Period
to 17 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 25 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +26
Contract jobs citing Unix 49 78 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.65% 6.57% 7.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.87% 28.06% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 55
West Sussex median daily rate £498 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.53% -2.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £360 £363 £383
90th Percentile £626 £596 £583
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £49.50 -
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -65.00% +12.68% -27.55%

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 197 278 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.70% 23.42% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 126 164
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.07% +4.24% +10.00%
10th Percentile £197 £160 £250
90th Percentile £575 £552 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 33 11
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.25 £42.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.41% +157.58% -40.00%
10th Percentile £12.83 £15.05 £12.25
90th Percentile £38.63 £67.25 £46.75
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.90% -27.62%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 +2 26 £505 +1.00% 2
Horsham - 4 - -
Crawley -5 3 £400 -30.43%
Burgess Hill +6 1 - -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 29 (59.18%) Oracle
2 27 (55.10%) Java
2 27 (55.10%) SQL
3 25 (51.02%) Linux
3 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (48.98%) Windows
4 24 (48.98%) JIRA
5 22 (44.90%) Confluence
6 20 (40.82%) WebLogic
7 19 (38.78%) XML
8 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
8 17 (34.69%) Python
8 17 (34.69%) Cucumber
8 17 (34.69%) ISTQB
8 17 (34.69%) Selenium
8 17 (34.69%) DevOps
9 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
9 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
9 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
10 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
11 13 (26.53%) Gatling
12 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
12 12 (24.49%) jQuery
12 12 (24.49%) ISEB
12 12 (24.49%) HTML
12 12 (24.49%) SOAP
13 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
13 11 (22.45%) SSL
13 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (22.45%) Open Source

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 22 (44.90%) Confluence
2 20 (40.82%) WebLogic
3 8 (16.33%) Apache
3 8 (16.33%) JBoss
3 8 (16.33%) nginx
3 8 (16.33%) Tomcat
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (8.16%) Apache Spark
6 3 (6.12%) Apache Pig
7 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.04%) FileNet
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) GitHub
1 8 (16.33%) Google Analytics
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.12%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) SSL
1 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.33%) HTTP
3 4 (8.16%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) DHCP
4 3 (6.12%) DNS
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) NAS
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (8.16%) Apache Hive
5 4 (8.16%) Big Data
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.12%) HBase
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) JIRA
2 17 (34.69%) Cucumber
2 17 (34.69%) Selenium
3 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
3 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
4 13 (26.53%) Gatling
5 9 (18.37%) JUnit
6 8 (16.33%) Ant
6 8 (16.33%) Eclipse
6 8 (16.33%) Grunt
6 8 (16.33%) gulp
6 8 (16.33%) IntelliJ
6 8 (16.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (16.33%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (16.33%) Sublime Text
7 7 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (14.29%) Maven
7 7 (14.29%) Subversion
8 6 (12.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (12.24%) Toad
General
1 2 (4.08%) Banking
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
1 17 (34.69%) Test Analyst
2 15 (30.61%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Unix Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Scala Developer
7 3 (6.12%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (6.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.08%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) XML
2 12 (24.49%) HTML
2 12 (24.49%) jQuery
2 12 (24.49%) SOAP
3 9 (18.37%) J2EE
3 9 (18.37%) Spring
4 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
4 8 (16.33%) CSS
4 8 (16.33%) EJB
4 8 (16.33%) Gherkin
4 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
4 8 (16.33%) HTML5
4 8 (16.33%) J2SE
4 8 (16.33%) JSON
4 8 (16.33%) Node.js
4 8 (16.33%) Play Framework
4 8 (16.33%) REST
4 8 (16.33%) Servlets
5 4 (8.16%) .NET
5 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Cloud Native
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Online Games
4 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Linux
2 24 (48.98%) Windows
3 8 (16.33%) Ubuntu
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.08%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) DevOps
3 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
4 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
6 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.45%) Open Source
7 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (18.37%) Microservices
9 8 (16.33%) Analytics
9 8 (16.33%) Lean Software Development
9 8 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (16.33%) SDLC
9 8 (16.33%) Validation
10 7 (14.29%) SOA
11 6 (12.24%) Decision-Making
11 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
11 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
11 6 (12.24%) Process Improvement
12 5 (10.20%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) Java
1 27 (55.10%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.69%) Python
3 8 (16.33%) C#
3 8 (16.33%) Groovy
3 8 (16.33%) Haskell
3 8 (16.33%) Perl
3 8 (16.33%) Ruby
3 8 (16.33%) Scala
4 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.12%) C
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Java 8
7 1 (2.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) ISTQB
2 12 (24.49%) ISEB
3 11 (22.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.12%) CCIE
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.12%) MCSE
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) GAMP
2 1 (2.04%) GDPR
2 1 (2.04%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.04%) NIST
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.04%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Docker
2 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (6.12%) HDFS
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Puppet
2 9 (18.37%) Ansible
3 8 (16.33%) Grafana
3 8 (16.33%) Kibana
4 3 (6.12%) Kubernetes
4 3 (6.12%) Oozie
4 3 (6.12%) Terraform
5 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) webMethods
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.33%) Google
5 4 (8.16%) Adobe
6 3 (6.12%) VMware
7 2 (4.08%) EMC
7 2 (4.08%) IBM
7 2 (4.08%) SAP
7 2 (4.08%) Serena
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco
8 1 (2.04%) Cognizant
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) Tableau
8 1 (2.04%) Vignette