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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / South East
Rank 35 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 352 493 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.63% 5.61% 4.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.04% 22.37% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 305 238
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 10
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £23.58 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+65.42% -40.69%

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
1673 2204 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.02% 25.08% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 1315 1180
Median daily rate £380 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 166 198
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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
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 26 February 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
Surrey +1 111 £425 - 23
Hampshire -26 68 £425 +12.58% 18
Berkshire +3 65 £475 +26.66% 23
Buckinghamshire -9 41 £445 +18.66% 6
West Sussex +4 36 £512 +24.00% 5
Kent -10 9 £314 -27.87% 1
Oxfordshire 0 8 £450 +48.14% 6
East Sussex +9 3 £350 +12.00% 3
Middlesex +5 3 £350 -12.50%
Sussex - 1 £373 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 470 (69.53%) Linux
2 269 (39.79%) Oracle
3 239 (35.36%) Windows
4 210 (31.07%) SQL
5 167 (24.70%) Java
6 162 (23.96%) Security Cleared
7 160 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
8 159 (23.52%) JavaScript
9 131 (19.38%) SC Cleared
10 113 (16.72%) Finance
11 110 (16.27%) Git (software)
12 109 (16.12%) Python
13 105 (15.53%) Red Hat
14 99 (14.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 98 (14.50%) VMware
16 96 (14.20%) Oracle Database
17 95 (14.05%) Solaris
18 94 (13.91%) HTML
18 94 (13.91%) SAN
19 89 (13.17%) Shell Script
20 83 (12.28%) AIX
21 82 (12.13%) Configuration Management
22 81 (11.98%) Perl
23 80 (11.83%) Open Source
24 71 (10.50%) DevOps
25 70 (10.36%) C
26 68 (10.06%) Apache
27 66 (9.76%) Tomcat
27 66 (9.76%) ITIL
28 65 (9.62%) Microsoft

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 (10.06%) Apache
2 66 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 63 (9.32%) WebLogic
4 32 (4.73%) JBoss
5 24 (3.55%) nginx
5 24 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 20 (2.96%) Confluence
7 18 (2.66%) MS Exchange
7 18 (2.66%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.37%) Apache Spark
9 14 (2.07%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.78%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.48%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.33%) IIS
13 7 (1.04%) SAS
14 6 (0.89%) Jetty
14 6 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.74%) Commerce Server
15 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 39 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.66%) MS Office
3 11 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.48%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.89%) MS Project
6 5 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.74%) Remedy AR System
5 4 (0.59%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Utilities
7 2 (0.30%) Sonata
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Maximo
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.92%) GitHub
5 7 (1.04%) PaaS
6 4 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.59%) IaaS
6 4 (0.59%) SaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (13.91%) SAN
2 57 (8.43%) TCP/IP
3 53 (7.84%) Firewall
4 45 (6.66%) LAN
5 40 (5.92%) NAS
6 39 (5.77%) DNS
7 38 (5.62%) WAN
8 36 (5.33%) HTTP
8 36 (5.33%) SSH
9 24 (3.55%) FTP
10 20 (2.96%) Internet
11 19 (2.81%) ICMP
12 16 (2.37%) SSL
13 15 (2.22%) VPN
14 14 (2.07%) ATM
15 13 (1.92%) VoIP
16 12 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (1.63%) DHCP
17 11 (1.63%) Kerberos
17 11 (1.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (14.20%) Oracle Database
2 54 (7.99%) Hadoop
3 52 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 49 (7.25%) SQL Server
5 41 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
6 37 (5.47%) MySQL
7 35 (5.18%) NoSQL
8 32 (4.73%) RDBMS
9 31 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 28 (4.14%) Big Data
11 27 (3.99%) MongoDB
12 23 (3.40%) Oracle Database 12c
12 23 (3.40%) SQLPlus
13 20 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (2.51%) Apache Hive
15 15 (2.22%) DB2
16 14 (2.07%) HBase
17 12 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (1.78%) Sqoop
18 11 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 110 (16.27%) Git (software)
2 63 (9.32%) Jenkins
3 40 (5.92%) JIRA
4 39 (5.77%) Subversion
5 28 (4.14%) Maven
6 24 (3.55%) ProC
7 22 (3.25%) Selenium
8 18 (2.66%) JUnit
8 18 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (2.51%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.92%) Ant
11 12 (1.78%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.63%) ClearCase
13 10 (1.48%) GoogleTest
14 9 (1.33%) NUnit
15 6 (0.89%) CppUnit
15 6 (0.89%) Gatling
15 6 (0.89%) Gradle
15 6 (0.89%) TestNG
16 5 (0.74%) IntelliJ
General
1 113 (16.72%) Finance
2 33 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.25%) Legal
4 17 (2.51%) Retail
5 15 (2.22%) Banking
5 15 (2.22%) Law
6 9 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.74%) Back Office
7 5 (0.74%) Games
7 5 (0.74%) Local Government
7 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.59%) Publishing
9 3 (0.44%) Advertising
9 3 (0.44%) Billing
9 3 (0.44%) Electronics
9 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.30%) Marketing
10 2 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 181 (26.78%) Developer
2 63 (9.32%) Administrator
3 56 (8.28%) Analyst
4 53 (7.84%) Architect
5 48 (7.10%) Java Developer
6 43 (6.36%) JavaScript Developer
7 41 (6.07%) Consultant
8 31 (4.59%) Unix Administrator
9 29 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
9 29 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
10 25 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
10 25 (3.70%) Oracle Architect
10 25 (3.70%) SQL Developer
11 24 (3.55%) Storage Administrator
12 22 (3.25%) PL/SQL Developer
13 21 (3.11%) DBA
13 21 (3.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 20 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
14 20 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (2.66%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (13.91%) HTML
2 64 (9.47%) XML
3 47 (6.95%) jQuery
4 44 (6.51%) Spring
5 43 (6.36%) Middleware
6 41 (6.07%) JSON
7 40 (5.92%) HTML5
7 40 (5.92%) REST
8 39 (5.77%) CSS
9 33 (4.88%) J2EE
10 32 (4.73%) Web Services
11 28 (4.14%) Hibernate
12 27 (3.99%) Node.js
13 23 (3.40%) SOAP
14 22 (3.25%) Ajax
15 20 (2.96%) AngularJS
15 20 (2.96%) JPA
16 19 (2.81%) JMS
17 17 (2.51%) Express
18 15 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.02%) Data Centre
2 43 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.73%) Mainframe
4 30 (4.44%) User Experience
5 29 (4.29%) Enterprise Storage
6 23 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (2.51%) Clustering
8 17 (2.51%) EMC VNX
8 17 (2.51%) IBM Mainframe
9 15 (2.22%) PKI
9 15 (2.22%) Smart Meter
10 14 (2.07%) EMC VMAX
11 12 (1.78%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.63%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.33%) Derivative
13 9 (1.33%) Grid Computing
14 7 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
15 5 (0.74%) HACMP
15 5 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 470 (69.53%) Linux
2 239 (35.36%) Windows
3 99 (14.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 95 (14.05%) Solaris
5 83 (12.28%) AIX
6 53 (7.84%) Windows Server
7 33 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (4.14%) Ubuntu
9 24 (3.55%) CentOS
9 24 (3.55%) Debian
10 21 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.48%) HPUX
13 9 (1.33%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.33%) SUSE
13 9 (1.33%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.33%) Windows NT
14 7 (1.04%) zOS
15 6 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.74%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (12.13%) Configuration Management
3 80 (11.83%) Open Source
4 71 (10.50%) DevOps
5 66 (9.76%) ITIL
6 55 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
7 54 (7.99%) SDLC
8 49 (7.25%) High Availability
9 45 (6.66%) Waterfall
10 41 (6.07%) Scrum
11 39 (5.77%) Software Engineering
12 37 (5.47%) OO
13 36 (5.33%) Incident Management
13 36 (5.33%) OOD
14 35 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (5.18%) MVC
14 35 (5.18%) Requirements Analysis
14 35 (5.18%) SOA
15 34 (5.03%) Service Delivery
16 28 (4.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 210 (31.07%) SQL
2 167 (24.70%) Java
3 159 (23.52%) JavaScript
4 109 (16.12%) Python
5 89 (13.17%) Shell Script
6 81 (11.98%) Perl
7 70 (10.36%) C
8 53 (7.84%) C++
8 53 (7.84%) PL/SQL
9 35 (5.18%) Bash Shell
10 29 (4.29%) PHP
11 27 (3.99%) Ruby
12 21 (3.11%) C#
13 15 (2.22%) Scala
14 14 (2.07%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.89%) Groovy
16 5 (0.74%) Haskell
16 5 (0.74%) Korn
16 5 (0.74%) Tcl
16 5 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 162 (23.96%) Security Cleared
2 131 (19.38%) SC Cleared
3 51 (7.54%) Degree
4 29 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.96%) ISTQB
6 19 (2.81%) CEH
6 19 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.81%) ISEB
7 18 (2.66%) OSCP
8 17 (2.51%) CREST Certified
9 15 (2.22%) CISSP
10 13 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (1.78%) RHCE
12 11 (1.63%) CCNA
12 11 (1.63%) CCNP
13 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.89%) MCP
15 5 (0.74%) MCSE
15 5 (0.74%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.25%) QA
2 16 (2.37%) SLA
3 10 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.89%) PMO
5 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.44%) RMADS
5 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 53 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (6.21%) Active Directory
3 40 (5.92%) Docker
4 38 (5.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 25 (3.70%) Veritas File System
6 19 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (2.66%) vSphere
8 17 (2.51%) HDFS
9 15 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 15 (2.22%) NFS
10 14 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (1.63%) Apache Flume
12 9 (1.33%) Samba
13 7 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (1.04%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.89%) Hyper-V
15 5 (0.74%) Sendmail
16 4 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
17 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (7.25%) Puppet
2 30 (4.44%) Ansible
3 26 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 25 (3.70%) SELinux
5 20 (2.96%) Ambari
5 20 (2.96%) Nagios
6 18 (2.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (2.51%) Tivoli
8 14 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (1.92%) Hadoop YARN
9 13 (1.92%) Oozie
10 10 (1.48%) SCCM
10 10 (1.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 9 (1.33%) CA Wily
11 9 (1.33%) ZABBIX
12 8 (1.18%) Cobbler
12 8 (1.18%) EMC Navisphere
13 7 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 269 (39.79%) Oracle
2 105 (15.53%) Red Hat
3 98 (14.50%) VMware
4 65 (9.62%) Microsoft
5 64 (9.47%) Cisco
5 64 (9.47%) IBM
6 44 (6.51%) HP
7 41 (6.07%) Veritas
8 40 (5.92%) NetApp
9 35 (5.18%) Sun
10 25 (3.70%) Symantec
11 24 (3.55%) EMC
12 18 (2.66%) Brocade
12 18 (2.66%) Citrix
12 18 (2.66%) Remedy
13 13 (1.92%) F5
13 13 (1.92%) SAP
13 13 (1.92%) Splunk
14 12 (1.78%) CA
14 12 (1.78%) Juniper
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