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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 28 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 578 461 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.04% 5.02% 5.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.97% 20.75% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 185 246
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.26% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 14
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.46% +27.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.06 £19.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.30 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%
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
2315 2222 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.18% 24.19% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1079 1048
Average daily rate £363 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 209 265
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -4 157 £380 +8.57% 15
Berkshire +2 119 £400 +14.28% 29
Surrey +6 92 £400 +6.66% 47
Buckinghamshire +4 83 £323 -7.85% 8
West Sussex +28 60 £425 -4.49% 8
Middlesex +18 22 £350 +1.44% 2
Oxfordshire -22 9 £400 +6.66% 5
East Sussex -2 7 £331 -17.18% 6
Kent -8 4 £481 +57.78% 3
Home Counties 0 1 - -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 528 (47.87%) Linux
2 404 (36.63%) Oracle
3 352 (31.91%) SQL
4 297 (26.93%) Windows
5 284 (25.75%) Security Cleared
6 243 (22.03%) SC Cleared
7 208 (18.86%) Shell Script
8 186 (16.86%) Java
9 175 (15.87%) Perl
10 163 (14.78%) Finance
11 161 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
12 146 (13.24%) Microsoft
13 143 (12.96%) Solaris
14 140 (12.69%) Oracle Database
15 138 (12.51%) Python
16 133 (12.06%) HP
17 130 (11.79%) XML
18 129 (11.70%) VMware
19 126 (11.42%) HTML
20 123 (11.15%) JavaScript
21 122 (11.06%) C++
22 121 (10.97%) C
23 119 (10.79%) AIX
24 118 (10.70%) SAN
25 114 (10.34%) Telecoms
26 105 (9.52%) Configuration Management
27 104 (9.43%) Red Hat
28 97 (8.79%) PL/SQL
28 97 (8.79%) MS Excel
29 94 (8.52%) Migration

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 77 (6.98%) Apache
2 73 (6.62%) WebSphere
3 55 (4.99%) WebLogic
4 54 (4.90%) Tomcat
5 48 (4.35%) MS Exchange
6 35 (3.17%) IIS
7 30 (2.72%) Node.js
8 26 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 21 (1.90%) JBoss
9 21 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (1.18%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.18%) SAS
11 9 (0.82%) Documentum
11 9 (0.82%) Oracle 10gAS
12 8 (0.73%) Confluence
13 7 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.63%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.54%) Lync
14 6 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 97 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.63%) MS Office
3 23 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.36%) PaintShop Pro
6 11 (1.00%) MS Project
7 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.091%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 40 (3.63%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (1.90%) Maximo
4 17 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.36%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.27%) assyst
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.18%) BusinessWare
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.091%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.091%) SAP PSCD
11 1 (0.091%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.00%) SaaS
4 9 (0.82%) Heroku
5 8 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (0.45%) IaaS
7 5 (0.45%) PaaS
8 4 (0.36%) Office 365
9 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.27%) HP Helion
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.18%) GitHub
11 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.091%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 118 (10.70%) SAN
2 90 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 60 (5.44%) Firewall
4 59 (5.35%) DNS
5 55 (4.99%) WAN
6 51 (4.62%) LDAP
7 46 (4.17%) LAN
8 37 (3.35%) HTTP
9 33 (2.99%) VPN
10 31 (2.81%) LTE
11 30 (2.72%) Radio Access Network
11 30 (2.72%) 3G
12 28 (2.54%) Internet
12 28 (2.54%) 4G
13 27 (2.45%) SSH
14 26 (2.36%) Network Security
15 25 (2.27%) SSL
16 22 (1.99%) SMTP
17 21 (1.90%) FTP
17 21 (1.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (12.69%) Oracle Database
2 82 (7.43%) DB2
3 77 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 57 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 50 (4.53%) Relational Database
6 44 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (3.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 37 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
9 30 (2.72%) MySQL
9 30 (2.72%) PowerCenter
10 28 (2.54%) Oracle9i Database
11 22 (1.99%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (1.90%) Big Data
13 20 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
14 18 (1.63%) OLTP
15 16 (1.45%) DB2 UDB
16 14 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
17 12 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
17 12 (1.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 54 (4.90%) Subversion
1 54 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 36 (3.26%) Oracle Forms
3 36 (3.26%) Ant
4 35 (3.17%) ClearCase
4 35 (3.17%) Selenium
5 34 (3.08%) GoogleTest
6 32 (2.90%) SoapUI
7 28 (2.54%) NUnit
8 27 (2.45%) JIRA
9 26 (2.36%) CppUnit
10 21 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (1.81%) RSpec
12 19 (1.72%) LoadRunner
13 14 (1.27%) Maven
14 13 (1.18%) HP UFT
15 11 (1.00%) Rational Rose
15 11 (1.00%) Toad
16 10 (0.91%) Gerrit
General
1 163 (14.78%) Finance
2 114 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 42 (3.81%) Banking
4 29 (2.63%) Retail
5 16 (1.45%) Back Office
6 15 (1.36%) Billing
7 12 (1.09%) Electronics
7 12 (1.09%) Marketing
8 11 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.91%) Military
9 10 (0.91%) Spanish Language
10 9 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.45%) Legal
13 3 (0.27%) Publishing
14 2 (0.18%) Games
14 2 (0.18%) Front Office
15 1 (0.091%) Advertising
15 1 (0.091%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 278 (25.20%) Developer
2 140 (12.69%) Analyst
3 80 (7.25%) Administrator
4 77 (6.98%) Architect
5 64 (5.80%) Test Analyst
6 56 (5.08%) Consultant
7 46 (4.17%) C++ Developer
8 43 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
8 43 (3.90%) DBA
9 37 (3.35%) Software Engineer
10 34 (3.08%) C Developer
11 33 (2.99%) Support Analyst
12 30 (2.72%) Oracle Developer
13 28 (2.54%) Support Engineer
14 27 (2.45%) Project Manager
14 27 (2.45%) Tester
15 25 (2.27%) Network Engineer
15 25 (2.27%) Ab Initio Developer
16 24 (2.18%) Infrastructure Architect
17 23 (2.09%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (11.79%) XML
2 126 (11.42%) HTML
3 70 (6.35%) .NET
4 55 (4.99%) J2EE
5 54 (4.90%) Middleware
6 50 (4.53%) Web Services
7 48 (4.35%) JSP
8 47 (4.26%) SOAP
9 44 (3.99%) CSS
10 38 (3.45%) XML Messaging
11 36 (3.26%) ASP.NET
12 27 (2.45%) STL
13 25 (2.27%) AngularJS
14 22 (1.99%) HTML5
15 19 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
15 19 (1.72%) Java EE
16 17 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
17 16 (1.45%) Motif
18 15 (1.36%) RESTful
19 13 (1.18%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 59 (5.35%) Clustering
4 29 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.45%) Mainframe
5 27 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.36%) PKI
7 24 (2.18%) Client/Server
7 24 (2.18%) HACMP
8 19 (1.72%) Derivative
9 17 (1.54%) AS400
10 16 (1.45%) FlexPod
10 16 (1.45%) iSeries
11 15 (1.36%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.27%) DataPower
13 12 (1.09%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.91%) Statistics
15 9 (0.82%) Replication
15 9 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (0.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 528 (47.87%) Linux
2 297 (26.93%) Windows
3 143 (12.96%) Solaris
4 119 (10.79%) AIX
5 77 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (3.99%) HPUX
9 33 (2.99%) Mac OS X
10 29 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.54%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.18%) Android
12 13 (1.18%) Windows NT
13 12 (1.09%) SUSE
13 12 (1.09%) Ubuntu
14 11 (1.00%) VMS
15 9 (0.82%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.73%) zOS
16 8 (0.73%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.63%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 94 (8.52%) Migration
4 85 (7.71%) Software Engineering
5 80 (7.25%) Project Management
6 79 (7.16%) Performance Tuning
7 71 (6.44%) ITIL
8 63 (5.71%) Multithreading
9 62 (5.62%) Scrum
10 57 (5.17%) OO
11 55 (4.99%) Test Scripting
12 54 (4.90%) Use Case
13 53 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 50 (4.53%) UML
14 50 (4.53%) OOD
15 49 (4.44%) TDD
16 46 (4.17%) SDLC
17 44 (3.99%) Change Management
18 39 (3.54%) Security Testing
19 38 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 352 (31.91%) SQL
2 208 (18.86%) Shell Script
3 186 (16.86%) Java
4 175 (15.87%) Perl
5 138 (12.51%) Python
6 123 (11.15%) JavaScript
7 122 (11.06%) C++
8 121 (10.97%) C
9 97 (8.79%) PL/SQL
10 57 (5.17%) PowerShell
11 56 (5.08%) Ruby
12 46 (4.17%) Bash Shell
13 44 (3.99%) Korn
14 30 (2.72%) PHP
15 17 (1.54%) C#
16 16 (1.45%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.09%) Scala
18 11 (1.00%) T-SQL
19 10 (0.91%) VBScript
19 10 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 284 (25.75%) Security Cleared
2 243 (22.03%) SC Cleared
3 71 (6.44%) ISTQB
4 55 (4.99%) ISEB
5 52 (4.71%) Degree
6 45 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 39 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (3.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 35 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (2.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 24 (2.18%) MCITP
12 15 (1.36%) CCNP
13 14 (1.27%) CCNA
14 10 (0.91%) MCSE
15 7 (0.63%) HND
16 6 (0.54%) HNC
16 6 (0.54%) SCSA
16 6 (0.54%) Sun Certification
17 5 (0.45%) MCP
18 4 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.63%) SLA
2 28 (2.54%) QA
3 7 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.36%) GxP
5 2 (0.18%) COBIT
5 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.091%) WAI
System Software
1 85 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 22 (1.99%) NFS
5 18 (1.63%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 13 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 12 (1.09%) VMware ESX
9 12 (1.09%) vSphere
10 10 (0.91%) Oracle Clusterware
10 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (0.82%) Sendmail
11 9 (0.82%) Veritas File System
11 9 (0.82%) GPFS
12 8 (0.73%) XenApp
13 6 (0.54%) Snort
13 6 (0.54%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.45%) Shibboleth
14 5 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 48 (4.35%) Puppet
2 44 (3.99%) Tivoli
3 43 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
4 37 (3.35%) Control-M
5 25 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 24 (2.18%) NetBackup
6 24 (2.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 20 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (1.72%) SCCM
8 19 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 18 (1.63%) Oracle ZFS
10 16 (1.45%) SCOM
11 10 (0.91%) Data Guard
11 10 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.82%) MIMEsweeper
12 9 (0.82%) MAILsweeper
12 9 (0.82%) SCSM
13 6 (0.54%) Ansible
13 6 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 404 (36.63%) Oracle
2 146 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 133 (12.06%) HP
4 129 (11.70%) VMware
5 104 (9.43%) Red Hat
6 83 (7.52%) IBM
7 70 (6.35%) Cisco
8 60 (5.44%) Citrix
9 51 (4.62%) Sun
10 48 (4.35%) Veritas
11 41 (3.72%) Informatica
12 40 (3.63%) SAP
13 34 (3.08%) NetApp
14 32 (2.90%) Juniper
14 32 (2.90%) Ab Initio
15 30 (2.72%) Symantec
16 24 (2.18%) EMC
17 22 (1.99%) Remedy
18 19 (1.72%) webMethods
19 18 (1.63%) McAfee
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day DOE and suitability
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £420 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago