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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 30 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Unix 18 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.43% 9.55% 8.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.09% 29.82% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 7
Median daily rate £363 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +24.60%
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
69 57 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.64% 32.02% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 19
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 22 (64.71%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) Puppet
3 14 (41.18%) ITIL
4 12 (35.29%) Oracle
5 11 (32.35%) HTTP
5 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
6 10 (29.41%) Finance
6 10 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (29.41%) F5
6 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
7 9 (26.47%) DevOps
7 9 (26.47%) Nagios
7 9 (26.47%) Java
8 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.59%) SQL
9 7 (20.59%) Python
9 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (20.59%) Firewall
10 6 (17.65%) Mac OS X
10 6 (17.65%) SOA
10 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
10 6 (17.65%) ZABBIX
10 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (17.65%) Web Design

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 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.71%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) HTTP
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
3 5 (14.71%) FTP
3 5 (14.71%) HTTPS
3 5 (14.71%) IPsec
3 5 (14.71%) LDAP
3 5 (14.71%) NAS
3 5 (14.71%) Network Security
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) tcpdump
3 5 (14.71%) VPN
3 5 (14.71%) Wireshark
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.88%) CTI
6 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
1 10 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
3 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.94%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) Subversion
3 5 (14.71%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) DBA
4 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Support
4 2 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Technician
4 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.88%) Sybase DBA
4 2 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (14.71%) J2EE
2 5 (14.71%) JavaFX
2 5 (14.71%) JMS
2 5 (14.71%) Node.js
2 5 (14.71%) Spring
2 5 (14.71%) Struts
2 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 5 (14.71%) iPad
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (5.88%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Mac OS X
4 3 (8.82%) CentOS
4 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) DevOps
3 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (17.65%) SOA
4 6 (17.65%) Web Design
4 6 (17.65%) Web Development
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) BCP
7 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.88%) Data Security
7 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.88%) Security Management
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Samba
1 5 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) GlusterFS
2 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) Puppet
2 9 (26.47%) Nagios
3 6 (17.65%) ZABBIX
4 5 (14.71%) Ambari
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
3 10 (29.41%) F5
4 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
4 5 (14.71%) NetApp
4 5 (14.71%) Twitter
4 5 (14.71%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) Sybase
7 1 (2.94%) Brocade
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Guidewire
7 1 (2.94%) StorageTek
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas