Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 63 50
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13 -19
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.93% 0.39% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 1.54% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 14
Kent median daily rate £550 £438 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +34.10% -23.24%
10th Percentile £525 £304 £293
90th Percentile £575 £561 £568
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year - +19.21% -12.21%

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 96 130 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.38% 25.64% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 78 70
Kent median daily rate £281 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.41% -5.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £106 £138 £143
90th Percentile £538 £461 £526
South East median daily rate £408 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.88% +2.70% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Kent median hourly rate £15.19 £12.00 £16.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.58% -28.25% -1.62%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% -18.42%

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 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 19 March 2019. 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
Dartford - 2 - - 4
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Unix.

1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase