The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 25 15 11
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4  
Contract jobs citing Unix 19 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 5.41% 8.11% 10.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.58% 40.00% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 23
Median daily rate £425 £368 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.64% +11.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £46.25 -
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 Nottingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 48 100 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 13.68% 20.28% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 42
Median daily rate £350 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 12
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% -6.45%  
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 Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Nottingham

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Nottingham over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Nottingham

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Nottingham

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Unix.

1 36 (80.00%) Oracle
2 27 (60.00%) SQL
3 26 (57.78%) Oracle Database
4 22 (48.89%) PL/SQL
5 21 (46.67%) Shell Script
6 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (31.11%) Linux
8 13 (28.89%) Windows
8 13 (28.89%) HTML
8 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (28.89%) CRM
8 13 (28.89%) Firewall
8 13 (28.89%) Degree
9 12 (26.67%) Java
10 11 (24.44%) C#
10 11 (24.44%) .NET
10 11 (24.44%) J2EE
11 10 (22.22%) WCF
11 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
12 9 (20.00%) WPF
12 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 8 (17.78%) VMware
13 8 (17.78%) Cisco
14 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
14 7 (15.56%) AIX
14 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
14 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.33%) iPlanet
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) JBoss
4 3 (6.67%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) BIG-IP
3 5 (11.11%) HTTP
3 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) SAN
5 3 (6.67%) Internet
5 3 (6.67%) LDAP
6 2 (4.44%) FTP
6 2 (4.44%) NAS
6 2 (4.44%) SSH
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.22%) DNS
7 1 (2.22%) VLAN
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) VPN
7 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) Oracle Database
2 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) DB2
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.22%) Informix
5 1 (2.22%) OLAP
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.22%) Hudson
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.22%) Billing
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Local Government
1 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Architect
2 15 (33.33%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Designer
5 6 (13.33%) Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Unix Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Unix Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Informix 4GL Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Informix Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) HTML
2 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) J2EE
3 10 (22.22%) WCF
4 9 (20.00%) WPF
5 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.11%) JSP
6 5 (11.11%) Web Services
7 4 (8.89%) CSS
7 4 (8.89%) Symfony
8 3 (6.67%) SOAP
8 3 (6.67%) XML
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (2.22%) JAX-WS
10 1 (2.22%) REST
10 1 (2.22%) RESTful
10 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) HP Storage
2 3 (6.67%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.44%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.22%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 13 (28.89%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) AIX
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Solaris
5 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.22%) Gentoo
7 1 (2.22%) HPUX
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) CRM
2 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
5 6 (13.33%) Six Sigma
6 5 (11.11%) Data Management
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.89%) OO
7 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
7 4 (8.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) PL/SQL
3 21 (46.67%) Shell Script
4 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
5 12 (26.67%) Java
6 11 (24.44%) C#
7 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Korn
8 1 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
8 1 (2.22%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) JSP 440
2 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.44%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.44%) OpenView
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.33%) BEA
4 6 (13.33%) F5
4 6 (13.33%) Sun
5 5 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) 3PAR
6 4 (8.89%) EMC
6 4 (8.89%) Symantec
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.44%) BMC
8 2 (4.44%) Cognos
8 2 (4.44%) NetApp
8 2 (4.44%) Opsware
8 2 (4.44%) Qualys
8 2 (4.44%) Veritas
9 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix