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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 55 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +32
Contract jobs citing Unix 34 20 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.48% 2.11% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.46% 11.36% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 21
10th Percentile £382 £360 £358
25th Percentile £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £500
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +18.34%
75th Percentile - £488 £525
90th Percentile £540 £585 £550
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 325 176 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.72% 18.60% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 108 126
10th Percentile £129 £92 £135
25th Percentile £165 £134 £175
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £264 £340
Median % change year-on-year +13.74% -22.43% -9.33%
75th Percentile £450 £403 £450
90th Percentile £500 £477 £521
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 49
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.85 £11.00
25th Percentile £15.00 £12.88 £11.63
Median hourly rate £18.50 £14.61 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year +26.63% +1.53% -6.77%
75th Percentile £22.75 £16.53 £17.50
90th Percentile £24.00 £48.75 £18.05
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year +22.86% +0.44% +2.79%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unix in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Unix in the East Midlands

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Unix in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Unix in the East Midlands

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unix in the East Midlands.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire -2 13 £500 +17.65% 5
Derbyshire -10 9 £400 -3.03% 2
Nottinghamshire +2 5 £463 -2.63% 5
Leicestershire -12 2 £468 +0.54% 3
Lincolnshire - 2 £538 -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 16 (47.06%) Linux
1 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 13 (38.24%) ITIL
4 11 (32.35%) Oracle
5 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) DB2
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
6 9 (26.47%) Social Skills
7 8 (23.53%) CAD
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 8 (23.53%) Solaris
7 8 (23.53%) VMware
8 7 (20.59%) Data Management
8 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
8 7 (20.59%) VB
8 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (20.59%) Azure
9 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 6 (17.65%) SCCM
9 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
9 6 (17.65%) CATIA
10 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.71%) SAP Basis
10 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
10 5 (14.71%) Automotive
10 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (14.71%) Firewall
10 5 (14.71%) NetWeaver

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 5 (14.71%) NetWeaver
1 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.82%) CICS
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) CATIA
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Azure
2 2 (5.88%) AWS
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.94%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (2.94%) GCP
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.94%) Route 53
3 1 (2.94%) Serverless
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
1 5 (14.71%) VPN
2 4 (11.76%) HTTP
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) BGP
5 1 (2.94%) DHCP
5 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) IPsec
5 1 (2.94%) OSPF
5 1 (2.94%) PBX
5 1 (2.94%) RIP
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) VRRP
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) DB2
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) SAP HANA
4 4 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.76%) SAP BW
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (26.47%) Social Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
3 5 (14.71%) Automotive
4 4 (11.76%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (11.76%) Public Sector
5 3 (8.82%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Applications Engineer
1 5 (14.71%) Consultant
1 5 (14.71%) Development Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Analyst
2 3 (8.82%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (8.82%) Credit Analyst
2 3 (8.82%) Programmer
2 3 (8.82%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 3 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Programmer
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Analyst Programmer
2 3 (8.82%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Engineering Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Information Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (14.71%) SAP Basis
2 4 (11.76%) BAPI
2 4 (11.76%) JDBC
2 4 (11.76%) SAP ALE
2 4 (11.76%) SAP PI
2 4 (11.76%) SOAP
2 4 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.94%) Derivative
2 1 (2.94%) LPAR
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 8 (23.53%) Solaris
4 4 (11.76%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) CAD
3 7 (20.59%) Data Management
3 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Due Diligence
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security
5 4 (11.76%) Logistics
6 3 (8.82%) Commercial Awareness
6 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (8.82%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Process Management
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
4 7 (20.59%) VB
5 4 (11.76%) ABAP
5 4 (11.76%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) COBOL
7 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.82%) PMP
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
3 1 (2.94%) GDPR
3 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
3 1 (2.94%) pfSense
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) CloudForms
3 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) Terraform
3 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.71%) SAP
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Software AG
6 1 (2.94%) Trend Micro