Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 2018 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 40 35
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5 -16
Contract jobs citing Unix 101 56 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.07% 5.62% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.90% 22.67% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 34
West Sussex median daily rate £493 £500 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +35.14% -10.30%
10th Percentile £386 £390 £358
90th Percentile £573 £649 £488
South East median daily rate £443 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +1.14% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 307 247 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 27.56% 24.80% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 150 151
West Sussex median daily rate £428 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.27% +12.33% +5.04%
10th Percentile £206 £130 £160
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 20
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +215.79% -10.94%
10th Percentile £14.90 £12.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £49.93
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -5.56%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

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 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +3 66 £500 -2.25% 7
Crawley +15 9 £425 -1.45% 2
Gatwick +1 7 £383 -
Horsham - 2 £700 - 2
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Unix.

1 60 (59.41%) Linux
2 46 (45.54%) Windows
3 44 (43.56%) DevOps
4 43 (42.57%) Oracle
5 42 (41.58%) Java
6 41 (40.59%) SQL
7 40 (39.60%) XML
8 39 (38.61%) Puppet
9 38 (37.62%) Docker
10 35 (34.65%) WebLogic
11 34 (33.66%) Terraform
12 32 (31.68%) Amazon AWS
13 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (28.71%) Deployment Automation
15 28 (27.72%) Kubernetes
16 26 (25.74%) Cloud Native
16 26 (25.74%) webMethods
17 24 (23.76%) SOAP
17 24 (23.76%) Elasticsearch
17 24 (23.76%) Amazon Glacier
18 23 (22.77%) Ansible
19 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
20 21 (20.79%) Configuration Management
21 20 (19.80%) Continuous Delivery
22 19 (18.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 19 (18.81%) ISEB
22 19 (18.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
23 18 (17.82%) Selenium
24 17 (16.83%) Git (software)

Unix
Co-occurring 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 35 (34.65%) WebLogic
2 24 (23.76%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (10.89%) Apache
3 11 (10.89%) Confluence
3 11 (10.89%) JBoss
4 7 (6.93%) nginx
4 7 (6.93%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.97%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.98%) AquaLogic
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.99%) FileNet
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.68%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (23.76%) Amazon Glacier
3 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.94%) GitHub
4 6 (5.94%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) SSL
2 9 (8.91%) HTTP
3 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.97%) SAN
5 2 (1.98%) Network Security
5 2 (1.98%) SNMP
6 1 (0.99%) DHCP
6 1 (0.99%) DNS
6 1 (0.99%) Firewall
6 1 (0.99%) NAS
6 1 (0.99%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.90%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.94%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.96%) DB2
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Selenium
2 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
3 15 (14.85%) JIRA
4 13 (12.87%) Cucumber
4 13 (12.87%) Jenkins
4 13 (12.87%) Toad
5 11 (10.89%) Eclipse
5 11 (10.89%) Gatling
5 11 (10.89%) JUnit
6 10 (9.90%) IntelliJ
7 8 (7.92%) SoapUI
8 6 (5.94%) Ant
8 6 (5.94%) Grunt
8 6 (5.94%) gulp
8 6 (5.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (5.94%) Sublime Text
9 4 (3.96%) GitLab
9 4 (3.96%) Maven
9 4 (3.96%) WebLogic Workshop
10 3 (2.97%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (1.98%) Finance
2 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Developer
2 19 (18.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (16.83%) Cloud Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) Analyst
4 15 (14.85%) Architect
4 15 (14.85%) AWS DevOps
4 15 (14.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) Test Analyst
5 14 (13.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (13.86%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (13.86%) Java Developer
6 13 (12.87%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Administrator
8 7 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.94%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.95%) Solaris Administrator
11 4 (3.96%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.96%) Unix Administrator
11 4 (3.96%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (39.60%) XML
2 24 (23.76%) SOAP
3 16 (15.84%) EJB
3 16 (15.84%) REST
3 16 (15.84%) Spring
4 15 (14.85%) Hibernate
5 12 (11.88%) J2EE
5 12 (11.88%) JSON
6 11 (10.89%) HTML
6 11 (10.89%) HTML5
6 11 (10.89%) J2SE
7 10 (9.90%) CSS
7 10 (9.90%) Play Framework
8 7 (6.93%) Node.js
8 7 (6.93%) Servlets
8 7 (6.93%) XSD
8 7 (6.93%) XSLT
9 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.94%) Gherkin
9 6 (5.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.74%) Cloud Native
2 11 (10.89%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (59.41%) Linux
2 46 (45.54%) Windows
3 19 (18.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (13.86%) CentOS
5 6 (5.94%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.95%) Solaris
7 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) DevOps
2 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.71%) Deployment Automation
4 21 (20.79%) Configuration Management
5 20 (19.80%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (16.83%) Test Automation
7 16 (15.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (14.85%) Customer Requirements
8 15 (14.85%) Test Scripting
9 13 (12.87%) ERP
10 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (11.88%) Microservices
10 12 (11.88%) Open Source
11 11 (10.89%) Runbook
11 11 (10.89%) Scrum
12 10 (9.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 8 (7.92%) Analytics
14 7 (6.93%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.93%) SDLC
14 7 (6.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.58%) Java
2 41 (40.59%) SQL
3 17 (16.83%) Shell Script
4 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.89%) C#
5 11 (10.89%) Perl
5 11 (10.89%) Scala
6 7 (6.93%) Haskell
7 6 (5.94%) Groovy
7 6 (5.94%) Python
7 6 (5.94%) Ruby
8 5 (4.95%) Java 8
8 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.97%) AWK
9 3 (2.97%) Bourne shell
9 3 (2.97%) C
9 3 (2.97%) Korn
9 3 (2.97%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) ISEB
1 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
1 19 (18.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.95%) Degree
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.97%) OCA
6 3 (2.97%) OCP
6 3 (2.97%) RHCE
6 3 (2.97%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.99%) CCIE
8 1 (0.99%) CCNA
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.99%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (37.62%) Docker
2 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.97%) GlusterFS
3 3 (2.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 39 (38.61%) Puppet
2 34 (33.66%) Terraform
3 28 (27.72%) Kubernetes
4 23 (22.77%) Ansible
5 6 (5.94%) Grafana
5 6 (5.94%) Kibana
6 3 (2.97%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (2.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.98%) SCCM
8 1 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (42.57%) Oracle
2 26 (25.74%) webMethods
3 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (13.86%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.93%) Adobe
6 6 (5.94%) Google
7 5 (4.95%) SAP
8 4 (3.96%) EMC
8 4 (3.96%) Thales
8 4 (3.96%) VMware
9 3 (2.97%) Brocade
9 3 (2.97%) Centrify
9 3 (2.97%) HP
9 3 (2.97%) StorageTek
9 3 (2.97%) Sun
9 3 (2.97%) Veritas
10 2 (1.98%) IBM
10 2 (1.98%) Serena
11 1 (0.99%) ComArch
11 1 (0.99%) Pega