Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 77 39 80
Rank change year-on-year -38 +41 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 24 23 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.63% 3.64% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.82% 16.67% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 26
10th Percentile £225 " £284
25th Percentile £379 £315 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £380 £513
Median % change year-on-year +25.16% -25.95% +34.87%
75th Percentile £583 £394 £538
90th Percentile £825 £406 £548
England median daily rate £538 £488 £486
% change year-on-year +10.26% +0.26% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.17
England median hourly rate £39.80 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +6.13% +20.97% +5.08%

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 307 138 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.80% 21.84% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 85 272
10th Percentile £94 £121 £135
25th Percentile £154 £175 £185
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £316 £335 £325
Median % change year-on-year -5.60% +3.08% -7.14%
75th Percentile £450 £413 £432
90th Percentile £538 £495 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 12 76
10th Percentile £12.40 £10.38 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.50 £12.06 £11.24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +5.45% -3.71% -18.38%
75th Percentile £17.33 £18.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £41.38 £43.62
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% +0.21%

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 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 - 12 £468 - 1
Nottinghamshire -28 6 £525 +40.75% 5
Lincolnshire - 2 £470 - 2
Leicestershire - 1 £465 - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 13 (54.17%) Migration
4 12 (50.00%) Windows
5 11 (45.83%) Social Skills
6 10 (41.67%) Linux
6 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco
6 10 (41.67%) PBX
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) TOGAF
7 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 8 (33.33%) Citrix
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 7 (29.17%) JBoss
8 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 7 (29.17%) Middleware
8 7 (29.17%) Software AG
8 7 (29.17%) WAN
8 7 (29.17%) COBIT
8 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (29.17%) Firewall
8 7 (29.17%) Project Management
8 7 (29.17%) Azure
8 7 (29.17%) AWS
8 7 (29.17%) SaaS
9 6 (25.00%) PaaS
9 6 (25.00%) IaaS
9 6 (25.00%) Docker

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 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (29.17%) JBoss
3 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.83%) NetWeaver
4 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Synapse
5 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (20.83%) Siemens NX
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Teamcenter
2 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) AWS
1 7 (29.17%) Azure
1 7 (29.17%) SaaS
2 6 (25.00%) IaaS
2 6 (25.00%) PaaS
3 5 (20.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 5 (20.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.17%) AWS CodeCommit
4 1 (4.17%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Pipelines
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Fivetran
4 1 (4.17%) GCP
4 1 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.17%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) PBX
2 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
3 6 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (20.83%) DHCP
4 5 (20.83%) DNS
4 5 (20.83%) MPLS
4 5 (20.83%) Network Security
4 5 (20.83%) SD-WAN
4 5 (20.83%) Skype
4 5 (20.83%) VoIP
4 5 (20.83%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) DB2
2 6 (25.00%) MySQL
3 5 (20.83%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (20.83%) SAP HANA
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) Data Lake
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (4.17%) Looker
5 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Power BI
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) GitLab
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) REST Assured
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (45.83%) Social Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Project Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Designer
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) IT Architect
4 4 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (16.67%) Support Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Middleware
2 5 (20.83%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Core
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Django
3 1 (4.17%) Express
3 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.17%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) OAuth
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.17%) SAML
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 5 (20.83%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) AIX
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Migration
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (25.00%) Microservices
5 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Decision-Making
6 5 (20.83%) Due Diligence
6 5 (20.83%) High Availability
6 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
6 5 (20.83%) Network Architecture
6 5 (20.83%) PLM
6 5 (20.83%) Remediation Plan
6 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Service Management
6 5 (20.83%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) COBIT
2 5 (20.83%) GDPR
2 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Docker
3 5 (20.83%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) Software AG
6 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) Cognos
7 5 (20.83%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.83%) SAP
7 5 (20.83%) Siemens
7 5 (20.83%) Veeam
8 3 (12.50%) IBM
9 2 (8.33%) Centrify
10 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
10 1 (4.17%) Alibaba
10 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
10 1 (4.17%) Databricks
10 1 (4.17%) hybris
10 1 (4.17%) Xerox