The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
Essex / Basildon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 17.24% 10.00% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Basildon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basildon 34.48% 20.00% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £135 £120 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -77.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basildon citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Basildon

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Basildon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Basildon

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Basildon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Basildon

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basildon region with a requirement for Unix.

1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) Oracle
3 14 (70.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (50.00%) XML
4 10 (50.00%) JSON
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) CRM
5 9 (45.00%) Adobe
5 9 (45.00%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (40.00%) B2C
6 8 (40.00%) PHP
6 8 (40.00%) Unica
6 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) Web Development
8 6 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) Analytics
9 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (20.00%) C++
10 4 (20.00%) PVCS
10 4 (20.00%) Windows
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) Sun Certification
10 4 (20.00%) DataStage
10 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (20.00%) Sun
10 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (40.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) DataStage
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) DB2
3 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) PVCS
2 3 (15.00%) AccuRev
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) CRM Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Unix Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) JSON
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) CRM
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) B2C
3 7 (35.00%) Web Development
4 6 (30.00%) Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Coaching
6 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Database Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (10.00%) Network Packet Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) Forensic Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) PHP
5 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Adobe
3 4 (20.00%) Sun
3 4 (20.00%) Teradata
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) IBM