The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 27 June 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.73% 1.37% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 7.84% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £600 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -8.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £28.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +41.07% -28.20%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 51 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 9.09% 17.47% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 45
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £185 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in East Sussex

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in East Sussex

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in East Sussex

Unix
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +2 1 - - 1
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (40.00%) TACACS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Icinga
3 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Debian

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) TACACS
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Debian
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Grafana
1 1 (20.00%) Icinga
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco