The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 27 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 of England / Norfolk
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 +19  
Contract jobs citing Unix 30 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 16.57% 10.60% 2.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.57% 30.26% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £28.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +41.07% -28.20%  

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 Norfolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 56 76 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 30.94% 35.02% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 52
Median daily rate £168 £210 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.23% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £107 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £102.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Norfolk

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Norfolk

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 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
Norwich +5 30 - - 1
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Unix.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (96.77%) Kerberos
2 30 (96.77%) Hadoop
2 30 (96.77%) Cloudera
3 18 (58.06%) Impala
3 18 (58.06%) Apache Spark
3 18 (58.06%) Apache Hive
3 18 (58.06%) R
3 18 (58.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (58.06%) Red Hat
4 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
4 12 (38.71%) Java
4 12 (38.71%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (3.23%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Extranet
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 18 (58.06%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.23%) Extranet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (96.77%) Hadoop
2 18 (58.06%) Apache Hive
2 18 (58.06%) Impala
General
1 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Cloud Engineer
1 18 (58.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Administrator
3 12 (38.71%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) High Availability
2 1 (3.23%) Migration
2 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.23%) Project Management
2 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) R
2 12 (38.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Cloudera
2 18 (58.06%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper