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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 295 334 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.42% 5.16% 4.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.19% 26.22% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 244 205
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 £310 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+29.09% -9.83%
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
1171 1274 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.53% 19.67% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 898 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 74
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 303 (47.72%) Linux
2 228 (35.91%) Java
3 210 (33.07%) SQL
4 189 (29.76%) Finance
5 186 (29.29%) Windows
6 171 (26.93%) Oracle
6 171 (26.93%) Banking
7 99 (15.59%) Front Office
8 98 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (13.86%) Solaris
10 85 (13.39%) Perl
11 84 (13.23%) Shell Script
12 82 (12.91%) Relational Database
13 74 (11.65%) SQL Server
14 68 (10.71%) Derivative
15 67 (10.55%) Investment Banking
16 64 (10.08%) ITIL
17 61 (9.61%) HTML
18 58 (9.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 57 (8.98%) C++
20 56 (8.82%) Cisco
21 54 (8.50%) RDBMS
22 52 (8.19%) Configuration Management
23 51 (8.03%) Python
24 50 (7.87%) Multithreading
24 50 (7.87%) Oracle Database
25 49 (7.72%) Firewall
25 49 (7.72%) Subversion
26 48 (7.56%) Sybase
27 47 (7.40%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (6.14%) Tomcat
2 34 (5.35%) Apache
3 33 (5.20%) WebSphere
4 22 (3.46%) WebLogic
5 16 (2.52%) TIBCO EMS
6 14 (2.20%) JBoss
7 13 (2.05%) IIS
8 12 (1.89%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.42%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.26%) Lync
11 8 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
12 6 (0.94%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.79%) nginx
13 5 (0.79%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.79%) Jetty
14 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
14 4 (0.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.89%) MS Office
3 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.10%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.79%) RMDS
5 4 (0.63%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.47%) Murex MxG2000
7 2 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.31%) Summit
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.31%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.16%) Algo Collateral
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.16%) HFM
8 1 (0.16%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.72%) Firewall
2 46 (7.24%) TCP/IP
3 29 (4.57%) SAN
4 28 (4.41%) HTTP
5 26 (4.09%) DNS
5 26 (4.09%) Internet
6 21 (3.31%) VPN
7 17 (2.68%) LDAP
8 16 (2.52%) LAN
8 16 (2.52%) BGP
9 15 (2.36%) WAN
9 15 (2.36%) SSL
10 13 (2.05%) OSPF
11 11 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (1.57%) Multicast
13 9 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (1.42%) DHCP
14 8 (1.26%) SNMP
15 7 (1.10%) PPP
15 7 (1.10%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.91%) Relational Database
2 74 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 54 (8.50%) RDBMS
4 50 (7.87%) Oracle Database
5 31 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (3.78%) MySQL
7 22 (3.46%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (1.89%) DB2
10 11 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.73%) Big Data
11 10 (1.57%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.42%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.42%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (1.26%) Oracle Exadata
14 7 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (7.72%) Subversion
2 40 (6.30%) Git (software)
3 33 (5.20%) Maven
4 32 (5.04%) TeamCity
5 31 (4.88%) Ant
6 27 (4.25%) Jenkins
7 26 (4.09%) JIRA
8 25 (3.94%) JUnit
9 14 (2.20%) Toad
10 13 (2.05%) CruiseControl
11 9 (1.42%) Mockito
12 8 (1.26%) Gerrit
12 8 (1.26%) Selenium
12 8 (1.26%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.26%) JMeter
13 7 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.10%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.10%) Gradle
14 6 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.79%) JProfiler
General
1 189 (29.76%) Finance
2 171 (26.93%) Banking
3 99 (15.59%) Front Office
4 67 (10.55%) Investment Banking
5 26 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.94%) Back Office
7 22 (3.46%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.10%) Advertising
9 5 (0.79%) Legal
9 5 (0.79%) Retail
9 5 (0.79%) Marketing
10 3 (0.47%) Publishing
10 3 (0.47%) Games
11 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) International Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 178 (28.03%) Developer
2 147 (23.15%) Analyst
3 94 (14.80%) Java Developer
4 59 (9.29%) Support Analyst
5 49 (7.72%) Applications Support
6 28 (4.41%) Architect
7 27 (4.25%) Applications Support Analyst
8 26 (4.09%) Analyst Programmer
8 26 (4.09%) Programmer
9 24 (3.78%) Administrator
10 23 (3.62%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 23 (3.62%) Java Programmer
11 22 (3.46%) Support Engineer
11 22 (3.46%) Consultant
12 20 (3.15%) C++ Developer
13 18 (2.83%) Senior Developer
14 16 (2.52%) Business Analyst
15 14 (2.20%) Project Manager
15 14 (2.20%) DBA
15 14 (2.20%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.61%) HTML
2 46 (7.24%) FIX Protocol
3 40 (6.30%) .NET
4 38 (5.98%) Middleware
5 37 (5.83%) XML
6 31 (4.88%) J2EE
7 27 (4.25%) JSP
7 27 (4.25%) Spring
8 26 (4.09%) Hibernate
9 23 (3.62%) Servlets
10 22 (3.46%) CSS
10 22 (3.46%) jQuery
11 21 (3.31%) WebSphere MQ
12 19 (2.99%) Web Services
12 19 (2.99%) REST
13 18 (2.83%) AngularJS
13 18 (2.83%) Struts
13 18 (2.83%) JDBC
13 18 (2.83%) HTML5
14 17 (2.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.71%) Derivative
2 58 (9.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 44 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 42 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (5.67%) Equities
5 36 (5.67%) Fixed Income
6 20 (3.15%) Mathematics
7 19 (2.99%) Clustering
8 14 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
9 13 (2.05%) Open Source
10 11 (1.73%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.57%) SWIFT
12 9 (1.42%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.42%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.10%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.10%) Grid Computing
14 6 (0.94%) Replication
14 6 (0.94%) PKI
14 6 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 303 (47.72%) Linux
2 186 (29.29%) Windows
3 88 (13.86%) Solaris
4 28 (4.41%) AIX
5 20 (3.15%) Mac OS X
6 18 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.94%) Debian
10 6 (0.94%) VMS
10 6 (0.94%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.79%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.79%) Android
12 4 (0.63%) SUSE
12 4 (0.63%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (10.08%) ITIL
3 52 (8.19%) Configuration Management
4 50 (7.87%) Multithreading
5 44 (6.93%) Migration
6 42 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (5.67%) TDD
8 34 (5.35%) Project Management
8 34 (5.35%) Change Management
9 30 (4.72%) Low Latency
10 27 (4.25%) Electronic Trading
11 25 (3.94%) DevOps
12 23 (3.62%) Data Modelling
13 21 (3.31%) Service Management
13 21 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (3.15%) Information Security
15 19 (2.99%) Web Development
16 18 (2.83%) Scrum
17 17 (2.68%) Service Delivery
17 17 (2.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (35.91%) Java
2 210 (33.07%) SQL
3 85 (13.39%) Perl
4 84 (13.23%) Shell Script
5 57 (8.98%) C++
6 51 (8.03%) Python
7 46 (7.24%) PL/SQL
8 39 (6.14%) C#
9 31 (4.88%) JavaScript
10 24 (3.78%) Ruby
11 22 (3.46%) T-SQL
12 20 (3.15%) C
12 20 (3.15%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.52%) Korn
14 13 (2.05%) PHP
15 10 (1.57%) VB
16 9 (1.42%) VBA
17 8 (1.26%) VBScript
18 7 (1.10%) Groovy
19 6 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (7.24%) Degree
2 19 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (2.05%) CCNP
4 12 (1.89%) CISSP
5 11 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.10%) CCIE
8 5 (0.79%) PMP
8 5 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.79%) CISM
8 5 (0.79%) GIAC
9 4 (0.63%) CCSA
9 4 (0.63%) CCSE
9 4 (0.63%) CISA
9 4 (0.63%) CCSP
10 3 (0.47%) CCNA
10 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.47%) CEH
10 3 (0.47%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.46%) QA
2 7 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.63%) SLA
3 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.47%) COREP
5 2 (0.31%) FINREP
5 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) DICOM
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (0.94%) NFS
5 6 (0.94%) OCFS2
5 6 (0.94%) GlusterFS
5 6 (0.94%) GFS2
6 4 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (0.63%) KVM
6 4 (0.63%) Squid
6 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.47%) Docker
8 2 (0.31%) RHEV
8 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.31%) vCloud
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.16%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (4.72%) Puppet
2 19 (2.99%) Control-M
3 16 (2.52%) Tivoli
4 15 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (1.57%) Data Guard
7 9 (1.42%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 7 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 7 (1.10%) RANCID
9 6 (0.94%) OpenNMS
9 6 (0.94%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.79%) Nagios
10 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.79%) SELinux
11 4 (0.63%) Ansible
11 4 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 171 (26.93%) Oracle
2 56 (8.82%) Cisco
3 48 (7.56%) Sybase
4 47 (7.40%) IBM
5 34 (5.35%) VMware
6 27 (4.25%) Red Hat
6 27 (4.25%) TIBCO
7 26 (4.09%) HP
8 25 (3.94%) Microsoft
9 24 (3.78%) NetApp
10 20 (3.15%) Remedy
11 18 (2.83%) EMC
11 18 (2.83%) Veritas
12 16 (2.52%) Bloomberg
13 15 (2.36%) F5
14 14 (2.20%) Reuters
14 14 (2.20%) Sun
15 13 (2.05%) Business Objects
16 12 (1.89%) Citrix
16 12 (1.89%) BMC
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £65 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £525 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago