The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Brentford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 7 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 8.96% - 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £463 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.83% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 13.43% 13.33% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Average daily rate £463 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £310 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
London

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Brentford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Brentford region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Brentford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Brentford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Brentford

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Brentford region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) IPTV
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (33.33%) Nagios
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) SELinux
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Video on Demand

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (16.67%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JProfiler
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) JBehave
2 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Release Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Defect Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (16.67%) Sinatra
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) IPTV
1 2 (33.33%) Video on Demand
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) SELinux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss