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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 23 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 393 440 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.66% 6.22% 5.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.28% 27.50% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 310 338
Average daily rate
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£475 £468 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £22.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +17.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £28.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -17.64%
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
1342 1600 1500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.75% 22.61% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1084 1000
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 81 87
Average hourly rate £17.75 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.50 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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.

1 402 (55.60%) Linux
2 263 (36.38%) Oracle
3 238 (32.92%) Java
4 237 (32.78%) SQL
5 229 (31.67%) Banking
6 223 (30.84%) Finance
7 190 (26.28%) Windows
8 124 (17.15%) Investment Banking
9 106 (14.66%) Shell Script
10 101 (13.97%) Solaris
11 100 (13.83%) Perl
12 94 (13.00%) C++
13 92 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
14 89 (12.31%) Python
15 87 (12.03%) HTML
15 87 (12.03%) Front Office
16 84 (11.62%) Sybase
17 83 (11.48%) Relational Database
18 78 (10.79%) Subversion
19 75 (10.37%) JavaScript
20 72 (9.96%) SQL Server
21 70 (9.68%) Multithreading
22 68 (9.41%) Git (software)
23 65 (8.99%) Oracle Database
24 62 (8.58%) Fixed Income
25 61 (8.44%) XML
25 61 (8.44%) Spring
26 60 (8.30%) Red Hat
26 60 (8.30%) Firewall
27 57 (7.88%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 38 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 35 (4.84%) WebLogic
2 35 (4.84%) Apache
3 29 (4.01%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.07%) Node.js
5 14 (1.94%) IIS
6 13 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.69%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.55%) nginx
9 4 (0.55%) AquaLogic
10 3 (0.41%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 3 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.28%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 18 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.21%) MS Office
3 4 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.55%) MS Project
4 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) SPSS
5 2 (0.28%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.28%) Gephi
6 1 (0.14%) GIMP
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 11 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.97%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.83%) RMDS
4 4 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.41%) Summit
6 2 (0.28%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.28%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.28%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.28%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.97%) SaaS
4 2 (0.28%) GitHub
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.30%) Firewall
2 51 (7.05%) SAN
3 44 (6.09%) TCP/IP
4 42 (5.81%) HTTP
5 25 (3.46%) DNS
6 19 (2.63%) LDAP
7 15 (2.07%) Internet
8 14 (1.94%) SSL
8 14 (1.94%) SSH
8 14 (1.94%) Network Security
8 14 (1.94%) NAS
9 10 (1.38%) VPN
10 9 (1.24%) BGP
11 7 (0.97%) Intranet
11 7 (0.97%) OSPF
11 7 (0.97%) LAN
11 7 (0.97%) WAN
11 7 (0.97%) Multicast
11 7 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.48%) Relational Database
2 72 (9.96%) SQL Server
3 65 (8.99%) Oracle Database
4 44 (6.09%) MySQL
5 30 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 28 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (3.73%) RDBMS
7 27 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 24 (3.32%) NoSQL
9 20 (2.77%) MongoDB
10 14 (1.94%) DB2
11 13 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.66%) Oracle Exadata
12 12 (1.66%) Big Data
13 10 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (1.24%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.11%) Redis
15 8 (1.11%) Neo4j
16 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 78 (10.79%) Subversion
2 68 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 35 (4.84%) JIRA
4 30 (4.15%) Maven
5 29 (4.01%) TeamCity
6 23 (3.18%) JUnit
7 21 (2.90%) Jenkins
8 20 (2.77%) Ant
9 12 (1.66%) Gerrit
10 10 (1.38%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.24%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.97%) AnthillPro
14 6 (0.83%) jMock
14 6 (0.83%) Grunt
15 5 (0.69%) Mocha
15 5 (0.69%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.69%) Selenium
15 5 (0.69%) Toad
16 4 (0.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 229 (31.67%) Banking
2 223 (30.84%) Finance
3 124 (17.15%) Investment Banking
4 87 (12.03%) Front Office
5 21 (2.90%) Back Office
6 19 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.94%) Retail
8 11 (1.52%) Legal
9 7 (0.97%) Advertising
10 6 (0.83%) Publishing
10 6 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.69%) Games
11 5 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.69%) Marketing
12 4 (0.55%) International Banking
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
13 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 262 (36.24%) Developer
2 117 (16.18%) Analyst
3 83 (11.48%) Java Developer
4 57 (7.88%) Support Analyst
5 56 (7.75%) C++ Developer
6 49 (6.78%) Administrator
7 48 (6.64%) Architect
8 40 (5.53%) Applications Support
9 38 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
10 35 (4.84%) DBA
11 29 (4.01%) Consultant
12 22 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
13 21 (2.90%) Oracle DBA
14 20 (2.77%) Support Engineer
14 20 (2.77%) DevOps Engineer
15 19 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 18 (2.49%) Applications Support Analyst
17 17 (2.35%) Senior Developer
17 17 (2.35%) Front-End Developer
18 14 (1.94%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (12.03%) HTML
2 61 (8.44%) XML
2 61 (8.44%) Spring
3 54 (7.47%) Hibernate
3 54 (7.47%) CSS
4 49 (6.78%) Middleware
5 41 (5.67%) .NET
6 40 (5.53%) Web Services
7 34 (4.70%) J2EE
8 32 (4.43%) FIX Protocol
9 26 (3.60%) JMS
10 25 (3.46%) Java EE
11 21 (2.90%) JSP
12 20 (2.77%) REST
13 16 (2.21%) JSON
14 15 (2.07%) Rendezvous
14 15 (2.07%) HTML5
15 14 (1.94%) RESTful
16 12 (1.66%) jQuery
17 11 (1.52%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.58%) Fixed Income
2 52 (7.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 40 (5.53%) Derivative
4 37 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.98%) Equities
6 26 (3.60%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.77%) Clustering
8 17 (2.35%) Replication
9 15 (2.07%) Credit Risk
10 13 (1.80%) Visualisation
10 13 (1.80%) SWIFT
11 12 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
13 10 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.24%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.24%) Open Source
15 8 (1.11%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.83%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 402 (55.60%) Linux
2 190 (26.28%) Windows
3 101 (13.97%) Solaris
4 56 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (4.56%) Mac OS X
6 21 (2.90%) AIX
6 21 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (1.24%) Debian
9 8 (1.11%) VMS
10 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.83%) SUSE
11 6 (0.83%) HPUX
12 5 (0.69%) SELinux
13 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.55%) Android
14 3 (0.41%) VME
14 3 (0.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (9.68%) Multithreading
3 57 (7.88%) OO
4 56 (7.75%) Low Latency
5 53 (7.33%) Migration
6 47 (6.50%) TDD
7 46 (6.36%) ITIL
8 43 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (4.98%) DevOps
10 34 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
11 32 (4.43%) ETL
11 32 (4.43%) Configuration Management
12 31 (4.29%) Risk Management
13 30 (4.15%) Web Development
14 29 (4.01%) SOA
15 27 (3.73%) Project Management
15 27 (3.73%) Web Design
15 27 (3.73%) Responsive Web Design
16 26 (3.60%) Change Management
17 23 (3.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 238 (32.92%) Java
2 237 (32.78%) SQL
3 106 (14.66%) Shell Script
4 100 (13.83%) Perl
5 94 (13.00%) C++
6 89 (12.31%) Python
7 75 (10.37%) JavaScript
8 51 (7.05%) PL/SQL
9 41 (5.67%) Ruby
10 34 (4.70%) C
11 32 (4.43%) Bash Shell
12 29 (4.01%) C#
12 29 (4.01%) PHP
13 16 (2.21%) Scala
14 13 (1.80%) Korn
15 10 (1.38%) VBA
15 10 (1.38%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.24%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.97%) Bourne shell
18 6 (0.83%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 47 (6.50%) Degree
2 16 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.38%) CISSP
4 9 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.97%) GIAC
6 7 (0.97%) GCIA
7 6 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (0.83%) CNA
7 6 (0.83%) Novell Certification
7 6 (0.83%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.69%) CCNP
8 5 (0.69%) CCNA
9 4 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.41%) CCIE
10 3 (0.41%) CCSA
11 2 (0.28%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.80%) QA
2 6 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.69%) SLA
3 5 (0.69%) Basel III
4 3 (0.41%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 28 (3.87%) Oracle RAC
1 28 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (3.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (1.38%) vCloud
6 9 (1.24%) Veritas File System
6 9 (1.24%) NFS
7 8 (1.11%) XenApp
7 8 (1.11%) RHEV
8 6 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.83%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.55%) Sendmail
9 4 (0.55%) HDFS
10 3 (0.41%) Squid
10 3 (0.41%) Samba
11 2 (0.28%) Nmap
11 2 (0.28%) Postfix
11 2 (0.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (4.84%) Puppet
2 28 (3.87%) Control-M
3 24 (3.32%) NetBackup
4 20 (2.77%) Nagios
5 16 (2.21%) Data Guard
6 14 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (1.80%) Tivoli
7 13 (1.80%) BMC PATROL
8 10 (1.38%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.55%) SCCM
12 4 (0.55%) YUM
12 4 (0.55%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.41%) BladeLogic
13 3 (0.41%) CA SiteMinder
13 3 (0.41%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.41%) Ansible
13 3 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 263 (36.38%) Oracle
2 84 (11.62%) Sybase
3 60 (8.30%) Red Hat
4 49 (6.78%) VMware
5 41 (5.67%) Microsoft
6 40 (5.53%) Veritas
7 34 (4.70%) IBM
8 28 (3.87%) NetApp
9 27 (3.73%) Citrix
10 26 (3.60%) Sun
11 25 (3.46%) HP
12 23 (3.18%) JBoss
12 23 (3.18%) Cisco
13 22 (3.04%) TIBCO
14 20 (2.77%) EMC
15 16 (2.21%) Business Objects
15 16 (2.21%) Bloomberg
15 16 (2.21%) Remedy
16 15 (2.07%) ION Trading
16 15 (2.07%) Murex
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £200 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago