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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Unix 192 199 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.95% 5.81% 6.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.92% 26.57% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 161 307
Median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -1.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.58
% change year-on-year
- +14.47%
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
664 749 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.58% 21.86% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 584 1020
Median daily rate £450 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.24 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £22.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016, 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.

1 204 (52.85%) Linux
2 174 (45.08%) Finance
3 136 (35.23%) SQL
4 124 (32.12%) Java
5 121 (31.35%) Banking
6 106 (27.46%) Oracle
7 104 (26.94%) Windows
8 97 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (24.35%) Python
10 80 (20.73%) Puppet
11 70 (18.13%) Perl
12 64 (16.58%) DevOps
13 54 (13.99%) Shell Script
14 50 (12.95%) Financial Institution
14 50 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
15 48 (12.44%) Configuration Management
16 44 (11.40%) SQL Server
17 43 (11.14%) XML
17 43 (11.14%) Middleware
18 41 (10.62%) Firewall
19 40 (10.36%) Equities
19 40 (10.36%) Ruby
19 40 (10.36%) Git (software)
19 40 (10.36%) Data Centre
20 39 (10.10%) VMware
21 38 (9.84%) Front Office
22 37 (9.59%) Investment Banking
22 37 (9.59%) JIRA
22 37 (9.59%) Jenkins
23 36 (9.33%) ITIL

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 28 (7.25%) WebSphere
2 23 (5.96%) Apache
3 19 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.15%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.37%) JBoss
6 11 (2.85%) IIS
6 11 (2.85%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.33%) Apache Spark
7 9 (2.33%) Confluence
8 7 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.78%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.78%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.52%) SAS
11 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 4 (1.04%) RMDS
2 3 (0.78%) Documaker
2 3 (0.78%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.52%) Summit
4 1 (0.26%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.26%) Orchestrade
4 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.33%) GitHub
3 8 (2.07%) PaaS
4 7 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.55%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.78%) IaaS
8 2 (0.52%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.52%) Office 365
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.26%) Route 53
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.62%) Firewall
2 26 (6.74%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.70%) DNS
4 21 (5.44%) HTTP
5 19 (4.92%) SAN
6 15 (3.89%) LDAP
6 15 (3.89%) Network Security
7 14 (3.63%) SSL
8 9 (2.33%) Kerberos
9 8 (2.07%) LAN
10 7 (1.81%) DHCP
10 7 (1.81%) WAN
11 6 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.55%) SSH
12 5 (1.30%) FTP
12 5 (1.30%) NAS
13 4 (1.04%) Internet
14 3 (0.78%) BGP
14 3 (0.78%) EIGRP
14 3 (0.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.22%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.96%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (4.15%) MySQL
6 14 (3.63%) Big Data
7 12 (3.11%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.85%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.33%) Neo4j
10 8 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.55%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.30%) HBase
13 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 40 (10.36%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.59%) Jenkins
2 37 (9.59%) JIRA
3 26 (6.74%) Subversion
4 24 (6.22%) Maven
5 18 (4.66%) JUnit
6 11 (2.85%) Selenium
7 9 (2.33%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.33%) Mockito
8 8 (2.07%) Gradle
8 8 (2.07%) IntelliJ
8 8 (2.07%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (1.55%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.30%) Ant
10 5 (1.30%) JBehave
10 5 (1.30%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.04%) HP UFT
General
1 174 (45.08%) Finance
2 121 (31.35%) Banking
3 50 (12.95%) Financial Institution
4 38 (9.84%) Front Office
5 37 (9.59%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.89%) Legal
7 14 (3.63%) Retail
8 11 (2.85%) Back Office
9 6 (1.55%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.30%) Marketing
10 5 (1.30%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (0.78%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) Games
12 2 (0.52%) Law
13 1 (0.26%) Billing
13 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (26.68%) Developer
2 54 (13.99%) Analyst
3 46 (11.92%) Java Developer
4 45 (11.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 31 (8.03%) Administrator
6 23 (5.96%) Applications Support
6 23 (5.96%) Unix Engineer
7 21 (5.44%) Architect
7 21 (5.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 21 (5.44%) Support Analyst
7 21 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (5.18%) Linux Engineer
9 19 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (4.15%) Consultant
10 16 (4.15%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 16 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.89%) Java Engineer
11 15 (3.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 14 (3.63%) Unix Administrator
13 12 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.14%) Middleware
1 43 (11.14%) XML
2 36 (9.33%) HTML
3 30 (7.77%) Web Services
4 22 (5.70%) REST
4 22 (5.70%) Spring
5 21 (5.44%) J2EE
6 18 (4.66%) JSON
6 18 (4.66%) SOAP
7 16 (4.15%) Hibernate
8 15 (3.89%) .NET
8 15 (3.89%) AngularJS
8 15 (3.89%) JMS
9 13 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (2.85%) Swing
10 11 (2.85%) XSLT
11 10 (2.59%) CSS
11 10 (2.59%) Dropwizard
12 9 (2.33%) JSP
13 8 (2.07%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.36%) Data Centre
1 40 (10.36%) Equities
2 33 (8.55%) Clustering
3 31 (8.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (7.51%) Hedge funds
5 28 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (7.25%) Fintech
6 27 (6.99%) Fixed Income
7 21 (5.44%) Derivative
8 17 (4.40%) Computer Science
9 16 (4.15%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.85%) Algorithms
11 9 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (1.81%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
12 7 (1.81%) User Experience
12 7 (1.81%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.55%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 204 (52.85%) Linux
2 104 (26.94%) Windows
3 35 (9.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (5.96%) Solaris
5 22 (5.70%) Windows Server
6 14 (3.63%) AIX
7 13 (3.37%) Mac OS X
8 10 (2.59%) SUSE
9 9 (2.33%) CentOS
9 9 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.55%) Android
11 5 (1.30%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (16.58%) DevOps
3 50 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (12.44%) Configuration Management
5 36 (9.33%) ITIL
6 35 (9.07%) High Availability
7 30 (7.77%) Low Latency
8 29 (7.51%) Migration
8 29 (7.51%) TDD
9 27 (6.99%) Electronic Trading
10 23 (5.96%) OO
10 23 (5.96%) Scrum
10 23 (5.96%) Service Delivery
10 23 (5.96%) Software Engineering
11 22 (5.70%) Change Management
11 22 (5.70%) Data Management
11 22 (5.70%) Risk Management
12 21 (5.44%) Project Management
13 19 (4.92%) SDLC
14 18 (4.66%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (35.23%) SQL
2 124 (32.12%) Java
3 94 (24.35%) Python
4 70 (18.13%) Perl
5 54 (13.99%) Shell Script
6 40 (10.36%) Ruby
7 34 (8.81%) Bash Shell
8 30 (7.77%) JavaScript
9 24 (6.22%) C++
10 22 (5.70%) PL/SQL
11 18 (4.66%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.85%) PHP
12 11 (2.85%) Scala
13 10 (2.59%) C
14 8 (2.07%) Go
15 7 (1.81%) C#
15 7 (1.81%) Korn
16 5 (1.30%) VBScript
17 3 (0.78%) VB
17 3 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (8.81%) Degree
2 13 (3.37%) CISSP
3 8 (2.07%) CISM
3 8 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.81%) PMP
5 6 (1.55%) CNA
5 6 (1.55%) GCIA
5 6 (1.55%) GCIH
5 6 (1.55%) GIAC
5 6 (1.55%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (1.55%) Novell Certification
5 6 (1.55%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.55%) SANS
6 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) CCIE
7 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.78%) RHCE
8 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.66%) QA
2 12 (3.11%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.30%) MiFID
3 5 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.78%) COBIT
4 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.78%) SLA
5 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.52%) WCAG
6 1 (0.26%) COSO
6 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) FATCA
System Software
1 35 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.18%) GlusterFS
4 19 (4.92%) GFS2
4 19 (4.92%) OCFS2
5 12 (3.11%) Docker
6 8 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.30%) DFS Replication
8 5 (1.30%) HDFS
9 4 (1.04%) vSphere
10 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.78%) SRDF
10 3 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.52%) NFS
11 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.26%) KVM
12 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 80 (20.73%) Puppet
2 30 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (6.99%) Ansible
4 15 (3.89%) CFEngine
4 15 (3.89%) Failover Clustering
4 15 (3.89%) SELinux
5 13 (3.37%) Nagios
6 8 (2.07%) Control-M
6 8 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (2.07%) SCCM
7 6 (1.55%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.55%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.55%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.04%) Casper Suite
9 4 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 106 (27.46%) Oracle
2 39 (10.10%) VMware
3 33 (8.55%) Red Hat
4 32 (8.29%) Microsoft
5 23 (5.96%) Sybase
6 20 (5.18%) Atlassian
7 18 (4.66%) HP
7 18 (4.66%) IBM
8 16 (4.15%) Cisco
9 11 (2.85%) Veritas
10 9 (2.33%) EMC
10 9 (2.33%) Splunk
10 9 (2.33%) Sun
11 8 (2.07%) Citrix
12 7 (1.81%) Google
12 7 (1.81%) Juniper
12 7 (1.81%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.81%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.81%) WorldPay
13 6 (1.55%) Solace
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £603.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £350 to £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £400- £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago