Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 56 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 -27
Contract jobs citing Unix 18 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.19% 0.74% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.47% 4.30% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 5
Leicestershire median daily rate £353 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.71% -22.50% +44.80%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £359
90th Percentile £481 £423 £423
East Midlands median daily rate £359 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -13.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £19.88 £15.38
% change year-on-year +50.94% +29.27% -48.75%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 172 93 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 30.44% 17.10% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 49 45
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £187 £80 £107
90th Percentile £465 £413 £400
East Midlands median daily rate £330 £375 £335
% change year-on-year -12.00% +11.94% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 20
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.18% +16.67% -31.43%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £9.93
90th Percentile £31.25 £18.88 £16.44
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 25 November 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
Leicester -6 4 £475 +53.23%
Unix
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) .NET
3 12 (66.67%) MySQL
3 12 (66.67%) PHP
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (66.67%) DevOps
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) IIS
5 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (44.44%) NoSQL
6 5 (27.78%) Puppet
6 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (27.78%) Service Management
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Retail
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 3 (16.67%) AIX
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) ITSM
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (16.67%) Retek
8 3 (16.67%) Shell Script

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MySQL
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 12 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (16.67%) ProC
3 1 (5.56%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) PHP
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Retek
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) VMware