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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 17 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.89% 3.33% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.09% 7.89% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£380 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
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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
46 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 34.07% 42.22% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 8
Average daily rate £350 £299 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.05% +42.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) AIX
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) ETL
2 5 (35.71%) SAS
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 5 (35.71%) SAS Macro
2 5 (35.71%) Base SAS
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Greenplum
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) SUSE
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
4 3 (21.43%) BladeLogic
4 3 (21.43%) SSH
4 3 (21.43%) Korn
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) BMC
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (35.71%) SAS
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SSH
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Base SAS
1 5 (35.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) ETL Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) SAS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SAS ETL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX Support
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) JMS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Struts
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) JavaFX
1 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) AS400
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) AIX
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) SUSE
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ETL
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SAS Macro
2 3 (21.43%) Korn
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) sed
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) AWK
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Greenplum
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) BMC
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter