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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 37 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 452 500 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.84% 5.74% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.76% 23.63% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 266 202
Average daily rate
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£375 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 9 7 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £18.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -11.59%
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
2288 2116 1987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.52% 24.30% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 1063 881
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 232 260
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 0 125 £375 +5.26% 31
Berkshire -16 100 £350 -6.66% 41
Surrey -2 90 £363 -3.33% 14
Buckinghamshire -5 71 £381 +8.92% 11
Home Counties +5 15 £413 -
Oxfordshire -3 13 £463 +54.16% 4
Kent -11 12 £488 -2.50% 3
Middlesex -3 9 £345 +12.01% 1
East Sussex -5 8 £438 - 6
West Sussex -4 2 - - 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 399 (42.31%) Linux
2 351 (37.22%) Oracle
3 338 (35.84%) Windows
4 272 (28.84%) SQL
5 213 (22.59%) Security Cleared
6 195 (20.68%) Java
7 188 (19.94%) Microsoft
8 179 (18.98%) SC Cleared
9 161 (17.07%) HTML
10 142 (15.06%) HP
11 141 (14.95%) Finance
12 134 (14.21%) JavaScript
13 122 (12.94%) Solaris
14 119 (12.62%) Telecoms
15 118 (12.51%) .NET
15 118 (12.51%) Shell Script
16 111 (11.77%) Agile Software Development
17 108 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
18 106 (11.24%) JSP
19 103 (10.92%) VMware
20 101 (10.71%) Perl
21 99 (10.50%) Oracle Database
22 95 (10.07%) SAN
23 94 (9.97%) ISTQB
24 93 (9.86%) Cisco
25 89 (9.44%) MS Excel
26 88 (9.33%) ASP.NET
26 88 (9.33%) ITIL
26 88 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
26 88 (9.33%) Analytical Skills

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (6.89%) Apache
2 56 (5.94%) WebSphere
3 46 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 45 (4.77%) Tomcat
5 32 (3.39%) MS Exchange
6 31 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (2.12%) IIS
8 16 (1.70%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.70%) Confluence
9 14 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.48%) GlassFish
10 12 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (1.06%) SAS
11 10 (1.06%) MQSeries
12 9 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
12 9 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.74%) CMS
14 6 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 89 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.29%) MS Office
3 20 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.21%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 73 (7.74%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.27%) CSG Singleview
2 12 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
4 8 (0.85%) Staffware
4 8 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
5 7 (0.74%) TIBCO iProcess
6 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.42%) Misys Midas
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.21%) AWD
9 2 (0.21%) Maximo
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.53%) SaaS
2 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.21%) GitHub
3 2 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (10.07%) SAN
2 81 (8.59%) TCP/IP
3 53 (5.62%) DNS
4 48 (5.09%) Firewall
5 45 (4.77%) HTTPS
6 41 (4.35%) HTTP
7 34 (3.61%) Network Security
8 32 (3.39%) FTP
8 32 (3.39%) LDAP
8 32 (3.39%) SSL
8 32 (3.39%) Internet
9 31 (3.29%) 3G
10 26 (2.76%) NAS
11 20 (2.12%) SSH
12 19 (2.01%) LTE
13 16 (1.70%) Wireshark
13 16 (1.70%) WAN
14 15 (1.59%) DHCP
14 15 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
15 12 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (10.50%) Oracle Database
2 81 (8.59%) MySQL
3 73 (7.74%) SQL Server
4 57 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 38 (4.03%) DB2
7 37 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 30 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (2.44%) PowerCenter
11 18 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.48%) Pentaho
14 13 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
15 11 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.85%) DTS
18 7 (0.74%) SQLPlus
19 5 (0.53%) Base SAS
19 5 (0.53%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 57 (6.04%) Subversion
2 34 (3.61%) QuickTest Pro
3 32 (3.39%) JUnit
4 26 (2.76%) LoadRunner
5 23 (2.44%) Selenium
6 21 (2.23%) JIRA
6 21 (2.23%) Git (software)
6 21 (2.23%) Ant
7 19 (2.01%) Toad
7 19 (2.01%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.27%) WebDriver
8 12 (1.27%) Maven
9 11 (1.17%) Eclipse
9 11 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (1.17%) Introscope
10 9 (0.95%) JMeter
10 9 (0.95%) ClearCase
11 8 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.74%) NUnit
12 7 (0.74%) Rational Rose
General
1 141 (14.95%) Finance
2 119 (12.62%) Telecoms
3 38 (4.03%) Banking
4 32 (3.39%) Retail
5 19 (2.01%) Military
6 14 (1.48%) Marketing
7 13 (1.38%) Billing
8 11 (1.17%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.17%) Automotive
9 10 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.95%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.85%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.74%) Electronics
13 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.32%) Legal
14 3 (0.32%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.21%) Back Office
16 1 (0.11%) Local Government
16 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (19.51%) Developer
2 161 (17.07%) Analyst
3 77 (8.17%) Architect
4 67 (7.10%) Administrator
5 64 (6.79%) Test Analyst
6 58 (6.15%) Consultant
7 40 (4.24%) Support Analyst
8 37 (3.92%) Software Engineer
9 31 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (3.29%) Test Engineer
10 29 (3.08%) Java Developer
11 25 (2.65%) Tester
12 24 (2.55%) Network Engineer
12 24 (2.55%) DBA
13 23 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (2.33%) Support Engineer
15 21 (2.23%) Project Manager
15 21 (2.23%) Test Manager
15 21 (2.23%) Database Developer
15 21 (2.23%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (17.07%) HTML
2 118 (12.51%) .NET
3 106 (11.24%) JSP
4 88 (9.33%) ASP.NET
5 77 (8.17%) XML
6 65 (6.89%) CSS
7 56 (5.94%) Web Services
8 44 (4.67%) jQuery
9 42 (4.45%) Middleware
10 41 (4.35%) J2EE
10 41 (4.35%) Spring
11 39 (4.14%) SOAP
12 33 (3.50%) Ajax
13 21 (2.23%) XSD
14 19 (2.01%) REST
15 18 (1.91%) Spring MVC
16 14 (1.48%) WebSphere MQ
17 12 (1.27%) Hibernate
17 12 (1.27%) HTML5
18 11 (1.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.18%) Mainframe
3 21 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.01%) Clustering
5 19 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.80%) Open Source
7 15 (1.59%) Data Integration
8 14 (1.48%) User Experience
9 13 (1.38%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (1.38%) Smart Meter
10 11 (1.17%) DTV
11 10 (1.06%) PKI
11 10 (1.06%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.95%) HACMP
13 8 (0.85%) Thin Client
13 8 (0.85%) Replication
13 8 (0.85%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 399 (42.31%) Linux
2 338 (35.84%) Windows
3 122 (12.94%) Solaris
4 108 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 67 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (5.73%) AIX
8 47 (4.98%) Windows 2000
9 39 (4.14%) Windows XP
10 35 (3.71%) Windows 7
11 27 (2.86%) Windows NT
12 23 (2.44%) HPUX
13 17 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (1.17%) Windows Vista
15 10 (1.06%) Android
15 10 (1.06%) VMS
15 10 (1.06%) MVS
16 8 (0.85%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (11.77%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (9.33%) ITIL
3 58 (6.15%) Migration
4 53 (5.62%) Software Engineering
5 51 (5.41%) ETL
6 49 (5.20%) Unit Testing
7 48 (5.09%) Software Testing
8 46 (4.88%) Test Scripting
8 46 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (4.88%) Project Management
9 43 (4.56%) Change Management
10 41 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 40 (4.24%) SOA
12 39 (4.14%) Workflow
12 39 (4.14%) Scrum
13 37 (3.92%) Configuration Management
14 36 (3.82%) Validation
15 33 (3.50%) OO
16 31 (3.29%) Waterfall
16 31 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 272 (28.84%) SQL
2 195 (20.68%) Java
3 134 (14.21%) JavaScript
4 118 (12.51%) Shell Script
5 101 (10.71%) Perl
6 86 (9.12%) C
7 59 (6.26%) PL/SQL
7 59 (6.26%) Python
8 57 (6.04%) C++
9 48 (5.09%) PHP
10 44 (4.67%) Korn
11 43 (4.56%) PowerShell
11 43 (4.56%) VB
12 33 (3.50%) C#
12 33 (3.50%) Bash Shell
13 26 (2.76%) VBScript
14 24 (2.55%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.59%) AWK
16 9 (0.95%) Bourne shell
17 8 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 213 (22.59%) Security Cleared
2 179 (18.98%) SC Cleared
3 94 (9.97%) ISTQB
4 70 (7.42%) Degree
5 60 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (6.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (6.04%) DV Cleared
7 57 (6.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 33 (3.50%) MCSE
9 29 (3.08%) MCITP
9 29 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 26 (2.76%) CCNA
11 20 (2.12%) ISEB
12 19 (2.01%) CCNP
13 12 (1.27%) MCP
14 10 (1.06%) RHCE
15 9 (0.95%) JNCIA
16 8 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.85%) CISSP
17 7 (0.74%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.92%) SLA
2 25 (2.65%) QA
3 6 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 82 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.76%) NFS
4 20 (2.12%) vSphere
5 16 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (1.38%) Nmap
6 13 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.85%) Shibboleth
9 7 (0.74%) vCloud
9 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.64%) Xen
10 6 (0.64%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.64%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.42%) GPFS
12 4 (0.42%) KVM
12 4 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 42 (4.45%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (3.82%) Tivoli
3 27 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 25 (2.65%) Puppet
5 24 (2.55%) NetBackup
6 21 (2.23%) Control-M
7 13 (1.38%) Nessus
7 13 (1.38%) Backup Exec
8 12 (1.27%) SCOM
9 11 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (1.06%) Nagios
10 10 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (0.85%) CA Wily
12 8 (0.85%) Cobbler
12 8 (0.85%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.85%) TIBCO Hawk
12 8 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (0.64%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 351 (37.22%) Oracle
2 188 (19.94%) Microsoft
3 142 (15.06%) HP
4 103 (10.92%) VMware
5 93 (9.86%) Cisco
6 80 (8.48%) IBM
7 75 (7.95%) Red Hat
8 71 (7.53%) Citrix
9 39 (4.14%) EMC
10 34 (3.61%) Juniper
11 32 (3.39%) SAP
12 28 (2.97%) Sun
13 26 (2.76%) TIBCO
14 24 (2.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 23 (2.44%) Business Objects
16 22 (2.33%) Informatica
17 17 (1.80%) BMC
17 17 (1.80%) Veritas
17 17 (1.80%) Remedy
17 17 (1.80%) hybris
Brighton, East Sussex
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Posted: 19 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Rate: £24,000 + 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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DP Connect
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per hour
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Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
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Rate: Unspecified
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Rate: £330.00 - £358.00 per annum
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