The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 28 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.

Unix
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 16 10
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6  
Contract jobs citing Unix 18 43 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 4.55% 7.65% 10.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.58% 38.05% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 25
Median daily rate £396 £369 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.45% +11.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £280 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £465
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 57 113 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 14.39% 20.11% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 47
Median daily rate £345 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.45% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £443 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 18
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 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Nottinghamshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Nottinghamshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Nottingham -12 18 £396 +7.45% 7
Unix
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Nottinghamshire 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%) CRM
7 14 (31.11%) HTML
7 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
8 13 (28.89%) C#
8 13 (28.89%) .NET
8 13 (28.89%) Windows
8 13 (28.89%) Linux
8 13 (28.89%) Firewall
9 12 (26.67%) Java
9 12 (26.67%) WCF
10 11 (24.44%) WPF
10 11 (24.44%) Degree
10 11 (24.44%) J2EE
11 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
11 8 (17.78%) Cisco
11 8 (17.78%) VMware
12 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
12 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
12 7 (15.56%) AIX
12 7 (15.56%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) HTTP
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 4 (8.89%) 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 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.22%) Hudson
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) Rational Robot
4 1 (2.22%) Robot Framework
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 18 (40.00%) Architect
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Designer
4 8 (17.78%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.44%) DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Software Designer
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Unix Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Informix 4GL Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) HTML
2 13 (28.89%) .NET
3 12 (26.67%) WCF
4 11 (24.44%) J2EE
4 11 (24.44%) WPF
5 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.11%) JSP
6 5 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (6.67%) CSS
7 3 (6.67%) SOAP
7 3 (6.67%) Symfony
7 3 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (2.22%) JAX-WS
9 1 (2.22%) REST
9 1 (2.22%) RESTful
9 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 13 (28.89%) Linux
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) AIX
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) Solaris
4 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) Gentoo
6 1 (2.22%) HPUX
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) CRM
2 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.56%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
3 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
4 6 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (13.33%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 5 (11.11%) Data Management
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.89%) IT Strategy
6 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.89%) QMS
7 3 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) PL/SQL
3 21 (46.67%) Shell Script
4 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.89%) C#
6 12 (26.67%) Java
7 3 (6.67%) 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 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) JSP 440
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
3 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.22%) QA
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