The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 28 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15  
Contract jobs citing Unix 34 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 12.78% 12.20% 5.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.16% 51.72% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 3
Median daily rate £165 £390 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.69% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £364 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £420 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £8.63 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.87% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 77 58 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 28.95% 23.58% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 13
Median daily rate £165 £370 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.40% -7.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £111 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £410 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £20.00 £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 Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Derbyshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Derbyshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Derbyshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -3 27 £220 -43.58%
Alfreton - 9 £145 -
Unix
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 35 (79.55%) Linux
3 28 (63.64%) Oracle
4 27 (61.36%) Manufacturing
5 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
6 21 (47.73%) SQL
6 21 (47.73%) Oracle Database
7 18 (40.91%) Retail
7 18 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (40.91%) Relational Database
7 18 (40.91%) PL/SQL
7 18 (40.91%) Oracle Reports
7 18 (40.91%) Oracle 11i
7 18 (40.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (36.36%) Business Analysis
9 14 (31.82%) QMS
9 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
9 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (29.55%) Oracle Applications
11 12 (27.27%) Finance
11 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
11 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
11 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
11 12 (27.27%) HPUX
12 11 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (25.00%) Publishing

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) SAS
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Office
2 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.09%) MS Project
3 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle 11i
2 13 (29.55%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (15.91%) Demantra
3 7 (15.91%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) NAS
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (47.73%) Oracle Database
3 18 (40.91%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (40.91%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (40.91%) Relational Database
3 18 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (9.09%) DTS
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.09%) Star Schema
6 2 (4.55%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (9.09%) JDeveloper
3 3 (6.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (61.36%) Manufacturing
2 18 (40.91%) Retail
3 12 (27.27%) Finance
4 11 (25.00%) Publishing
5 2 (4.55%) Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 21 (47.73%) Applications Support
2 21 (47.73%) Support Analyst
3 20 (45.45%) Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (25.00%) Development Analyst
4 11 (25.00%) Development Support Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) SAS Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Implementation Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Systems Access Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 35 (79.55%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (27.27%) HPUX
4 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.55%) Solaris
8 1 (2.27%) CentOS
8 1 (2.27%) Debian
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 14 (31.82%) QMS
3 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 9 (20.45%) Change Control
4 9 (20.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 7 (15.91%) Workflow
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) Document Management
8 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.27%) ERP
10 1 (2.27%) Migration
10 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
10 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) SQL
2 18 (40.91%) PL/SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) GPFS
2 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) Samba
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.36%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) PTC
5 2 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) BT
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas