Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 July 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 > Kent
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 35 45
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 -9
Contract jobs citing Unix 17 41 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.15% 5.33% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.28% 25.95% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 16
Kent median daily rate £425 £325 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -36.74% +8.16%
10th Percentile £302 £306 £441
90th Percentile £550 £488 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £46.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.66% +32.86% +32.08%

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 93 158 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.22% 20.55% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 103 63
Kent median daily rate £340 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% -6.43% -
10th Percentile £127 £172 £113
90th Percentile £475 £513 £557
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Kent median hourly rate £13.00 £27.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.94% +72.66% -4.48%
10th Percentile £8.88 £16.61 £12.93
90th Percentile £13.90 £38.54 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -18.42% +15.15% +3.13%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Kent

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Kent

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Kent over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Kent

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Kent

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Tunbridge Wells +11 7 £326 +0.38% 1
Dover - 1 £325 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Unix.

1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
3 6 (35.29%) Web Development
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Subversion
4 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
4 5 (29.41%) Ajax
4 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
4 5 (29.41%) User Experience
4 5 (29.41%) React
4 5 (29.41%) CSS3
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) Sass
4 5 (29.41%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 5 (29.41%) Wireframes
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Django
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Bankmaster
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (29.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (17.65%) HTML Developer
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) Ajax
2 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) CSS3
2 5 (29.41%) HTML5
2 5 (29.41%) React
2 5 (29.41%) Sass
3 4 (23.53%) Django
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Web Development
2 5 (29.41%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Wireframes
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
1 6 (35.29%) Python
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) R
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) CFEngine
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) SaltStack