The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 28 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 27 38
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11  
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.00% 3.85% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 15.87% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Median daily rate £475 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +43.63% -29.48%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 63 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 28.46% 24.23% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 86 84
Median daily rate £300 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £459 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.07% -5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.27 £11.11 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.75 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Leicestershire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Leicestershire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Leicestershire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leicester -1 6 £475 +22.58% 3
Unix
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) TickIT
4 4 (50.00%) Logistics
4 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) AIX
5 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) Retek
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) ProC
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (25.00%) Software Testing

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ProC
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Logistics
1 4 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) TickIT
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Retek
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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