Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 44 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 -18 +1
Contract jobs citing Unix 121 143 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.81% 4.32% 6.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.87% 26.58% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 95 119
East Midlands median daily rate £357 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.99% +6.80% -6.25%
10th Percentile £230 £305 £274
90th Percentile £473 £488 £477
England median daily rate £475 £429 £430
% change year-on-year +10.85% -0.35% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £17.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.55% -4.51% -40.00%
10th Percentile £22.00 £13.25 £12.75
90th Percentile £32.00 £33.41 £53.85
England median hourly rate £30.38 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.54% -12.16% +23.33%

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 677 538 626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.34% 16.27% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 308 287
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +10.29% +4.62%
10th Percentile £188 £132 £198
90th Percentile £500 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 69 106
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.58 £21.52 £19.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 18 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 November 2017. 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
Derbyshire +15 49 £350 +2.19%
Nottinghamshire -22 41 £363 -14.71% 9
Leicestershire +7 17 £363 +0.69% 2
Northamptonshire -10 5 £463 +19.35% 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 95 (78.51%) Linux
2 77 (63.64%) Oracle
3 43 (35.54%) Windows
4 39 (32.23%) Solaris
4 39 (32.23%) SQL
5 36 (29.75%) Security Cleared
6 35 (28.93%) SQL Server
7 34 (28.10%) Sun
8 33 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 29 (23.97%) Perl
9 29 (23.97%) SAP
10 27 (22.31%) Veritas
11 26 (21.49%) Korn
12 25 (20.66%) .NET
13 23 (19.01%) AIX
13 23 (19.01%) Python
13 23 (19.01%) TCP/IP
13 23 (19.01%) DevOps
14 22 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
14 22 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 22 (18.18%) ERP
14 22 (18.18%) SAP ERP
15 21 (17.36%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (16.53%) Red Hat
17 19 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (14.88%) Oracle Database
18 18 (14.88%) Shell Script
18 18 (14.88%) HPUX
18 18 (14.88%) Retail
19 17 (14.05%) ITIL

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 16 (13.22%) JBoss
2 14 (11.57%) Apache
2 14 (11.57%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.92%) iPlanet
3 12 (9.92%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (9.92%) WebLogic
4 9 (7.44%) IIS
5 5 (4.13%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.13%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.13%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.48%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.48%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.65%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
8 1 (0.83%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (0.83%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (18.18%) SAP ERP
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (4.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.48%) Boomi
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.65%) Office 365
5 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.83%) Serverless
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.01%) TCP/IP
2 17 (14.05%) SAN
3 13 (10.74%) Firewall
4 9 (7.44%) NAS
5 8 (6.61%) Internet
6 6 (4.96%) DNS
7 5 (4.13%) ATM
7 5 (4.13%) FCoE
7 5 (4.13%) Intranet
7 5 (4.13%) iSCSI
7 5 (4.13%) WAN
8 3 (2.48%) HTTP
8 3 (2.48%) LDAP
8 3 (2.48%) VLAN
9 2 (1.65%) Converged Networks
9 2 (1.65%) Network Security
10 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.83%) LAN
10 1 (0.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.88%) Oracle Database
3 14 (11.57%) Relational Database
4 13 (10.74%) MySQL
4 13 (10.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (9.92%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.26%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (6.61%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.48%) GIS
10 2 (1.65%) DB2
10 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.65%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.83%) Informix
11 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (10.74%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.26%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.48%) ProC
4 3 (2.48%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.83%) Grunt
General
1 18 (14.88%) Retail
2 16 (13.22%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.61%) Publishing
4 5 (4.13%) Finance
5 3 (2.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (26.45%) Unix Engineer
2 22 (18.18%) Solaris Engineer
3 20 (16.53%) Analyst
4 18 (14.88%) Developer
5 17 (14.05%) Design Engineer
6 16 (13.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (12.40%) Support Analyst
8 12 (9.92%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (9.09%) Applications Support
9 11 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (7.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 8 (6.61%) Development Analyst
11 8 (6.61%) Development Support Analyst
12 7 (5.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 7 (5.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 6 (4.96%) Automation Engineer
13 6 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
13 6 (4.96%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.66%) .NET
2 11 (9.09%) J2EE
3 8 (6.61%) CSS
4 6 (4.96%) REST
5 5 (4.13%) Grails
5 5 (4.13%) HTML
5 5 (4.13%) Lucene
5 5 (4.13%) Middleware
5 5 (4.13%) SOAP
5 5 (4.13%) Web Services
6 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.48%) CSS3
7 3 (2.48%) jQuery
7 3 (2.48%) JSON
7 3 (2.48%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.48%) XML
7 3 (2.48%) XSD
7 3 (2.48%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.26%) Clustering
3 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.13%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (4.13%) EMC VNX
4 5 (4.13%) HP Storage
4 5 (4.13%) Replication
5 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (78.51%) Linux
2 43 (35.54%) Windows
3 39 (32.23%) Solaris
4 23 (19.01%) AIX
5 18 (14.88%) HPUX
6 12 (9.92%) SUSE
7 6 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.13%) Amazon Linux
8 5 (4.13%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.48%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) DevOps
2 22 (18.18%) ERP
3 21 (17.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (14.05%) ITIL
5 15 (12.40%) Load Balancing
6 13 (10.74%) Business Analysis
6 13 (10.74%) High Availability
7 11 (9.09%) QMS
8 10 (8.26%) Quality Management
9 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.61%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.96%) CRM
13 5 (4.13%) Incident Management
13 5 (4.13%) Migration
13 5 (4.13%) Open Source
13 5 (4.13%) Server Virtualisation
13 5 (4.13%) Service Management
14 4 (3.31%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.23%) SQL
2 29 (23.97%) Perl
3 26 (21.49%) Korn
4 23 (19.01%) Python
5 18 (14.88%) Shell Script
6 16 (13.22%) PL/SQL
7 13 (10.74%) JavaScript
8 12 (9.92%) Java
9 11 (9.09%) PHP
10 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.96%) C-shell
11 5 (4.13%) C#
12 3 (2.48%) Ruby
12 3 (2.48%) XPath
12 3 (2.48%) XQuery
13 2 (1.65%) C
13 2 (1.65%) Tcl
14 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (29.75%) Security Cleared
2 33 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) Degree
3 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.65%) QA
1 2 (1.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) TickIT
System Software
1 22 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 22 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (9.92%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.79%) vSphere
4 6 (4.96%) Docker
5 5 (4.13%) KVM
5 5 (4.13%) Samba
5 5 (4.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Ansible
2 8 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.13%) EMC VPLEX
3 5 (4.13%) Puppet
4 4 (3.31%) SCCM
5 3 (2.48%) OpenView
5 3 (2.48%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.65%) SCOM
7 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.83%) Mesos
7 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 77 (63.64%) Oracle
2 34 (28.10%) Sun
3 29 (23.97%) SAP
4 27 (22.31%) Veritas
5 20 (16.53%) Red Hat
6 17 (14.05%) HP
7 13 (10.74%) Cisco
8 11 (9.09%) F5
9 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
9 8 (6.61%) VMware
10 6 (4.96%) EMC
11 5 (4.13%) 3PAR
11 5 (4.13%) PlateSpin
12 4 (3.31%) Dell
13 3 (2.48%) Borland
13 3 (2.48%) Citrix
13 3 (2.48%) Cognos
13 3 (2.48%) IBM
13 3 (2.48%) Opsware
13 3 (2.48%) Retek