The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Sussex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 33 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.72% 3.20% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.80% 17.07% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 19
Average daily rate £501 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.31% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £355 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
102 82 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.79% 18.72% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 65
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £585 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +4 2 £514 +28.43% 3
Worthing -9 2 - - 1
Horsham - 1 £300 -
East Grinstead - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Middleware
4 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 7 (33.33%) ClearCase
4 7 (33.33%) Subversion
4 7 (33.33%) Java EE
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) RUP
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) ClearQuest
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) Service Management
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) LAN
8 3 (14.29%) WAN
8 3 (14.29%) Clustering
8 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
8 3 (14.29%) Replication
8 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
8 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) SSH
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Ingres
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
2 5 (23.81%) ClearQuest
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Middleware Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Middleware
2 7 (33.33%) Java EE
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (9.52%) XHTML
4 2 (9.52%) EDI
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 3 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) AIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
1 6 (28.57%) OO
1 6 (28.57%) RUP
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) SOA
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Capita
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) EMC