The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Crawley region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.24% 0.57% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.63% 3.13% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£445 £448 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +39.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £448 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £448 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 36.44% 18.29% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 8
Average daily rate £225 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.67% +14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
West Sussex

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Crawley region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Crawley region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Introscope
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 1 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) CA