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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 38 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.33% 2.51% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 10.31% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 20
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£445 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.75% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £448 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -4.41%
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
115 97 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.50% 24.37% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 46
Average daily rate £220 £340 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £23.21 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.21% -35.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +8 5 £445 -0.83% 4
Horsham - - - - 2
Worthing - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 4 (28.57%) EDI
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) FTP
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) SSH
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
4 3 (21.43%) Replication
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Clustering
4 3 (21.43%) XHTML
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) C#

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) FTP
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
1 4 (28.57%) SSH
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (14.29%) Ingres
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Introscope
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Development Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Development Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) EDI
3 3 (21.43%) XHTML
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
5 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
1 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
1 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) VBScript
4 2 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Python
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (7.14%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Capita
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) Sybase
5 1 (7.14%) JBoss