The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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
South East / West Sussex
Rank 25 39 36
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3  
Contract jobs citing Unix 39 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.59% 4.67% 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 15.64% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 16
Median daily rate £500 £413 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +26.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £365 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 104 179 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 20.23% 29.88% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 110 75
Median daily rate £413 £366 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.62% +2.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 20
Median hourly rate £52.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +238.70% +6.89%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in West Sussex

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in West Sussex

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in West Sussex

Unix
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Worthing +15 14 £512 -21.30% 2
Crawley +9 12 £406 -1.51% 2
Gatwick -3 9 £550 +50.17%
Horsham - 3 - - 1
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Unix.

1 40 (57.97%) Linux
1 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
3 33 (47.83%) Git (software)
4 32 (46.38%) Oracle
5 28 (40.58%) SQL
5 28 (40.58%) Java
6 27 (39.13%) WebLogic
7 26 (37.68%) HTML
8 21 (30.43%) XML
9 20 (28.99%) Configuration Management
10 19 (27.54%) Apache
10 19 (27.54%) Subversion
11 18 (26.09%) Scrum
11 18 (26.09%) Perl
12 17 (24.64%) CSS
12 17 (24.64%) Open Source
12 17 (24.64%) SDLC
13 15 (21.74%) REST
13 15 (21.74%) Scala
13 15 (21.74%) Hibernate
13 15 (21.74%) Spring
13 15 (21.74%) JIRA
13 15 (21.74%) EJB
13 15 (21.74%) SOAP
13 15 (21.74%) Windows
14 14 (20.29%) Python
14 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (20.29%) Docker
15 13 (18.84%) Jenkins

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 27 (39.13%) WebLogic
2 19 (27.54%) Apache
3 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
4 11 (15.94%) Confluence
4 11 (15.94%) nginx
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (10.14%) JBoss
7 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.45%) FileNet
9 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) GitHub
1 4 (5.80%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) HTTP
2 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.25%) SSL
4 4 (5.80%) DNS
5 3 (4.35%) FTP
5 3 (4.35%) Internet
5 3 (4.35%) MPLS
5 3 (4.35%) SAN
5 3 (4.35%) SSH
5 3 (4.35%) WAN
6 2 (2.90%) BGP
6 2 (2.90%) DHCP
6 2 (2.90%) Firewall
6 2 (2.90%) IPv6
6 2 (2.90%) LAN
6 2 (2.90%) LDAP
6 2 (2.90%) OSPF
6 2 (2.90%) Telnet
6 2 (2.90%) VPN
6 2 (2.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle Database
2 12 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.90%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.45%) DB2
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.54%) Subversion
3 15 (21.74%) JIRA
4 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
5 10 (14.49%) Selenium
6 8 (11.59%) Maven
7 7 (10.14%) Cucumber
7 7 (10.14%) Eclipse
7 7 (10.14%) IntelliJ
7 7 (10.14%) JUnit
7 7 (10.14%) ProC
8 6 (8.70%) Gatling
9 4 (5.80%) Ant
9 4 (5.80%) Grunt
9 4 (5.80%) gulp
9 4 (5.80%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (5.80%) Sublime Text
10 2 (2.90%) CA Gen
11 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Scala Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Agile Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Applications Support
6 8 (11.59%) Architect
7 7 (10.14%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Digital Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (5.80%) Applications Support Specialist
9 4 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Support Specialist
10 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.35%) SAP Test Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) HTML
2 21 (30.43%) XML
3 17 (24.64%) CSS
4 15 (21.74%) EJB
4 15 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 15 (21.74%) REST
4 15 (21.74%) SOAP
4 15 (21.74%) Spring
5 9 (13.04%) J2EE
6 8 (11.59%) EclipseLink
6 8 (11.59%) EJB 3.0
6 8 (11.59%) HTML5
6 8 (11.59%) JMS
6 8 (11.59%) JPA
6 8 (11.59%) Oracle ADF
6 8 (11.59%) Web Services
6 8 (11.59%) XSD
6 8 (11.59%) XSLT
7 7 (10.14%) jQuery
7 7 (10.14%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.45%) BYOD
3 1 (1.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) iSeries
3 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Online Games
3 1 (1.45%) PKI
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.97%) Linux
2 15 (21.74%) Windows
3 13 (18.84%) AIX
4 8 (11.59%) Mac OS X
4 8 (11.59%) Solaris
5 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.45%) SUSE
9 1 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.45%) VyOS
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) Configuration Management
3 18 (26.09%) Scrum
4 17 (24.64%) Open Source
4 17 (24.64%) SDLC
5 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.04%) DevOps
6 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 9 (13.04%) Web Development
7 8 (11.59%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (11.59%) SOA
7 8 (11.59%) Visualisation
7 8 (11.59%) Web Design
8 7 (10.14%) Microservices
8 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.70%) ITIL
9 6 (8.70%) Process Improvement
9 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.25%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (7.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
2 28 (40.58%) Java
2 28 (40.58%) SQL
3 18 (26.09%) Perl
4 15 (21.74%) Scala
5 14 (20.29%) Python
6 12 (17.39%) C
6 12 (17.39%) PL/SQL
7 7 (10.14%) PHP
8 6 (8.70%) Ruby
8 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
9 5 (7.25%) C#
10 4 (5.80%) Groovy
10 4 (5.80%) Haskell
11 3 (4.35%) C++
12 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.90%) Korn
12 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) ISEB
2 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.45%) CCNP
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.45%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.29%) Docker
2 2 (2.90%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) XenApp
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) NFS
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
3 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Grafana
2 4 (5.80%) Kibana
3 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Oracle
2 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
2 10 (14.49%) webMethods
3 4 (5.80%) Google
3 4 (5.80%) IBM
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
3 4 (5.80%) VMware
4 3 (4.35%) Adobe
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco
4 3 (4.35%) Citrix
4 3 (4.35%) F5
5 2 (2.90%) CA
5 2 (2.90%) FatWire
5 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.45%) Brocade
6 1 (1.45%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.45%) Symantec
Worthing, West Sussex
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago