Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 32 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15 +38
Contract jobs citing Unix 60 71 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.69% 5.51% 8.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.81% 28.06% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 48
West Sussex median daily rate £518 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.86% -12.94% -25.44%
10th Percentile £383 £344 £334
90th Percentile £647 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +9.38% -1.84% +12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +58.42%

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 252 253 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.91% 19.63% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 142 237
West Sussex median daily rate £410 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.33% +4.29% +12.00%
10th Percentile £111 £224 £167
90th Percentile £611 £503 £547
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 22 34
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £22.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.25% +32.84% +8.06%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.29 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.00 £46.63
South East median hourly rate £17.64 £17.06 £18.36
% change year-on-year +3.37% -7.06% +18.42%

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 17 November 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 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 17 November 2017. 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 +8 38 £575 +29.21% 1
Gatwick -1 5 £383 +4.79%
Crawley -14 4 £431 +16.55%
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 47 (78.33%) Linux
2 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 39 (65.00%) Java
4 36 (60.00%) Scrum
5 35 (58.33%) Subversion
6 31 (51.67%) Mac OS X
7 30 (50.00%) Web Development
8 27 (45.00%) HTTP
9 24 (40.00%) Test Automation
10 23 (38.33%) Relational Database
10 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
11 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
11 21 (35.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 19 (31.67%) SQL
13 15 (25.00%) HTML
13 15 (25.00%) WebLogic
13 15 (25.00%) EJB
13 15 (25.00%) CSS
13 15 (25.00%) XML
13 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
13 15 (25.00%) Spring
13 15 (25.00%) Scala
14 14 (23.33%) REST
14 14 (23.33%) SOAP
15 12 (20.00%) Oracle
15 12 (20.00%) Process Management
15 12 (20.00%) BPMN
16 11 (18.33%) Play Framework
16 11 (18.33%) 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 15 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (15.00%) Apache
2 9 (15.00%) JBoss
3 5 (8.33%) Alfresco
3 5 (8.33%) CMS
3 5 (8.33%) Confluence
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.00%) nginx
4 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.67%) Mule
5 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.67%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.00%) GitHub
1 3 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) HTTP
2 8 (13.33%) SSL
2 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (5.00%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 35 (58.33%) Subversion
3 9 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (15.00%) IntelliJ
3 9 (15.00%) JUnit
3 9 (15.00%) Selenium
4 6 (10.00%) Maven
5 5 (8.33%) JIRA
6 3 (5.00%) Ant
6 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.00%) Gatling
6 3 (5.00%) Grunt
6 3 (5.00%) gulp
6 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (5.00%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (81.67%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 7 (11.67%) HTML Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) Designer
5 6 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 6 (10.00%) MuleSoft Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Digital Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Interaction Designer
8 3 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) CSS
1 15 (25.00%) EJB
1 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 15 (25.00%) HTML
1 15 (25.00%) Spring
1 15 (25.00%) XML
2 14 (23.33%) REST
2 14 (23.33%) SOAP
3 11 (18.33%) Play Framework
4 10 (16.67%) JSON
5 9 (15.00%) HTML5
5 9 (15.00%) J2EE
5 9 (15.00%) J2SE
6 8 (13.33%) Node.js
7 6 (10.00%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (10.00%) JPA
7 6 (10.00%) JSP
8 5 (8.33%) Web Services
8 5 (8.33%) XSD
8 5 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Online Games
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (78.33%) Linux
2 31 (51.67%) Mac OS X
3 8 (13.33%) Windows
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.00%) CentOS
5 3 (5.00%) Solaris
5 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (60.00%) Scrum
3 30 (50.00%) Web Development
4 24 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 21 (35.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 12 (20.00%) BPMN
6 12 (20.00%) Process Management
7 11 (18.33%) Microservices
8 10 (16.67%) DevOps
9 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.67%) Open Source
10 7 (11.67%) SDLC
10 7 (11.67%) Workflow
11 6 (10.00%) Information Security
11 6 (10.00%) SOA
12 5 (8.33%) Content Management
12 5 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 5 (8.33%) MVC
13 4 (6.67%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (31.67%) SQL
4 15 (25.00%) Scala
5 6 (10.00%) Perl
5 6 (10.00%) Python
6 5 (8.33%) Korn
6 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.00%) AWK
7 3 (5.00%) Bourne shell
7 3 (5.00%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) Groovy
7 3 (5.00%) Haskell
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (5.00%) CISM
2 3 (5.00%) CISSP
2 3 (5.00%) OCA
2 3 (5.00%) OCP
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (5.00%) RHCE
2 3 (5.00%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) GlusterFS
2 3 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Puppet
2 8 (13.33%) Grafana
2 8 (13.33%) Kibana
3 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) webMethods
3 6 (10.00%) MuleSoft
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.00%) Brocade
5 3 (5.00%) EMC
5 3 (5.00%) Google
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) StorageTek
5 3 (5.00%) Sun
5 3 (5.00%) Veritas
5 3 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft