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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 10 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.33% 2.15% 19.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.82% 9.52% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 10
Average daily rate
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£400 - £406
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 - £810
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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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
22 21 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.19% 22.58% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 23
Average daily rate £400 £298 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% -33.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £145 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.33 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) vSphere
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (50.00%) IIS
4 5 (50.00%) BMC
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (50.00%) SUSE
4 5 (50.00%) BladeLogic
5 4 (40.00%) AS400
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Dell
5 4 (40.00%) EMC
5 4 (40.00%) AIX
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) SUSE
4 4 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) vSphere
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) SRDF
2 1 (10.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (10.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) BMC
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp