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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 576 488 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.16% 5.45% 5.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.32% 21.86% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 208 247
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 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 14
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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
2368 2232 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.31% 24.92% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1071 1022
Average daily rate £363 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 215 272
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 -2 154 £388 +10.71% 30
Berkshire +4 126 £400 +14.28% 40
Surrey 0 90 £400 - 37
Buckinghamshire +1 74 £320 -1.53% 12
West Sussex +25 62 £450 -12.19% 8
Middlesex +16 18 £350 +40.00%
Oxfordshire -15 12 £425 +13.33% 10
East Sussex -4 8 £331 -17.18% 3
Kent -8 5 £513 +49.63% 2
Home Counties -1 2 - -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 549 (49.73%) Linux
2 374 (33.88%) Oracle
3 329 (29.80%) SQL
4 309 (27.99%) Windows
5 281 (25.45%) Security Cleared
6 240 (21.74%) SC Cleared
7 211 (19.11%) Shell Script
8 187 (16.94%) Java
9 169 (15.31%) Perl
10 162 (14.67%) Microsoft
11 156 (14.13%) Finance
12 154 (13.95%) Python
13 147 (13.32%) Agile Software Development
14 144 (13.04%) Solaris
15 140 (12.68%) Oracle Database
16 135 (12.23%) C++
17 134 (12.14%) C
18 133 (12.05%) VMware
19 129 (11.68%) AIX
19 129 (11.68%) XML
20 128 (11.59%) JavaScript
20 128 (11.59%) SAN
21 125 (11.32%) HP
22 121 (10.96%) HTML
23 113 (10.24%) Configuration Management
24 112 (10.14%) Telecoms
25 107 (9.69%) MS Excel
26 105 (9.51%) Red Hat
27 98 (8.88%) Software Engineering
28 96 (8.70%) TCP/IP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 78 (7.07%) Apache
2 76 (6.88%) WebSphere
3 59 (5.34%) Tomcat
4 48 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 46 (4.17%) MS Exchange
6 30 (2.72%) IIS
7 27 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 26 (2.36%) Node.js
9 22 (1.99%) JBoss
10 19 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (1.18%) SAS
12 11 (1.00%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.82%) Oracle 10gAS
14 8 (0.72%) Confluence
14 8 (0.72%) Lync
15 7 (0.63%) Documentum
15 7 (0.63%) MQSeries
16 6 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
17 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
17 5 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 107 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.63%) MS Office
3 24 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.36%) PaintShop Pro
6 10 (0.91%) MS Project
7 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.091%) SPSS
8 1 (0.091%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 40 (3.62%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.90%) Maximo
3 19 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.36%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.18%) BusinessWare
8 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.091%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.091%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.091%) Unica
9 1 (0.091%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.091%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.091%) SAP PSCD
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.27%) Heroku
4 12 (1.09%) SaaS
5 10 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.45%) PaaS
6 5 (0.45%) IaaS
6 5 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.36%) Office 365
8 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.27%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.18%) GitHub
10 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.091%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 128 (11.59%) SAN
2 96 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 63 (5.71%) DNS
3 63 (5.71%) Firewall
4 56 (5.07%) WAN
5 55 (4.98%) LDAP
6 47 (4.26%) LAN
7 41 (3.71%) HTTP
8 32 (2.90%) VPN
9 31 (2.81%) Internet
9 31 (2.81%) LTE
10 28 (2.54%) 3G
11 26 (2.36%) Network Security
11 26 (2.36%) Radio Access Network
12 25 (2.26%) 4G
12 25 (2.26%) SSL
13 23 (2.08%) SMTP
13 23 (2.08%) SSH
14 22 (1.99%) NAS
15 16 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (12.68%) Oracle Database
2 76 (6.88%) DB2
3 67 (6.07%) SQL Server
4 58 (5.25%) Relational Database
5 57 (5.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 45 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
8 34 (3.08%) MySQL
9 33 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 27 (2.45%) RDBMS
10 27 (2.45%) Oracle9i Database
10 27 (2.45%) PowerCenter
11 19 (1.72%) OLTP
12 16 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
13 15 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
14 14 (1.27%) Big Data
15 13 (1.18%) DB2 UDB
15 13 (1.18%) MS Access
16 10 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 61 (5.53%) Subversion
2 57 (5.16%) Git (software)
2 57 (5.16%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.08%) ClearCase
4 41 (3.71%) Ant
4 41 (3.71%) GoogleTest
5 36 (3.26%) NUnit
6 34 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
6 34 (3.08%) CppUnit
7 31 (2.81%) SoapUI
8 28 (2.54%) Selenium
8 28 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (2.17%) JIRA
10 17 (1.54%) LoadRunner
11 15 (1.36%) RSpec
12 14 (1.27%) Rational Rose
13 13 (1.18%) Toad
13 13 (1.18%) Maven
14 11 (1.00%) HP UFT
15 10 (0.91%) Gerrit
General
1 156 (14.13%) Finance
2 112 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 41 (3.71%) Banking
4 29 (2.63%) Retail
5 16 (1.45%) Back Office
6 15 (1.36%) Billing
7 14 (1.27%) Marketing
8 11 (1.00%) Electronics
8 11 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.72%) Military
9 8 (0.72%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.45%) Legal
11 4 (0.36%) Front Office
12 3 (0.27%) Publishing
12 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.18%) Games
13 2 (0.18%) Advertising
14 1 (0.091%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 271 (24.55%) Developer
2 142 (12.86%) Analyst
3 82 (7.43%) Administrator
4 79 (7.16%) Architect
5 65 (5.89%) Test Analyst
6 53 (4.80%) Consultant
7 44 (3.99%) C++ Developer
8 43 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
9 41 (3.71%) Software Engineer
10 39 (3.53%) DBA
11 38 (3.44%) Support Analyst
12 34 (3.08%) C Developer
13 29 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
14 27 (2.45%) Infrastructure Architect
15 26 (2.36%) Project Manager
15 26 (2.36%) Linux Administrator
16 25 (2.26%) Linux Engineer
16 25 (2.26%) Network Engineer
16 25 (2.26%) Support Engineer
16 25 (2.26%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (11.68%) XML
2 121 (10.96%) HTML
3 66 (5.98%) .NET
4 56 (5.07%) J2EE
5 50 (4.53%) SOAP
6 49 (4.44%) JSP
7 48 (4.35%) Middleware
8 47 (4.26%) Web Services
9 43 (3.89%) CSS
10 39 (3.53%) ASP.NET
11 36 (3.26%) XML Messaging
12 26 (2.36%) STL
13 20 (1.81%) Motif
14 19 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
14 19 (1.72%) HTML5
15 16 (1.45%) AngularJS
16 15 (1.36%) jQuery
16 15 (1.36%) RESTful
16 15 (1.36%) Java EE
16 15 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 61 (5.53%) Clustering
4 29 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.54%) Mainframe
6 26 (2.36%) HACMP
6 26 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.36%) PKI
7 23 (2.08%) Derivative
8 21 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 18 (1.63%) AS400
10 16 (1.45%) iSeries
11 15 (1.36%) Visualisation
12 13 (1.18%) FlexPod
12 13 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.00%) DataPower
13 11 (1.00%) Replication
14 9 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (0.82%) iPhone
15 8 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 549 (49.73%) Linux
2 309 (27.99%) Windows
3 144 (13.04%) Solaris
4 129 (11.68%) AIX
5 79 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (4.08%) HPUX
8 44 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (3.71%) Mac OS X
10 25 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.18%) Android
12 13 (1.18%) Ubuntu
12 13 (1.18%) Windows NT
13 12 (1.09%) VMS
14 11 (1.00%) Windows 2000
14 11 (1.00%) SUSE
15 8 (0.72%) NetWare
15 8 (0.72%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (13.32%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (10.24%) Configuration Management
3 98 (8.88%) Software Engineering
4 90 (8.15%) Project Management
5 88 (7.97%) Migration
6 75 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
7 71 (6.43%) Multithreading
8 69 (6.25%) ITIL
9 63 (5.71%) OO
10 58 (5.25%) UML
10 58 (5.25%) Scrum
11 57 (5.16%) Test Scripting
11 57 (5.16%) Use Case
12 53 (4.80%) OOD
13 48 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 48 (4.35%) SDLC
14 46 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (3.99%) TDD
16 43 (3.89%) Change Management
17 38 (3.44%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 329 (29.80%) SQL
2 211 (19.11%) Shell Script
3 187 (16.94%) Java
4 169 (15.31%) Perl
5 154 (13.95%) Python
6 135 (12.23%) C++
7 134 (12.14%) C
8 128 (11.59%) JavaScript
9 88 (7.97%) PL/SQL
10 63 (5.71%) PowerShell
11 60 (5.43%) Ruby
12 47 (4.26%) Bash Shell
13 45 (4.08%) Korn
14 42 (3.80%) 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%) Go
20 8 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 281 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 240 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 73 (6.61%) ISTQB
4 54 (4.89%) ISEB
5 50 (4.53%) Degree
6 45 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 39 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 37 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (2.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 26 (2.36%) MCITP
11 15 (1.36%) CCNP
12 14 (1.27%) CCNA
13 10 (0.91%) MCSE
14 8 (0.72%) HND
14 8 (0.72%) CISSP
14 8 (0.72%) Sun Certification
14 8 (0.72%) SCSA
15 7 (0.63%) MCP
15 7 (0.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.08%) QA
2 26 (2.36%) SLA
3 5 (0.45%) COBIT
3 5 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.36%) GxP
5 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.091%) COSO
6 1 (0.091%) WAI
System Software
1 85 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (5.62%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 23 (2.08%) NFS
5 21 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 13 (1.18%) vSphere
7 13 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 12 (1.09%) Sendmail
9 11 (1.00%) XenApp
9 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (1.00%) VMware ESX
9 11 (1.00%) Veritas File System
9 11 (1.00%) GPFS
10 10 (0.91%) Oracle Clusterware
11 9 (0.82%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.82%) Samba
12 7 (0.63%) Shibboleth
13 6 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 54 (4.89%) Puppet
2 44 (3.99%) Tivoli
3 39 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
4 36 (3.26%) Control-M
5 25 (2.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 22 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 22 (1.99%) NetBackup
6 22 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (1.81%) SCCM
7 20 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
8 16 (1.45%) SCOM
9 14 (1.27%) Oracle ZFS
10 12 (1.09%) MIMEsweeper
10 12 (1.09%) MAILsweeper
11 11 (1.00%) Data Guard
12 10 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (0.82%) SCSM
14 7 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.45%) CA Wily
16 4 (0.36%) OVSD
Vendors
1 374 (33.88%) Oracle
2 162 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 133 (12.05%) VMware
4 125 (11.32%) HP
5 105 (9.51%) Red Hat
6 89 (8.06%) IBM
7 73 (6.61%) Cisco
8 67 (6.07%) Citrix
9 53 (4.80%) Sun
10 52 (4.71%) Veritas
11 43 (3.89%) NetApp
12 42 (3.80%) SAP
13 38 (3.44%) Informatica
14 37 (3.35%) Juniper
15 27 (2.45%) Symantec
16 26 (2.36%) EMC
17 23 (2.08%) Ab Initio
18 21 (1.90%) Remedy
18 21 (1.90%) McAfee
19 19 (1.72%) Sybase
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