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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
London / City of London
Rank 35 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 162 184 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.54% 6.01% 6.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 28.13% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 135 256
Median daily rate £550 £525 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
648 654 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.17% 21.35% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 484 851
Median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 45
Median hourly rate £20.23 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.50 £30.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Unix.

1 186 (50.68%) Linux
2 161 (43.87%) Finance
3 125 (34.06%) SQL
4 115 (31.34%) Banking
5 114 (31.06%) Java
6 106 (28.88%) Windows
7 102 (27.79%) Oracle
8 98 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (21.53%) Python
10 66 (17.98%) Perl
10 66 (17.98%) Puppet
11 56 (15.26%) DevOps
12 55 (14.99%) Shell Script
13 43 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (11.44%) Data Centre
14 42 (11.44%) Firewall
15 41 (11.17%) SQL Server
16 39 (10.63%) Configuration Management
17 38 (10.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 38 (10.35%) Migration
18 37 (10.08%) Equities
18 37 (10.08%) Front Office
18 37 (10.08%) XML
19 36 (9.81%) VMware
19 36 (9.81%) Investment Banking
19 36 (9.81%) Degree
19 36 (9.81%) Git (software)
20 35 (9.54%) Bash Shell
20 35 (9.54%) Financial Institution
21 34 (9.26%) JIRA

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 24 (6.54%) WebSphere
2 20 (5.45%) Apache
3 18 (4.90%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.27%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.00%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.72%) IIS
6 10 (2.72%) JBoss
7 9 (2.45%) Confluence
7 9 (2.45%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.09%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.09%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.09%) SAS
10 3 (0.82%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.82%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.82%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.82%) Mule
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) SPSS
4 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 4 (1.09%) RMDS
2 2 (0.54%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (0.54%) Summit
3 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.27%) Orchestrade
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.45%) GitHub
3 8 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.36%) PaaS
6 4 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.09%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.54%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) Office 365
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.27%) Route 53
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.44%) Firewall
2 25 (6.81%) TCP/IP
3 21 (5.72%) DNS
4 20 (5.45%) SAN
5 19 (5.18%) HTTP
6 16 (4.36%) SSL
7 15 (4.09%) Network Security
8 12 (3.27%) LDAP
9 9 (2.45%) LAN
10 8 (2.18%) Kerberos
11 7 (1.91%) DHCP
11 7 (1.91%) WAN
12 6 (1.63%) Internet
12 6 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.63%) SSH
13 5 (1.36%) FTP
14 4 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 3 (0.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 3 (0.82%) Multicast
15 3 (0.82%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.81%) Oracle Database
3 21 (5.72%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (4.09%) MySQL
6 14 (3.81%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.27%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.72%) Big Data
8 10 (2.72%) Neo4j
9 7 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.36%) DB2
11 5 (1.36%) HBase
11 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.36%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.09%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 36 (9.81%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.26%) JIRA
3 31 (8.45%) Jenkins
4 24 (6.54%) Subversion
5 22 (5.99%) Maven
6 18 (4.90%) JUnit
7 13 (3.54%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.00%) Mockito
8 11 (3.00%) Selenium
9 9 (2.45%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.18%) IntelliJ
11 6 (1.63%) EasyMock
12 5 (1.36%) Gradle
12 5 (1.36%) HP UFT
12 5 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (1.09%) Ant
13 4 (1.09%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.09%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 161 (43.87%) Finance
2 115 (31.34%) Banking
3 37 (10.08%) Front Office
4 36 (9.81%) Investment Banking
5 35 (9.54%) Financial Institution
6 13 (3.54%) Legal
6 13 (3.54%) Retail
7 10 (2.72%) Back Office
8 6 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.36%) Marketing
9 5 (1.36%) Prime Brokerage
10 3 (0.82%) Advertising
11 2 (0.54%) Games
11 2 (0.54%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (28.88%) Developer
2 47 (12.81%) Analyst
2 47 (12.81%) Java Developer
3 39 (10.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (7.90%) Administrator
5 27 (7.36%) Unix Engineer
6 22 (5.99%) Architect
6 22 (5.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 20 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (4.90%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 16 (4.36%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.36%) Java Engineer
11 14 (3.81%) Consultant
11 14 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (3.81%) Support Analyst
11 14 (3.81%) Unix Administrator
12 13 (3.54%) C++ Developer
12 13 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.08%) XML
2 33 (8.99%) Middleware
3 32 (8.72%) HTML
4 24 (6.54%) J2EE
4 24 (6.54%) REST
4 24 (6.54%) Web Services
5 23 (6.27%) Spring
6 22 (5.99%) SOAP
7 20 (5.45%) Hibernate
8 16 (4.36%) JSON
9 15 (4.09%) .NET
10 14 (3.81%) JMS
11 13 (3.54%) FIX Protocol
12 11 (3.00%) Dropwizard
12 11 (3.00%) JSP
13 10 (2.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (2.72%) STL
13 10 (2.72%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (2.45%) AngularJS
14 9 (2.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.44%) Data Centre
2 38 (10.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (10.08%) Equities
4 33 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (7.08%) Fintech
5 26 (7.08%) Fixed Income
6 25 (6.81%) Clustering
7 19 (5.18%) Computer Science
7 19 (5.18%) Derivative
8 17 (4.63%) Management Information System
9 14 (3.81%) Algorithms
9 14 (3.81%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.18%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.91%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.91%) Statistics
12 6 (1.63%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.63%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 186 (50.68%) Linux
2 106 (28.88%) Windows
3 29 (7.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (6.81%) Windows Server
5 21 (5.72%) Solaris
6 11 (3.00%) Mac OS X
7 10 (2.72%) AIX
8 9 (2.45%) CentOS
8 9 (2.45%) SUSE
9 5 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.09%) Android
10 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (15.26%) DevOps
3 43 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (10.63%) Configuration Management
5 38 (10.35%) Migration
6 33 (8.99%) High Availability
7 32 (8.72%) TDD
8 31 (8.45%) Low Latency
9 27 (7.36%) Electronic Trading
9 27 (7.36%) Software Engineering
10 23 (6.27%) OO
10 23 (6.27%) Risk Management
11 22 (5.99%) Multithreading
12 21 (5.72%) ITIL
13 20 (5.45%) Project Management
13 20 (5.45%) Scrum
13 20 (5.45%) Unit Testing
14 19 (5.18%) BDD
14 19 (5.18%) Data Management
14 19 (5.18%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 125 (34.06%) SQL
2 114 (31.06%) Java
3 79 (21.53%) Python
4 66 (17.98%) Perl
5 55 (14.99%) Shell Script
6 35 (9.54%) Bash Shell
7 29 (7.90%) C++
7 29 (7.90%) Ruby
8 25 (6.81%) JavaScript
8 25 (6.81%) PL/SQL
9 17 (4.63%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.00%) Scala
11 10 (2.72%) PHP
12 8 (2.18%) C
13 7 (1.91%) C#
13 7 (1.91%) Korn
14 6 (1.63%) Go
15 4 (1.09%) R
16 3 (0.82%) BeanShell
16 3 (0.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 36 (9.81%) Degree
2 13 (3.54%) CISSP
3 8 (2.18%) CISM
3 8 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.63%) CNA
4 6 (1.63%) GCIA
4 6 (1.63%) GCIH
4 6 (1.63%) GIAC
4 6 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (1.63%) Novell Certification
4 6 (1.63%) SANS
5 4 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.82%) CCIE
6 3 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.82%) PMP
6 3 (0.82%) RHCA
6 3 (0.82%) RHCE
7 2 (0.54%) CISA
7 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.90%) QA
2 13 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.36%) MiFID
4 5 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.82%) COBIT
5 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.54%) SLA
6 2 (0.54%) WCAG
7 1 (0.27%) COSO
7 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 29 (7.90%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.54%) Docker
4 10 (2.72%) GlusterFS
4 10 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (2.45%) GFS2
5 9 (2.45%) OCFS2
6 6 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.36%) DFS Replication
7 5 (1.36%) HDFS
7 5 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.09%) vSphere
9 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.54%) NFS
9 2 (0.54%) SRDF
9 2 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (17.98%) Puppet
2 30 (8.17%) Ansible
3 27 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.72%) Nagios
5 9 (2.45%) CFEngine
5 9 (2.45%) Failover Clustering
5 9 (2.45%) SELinux
6 7 (1.91%) Control-M
6 7 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.91%) SCCM
7 6 (1.63%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.36%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.09%) Casper Suite
9 4 (1.09%) Grafana
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 102 (27.79%) Oracle
2 36 (9.81%) VMware
3 31 (8.45%) Red Hat
4 24 (6.54%) Microsoft
5 22 (5.99%) Sybase
6 19 (5.18%) HP
7 16 (4.36%) Atlassian
7 16 (4.36%) Cisco
8 14 (3.81%) IBM
9 12 (3.27%) Veritas
10 9 (2.45%) Citrix
10 9 (2.45%) Splunk
10 9 (2.45%) Sun
11 8 (2.18%) WorldPay
12 7 (1.91%) Google
12 7 (1.91%) Juniper
12 7 (1.91%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.63%) Bloomberg
13 6 (1.63%) Reuters
13 6 (1.63%) Symantec
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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Interaction Recruitment PLC
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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