The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 25 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 14 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.74% 8.39% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.45% 24.49% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 3
Median daily rate £393 £380 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £325 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +8.33%
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 Croydon region.

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.90% 34.27% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 24
Median daily rate £393 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram 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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Unix.

1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) F5
3 10 (50.00%) Puppet
4 9 (45.00%) Nagios
5 8 (40.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) HTTP
6 7 (35.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) NetApp
7 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) Samba
8 5 (25.00%) NAS
8 5 (25.00%) Network Security
8 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
8 5 (25.00%) iPad
8 5 (25.00%) tcpdump
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) J2EE
8 5 (25.00%) VPN
8 5 (25.00%) HTTPS
8 5 (25.00%) MQSeries

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) FTP
3 5 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 5 (25.00%) IPsec
3 5 (25.00%) LDAP
3 5 (25.00%) NAS
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security
3 5 (25.00%) tcpdump
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 2 (10.00%) DBA
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Facilities Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase DBA
2 2 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) JavaFX
2 2 (10.00%) JMS
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) Struts
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) SUSE
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) BCP
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Perl
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) BC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) BICSI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) BICSI RCDD
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Samba
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) GlusterFS
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Puppet
2 9 (45.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (50.00%) F5
3 6 (30.00%) NetApp
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) Sybase
6 2 (10.00%) Twitter
7 1 (5.00%) Brocade
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) StorageTek
7 1 (5.00%) Veritas