The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Unix Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank 570 609 545
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -64
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 64 55 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.094% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.099% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 41
Median daily rate £375 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Unix Support in the job title.

Unix Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Support
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Support within the UK.

Unix Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Support
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Support within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Unix Support Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Unix Support
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Support within the UK.

Unix Support Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Support
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +20 57 £375 +25.00% 14
London +11 35 £425 +6.25% 11
Tyne and Wear -8 14 £295 -
North East -13 14 £295 -1.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 14 £295 -
City of London +31 4 £450 +5.88% 9
North Wales - 4 £113 -
Wrexham - 4 £113 -
Wales - 4 £113 -
South East +10 3 £325 - 1
Scotland - 3 £425 -
Edinburgh - 3 £425 -
East of England +23 2 £375 - 1
Coventry -13 2 £195 -53.01%
West Midlands -30 2 £195 -53.01%
Stevenage - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Milton Keynes +16 1 £275 -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £275 -
North West +14 1 - - 1
Merseyside +10 1 - -
Liverpool +6 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £375 - 1

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Unix Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Unix Support in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) Unix
2 62 (55.36%) Oracle
3 54 (48.21%) Linux
4 52 (46.43%) SQL
5 45 (40.18%) Windows
6 40 (35.71%) Finance
7 37 (33.04%) Solaris
8 34 (30.36%) Banking
9 31 (27.68%) Red Hat
10 25 (22.32%) Incident Management
10 25 (22.32%) ITIL
11 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
12 22 (19.64%) Change Management
12 22 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (18.75%) HP
14 20 (17.86%) Problem Management
15 19 (16.96%) Perl
16 18 (16.07%) Oracle Database
17 17 (15.18%) AIX
17 17 (15.18%) Java
18 16 (14.29%) Sun
18 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
19 15 (13.39%) WebLogic
20 14 (12.50%) SSH
20 14 (12.50%) ServiceNow
21 13 (11.61%) Front Office
21 13 (11.61%) SLA
21 13 (11.61%) FIX Protocol
22 12 (10.71%) Release Management
22 12 (10.71%) Electronic Trading

Unix Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 15 (13.39%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.82%) JBoss
3 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.36%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.68%) Apache
5 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.79%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.89%) GemFire
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) RMDS
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.89%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) SSH
2 12 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.82%) Firewall
4 8 (7.14%) LDAP
5 6 (5.36%) DNS
5 6 (5.36%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (3.57%) VPN
7 3 (2.68%) LAN
7 3 (2.68%) WAN
8 2 (1.79%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.79%) HTTP
8 2 (1.79%) Internet
8 2 (1.79%) Network Security
8 2 (1.79%) SAN
8 2 (1.79%) SSL
9 1 (0.89%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.89%) MPLS
9 1 (0.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.79%) KDB
5 2 (1.79%) Kdb+
5 2 (1.79%) MySQL
5 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.89%) DataStage
6 1 (0.89%) DB2
6 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.89%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.89%) UniData
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.68%) JIRA
3 2 (1.79%) JBuilder
3 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 40 (35.71%) Finance
2 34 (30.36%) Banking
3 13 (11.61%) Front Office
4 8 (7.14%) International Banking
5 6 (5.36%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.61%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (8.93%) Middleware
3 6 (5.36%) Rendezvous
4 4 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.79%) HTML
5 2 (1.79%) SAML
5 2 (1.79%) SOAP
5 2 (1.79%) Struts
5 2 (1.79%) Web Services
5 2 (1.79%) XML
6 1 (0.89%) .NET
6 1 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.89%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.89%) JMS
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.89%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) Fintech
4 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.46%) SCADA
5 4 (3.57%) Equities
5 4 (3.57%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.68%) Derivative
6 3 (2.68%) HACMP
7 2 (1.79%) Clustering
7 2 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.79%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.79%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.79%) Tandem
7 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Unix
2 54 (48.21%) Linux
3 45 (40.18%) Windows
4 37 (33.04%) Solaris
5 22 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (15.18%) AIX
7 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 8 (7.14%) HPUX
9 6 (5.36%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.89%) MVS
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.32%) Incident Management
1 25 (22.32%) ITIL
2 22 (19.64%) Change Management
3 20 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 12 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
4 12 (10.71%) Release Management
4 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 10 (8.93%) DevOps
6 9 (8.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.14%) QMS
7 8 (7.14%) Quality Management
8 7 (6.25%) Market Making
8 7 (6.25%) SOA
9 6 (5.36%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (5.36%) Data Management
9 6 (5.36%) Defect Management
9 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.36%) Validation
10 5 (4.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.43%) SQL
2 19 (16.96%) Perl
3 17 (15.18%) Java
4 12 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 12 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 11 (9.82%) Python
6 7 (6.25%) Korn
7 5 (4.46%) C++
8 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.68%) C
9 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.79%) AWK
10 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.79%) sed
10 2 (1.79%) VB
11 1 (0.89%) JCL
11 1 (0.89%) Ruby
11 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
1 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.61%) SLA
2 8 (7.14%) ISO 9001
3 6 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.36%) NFS
3 3 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.79%) GPFS
4 2 (1.79%) Squid
4 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.68%) Control-M
2 3 (2.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (2.68%) Nagios
2 3 (2.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.89%) Ambari
3 1 (0.89%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.89%) Graphite
3 1 (0.89%) Opsview
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (55.36%) Oracle
2 31 (27.68%) Red Hat
3 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
4 21 (18.75%) HP
5 16 (14.29%) Sun
6 14 (12.50%) ServiceNow
7 10 (8.93%) Veritas
8 9 (8.04%) Symantec
9 6 (5.36%) CA
9 6 (5.36%) IBM
9 6 (5.36%) TIBCO
10 4 (3.57%) Currenex
10 4 (3.57%) FXall
10 4 (3.57%) Reuters
10 4 (3.57%) VMware
11 3 (2.68%) F5
12 2 (1.79%) Citrix
12 2 (1.79%) Embarcadero
12 2 (1.79%) Plumtree
12 2 (1.79%) Splunk
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