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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 44 20 49
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.02% 4.99% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 16.38% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
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
102 116 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.09% 30.45% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 66
Average daily rate £375 £320 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.86 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 18 December 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 +1 4 £450 +50.25% 1
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) JSP
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) hybris
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (42.86%) XHTML
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Introscope
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) hybris
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) SAP