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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 44 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.36% 2.52% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.94% 10.53% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate
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£445 £438 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% +21.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £393 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £444 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +6.55%
Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
127 95 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 34.60% 23.93% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 41 26
Average daily rate £220 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.31% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -56.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +10 5 £445 +0.56% 2
Horsham - - - -
Worthing - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 6 (37.50%) Middleware
3 5 (31.25%) Apache
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) EDI
4 4 (25.00%) FTP
4 4 (25.00%) SSH
4 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
5 3 (18.75%) SCCM
5 3 (18.75%) Clustering
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Replication
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 3 (18.75%) XHTML
5 3 (18.75%) WebLogic

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
1 4 (25.00%) FTP
1 4 (25.00%) SSH
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) LDAP
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (12.50%) Ingres
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) Introscope
1 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Development Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) EDI
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 3 (18.75%) XHTML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) Java EE
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
1 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) RUP
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 2 (12.50%) VBA
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (6.25%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Capita
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase