The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 288 322 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.61% 5.31% 4.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.92% 26.55% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 242 203
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
UNIX
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1111 1213 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.64% 19.99% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 833 814
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 72
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 322 (48.20%) Linux
2 240 (35.93%) Java
3 219 (32.78%) SQL
4 198 (29.64%) Finance
5 196 (29.34%) Windows
6 180 (26.95%) Banking
7 173 (25.90%) Oracle
8 105 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
9 103 (15.42%) Front Office
10 99 (14.82%) Perl
11 98 (14.67%) Shell Script
12 86 (12.87%) Relational Database
13 77 (11.53%) Derivative
13 77 (11.53%) Solaris
14 73 (10.93%) Investment Banking
15 70 (10.48%) SQL Server
16 69 (10.33%) HTML
17 67 (10.03%) C++
18 64 (9.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 62 (9.28%) ITIL
20 59 (8.83%) Python
20 59 (8.83%) Cisco
21 55 (8.23%) Configuration Management
22 54 (8.08%) RDBMS
23 53 (7.93%) Sybase
23 53 (7.93%) Multithreading
24 52 (7.78%) Subversion
25 48 (7.19%) PL/SQL
25 48 (7.19%) Git (software)
26 46 (6.89%) Degree

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 38 (5.69%) Tomcat
2 32 (4.79%) Apache
3 27 (4.04%) WebSphere
4 18 (2.69%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.10%) TIBCO EMS
6 13 (1.95%) IIS
7 11 (1.65%) JBoss
7 11 (1.65%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.20%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.90%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.90%) WebSphere Portal
11 6 (0.90%) Lync
12 5 (0.75%) nginx
12 5 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.75%) SAS
12 5 (0.75%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.60%) Jetty
13 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (1.65%) MS Office
2 10 (1.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.20%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.05%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.90%) RMDS
4 5 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.45%) Murex MxG2000
5 3 (0.45%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.30%) Algo Collateral
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) Summit
7 1 (0.15%) HFM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.60%) SaaS
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.74%) Firewall
2 43 (6.44%) TCP/IP
3 29 (4.34%) HTTP
4 28 (4.19%) SAN
5 26 (3.89%) Internet
6 25 (3.74%) DNS
7 23 (3.44%) VPN
8 18 (2.69%) BGP
9 15 (2.25%) LDAP
9 15 (2.25%) OSPF
10 12 (1.80%) LAN
11 11 (1.65%) SNMP
12 10 (1.50%) PPP
12 10 (1.50%) EIGRP
12 10 (1.50%) VRRP
12 10 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (1.50%) DMVPN
12 10 (1.50%) HSRP
13 9 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.87%) Relational Database
2 70 (10.48%) SQL Server
3 54 (8.08%) RDBMS
4 46 (6.89%) Oracle Database
5 30 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 29 (4.34%) MySQL
7 26 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.50%) DB2
11 10 (1.50%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.20%) OLAP
13 8 (1.20%) Big Data
13 8 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
14 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.90%) Redis
14 6 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 52 (7.78%) Subversion
2 48 (7.19%) Git (software)
3 35 (5.24%) Maven
4 34 (5.09%) Ant
5 32 (4.79%) TeamCity
6 27 (4.04%) JIRA
7 26 (3.89%) Jenkins
8 25 (3.74%) JUnit
9 13 (1.95%) Toad
9 13 (1.95%) CruiseControl
10 11 (1.65%) Selenium
10 11 (1.65%) JMeter
11 9 (1.35%) Mockito
11 9 (1.35%) Gerrit
12 8 (1.20%) Gradle
12 8 (1.20%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.90%) JProfiler
14 6 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 198 (29.64%) Finance
2 180 (26.95%) Banking
3 103 (15.42%) Front Office
4 73 (10.93%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.04%) Back Office
6 26 (3.89%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.29%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.50%) Advertising
9 4 (0.60%) Retail
9 4 (0.60%) Marketing
10 3 (0.45%) Publishing
10 3 (0.45%) Legal
11 2 (0.30%) Games
11 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) International Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 198 (29.64%) Developer
2 145 (21.71%) Analyst
3 100 (14.97%) Java Developer
4 57 (8.53%) Support Analyst
5 52 (7.78%) Applications Support
6 34 (5.09%) Architect
7 30 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
8 25 (3.74%) Analyst Programmer
8 25 (3.74%) Programmer
9 23 (3.44%) Support Engineer
9 23 (3.44%) C++ Developer
9 23 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 22 (3.29%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 22 (3.29%) Java Programmer
10 22 (3.29%) Consultant
11 21 (3.14%) Administrator
12 19 (2.84%) Senior Developer
13 17 (2.54%) Business Analyst
14 15 (2.25%) Project Manager
15 14 (2.10%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.33%) HTML
2 44 (6.59%) Middleware
2 44 (6.59%) FIX Protocol
3 41 (6.14%) .NET
4 38 (5.69%) XML
5 29 (4.34%) JSP
5 29 (4.34%) Spring
6 27 (4.04%) Hibernate
7 26 (3.89%) CSS
7 26 (3.89%) J2EE
8 24 (3.59%) jQuery
9 23 (3.44%) Web Services
10 21 (3.14%) Servlets
11 19 (2.84%) RESTful
11 19 (2.84%) HTML5
11 19 (2.84%) AngularJS
12 18 (2.69%) REST
13 17 (2.54%) JDBC
13 17 (2.54%) Struts
14 14 (2.10%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.53%) Derivative
2 64 (9.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 44 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 43 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (6.29%) Fixed Income
5 42 (6.29%) Equities
6 19 (2.84%) Mathematics
6 19 (2.84%) Open Source
7 17 (2.54%) Clustering
8 15 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.65%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.50%) SWIFT
12 9 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.20%) FlexPod
14 7 (1.05%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.05%) Grid Computing
14 7 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 322 (48.20%) Linux
2 196 (29.34%) Windows
3 77 (11.53%) Solaris
4 25 (3.74%) AIX
5 23 (3.44%) Mac OS X
6 21 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.95%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.50%) Debian
9 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.90%) Android
11 5 (0.75%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.75%) VMS
12 4 (0.60%) SUSE
12 4 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (9.28%) ITIL
3 55 (8.23%) Configuration Management
4 53 (7.93%) Multithreading
5 41 (6.14%) Migration
6 39 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (5.54%) Change Management
8 36 (5.39%) Project Management
9 35 (5.24%) TDD
9 35 (5.24%) Low Latency
10 32 (4.79%) DevOps
11 31 (4.64%) Electronic Trading
12 27 (4.04%) Data Modelling
13 24 (3.59%) Risk Management
14 22 (3.29%) Service Management
14 22 (3.29%) Web Development
15 21 (3.14%) Information Security
15 21 (3.14%) OO
15 21 (3.14%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (2.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 240 (35.93%) Java
2 219 (32.78%) SQL
3 99 (14.82%) Perl
4 98 (14.67%) Shell Script
5 67 (10.03%) C++
6 59 (8.83%) Python
7 48 (7.19%) PL/SQL
8 43 (6.44%) C#
9 34 (5.09%) JavaScript
10 25 (3.74%) Ruby
11 22 (3.29%) T-SQL
12 20 (2.99%) C
13 19 (2.84%) Bash Shell
14 17 (2.54%) PHP
15 11 (1.65%) VB
15 11 (1.65%) Korn
16 9 (1.35%) Groovy
16 9 (1.35%) Scala
17 8 (1.20%) VBA
17 8 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (6.89%) Degree
2 22 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (2.40%) CCNP
4 14 (2.10%) CISSP
5 12 (1.80%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.35%) CCIE
7 7 (1.05%) GIAC
8 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.75%) PMP
9 5 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.75%) CISM
9 5 (0.75%) NCDA
9 5 (0.75%) NCIE
10 4 (0.60%) CCSA
10 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.60%) CCSE
10 4 (0.60%) CISA
10 4 (0.60%) CCSP
10 4 (0.60%) CCNA
11 3 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.44%) QA
2 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.45%) SLA
3 3 (0.45%) COREP
4 2 (0.30%) FINREP
4 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
5 1 (0.15%) DICOM
System Software
1 36 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (1.20%) NFS
6 6 (0.90%) OCFS2
6 6 (0.90%) GlusterFS
6 6 (0.90%) GFS2
7 5 (0.75%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.60%) Squid
8 4 (0.60%) KVM
9 3 (0.45%) Docker
9 3 (0.45%) vCloud
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.30%) RHEV
10 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.15%) Xen
11 1 (0.15%) Firmware
11 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 35 (5.24%) Puppet
2 21 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.54%) Tivoli
4 16 (2.40%) Control-M
5 13 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 11 (1.65%) Nagios
7 9 (1.35%) RANCID
8 8 (1.20%) OpenNMS
9 7 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (1.05%) Data Guard
9 7 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 7 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.90%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 5 (0.75%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (0.75%) Ansible
11 5 (0.75%) SELinux
12 4 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 173 (25.90%) Oracle
2 59 (8.83%) Cisco
3 53 (7.93%) Sybase
4 43 (6.44%) IBM
5 37 (5.54%) VMware
6 31 (4.64%) Red Hat
7 28 (4.19%) NetApp
8 27 (4.04%) Microsoft
9 22 (3.29%) TIBCO
10 21 (3.14%) HP
11 19 (2.84%) EMC
12 18 (2.69%) Remedy
12 18 (2.69%) Reuters
12 18 (2.69%) Bloomberg
13 15 (2.25%) F5
13 15 (2.25%) Veritas
14 14 (2.10%) BMC
14 14 (2.10%) Sun
14 14 (2.10%) Murex
14 14 (2.10%) Business Objects
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Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
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Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: C++ Developer - £600pd - London - Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £375 - £376390 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £540 per day + competitive
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Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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