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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 21 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 17 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.29% 8.33% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.81% 31.82% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
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£463 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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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
59 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 32.24% 26.19% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 18 10
Average daily rate £463 £400 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +34.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.33 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 August 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 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
3 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (51.72%) Greenplum
5 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
6 13 (44.83%) SAS Macro
6 13 (44.83%) Base SAS
6 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing
6 13 (44.83%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (44.83%) ETL
6 13 (44.83%) SAS
6 13 (44.83%) Linux
6 13 (44.83%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (44.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 13 (44.83%) ETL Development
7 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
7 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (31.03%) VMware
8 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (24.14%) AIX
9 7 (24.14%) Solaris
9 7 (24.14%) MySQL
10 5 (17.24%) Subversion
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) SUSE
10 5 (17.24%) Ruby
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (17.24%) Git (software)

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (44.83%) SAS
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) Node.js
3 4 (13.79%) JBoss
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) Jetty
3 4 (13.79%) nginx
3 4 (13.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) DMZ
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) SSH
4 2 (6.90%) OSPF
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Base SAS
1 13 (44.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (24.14%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Mercurial
2 4 (13.79%) Hudson
2 4 (13.79%) Gerrit
2 4 (13.79%) FishEye
2 4 (13.79%) Jasmine
2 4 (13.79%) Gradle
2 4 (13.79%) Artifactory
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (13.79%) PhantomJS
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
2 4 (13.79%) Ant
2 4 (13.79%) PVCS
2 4 (13.79%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) SAS Developer
3 6 (20.69%) ETL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Support
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) SAS ETL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) Java EE
2 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 4 (13.79%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) JavaFX
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.45%) JMS
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.79%) Tandem
3 2 (6.90%) AS400
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) AIX
3 7 (24.14%) Solaris
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) SUSE
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Mac OS
5 4 (13.79%) CentOS
5 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing
2 13 (44.83%) ETL
2 13 (44.83%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (44.83%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (44.83%) ETL Development
3 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) BDD
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.45%) Network Management
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SAS Macro
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) Ruby
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
3 4 (13.79%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) sed
4 3 (10.34%) Korn
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) AWK
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) CCNP
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.24%) vSphere
2 4 (13.79%) vCloud
2 4 (13.79%) Docker
3 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) BladeLogic
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.79%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Greenplum
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Dell
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) BMC
4 4 (13.79%) Google
4 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
4 4 (13.79%) Sun
5 3 (10.34%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Twitter