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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 29 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 213 322 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.41% 5.54% 5.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.30% 27.57% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 259 258
Median daily rate £475 £475 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £22.07 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +8.33%
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
727 1168 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.87% 20.11% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 901 947
Median daily rate £463 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 52 53
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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.

1 262 (61.94%) Linux
2 187 (44.21%) Finance
3 171 (40.43%) SQL
4 150 (35.46%) Oracle
5 147 (34.75%) Java
6 130 (30.73%) Banking
7 113 (26.71%) Windows
8 96 (22.70%) Python
9 93 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
10 90 (21.28%) Perl
11 86 (20.33%) Shell Script
12 69 (16.31%) ITIL
13 67 (15.84%) Investment Banking
14 60 (14.18%) Red Hat
15 56 (13.24%) Puppet
16 54 (12.77%) SQL Server
17 53 (12.53%) Microsoft
18 52 (12.29%) Front Office
19 51 (12.06%) Bash Shell
20 50 (11.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 49 (11.58%) Solaris
22 46 (10.87%) XML
22 46 (10.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 45 (10.64%) VMware
23 45 (10.64%) Derivative
24 43 (10.17%) JIRA
24 43 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
24 43 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
25 42 (9.93%) Fixed Income
25 42 (9.93%) Sybase

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 (8.27%) WebLogic
2 28 (6.62%) Tomcat
3 27 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 20 (4.73%) Apache
5 10 (2.36%) IIS
5 10 (2.36%) JBoss
5 10 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.65%) Confluence
7 6 (1.42%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.18%) IBM Domino
8 5 (1.18%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.18%) Mule
9 4 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.89%) MS Office
2 8 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.71%) MS Project
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) HipChat
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.13%) Documaker
2 4 (0.95%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.47%) Eikon
4 2 (0.47%) Maximo
4 2 (0.47%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.47%) Primavera
5 1 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.18%) PaaS
6 4 (0.95%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.47%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.47%) GitHub
8 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.24%) IaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.04%) DNS
2 32 (7.57%) Firewall
3 30 (7.09%) SAN
4 26 (6.15%) LDAP
5 24 (5.67%) TCP/IP
6 23 (5.44%) HTTP
7 15 (3.55%) LAN
7 15 (3.55%) WAN
8 14 (3.31%) NAS
9 13 (3.07%) SSL
10 7 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (1.65%) Internet
10 7 (1.65%) SSH
11 5 (1.18%) DHCP
11 5 (1.18%) FTP
11 5 (1.18%) Network Security
11 5 (1.18%) VPN
12 4 (0.95%) PuTTY
12 4 (0.95%) Wireless
13 3 (0.71%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.98%) Oracle Database
3 27 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (5.67%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.49%) MySQL
6 16 (3.78%) Big Data
6 16 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.78%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.78%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.31%) KDB
8 13 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.84%) DB2
10 10 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (2.36%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.36%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.18%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 43 (10.17%) JIRA
2 40 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 38 (8.98%) Git (software)
4 34 (8.04%) Maven
5 22 (5.20%) Subversion
6 14 (3.31%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.07%) Selenium
8 11 (2.60%) Artifactory
8 11 (2.60%) JUnit
8 11 (2.60%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.36%) ClearCase
10 9 (2.13%) Ant
10 9 (2.13%) Gradle
10 9 (2.13%) Mockito
11 6 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.18%) EasyMock
13 4 (0.95%) ClearQuest
13 4 (0.95%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.95%) SoapUI
General
1 187 (44.21%) Finance
2 130 (30.73%) Banking
3 67 (15.84%) Investment Banking
4 52 (12.29%) Front Office
5 37 (8.75%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.42%) Back Office
7 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.95%) Billing
9 3 (0.71%) Marketing
9 3 (0.71%) Retail
9 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.47%) French Language
10 2 (0.47%) German Language
10 2 (0.47%) Law
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 127 (30.02%) Developer
2 63 (14.89%) Java Developer
3 55 (13.00%) Analyst
4 38 (8.98%) Administrator
4 38 (8.98%) Applications Support
5 30 (7.09%) Consultant
6 29 (6.86%) Support Analyst
7 27 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 26 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (5.20%) Applications Support Analyst
10 21 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
11 20 (4.73%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.02%) Unix Engineer
13 16 (3.78%) C++ Developer
14 15 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
15 13 (3.07%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (3.07%) Unix Administrator
15 13 (3.07%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 12 (2.84%) Java Engineer
17 11 (2.60%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.87%) XML
2 38 (8.98%) HTML
3 32 (7.57%) Middleware
4 23 (5.44%) CSS
4 23 (5.44%) Web Services
5 22 (5.20%) FIX Protocol
5 22 (5.20%) REST
5 22 (5.20%) Spring
6 19 (4.49%) JSON
6 19 (4.49%) SOAP
7 18 (4.26%) .NET
7 18 (4.26%) J2EE
7 18 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
8 17 (4.02%) JMS
9 16 (3.78%) Java EE
10 14 (3.31%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (3.31%) Hibernate
11 10 (2.36%) AngularJS
11 10 (2.36%) WebCenter
12 9 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 45 (10.64%) Derivative
3 42 (9.93%) Fixed Income
4 40 (9.46%) Equities
5 29 (6.86%) Hedge funds
6 28 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (5.44%) Clustering
8 18 (4.26%) Data Centre
9 15 (3.55%) Computer Science
10 11 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.60%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.65%) Replication
12 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.18%) Fintech
14 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.95%) DataPower
14 4 (0.95%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 262 (61.94%) Linux
2 113 (26.71%) Windows
3 50 (11.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (11.58%) Solaris
5 30 (7.09%) AIX
6 28 (6.62%) Windows Server
7 17 (4.02%) Oracle Linux
8 13 (3.07%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.36%) SUSE
10 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.71%) Android
13 3 (0.71%) CentOS
13 3 (0.71%) VMS
13 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.47%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.47%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (16.31%) ITIL
3 43 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (9.69%) Low Latency
5 40 (9.46%) DevOps
6 39 (9.22%) OO
7 37 (8.75%) Configuration Management
8 33 (7.80%) Migration
9 29 (6.86%) High Availability
10 28 (6.62%) TDD
11 24 (5.67%) Change Management
11 24 (5.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (5.67%) Electronic Trading
11 24 (5.67%) SDLC
12 23 (5.44%) SOA
13 22 (5.20%) BDD
13 22 (5.20%) ETL
13 22 (5.20%) Multithreading
13 22 (5.20%) Scrum
14 21 (4.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 171 (40.43%) SQL
2 147 (34.75%) Java
3 96 (22.70%) Python
4 90 (21.28%) Perl
5 86 (20.33%) Shell Script
6 51 (12.06%) Bash Shell
7 40 (9.46%) C++
8 36 (8.51%) PL/SQL
9 33 (7.80%) JavaScript
10 27 (6.38%) PowerShell
11 26 (6.15%) Ruby
12 23 (5.44%) C
13 18 (4.26%) PHP
14 14 (3.31%) C#
15 9 (2.13%) Korn
16 7 (1.65%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.18%) SystemTap
17 5 (1.18%) VBA
18 4 (0.95%) Scala
18 4 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (7.57%) Degree
2 14 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.36%) CISSP
4 8 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.89%) PMP
4 8 (1.89%) RHCE
4 8 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.65%) RHCA
6 5 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.18%) CISM
7 4 (0.95%) CEH
8 3 (0.71%) CISA
8 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.71%) MCSE
8 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.47%) CCNA
9 2 (0.47%) CCNP
9 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.47%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.55%) QA
2 8 (1.89%) SLA
3 4 (0.95%) 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 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) FATCA
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 37 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 9 (2.13%) KVM
5 9 (2.13%) NFS
5 9 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (1.65%) GFS2
6 7 (1.65%) GlusterFS
6 7 (1.65%) OCFS2
6 7 (1.65%) vSphere
7 6 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.95%) Docker
8 4 (0.95%) vCloud
9 3 (0.71%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.71%) GPFS
9 3 (0.71%) HDFS
9 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.71%) RHEV
9 3 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (13.24%) Puppet
2 31 (7.33%) Ansible
3 26 (6.15%) Control-M
4 25 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (3.55%) BladeLogic
5 15 (3.55%) Nagios
6 14 (3.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (2.84%) SCOM
8 10 (2.36%) Tivoli
9 9 (2.13%) NetBackup
9 9 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 9 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (1.65%) CFEngine
11 7 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (1.65%) SELinux
12 6 (1.42%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (1.42%) Oracle ZFS
12 6 (1.42%) SCCM
13 5 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 150 (35.46%) Oracle
2 60 (14.18%) Red Hat
3 53 (12.53%) Microsoft
4 45 (10.64%) VMware
5 42 (9.93%) Sybase
6 28 (6.62%) IBM
7 26 (6.15%) HP
8 22 (5.20%) NetApp
8 22 (5.20%) Veritas
9 17 (4.02%) Informatica
10 16 (3.78%) Atlassian
11 12 (2.84%) Murex
12 11 (2.60%) Reuters
13 10 (2.36%) EMC
13 10 (2.36%) Symantec
14 9 (2.13%) Bloomberg
14 9 (2.13%) Cisco
14 9 (2.13%) Citrix
14 9 (2.13%) Dell
14 9 (2.13%) Remedy
City, London
Millennium Business Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago