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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 43 12
Rank change year-on-year +20 -31  
Contract jobs citing Unix 39 33 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.74% 4.46% 11.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.08% 18.33% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 19
Median daily rate £500 £371 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.68% -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £365 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £442 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £28.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +41.07% -28.20%  

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 144 180 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 28.57% 24.32% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 108 105
Median daily rate £383 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £28.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.60% -4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +27 22 £500 - 1
Gatwick +2 9 £383 +4.79%
Crawley -2 6 £431 +4.54%
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.85%) Linux
2 42 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 40 (51.28%) Java
3 40 (51.28%) SQL
4 36 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 36 (46.15%) HTML
5 35 (44.87%) Oracle
6 33 (42.31%) WebLogic
7 29 (37.18%) XML
8 27 (34.62%) CSS
9 26 (33.33%) EJB
9 26 (33.33%) SOAP
9 26 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 26 (33.33%) Open Source
9 26 (33.33%) Spring
9 26 (33.33%) REST
10 24 (30.77%) Python
11 23 (29.49%) Apache
11 23 (29.49%) Docker
12 22 (28.21%) Scala
13 21 (26.92%) Subversion
14 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (24.36%) Perl
14 19 (24.36%) webMethods
14 19 (24.36%) DevOps
14 19 (24.36%) Play Framework
14 19 (24.36%) SDLC
15 18 (23.08%) Configuration Management
15 18 (23.08%) Scrum

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 33 (42.31%) WebLogic
2 23 (29.49%) Apache
3 16 (20.51%) JBoss
4 14 (17.95%) nginx
4 14 (17.95%) Tomcat
5 10 (12.82%) Confluence
5 10 (12.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.28%) FileNet
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) GitHub
1 7 (8.97%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) HTTP
2 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.97%) SSL
4 6 (7.69%) SAN
5 4 (5.13%) WAN
6 3 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.85%) LAN
7 2 (2.56%) Firewall
7 2 (2.56%) FTP
7 2 (2.56%) MPLS
7 2 (2.56%) SSH
7 2 (2.56%) Telnet
7 2 (2.56%) VPN
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.28%) NAS
8 1 (1.28%) VLAN
8 1 (1.28%) VPLS
8 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) MongoDB
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.56%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 42 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 21 (26.92%) Subversion
3 16 (20.51%) Eclipse
3 16 (20.51%) IntelliJ
3 16 (20.51%) Jenkins
3 16 (20.51%) JUnit
3 16 (20.51%) Selenium
4 12 (15.38%) JIRA
5 10 (12.82%) Maven
6 7 (8.97%) Ant
6 7 (8.97%) Cucumber
6 7 (8.97%) Gatling
6 7 (8.97%) Grunt
6 7 (8.97%) gulp
6 7 (8.97%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (8.97%) ProC
6 7 (8.97%) Sublime Text
7 2 (2.56%) CA Gen
7 2 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) Java Developer
2 19 (24.36%) Scala Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Architect
4 10 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Digital Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Java Scala Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Django Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Python Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Python/Django Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Designer
7 6 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Scala Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Administrator
9 4 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (46.15%) HTML
2 29 (37.18%) XML
3 27 (34.62%) CSS
4 26 (33.33%) EJB
4 26 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 26 (33.33%) REST
4 26 (33.33%) SOAP
4 26 (33.33%) Spring
5 19 (24.36%) Play Framework
6 17 (21.79%) HTML5
7 16 (20.51%) J2EE
7 16 (20.51%) J2SE
7 16 (20.51%) JSON
8 13 (16.67%) Node.js
9 10 (12.82%) EclipseLink
9 10 (12.82%) JMS
9 10 (12.82%) JPA
9 10 (12.82%) Web Services
9 10 (12.82%) XSD
9 10 (12.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) User Experience
5 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) BYOD
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) iSeries
6 1 (1.28%) Online Games
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.85%) Linux
2 18 (23.08%) Windows
3 12 (15.38%) AIX
4 8 (10.26%) Mac OS X
5 7 (8.97%) Ubuntu
6 6 (7.69%) Solaris
7 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.85%) CentOS
8 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.28%) VyOS
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) Open Source
3 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (24.36%) DevOps
3 19 (24.36%) SDLC
4 18 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 18 (23.08%) Scrum
5 16 (20.51%) Microservices
5 16 (20.51%) Web Development
6 10 (12.82%) SOA
6 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 9 (11.54%) Workflow
8 7 (8.97%) Analytics
8 7 (8.97%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.69%) ITIL
9 6 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) Java
1 40 (51.28%) SQL
2 36 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 24 (30.77%) Python
4 22 (28.21%) Scala
5 19 (24.36%) Perl
6 14 (17.95%) PL/SQL
7 13 (16.67%) C
8 8 (10.26%) C#
8 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
9 7 (8.97%) Groovy
9 7 (8.97%) Haskell
9 7 (8.97%) PHP
9 7 (8.97%) Ruby
10 4 (5.13%) C++
10 4 (5.13%) Korn
11 3 (3.85%) AWK
11 3 (3.85%) Bourne shell
12 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) ISEB
2 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.85%) OCA
2 3 (3.85%) OCP
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (3.85%) RHCE
2 3 (3.85%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.28%) CISM
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) GlusterFS
2 3 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) XenApp
4 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (21.79%) Puppet
2 7 (8.97%) Grafana
2 7 (8.97%) Kibana
3 4 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (3.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.56%) SCCM
5 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.28%) Nagios
6 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) Oracle
2 19 (24.36%) webMethods
3 8 (10.26%) VMware
4 7 (8.97%) Adobe
4 7 (8.97%) Google
5 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.13%) Brocade
6 4 (5.13%) Citrix
7 3 (3.85%) EMC
7 3 (3.85%) HP
7 3 (3.85%) IBM
7 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.85%) SAP
7 3 (3.85%) StorageTek
7 3 (3.85%) Sun
7 3 (3.85%) Veritas
8 2 (2.56%) CA
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco
9 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.28%) Symantec