Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 71 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 -15
Contract jobs citing Unix 32 64 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.06% 2.62% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.27% 10.79% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 48 65
East Midlands median daily rate £498 £417 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.30% +11.20% -3.23%
10th Percentile £385 £320 £237
90th Percentile £523 £550 £488
England median daily rate £475 £489 £500
% change year-on-year -2.81% -2.25% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +40.00% +50.94%
10th Percentile £42.50 £40.80 £21.85
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.00 £32.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%

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 387 593 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 24.94% 24.26% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 379 406
East Midlands median daily rate £313 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +6.38% +8.46%
10th Percentile £135 £139 £186
90th Percentile £500 £538 £525
England median daily rate £414 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -4.94% +2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 60 69
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.77 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +3.33% +13.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.10 £10.29
90th Percentile £17.50 £28.00 £29.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.41 £17.25
% change year-on-year +0.52% +0.93% +4.55%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +11 14 £450 -18.18% 13
Derbyshire +4 10 £505 -0.49% 3
Leicestershire +7 7 £463 +44.53% 3
Northamptonshire -3 1 £350 -11.39% 5
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 23 (71.88%) Oracle
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) PL/SQL
3 15 (46.88%) Linux
3 15 (46.88%) Shell Script
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
4 14 (43.75%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) UML
5 13 (40.63%) Windows
5 13 (40.63%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) SOA
7 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (31.25%) XPath
8 10 (31.25%) JSON
8 10 (31.25%) XML
8 10 (31.25%) XSD
8 10 (31.25%) XSL
8 10 (31.25%) Dell
8 10 (31.25%) EAI
8 10 (31.25%) XQuery
8 10 (31.25%) REST
8 10 (31.25%) Boomi
9 9 (28.13%) Project Delivery
9 9 (28.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (28.13%) DevOps
9 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
9 9 (28.13%) Eclipse

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 9 (28.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Boomi
2 8 (25.00%) Azure
3 7 (21.88%) Office 365
4 6 (18.75%) AWS
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.13%) Coveralls
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) FTP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.63%) MySQL
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (6.25%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (3.13%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.13%) ProC
3 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.25%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Informatica Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) JSON
1 10 (31.25%) REST
1 10 (31.25%) XML
1 10 (31.25%) XSD
1 10 (31.25%) XSL
2 8 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) STL
3 1 (3.13%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) WPF
3 1 (3.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) e-Health
2 2 (6.25%) LIMS
2 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) PACS
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (12.50%) AIX
6 3 (9.38%) HPUX
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Problem-Solving
1 13 (40.63%) UML
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) SOA
3 10 (31.25%) EAI
4 9 (28.13%) DevOps
4 9 (28.13%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (28.13%) Project Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Benchmarking
6 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Coaching
6 3 (9.38%) Decision-Making
6 3 (9.38%) High Availability
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) PL/SQL
2 15 (46.88%) Shell Script
3 14 (43.75%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) XPath
4 10 (31.25%) XQuery
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (9.38%) NCSC
2 3 (9.38%) NIST
3 2 (6.25%) HL7
4 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Data Guard
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Control-M
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) Dell
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) Sybase
6 2 (6.25%) CyberArk
6 2 (6.25%) FireEye
6 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Centrify
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Informatica
7 1 (3.13%) Retek