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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 12 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 21 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.11% 5.75% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.38% 17.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.26% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%
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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
52 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 37.41% 32.18% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 12
Average daily rate £431 £345 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) Base SAS
3 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) Unit Testing
3 13 (54.17%) SAS Macro
3 13 (54.17%) Requirements Analysis
3 13 (54.17%) ETL
3 13 (54.17%) SAS
3 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (54.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 13 (54.17%) ETL Development
4 12 (50.00%) Greenplum
5 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) VMware
7 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
8 6 (25.00%) AIX
9 5 (20.83%) SUSE
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.83%) vSphere
9 5 (20.83%) Solaris
9 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) IIS
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.83%) SAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (54.17%) SAS
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) Node.js
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) Jetty
4 2 (8.33%) nginx
4 2 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) SSH
3 2 (8.33%) VLAN
3 2 (8.33%) DMZ
3 2 (8.33%) OSPF
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) Base SAS
1 13 (54.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (8.33%) Hudson
2 2 (8.33%) Gerrit
2 2 (8.33%) FishEye
2 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (8.33%) Gradle
2 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (8.33%) PhantomJS
2 2 (8.33%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.33%) Ant
2 2 (8.33%) PVCS
2 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) SAS Developer
3 6 (25.00%) ETL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX Support
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) SAS ETL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) Java EE
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) JavaFX
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.17%) JMS
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) AS400
2 2 (8.33%) Tandem
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) AIX
4 5 (20.83%) Solaris
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) SUSE
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) CentOS
5 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Unit Testing
2 13 (54.17%) ETL
2 13 (54.17%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (54.17%) ETL Development
3 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SAS Macro
2 3 (12.50%) sed
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) Ruby
2 3 (12.50%) Korn
3 2 (8.33%) AWK
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) vSphere
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) vCloud
3 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Greenplum
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Dell
3 4 (16.67%) BMC
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Sun
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) IBM