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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank - 28 31
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 4.03% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.67% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £410 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 64 75 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 22.78% 27.47% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 61
Median daily rate £300 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £82 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Leicestershire

Unix
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) TickIT
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

Unix
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle