Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 71 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 -14
Contract jobs citing Unix 41 77 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.27% 2.88% 3.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.56% 12.79% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 59 78
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £296 £309 £227
90th Percentile £545 £550 £475
England median daily rate £475 £493 £475
% change year-on-year -3.55% +3.68% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £34.08 £41.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.87% +38.33% +4.58%
10th Percentile £23.67 £40.65 £21.93
90th Percentile £45.22 £41.95 £32.00
England median hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +16.67% -14.29%

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 479 602 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.52% 22.49% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 365 416
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £135 £131 £181
90th Percentile £525 £538 £506
England median daily rate £418 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.76% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 77 73
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.42% +5.73% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.81 £10.29
90th Percentile £17.69 £29.50 £29.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 12 December 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
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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 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
Nottinghamshire +8 21 £525 -4.55% 2
Leicestershire +7 11 £500 +56.25% 1
Northamptonshire -2 3 £400 +14.29% 2
Derbyshire -3 3 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £325 - 4
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 20 (48.78%) Oracle
2 20 (48.78%) Linux
3 16 (39.02%) Windows
4 14 (34.15%) Finance
5 11 (26.83%) Java
6 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
6 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
6 9 (21.95%) Degree
6 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
6 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (19.51%) Project Delivery
7 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
7 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
8 7 (17.07%) Oozie
8 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
8 7 (17.07%) HBase
8 7 (17.07%) Office 365
8 7 (17.07%) Big Data
8 7 (17.07%) Kafka
8 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.07%) Azure
8 7 (17.07%) Puppet
8 7 (17.07%) Apache Hive
8 7 (17.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.07%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (17.07%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (17.07%) Windows Server

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 (17.07%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.44%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.44%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Azure
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) AWS
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) LAN
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) ATM
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) FTP
4 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Apache Hive
1 7 (17.07%) Big Data
1 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
1 7 (17.07%) HBase
1 7 (17.07%) Impala
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (4.88%) Informix
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) QGIS
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (17.07%) GitLab
2 7 (17.07%) Gradle
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.44%) ProC
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Toad
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 5 (12.20%) Public Sector
4 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.88%) Law
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Automotive
6 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Architect
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Scala Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Designer
6 2 (4.88%) E-Business Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Kafka
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.44%) JDBC
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) STL
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) WPF
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) NHS
3 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.88%) e-Health
4 2 (4.88%) LIMS
4 2 (4.88%) PACS
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 16 (39.02%) Windows
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) AIX
4 2 (4.88%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
1 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
1 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) Project Delivery
2 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (17.07%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (17.07%) Functional Programming
3 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.76%) SOA
6 4 (9.76%) UML
7 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.20%) Scala
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) CCIE
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.44%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (7.32%) NCSC
1 3 (7.32%) NIST
2 2 (4.88%) HL7
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) BS7799
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Oozie
1 7 (17.07%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) Centrify
5 2 (4.88%) Sun
5 2 (4.88%) Sybase
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe
6 1 (2.44%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.44%) Perforce
6 1 (2.44%) Retek
6 1 (2.44%) Trapeze