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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 23 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.90% 9.71% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 22.73% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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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
38 44 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.54% 42.72% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 6
Average daily rate £388 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £189 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +117.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 28 April 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 3 (42.86%) Korn
2 3 (42.86%) sed
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) AWK
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) BMC

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX Support
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) Korn
1 3 (42.86%) sed
2 2 (28.57%) AWK
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
2 1 (14.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware