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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 13 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 60 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.83% 1.71% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.59% 4.80% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 6
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£425 £445 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £289 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £598 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.26% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%
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
164 125 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 32.35% 35.61% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 43
Average daily rate £325 £220 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -44.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £34.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 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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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 23 £425 -4.49% 4
Worthing - 19 £550 - 1
Gatwick - 10 £431 -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 53 (60.92%) SQL
2 52 (59.77%) Oracle
3 42 (48.28%) Linux
4 30 (34.48%) Web Development
5 28 (32.18%) Migration
6 26 (29.89%) Windows
7 24 (27.59%) Java
7 24 (27.59%) Tomcat
8 23 (26.44%) Apache
8 23 (26.44%) IIS
8 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
9 19 (21.84%) SC Cleared
10 17 (19.54%) Configuration Management
11 15 (17.24%) webMethods
11 15 (17.24%) CSS
11 15 (17.24%) HTML
11 15 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (16.09%) Data Centre
12 14 (16.09%) FlexPod
12 14 (16.09%) Data Migration
12 14 (16.09%) PL/SQL
12 14 (16.09%) Shell Script
13 13 (14.94%) Scrum
13 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
13 13 (14.94%) J2EE
13 13 (14.94%) HTTP
13 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
13 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database
14 12 (13.79%) Client/Server

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 24 (27.59%) Tomcat
2 23 (26.44%) IIS
2 23 (26.44%) Apache
3 11 (12.64%) WebLogic
4 8 (9.20%) Documentum
5 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.30%) Confluence
6 2 (2.30%) Lync
7 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.15%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) HTTP
2 7 (8.05%) SAN
3 4 (4.60%) Network Security
4 3 (3.45%) Intranet
4 3 (3.45%) Internet
4 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.45%) LAN
4 3 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (2.30%) VPN
5 2 (2.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.49%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.05%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.60%) DataStage
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.15%) MS Access
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.15%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Subversion
1 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.05%) CA Gen
3 4 (4.60%) Toad
4 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.45%) JIRA
4 3 (3.45%) Selenium
5 2 (2.30%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Developer
2 10 (11.49%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Administrator
4 8 (9.20%) Consultant
5 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Scala Developer
7 5 (5.75%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) SAP Test Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Documentum Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Server Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) ABAP Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Database Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) HTML
1 15 (17.24%) CSS
2 13 (14.94%) J2EE
3 9 (10.34%) XML
4 4 (4.60%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (4.60%) SOAP
4 4 (4.60%) Web Services
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.30%) Middleware
7 1 (1.15%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.15%) .NET
7 1 (1.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) FlexPod
1 14 (16.09%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.79%) Client/Server
3 10 (11.49%) Visualisation
4 7 (8.05%) Clustering
5 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.45%) iSeries
6 2 (2.30%) BYOD
6 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.15%) AS400
7 1 (1.15%) CCTV
7 1 (1.15%) CMDB
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (48.28%) Linux
2 26 (29.89%) Windows
3 11 (12.64%) Mac OS X
4 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.05%) HPUX
6 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) Web Development
2 28 (32.18%) Migration
3 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.54%) Configuration Management
5 15 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (16.09%) Data Migration
7 13 (14.94%) Scrum
8 11 (12.64%) Problem Management
8 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.64%) Data Modelling
8 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
9 10 (11.49%) Test Strategy
9 10 (11.49%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (11.49%) Web Design
10 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
10 7 (8.05%) OO
10 7 (8.05%) RUP
11 6 (6.90%) Project Management
11 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.92%) SQL
2 24 (27.59%) Java
3 14 (16.09%) PL/SQL
3 14 (16.09%) Shell Script
4 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.49%) Perl
6 9 (10.34%) Scala
7 6 (6.90%) C++
8 5 (5.75%) C
9 4 (4.60%) ABAP
10 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.15%) PHP
11 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.75%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.75%) ISEB
4 2 (2.30%) CCA
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) MCITP
5 1 (1.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.45%) Snort
4 2 (2.30%) XenApp
4 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) SCCM
2 8 (9.20%) SCOM
3 7 (8.05%) SCSM
4 2 (2.30%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (59.77%) Oracle
2 15 (17.24%) webMethods
3 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.64%) VMware
5 10 (11.49%) Informatica
6 7 (8.05%) Pega
6 7 (8.05%) SAP
6 7 (8.05%) Citrix
6 7 (8.05%) BEA
7 4 (4.60%) Adobe
8 3 (3.45%) HP
8 3 (3.45%) Cisco
8 3 (3.45%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.45%) NetApp
8 3 (3.45%) Teradata
9 1 (1.15%) F5
9 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.15%) Intel