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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 28 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.07% 2.91% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.71% 9.09% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £463 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +86.90%
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
34 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.11% 32.04% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 15
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +127.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Subversion
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Node.js
5 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) DMZ
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) LAMP
6 3 (25.00%) JMeter
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) ClearCase

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) Node.js
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Confluence
2 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 3 (25.00%) Jetty
2 3 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
1 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) DMZ
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 3 (25.00%) FishEye
3 3 (25.00%) Gerrit
3 3 (25.00%) Gradle
3 3 (25.00%) Hudson
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) Maven
3 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (25.00%) PhantomJS
3 3 (25.00%) PVCS
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Facilities Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Unix DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) LAMP
2 3 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) Tandem
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) SUSE
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) BICSI Certification
3 2 (16.67%) BICSI RCDD
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
1 3 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (25.00%) Google
2 3 (25.00%) Greenplum
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Rally
2 3 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
Croydon, Surrey
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