The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 18 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.94% 4.94% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 15.38% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.17% -12.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 32.35% 32.10% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 16
Average daily rate £450 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £198 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) BladeLogic
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Account Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp