Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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 of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 47 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 193 195 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.73% 4.03% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.02% 16.62% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 105 110
East of England median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £240 £205 £298
90th Percentile £618 £502 £575
England median daily rate £475 £425 £433
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.79% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 31
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.08% -4.41% -2.16%
10th Percentile £17.28 £26.84 £17.00
90th Percentile £43.08 £35.20 £45.00
England median hourly rate £30.38 £32.58 £36.84
% change year-on-year -6.76% -11.56% +22.78%

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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1134 1173 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.91% 24.26% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 620 671
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £130 £157 £146
90th Percentile £550 £515 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 146 251
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.18 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.13 £43.25
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 of England

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the East of England

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in the East of England

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in the East of England

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in the East of England

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Unix in the East of England

Unix
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 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
Hertfordshire -16 63 £428 +38.80% 15
Essex +2 54 £520 +48.57% 4
Bedfordshire +10 27 £438 +75.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -27 23 £325 -5.80% 8
Norfolk -12 21 £186 -61.99% 1
Suffolk +17 5 £450 +104.55%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 of England region with a requirement for Unix.

1 128 (66.32%) Linux
2 73 (37.82%) Java
3 69 (35.75%) Oracle
4 65 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (32.12%) SQL
6 56 (29.02%) Solaris
7 54 (27.98%) Windows
8 45 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (21.24%) WebLogic
10 40 (20.73%) TDD
10 40 (20.73%) Relational Database
10 40 (20.73%) DevOps
11 37 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
12 36 (18.65%) Shell Script
13 34 (17.62%) Web Services
13 34 (17.62%) Git (software)
13 34 (17.62%) Jenkins
14 33 (17.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 32 (16.58%) Scrum
16 31 (16.06%) JBoss
16 31 (16.06%) Middleware
16 31 (16.06%) Test Automation
16 31 (16.06%) Ansible
17 29 (15.03%) HTTP
17 29 (15.03%) XML
18 28 (14.51%) Python
19 27 (13.99%) PL/SQL
19 27 (13.99%) VMware
20 26 (13.47%) SOA
20 26 (13.47%) JIRA

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 41 (21.24%) WebLogic
2 31 (16.06%) JBoss
3 19 (9.84%) Apache
4 17 (8.81%) Confluence
4 17 (8.81%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.70%) WebSphere
6 10 (5.18%) OpenStack
7 9 (4.66%) Apache Spark
8 8 (4.15%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (2.59%) MQSeries
10 5 (2.59%) Mule
10 5 (2.59%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 4 (2.07%) MS Exchange
11 4 (2.07%) SAS
12 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.11%) HipChat
2 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Magento
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (5.18%) IaaS
5 9 (4.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (3.11%) PaaS
6 6 (3.11%) SaaS
7 5 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.59%) Google App Engine
8 3 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.55%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.55%) Route 53
9 2 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.03%) HTTP
2 24 (12.44%) TCP/IP
3 21 (10.88%) SSL
4 19 (9.84%) Internet
5 17 (8.81%) Kerberos
6 12 (6.22%) Firewall
7 8 (4.15%) LDAP
7 8 (4.15%) SAN
8 7 (3.63%) LAN
9 5 (2.59%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (2.59%) VLAN
9 5 (2.59%) WAN
10 4 (2.07%) DHCP
10 4 (2.07%) DNS
10 4 (2.07%) MVNO
10 4 (2.07%) SS7
10 4 (2.07%) Value-Added Service
10 4 (2.07%) VoLTE
10 4 (2.07%) VoWiFi
10 4 (2.07%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.73%) Relational Database
2 24 (12.44%) MySQL
3 22 (11.40%) Oracle Database
4 17 (8.81%) Hadoop
4 17 (8.81%) RDBMS
5 15 (7.77%) DB2
5 15 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (7.77%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.22%) NoSQL
7 10 (5.18%) Apache Hive
7 10 (5.18%) Impala
8 7 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.63%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (3.11%) MariaDB
10 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.07%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.07%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.55%) Big Data
13 2 (1.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 34 (17.62%) Git (software)
1 34 (17.62%) Jenkins
2 26 (13.47%) JIRA
3 20 (10.36%) Subversion
4 17 (8.81%) Maven
5 14 (7.25%) JUnit
6 13 (6.74%) Mockito
7 8 (4.15%) Bitbucket
8 7 (3.63%) SoapUI
9 6 (3.11%) Ant
9 6 (3.11%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.11%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.11%) Selenium
10 5 (2.59%) AccuRev
10 5 (2.59%) Gradle
10 5 (2.59%) Log4j
10 5 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (2.07%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.55%) LoadUI
General
1 19 (9.84%) Finance
2 15 (7.77%) Retail
3 11 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.63%) Law
5 5 (2.59%) Billing
5 5 (2.59%) Games
5 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.07%) Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Automotive
7 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (17.62%) Architect
2 31 (16.06%) Developer
3 21 (10.88%) Administrator
3 21 (10.88%) Java Developer
4 18 (9.33%) Technical Architect
5 12 (6.22%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (6.22%) Security Engineer
6 11 (5.70%) DBA
7 10 (5.18%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.18%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.63%) Cloud Administrator
9 7 (3.63%) Trainee
10 6 (3.11%) Technical Leader
11 5 (2.59%) Consultant
11 5 (2.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.59%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.59%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.62%) Web Services
2 31 (16.06%) Middleware
3 29 (15.03%) XML
4 23 (11.92%) J2EE
4 23 (11.92%) Spring
5 21 (10.88%) HTML
6 19 (9.84%) REST
7 16 (8.29%) SOAP
8 14 (7.25%) CSS
9 13 (6.74%) JSON
10 11 (5.70%) JPA
11 10 (5.18%) Hibernate
11 10 (5.18%) JAXB
11 10 (5.18%) Spring Boot
11 10 (5.18%) Struts
11 10 (5.18%) XSLT
12 9 (4.66%) .NET
12 9 (4.66%) Java EE
13 8 (4.15%) Spring MVC
14 7 (3.63%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.15%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.11%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.07%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.07%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.55%) Clustering
7 3 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Exalytics
7 3 (1.55%) Replication
8 2 (1.04%) AS400
8 2 (1.04%) iPad
8 2 (1.04%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) CMDB
9 1 (0.52%) DataPower
9 1 (0.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 128 (66.32%) Linux
2 56 (29.02%) Solaris
3 54 (27.98%) Windows
4 33 (17.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (10.36%) Mac OS X
6 15 (7.77%) HPUX
6 15 (7.77%) Windows Server
7 11 (5.70%) AIX
8 5 (2.59%) Android
8 5 (2.59%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.07%) CentOS
9 4 (2.07%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.55%) Debian
10 3 (1.55%) OpenVMS
10 3 (1.55%) VMS
11 2 (1.04%) SUSE
11 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (20.73%) DevOps
3 40 (20.73%) TDD
4 32 (16.58%) Scrum
5 31 (16.06%) Test Automation
6 26 (13.47%) SOA
7 25 (12.95%) Configuration Management
8 24 (12.44%) Kanban
8 24 (12.44%) Mentoring
9 20 (10.36%) High Availability
10 16 (8.29%) E-Commerce
10 16 (8.29%) Migration
11 15 (7.77%) TOGAF
12 13 (6.74%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.74%) User Stories
13 12 (6.22%) API Design
13 12 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (5.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 73 (37.82%) Java
2 62 (32.12%) SQL
3 36 (18.65%) Shell Script
4 28 (14.51%) Python
5 27 (13.99%) PL/SQL
6 20 (10.36%) C
7 18 (9.33%) JavaScript
8 17 (8.81%) Perl
9 11 (5.70%) R
10 10 (5.18%) Groovy
11 8 (4.15%) C++
12 7 (3.63%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.11%) C#
14 5 (2.59%) PHP
14 5 (2.59%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.59%) XPath
15 2 (1.04%) Korn
15 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.04%) Ruby
15 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (7.25%) Degree
1 14 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.66%) CISM
3 6 (3.11%) CISSP
4 5 (2.59%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.59%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (2.07%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.07%) HNC
6 3 (1.55%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.04%) CCA
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.04%) RHCE
7 2 (1.04%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.04%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.11%) GCP
3 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.55%) SLA
4 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.52%) AS 2805
5 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.36%) Active Directory
1 20 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.29%) Docker
3 5 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.59%) vCloud
3 5 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.59%) vSphere
4 4 (2.07%) Samba
5 3 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.04%) XenApp
7 1 (0.52%) LXC
Systems Management
1 31 (16.06%) Ansible
2 17 (8.81%) Puppet
3 13 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.15%) Kubernetes
4 8 (4.15%) Mesos
5 6 (3.11%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (3.11%) Rancher
6 5 (2.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (2.59%) Terraform
6 5 (2.59%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.55%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.04%) SCOM
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.52%) SCCM
9 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (35.75%) Oracle
2 27 (13.99%) VMware
3 22 (11.40%) Red Hat
4 17 (8.81%) Cloudera
5 14 (7.25%) IBM
6 13 (6.74%) Cisco
6 13 (6.74%) webMethods
7 10 (5.18%) Atlassian
7 10 (5.18%) HP
7 10 (5.18%) Microsoft
8 8 (4.15%) BEA
8 8 (4.15%) Citrix
9 7 (3.63%) Google
10 6 (3.11%) Sun
11 5 (2.59%) hybris
11 5 (2.59%) Symantec
11 5 (2.59%) WSO2
12 4 (2.07%) EMC
12 4 (2.07%) Talend
12 4 (2.07%) Tekelec