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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 29 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 215 342 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.28% 5.77% 5.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.82% 28.33% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 276 258
Median daily rate £475 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £351
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £24.34 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £36.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-22.75% +16.93%
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
746 1207 1265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.81% 20.36% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 941 914
Median daily rate £455 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 44 60
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.30 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.23% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £62.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 264 (61.68%) Linux
2 189 (44.16%) Finance
3 160 (37.38%) SQL
4 153 (35.75%) Java
5 148 (34.58%) Oracle
6 132 (30.84%) Banking
7 106 (24.77%) Windows
8 103 (24.07%) Python
9 101 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (20.33%) Perl
11 85 (19.86%) Shell Script
12 76 (17.76%) ITIL
13 72 (16.82%) Puppet
14 64 (14.95%) Red Hat
15 63 (14.72%) Investment Banking
16 57 (13.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 54 (12.62%) Microsoft
18 52 (12.15%) XML
19 51 (11.92%) Solaris
19 51 (11.92%) Bash Shell
20 49 (11.45%) SQL Server
21 48 (11.21%) VMware
22 47 (10.98%) Front Office
22 47 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
23 46 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
23 46 (10.75%) DevOps
24 45 (10.51%) Jenkins
24 45 (10.51%) Derivative
25 44 (10.28%) Financial Institution
26 42 (9.81%) Active Directory

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 35 (8.18%) WebLogic
2 31 (7.24%) Tomcat
3 27 (6.31%) WebSphere
4 19 (4.44%) Apache
5 12 (2.80%) JBoss
6 11 (2.57%) IIS
7 10 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.40%) Confluence
8 6 (1.40%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.17%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.17%) Mule
9 5 (1.17%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.93%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.34%) MS Office
3 8 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.23%) HipChat
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.10%) Documaker
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.47%) Eikon
3 2 (0.47%) Maximo
3 2 (0.47%) Primavera
3 2 (0.47%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.17%) PaaS
5 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.93%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.47%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.47%) GitHub
7 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.64%) DNS
2 33 (7.71%) Firewall
3 29 (6.78%) LDAP
3 29 (6.78%) SAN
4 26 (6.07%) HTTP
5 22 (5.14%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.50%) LAN
6 15 (3.50%) WAN
7 13 (3.04%) NAS
7 13 (3.04%) SSL
8 7 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (1.40%) Internet
9 6 (1.40%) SSH
10 5 (1.17%) DHCP
10 5 (1.17%) Network Security
10 5 (1.17%) VPN
11 4 (0.93%) FTP
11 4 (0.93%) PuTTY
11 4 (0.93%) Wireless
12 3 (0.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.41%) Oracle Database
3 26 (6.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.44%) MySQL
6 18 (4.21%) Big Data
7 15 (3.50%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.50%) KDB
8 14 (3.27%) NoSQL
9 13 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (2.34%) DB2
11 9 (2.10%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (1.64%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (10.51%) Jenkins
2 41 (9.58%) Git (software)
3 37 (8.64%) JIRA
4 34 (7.94%) Maven
5 21 (4.91%) Subversion
6 15 (3.50%) JUnit
6 15 (3.50%) Selenium
7 14 (3.27%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.57%) Artifactory
9 9 (2.10%) Gradle
9 9 (2.10%) Mockito
9 9 (2.10%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.17%) Ant
11 5 (1.17%) EasyMock
11 5 (1.17%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.93%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.93%) JBehave
12 4 (0.93%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 189 (44.16%) Finance
2 132 (30.84%) Banking
3 63 (14.72%) Investment Banking
4 47 (10.98%) Front Office
5 44 (10.28%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.10%) Back Office
7 5 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.93%) Billing
9 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.70%) Marketing
9 3 (0.70%) Retail
9 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.47%) French Language
10 2 (0.47%) German Language
10 2 (0.47%) Law
10 2 (0.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 127 (29.67%) Developer
2 67 (15.65%) Java Developer
3 52 (12.15%) Analyst
4 39 (9.11%) Applications Support
5 34 (7.94%) Administrator
6 31 (7.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 30 (7.01%) Consultant
8 28 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (5.84%) Support Analyst
10 22 (5.14%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
12 19 (4.44%) Unix Engineer
13 17 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
14 15 (3.50%) Unix Administrator
15 14 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (3.27%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 13 (3.04%) Java Engineer
17 12 (2.80%) Architect
17 12 (2.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.15%) XML
2 40 (9.35%) HTML
3 37 (8.64%) Middleware
4 25 (5.84%) CSS
5 24 (5.61%) Spring
5 24 (5.61%) Web Services
6 22 (5.14%) JSON
6 22 (5.14%) REST
7 19 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
7 19 (4.44%) JMS
8 18 (4.21%) J2EE
8 18 (4.21%) SOAP
8 18 (4.21%) WebSphere MQ
9 17 (3.97%) .NET
10 16 (3.74%) Java EE
11 15 (3.50%) ActiveMQ
11 15 (3.50%) AngularJS
12 14 (3.27%) Hibernate
13 10 (2.34%) WebCenter
14 9 (2.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.51%) Derivative
2 41 (9.58%) Equities
3 40 (9.35%) Fixed Income
4 37 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 33 (7.71%) Hedge funds
6 29 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (6.07%) Clustering
8 19 (4.44%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.57%) Public Cloud
10 10 (2.34%) Computer Science
10 10 (2.34%) Fintech
11 7 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.64%) Replication
12 5 (1.17%) User Experience
13 4 (0.93%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.93%) DataPower
13 4 (0.93%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 264 (61.68%) Linux
2 106 (24.77%) Windows
3 57 (13.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (11.92%) Solaris
5 32 (7.48%) AIX
6 30 (7.01%) Windows Server
7 17 (3.97%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (3.27%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.10%) SUSE
10 9 (2.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.17%) Android
11 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.70%) CentOS
13 3 (0.70%) VMS
13 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.47%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (17.76%) ITIL
3 47 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (10.75%) DevOps
5 41 (9.58%) Configuration Management
5 41 (9.58%) Low Latency
6 40 (9.35%) OO
7 33 (7.71%) High Availability
8 32 (7.48%) TDD
9 29 (6.78%) Change Management
10 28 (6.54%) Migration
11 25 (5.84%) SDLC
12 24 (5.61%) BDD
13 23 (5.37%) Continuous Delivery
13 23 (5.37%) Electronic Trading
13 23 (5.37%) Scrum
14 21 (4.91%) Service Delivery
15 20 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (4.44%) Multithreading
16 19 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (37.38%) SQL
2 153 (35.75%) Java
3 103 (24.07%) Python
4 87 (20.33%) Perl
5 85 (19.86%) Shell Script
6 51 (11.92%) Bash Shell
7 36 (8.41%) JavaScript
8 34 (7.94%) C++
8 34 (7.94%) PL/SQL
9 31 (7.24%) Ruby
10 27 (6.31%) PowerShell
11 20 (4.67%) C
12 17 (3.97%) PHP
13 8 (1.87%) Korn
14 6 (1.40%) C#
14 6 (1.40%) SystemTap
14 6 (1.40%) VBA
15 5 (1.17%) Scala
15 5 (1.17%) VB
15 5 (1.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (6.07%) Degree
2 11 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.34%) RHCE
4 9 (2.10%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.10%) PMP
4 9 (2.10%) RHCA
5 8 (1.87%) CISSP
6 6 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.17%) CISM
8 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.70%) CEH
9 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.70%) MCSE
9 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.47%) CCNA
10 2 (0.47%) CCNP
10 2 (0.47%) CISA
10 2 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.47%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.21%) QA
2 8 (1.87%) SLA
3 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.47%) CDISC
4 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.47%) GCP
4 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) FATCA
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 42 (9.81%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (3.04%) GFS2
4 13 (3.04%) GlusterFS
4 13 (3.04%) OCFS2
5 10 (2.34%) KVM
6 9 (2.10%) NFS
6 9 (2.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (2.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (1.64%) vSphere
9 4 (0.93%) Docker
10 3 (0.70%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.70%) GPFS
10 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.70%) RHEV
10 3 (0.70%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.70%) Xen
11 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 72 (16.82%) Puppet
2 33 (7.71%) Ansible
3 29 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (5.37%) Control-M
5 17 (3.97%) Nagios
6 16 (3.74%) BladeLogic
7 14 (3.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (2.80%) SCOM
9 9 (2.10%) CFEngine
9 9 (2.10%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (2.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 9 (2.10%) SELinux
10 8 (1.87%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (1.64%) Oracle ZFS
11 7 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
11 7 (1.64%) SCCM
12 6 (1.40%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (1.17%) Salt
14 4 (0.93%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 148 (34.58%) Oracle
2 64 (14.95%) Red Hat
3 54 (12.62%) Microsoft
4 48 (11.21%) VMware
5 31 (7.24%) Sybase
6 27 (6.31%) HP
7 26 (6.07%) IBM
8 20 (4.67%) Veritas
9 17 (3.97%) Atlassian
9 17 (3.97%) Informatica
9 17 (3.97%) NetApp
10 12 (2.80%) Citrix
10 12 (2.80%) Dell
11 11 (2.57%) Murex
12 10 (2.34%) Bloomberg
12 10 (2.34%) Symantec
13 9 (2.10%) Remedy
13 9 (2.10%) Reuters
14 8 (1.87%) EMC
14 8 (1.87%) Sun
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Posted: 2 days ago
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