The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 43 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.37% 5.06% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.63% 19.44% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 21
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£450 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.25% +1.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UNIX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 108 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 29.59% 26.02% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 67
Average daily rate £350 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.86% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +235.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the West Sussex region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the West Sussex region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Crawley +12 5 £450 +50.25% 2
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Worthing - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (63.64%) Apache
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) J2EE
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) XHTML
4 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) JSP
4 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) hybris
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (18.18%) EMC

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (63.64%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Introscope
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Hybris Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) JSP
2 4 (36.36%) XHTML
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) hybris
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase