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 24 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 21 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11  
Contract jobs citing Unix 18 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 5.16% 6.22% 9.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.35% 35.44% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 30
Median daily rate £363 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +14.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £335 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £625
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 - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +43.63% -28.10%  

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 93 79 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 26.65% 17.56% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 47 49
Median daily rate £375 £555 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.68% -24.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Nottingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Unix.

1 27 (71.05%) Oracle
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database
4 13 (34.21%) Linux
5 12 (31.58%) Java
5 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
5 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (28.95%) Degree
6 11 (28.95%) CRM
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) C#
7 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) HTML
8 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.42%) WCF
8 7 (18.42%) WPF
8 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
9 6 (15.79%) Firewall
9 6 (15.79%) Migration
9 6 (15.79%) J2EE
9 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.16%) CSS
10 5 (13.16%) IIS
10 5 (13.16%) AIX
10 5 (13.16%) Solaris
10 5 (13.16%) JBoss
10 5 (13.16%) Lucene

Unix
Co-occurring 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 5 (13.16%) Apache Solr
1 5 (13.16%) IIS
1 5 (13.16%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) NAS
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.63%) DB2
6 1 (2.63%) Informix
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Designer
4 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 7 (18.42%) WCF
2 7 (18.42%) WPF
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.79%) J2EE
4 5 (13.16%) CSS
4 5 (13.16%) Grails
4 5 (13.16%) Lucene
5 4 (10.53%) Web Services
6 3 (7.89%) SOAP
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware
8 1 (2.63%) JAX-WS
8 1 (2.63%) JSP
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (2.63%) REST
8 1 (2.63%) RESTful
8 1 (2.63%) XML
8 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.63%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.63%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.63%) IVR
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) AIX
3 5 (13.16%) Solaris
4 4 (10.53%) Amazon Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) CRM
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps
4 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Open Source
5 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.89%) System Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 12 (31.58%) Java
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 8 (21.05%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) Korn
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Tcl
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) OpenView
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) HP
2 3 (7.89%) Sun
2 3 (7.89%) Veritas
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.63%) BEA
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) EMC
4 1 (2.63%) F5
4 1 (2.63%) NetApp
4 1 (2.63%) Opsware
4 1 (2.63%) Qualys
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
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