2.76%) NetBackup
5 25 (2.65%) Puppet
6 21 (2.23%) Control-M
7 14 (1.49%) Nessus
7 14 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 13 (1.38%) Backup Exec
9 12 (1.27%) SCOM
10 11 (1.17%) Nagios
11 10 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.96%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.85%) TIBCO Hawk
13 8 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (0.85%) Cobbler
14 6 (0.64%) BladeLogic
14 6 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
15 5 (0.53%) Netcool
15 5 (0.53%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 355 (37.69%) Oracle
2 179 (19.00%) Microsoft
3 138 (14.65%) HP
4 101 (10.72%) VMware
5 90 (9.55%) Cisco
6 81 (8.60%) IBM
7 80 (8.49%) Red Hat
8 70 (7.43%) Citrix
9 40 (4.25%) EMC
10 33 (3.50%) Juniper
11 32 (3.40%) SAP
12 31 (3.29%) Sun
13 25 (2.65%) TIBCO
14 22 (2.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 21 (2.23%) Informatica
16 20 (2.12%) Business Objects
17 18 (1.91%) hybris
18 17 (1.80%) Remedy
18 17 (1.80%) Veritas
19 16 (1.70%) NetApp
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