Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 56 38
Rank change year-on-year -15 -18 -14
Contract jobs citing Unix 65 97 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.67% 3.26% 4.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.65% 14.85% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 111
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% -0.66%
10th Percentile £310 £226 £143
90th Percentile £550 £488 £488
England median daily rate £493 £500 £440
% change year-on-year -1.50% +13.64% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.50 £30.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.33% +4.58% +43.44%
10th Percentile £40.65 £21.93 £20.54
90th Percentile £41.95 £32.00 £36.97
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% -12.99% -2.70%

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 558 653 528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.92% 21.91% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 389 313
East Midlands median daily rate £365 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.32% +0.77% -4.06%
10th Percentile £130 £175 £125
90th Percentile £538 £526 £494
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 71 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.68 £15.55 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +19.62% -
10th Percentile £12.18 £10.29 £9.50
90th Percentile £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -2.02%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the East Midlands

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in the East Midlands

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in the East Midlands

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in the East Midlands

Unix
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +19 30 £340 -26.53% 6
Nottinghamshire -11 17 £550 +54.39% 4
Derbyshire -13 10 £500 +42.86% 1
Leicestershire +3 6 £320 -5.88%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 39 (60.00%) Linux
2 28 (43.08%) Windows
3 27 (41.54%) Python
4 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (30.77%) Shell Script
6 19 (29.23%) SQL
6 19 (29.23%) DevOps
7 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (23.08%) Web Services
8 15 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (21.54%) Ansible
9 14 (21.54%) ETL
10 13 (20.00%) Middleware
10 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 12 (18.46%) VMware
11 12 (18.46%) Oracle
12 11 (16.92%) vSphere
13 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 10 (15.38%) Analytics
13 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
13 10 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (13.85%) Amazon Glacier
14 9 (13.85%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (13.85%) Amazon Aurora
14 9 (13.85%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (13.85%) Data Analytics
14 9 (13.85%) Splunk
14 9 (13.85%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (13.85%) Amazon S3

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (10.77%) CICS
2 6 (9.23%) NetWeaver
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) HFM
1 5 (7.69%) Maximo
2 1 (1.54%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (13.85%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (13.85%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (13.85%) Amazon Glacier
3 9 (13.85%) Amazon S3
4 6 (9.23%) Boomi
5 4 (6.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) DNS
1 4 (6.15%) Kerberos
2 3 (4.62%) SAN
3 2 (3.08%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) HTTP
3 2 (3.08%) Skype
3 2 (3.08%) SSH
3 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.54%) HSRP
4 1 (1.54%) NAS
4 1 (1.54%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) NX-OS
4 1 (1.54%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.54%) SSL
4 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.85%) Amazon Aurora
2 9 (13.85%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (13.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.31%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (10.77%) DB2
5 5 (7.69%) MySQL
6 4 (6.15%) Apache Hive
6 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.15%) HBase
6 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.54%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (1.54%) GIS
9 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) Ant
4 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.54%) GDB
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.23%) Banking
2 5 (7.69%) Back Office
3 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) AWS Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (13.85%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (13.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Database Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Integration Architect
7 4 (6.15%) AWS Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) Cloud Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) Hadoop Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Cassandra DBA
8 3 (4.62%) DBA
8 3 (4.62%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) Web Services
2 13 (20.00%) Middleware
3 6 (9.23%) IDoc
3 6 (9.23%) RESTful
3 6 (9.23%) SAP PI
3 6 (9.23%) SAP XI
3 6 (9.23%) SOAP
3 6 (9.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (6.15%) .NET
4 4 (6.15%) Kafka
4 4 (6.15%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (3.08%) LAMP
5 2 (3.08%) XML
6 1 (1.54%) Behat
6 1 (1.54%) CGI
6 1 (1.54%) CSS
6 1 (1.54%) HTML
6 1 (1.54%) HTML5
6 1 (1.54%) Node.js
6 1 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Mainframe
3 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
4 7 (10.77%) Tandem
5 4 (6.15%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.15%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.08%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.54%) iSeries
7 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.00%) Linux
2 28 (43.08%) Windows
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.85%) Solaris
5 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.08%) AIX
6 2 (3.08%) HPUX
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) CentOS
7 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.54%) SUSE
7 1 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.54%) VMS
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) DevOps
3 14 (21.54%) ETL
4 10 (15.38%) Analytics
5 9 (13.85%) Data Analytics
5 9 (13.85%) Open Source
6 8 (12.31%) Scrum
7 7 (10.77%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (10.77%) OO
8 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.23%) CRM
8 6 (9.23%) ERP
8 6 (9.23%) ITIL
8 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.23%) SOA
8 6 (9.23%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.69%) High Availability
9 5 (7.69%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) Python
2 20 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 19 (29.23%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) Java
5 6 (9.23%) ABAP
6 4 (6.15%) PHP
6 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.15%) Scala
7 3 (4.62%) Perl
7 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) C#
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) COBOL
8 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) Korn
9 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) Tcl
9 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
3 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) IAS 39
2 1 (1.54%) IFRS
2 1 (1.54%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.54%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) vSphere
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.31%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (9.23%) Docker
5 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) NFS
7 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (21.54%) Ansible
3 6 (9.23%) Puppet
4 5 (7.69%) Control-M
4 5 (7.69%) vCenter Server
5 4 (6.15%) Consul
5 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
5 4 (6.15%) Terraform
5 4 (6.15%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.54%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.54%) SCCM
6 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle
1 12 (18.46%) VMware
2 9 (13.85%) IBM
2 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
2 9 (13.85%) Splunk
3 7 (10.77%) Dell
3 7 (10.77%) SAP
3 7 (10.77%) Sun
4 5 (7.69%) HP
4 5 (7.69%) Hyperion
4 5 (7.69%) NetApp
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.08%) F5
6 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.08%) Veritas
7 1 (1.54%) Arista
7 1 (1.54%) Civica
7 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.54%) Talend
7 1 (1.54%) Teradata