Period
to 18 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 18 August 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 35 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.07% 1.91% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.61% 8.11% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Leicester median daily rate £475 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -3.13% +21.21%
Leicestershire median daily rate £375 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -8.54% +2.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Leicester median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 Leicester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 92 74 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 27.22% 23.57% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 40
Leicester median daily rate £278 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +17.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £133 £263 £150
90th Percentile £409 £469 £400
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £300 £275
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 17
Leicester median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.20 £10.30
90th Percentile £37.50 £18.50 £22.00
Leicestershire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Leicester

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Leicester

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Unix.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Logistics
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (42.86%) Retek
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) ProC
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) TickIT
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ProC
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Logistics
2 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) TickIT
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Retek
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware