Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 44 27
Rank change year-on-year +25 -17 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 106 48 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.32% 4.59% 5.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.36% 20.87% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 40
West Sussex median daily rate £493 £569 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.36% +53.72% -10.30%
10th Percentile £403 £406 £324
90th Percentile £572 £638 £539
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £403
% change year-on-year -2.86% +8.70% -2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% +15.13% -1.94%

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 361 230 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 31.75% 21.99% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 125 125
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £135 £110 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £531
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 43 21
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +210.34% -13.43%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.55 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -10.81%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +10 70 £493 -14.30% 8
Crawley +6 8 £445 +7.88% 1
Horsham - 6 £700 -
Gatwick 0 2 £383 - 1
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 62 (58.49%) Linux
2 54 (50.94%) Java
2 54 (50.94%) SQL
3 50 (47.17%) Windows
4 47 (44.34%) DevOps
5 46 (43.40%) XML
6 44 (41.51%) Oracle
6 44 (41.51%) WebLogic
6 44 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (41.51%) Puppet
7 43 (40.57%) Docker
8 35 (33.02%) webMethods
9 33 (31.13%) SOAP
10 30 (28.30%) Configuration Management
11 29 (27.36%) Selenium
12 28 (26.42%) Git (software)
12 28 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
13 26 (24.53%) Test Automation
13 26 (24.53%) Terraform
14 25 (23.58%) HTML
14 25 (23.58%) JavaScript
14 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
15 24 (22.64%) EJB
15 24 (22.64%) Hibernate
15 24 (22.64%) Spring
15 24 (22.64%) ISTQB
15 24 (22.64%) REST
15 24 (22.64%) Deployment Automation
16 23 (21.70%) Kubernetes
17 22 (20.75%) Microservices

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 44 (41.51%) WebLogic
2 21 (19.81%) Apache
2 21 (19.81%) JBoss
3 20 (18.87%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (15.09%) Confluence
5 15 (14.15%) nginx
5 15 (14.15%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.89%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.94%) FileNet
10 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (18.87%) Amazon Glacier
3 14 (13.21%) GitHub
3 14 (13.21%) Google Analytics
4 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.72%) TestFlight
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.92%) SSL
2 18 (16.98%) HTTP
3 17 (16.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.94%) DHCP
4 1 (0.94%) DNS
4 1 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.94%) NAS
4 1 (0.94%) SAN
4 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) MongoDB
2 14 (13.21%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.43%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.72%) DB2
6 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (27.36%) Selenium
2 28 (26.42%) Git (software)
3 22 (20.75%) Cucumber
3 22 (20.75%) Jenkins
4 21 (19.81%) Eclipse
4 21 (19.81%) JUnit
5 20 (18.87%) IntelliJ
5 20 (18.87%) JIRA
6 18 (16.98%) Gatling
7 14 (13.21%) Ant
7 14 (13.21%) Grunt
7 14 (13.21%) gulp
7 14 (13.21%) Karma Test Runner
7 14 (13.21%) Sublime Text
8 13 (12.26%) Toad
9 9 (8.49%) SoapUI
10 6 (5.66%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (4.72%) Subversion
11 5 (4.72%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.72%) Xcode
General
1 2 (1.89%) Banking
1 2 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (30.19%) Developer
2 20 (18.87%) Analyst
2 20 (18.87%) Test Analyst
3 17 (16.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.26%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.32%) Architect
5 12 (11.32%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (11.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) iOS Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Administrator
10 4 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.77%) Oracle Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (43.40%) XML
2 33 (31.13%) SOAP
3 25 (23.58%) HTML
4 24 (22.64%) EJB
4 24 (22.64%) Hibernate
4 24 (22.64%) REST
4 24 (22.64%) Spring
5 22 (20.75%) J2EE
5 22 (20.75%) JSON
6 21 (19.81%) HTML5
6 21 (19.81%) J2SE
7 20 (18.87%) CSS
7 20 (18.87%) Play Framework
8 18 (16.98%) jQuery
9 15 (14.15%) Node.js
9 15 (14.15%) Servlets
10 14 (13.21%) AngularJS
10 14 (13.21%) Gherkin
11 6 (5.66%) .NET
11 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) Cloud Native
2 11 (10.38%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (58.49%) Linux
2 50 (47.17%) Windows
3 14 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (13.21%) Ubuntu
4 12 (11.32%) CentOS
5 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.94%) AIX
8 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.34%) DevOps
2 44 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (28.30%) Configuration Management
4 26 (24.53%) Test Automation
5 24 (22.64%) Deployment Automation
6 22 (20.75%) Microservices
7 21 (19.81%) Open Source
8 20 (18.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (16.04%) Test Scripting
11 15 (14.15%) Lean Software Development
12 14 (13.21%) Analytics
12 14 (13.21%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (12.26%) ERP
13 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
14 12 (11.32%) Scrum
15 11 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 11 (10.38%) Runbook
16 10 (9.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
17 8 (7.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.94%) Java
1 54 (50.94%) SQL
2 25 (23.58%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.81%) Scala
4 19 (17.92%) Python
5 18 (16.98%) C#
6 17 (16.04%) Shell Script
7 15 (14.15%) Haskell
7 15 (14.15%) Perl
8 14 (13.21%) Groovy
8 14 (13.21%) Ruby
9 7 (6.60%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.72%) Apple Swift
11 5 (4.72%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.83%) C
12 3 (2.83%) Java 8
12 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.94%) AWK
13 1 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (22.64%) ISTQB
2 22 (20.75%) ISEB
3 20 (18.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
5 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.94%) CCIE
7 1 (0.94%) CCNA
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.94%) Degree
7 1 (0.94%) MCSE
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) OCA
7 1 (0.94%) OCP
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.94%) RHCE
7 1 (0.94%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 43 (40.57%) Docker
2 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 44 (41.51%) Puppet
2 26 (24.53%) Terraform
3 23 (21.70%) Kubernetes
4 19 (17.92%) Ansible
5 14 (13.21%) Grafana
5 14 (13.21%) Kibana
6 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 44 (41.51%) Oracle
2 35 (33.02%) webMethods
3 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
4 14 (13.21%) Google
5 13 (12.26%) Adobe
6 12 (11.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.72%) SAP
8 4 (3.77%) Thales
9 2 (1.89%) EMC
9 2 (1.89%) IBM
9 2 (1.89%) Serena
9 2 (1.89%) VMware
10 1 (0.94%) Brocade
10 1 (0.94%) Citrix
10 1 (0.94%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.94%) Informatica
10 1 (0.94%) Pega
10 1 (0.94%) StorageTek
10 1 (0.94%) Veritas
10 1 (0.94%) Vignette