The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick 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 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.96% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£391 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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 Gatwick region.

Operating Systems Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 38.89% 27.27% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
Average daily rate £290 £175 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -48.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £363 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Gatwick region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Gatwick region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) C++
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Informatica
4 3 (25.00%) HTTP
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) DataStage
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Teradata
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Snort
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) DataStage
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C++
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Informatica
2 3 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow