Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 53 47
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 -21
Contract jobs citing Unix 79 124 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.94% 3.85% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.97% 17.89% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 84 94
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £357 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.01% -10.99% +6.80%
10th Percentile £309 £232 £305
90th Percentile £550 £470 £488
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.50 £30.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.33% +50.94% +10.42%
10th Percentile £40.65 £22.00 £14.36
90th Percentile £41.95 £32.00 £35.19
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.38 £32.58
% change year-on-year +15.23% -6.76% -11.56%

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 609 693 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.67% 21.53% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 418 303
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +11.52%
10th Percentile £134 £188 £132
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 76 69
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.69% +5.19% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £25.88 £30.58 £21.52
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 +21 34 £350 -24.32% 5
Nottinghamshire -17 18 £550 +51.72% 5
Derbyshire -15 17 £476 +36.07% 7
Leicestershire -3 8 £353 +0.71% 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 45 (56.96%) Linux
2 30 (37.97%) Python
3 29 (36.71%) Windows
3 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (35.44%) SQL
5 25 (31.65%) DevOps
6 22 (27.85%) Shell Script
7 20 (25.32%) ETL
8 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (18.99%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (17.72%) Ansible
10 14 (17.72%) Middleware
10 14 (17.72%) Oracle
11 13 (16.46%) Java
11 13 (16.46%) Web Services
11 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
12 12 (15.19%) ITIL
13 11 (13.92%) Open Source
13 11 (13.92%) Analytics
14 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
14 10 (12.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
14 10 (12.66%) Splunk
14 10 (12.66%) VMware
15 9 (11.39%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (11.39%) Amazon S3
15 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (11.39%) PL/SQL
15 9 (11.39%) Mainframe

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 (8.86%) CICS
2 5 (6.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.06%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) NetWeaver
3 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.80%) Confluence
4 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.80%) JBoss
4 3 (3.80%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) CATIA
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) HFM
1 3 (3.80%) Maximo
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.27%) ENOVIA
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.39%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (11.39%) Amazon EMR
2 9 (11.39%) Amazon Glacier
2 9 (11.39%) Amazon S3
2 9 (11.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (7.59%) Boomi
4 4 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.27%) SaaS
6 1 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) DNS
2 4 (5.06%) Kerberos
2 4 (5.06%) SSL
3 3 (3.80%) Firewall
3 3 (3.80%) SAN
4 2 (2.53%) HTTP
4 2 (2.53%) SMS
4 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) BGP
5 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.27%) HSRP
5 1 (1.27%) IPsec
5 1 (1.27%) NAS
5 1 (1.27%) Network Security
5 1 (1.27%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.27%) VRRP
5 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
1 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.39%) Amazon Aurora
2 9 (11.39%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (10.13%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (8.86%) DB2
4 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.33%) Apache Hive
6 5 (6.33%) HBase
7 4 (5.06%) MySQL
8 3 (3.80%) Big Data
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.27%) GIS
10 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.33%) JIRA
3 4 (5.06%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) GDB
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.27%) Toad
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.59%) Banking
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Back Office
3 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Automotive
4 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (11.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Database Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) AWS Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Cloud Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Hadoop Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.06%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Cassandra DBA
8 3 (3.80%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) Middleware
2 13 (16.46%) Web Services
3 5 (6.33%) Kafka
3 5 (6.33%) SOAP
4 4 (5.06%) .NET
4 4 (5.06%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (5.06%) IDoc
4 4 (5.06%) RESTful
4 4 (5.06%) SAP PI
4 4 (5.06%) SAP XI
4 4 (5.06%) Spark Streaming
4 4 (5.06%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.06%) XML
5 3 (3.80%) J2EE
6 2 (2.53%) HTML
6 2 (2.53%) JSON
6 2 (2.53%) REST
7 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.27%) Behat
7 1 (1.27%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Mainframe
3 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.86%) Tandem
4 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.06%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.53%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) iSeries
6 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.96%) Linux
2 29 (36.71%) Windows
3 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (11.39%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.86%) Solaris
5 5 (6.33%) VMS
6 2 (2.53%) HPUX
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) AIX
7 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.27%) SUSE
7 1 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) DevOps
3 20 (25.32%) ETL
4 12 (15.19%) ITIL
5 11 (13.92%) Analytics
5 11 (13.92%) Open Source
6 9 (11.39%) Data Analytics
7 8 (10.13%) Task Automation
8 7 (8.86%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.59%) High Availability
9 6 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.59%) Scrum
10 5 (6.33%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.33%) Low Latency
10 5 (6.33%) OO
10 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) Python
2 28 (35.44%) SQL
3 22 (27.85%) Shell Script
4 13 (16.46%) Java
5 9 (11.39%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.33%) VB
8 4 (5.06%) ABAP
8 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.06%) Scala
9 3 (3.80%) C#
9 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.80%) Perl
9 3 (3.80%) PHP
10 2 (2.53%) C++
10 2 (2.53%) COBOL
11 1 (1.27%) AWK
11 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.27%) Ruby
11 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
2 1 (1.27%) IAS 39
2 1 (1.27%) IFRS
2 1 (1.27%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) vSphere
2 6 (7.59%) Docker
2 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.27%) HDFS
6 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (17.72%) Ansible
3 6 (7.59%) Puppet
4 5 (6.33%) Control-M
5 4 (5.06%) Consul
5 4 (5.06%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.06%) Terraform
5 4 (5.06%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.06%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.80%) collectd
6 3 (3.80%) Grafana
6 3 (3.80%) Graphite
6 3 (3.80%) Kibana
6 3 (3.80%) logstash
7 1 (1.27%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.27%) Mesos
7 1 (1.27%) Oozie
7 1 (1.27%) SCCM
7 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle
2 10 (12.66%) Splunk
2 10 (12.66%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) IBM
3 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.59%) SAP
4 5 (6.33%) Dell
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.06%) HP
5 4 (5.06%) Sun
6 3 (3.80%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.53%) F5
7 2 (2.53%) Informatica
7 2 (2.53%) NetApp
7 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.27%) Arista
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix
8 1 (1.27%) Intel
8 1 (1.27%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.27%) Veritas