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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 8 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.88% 7.69% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £366 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +113.51%
Unix
West Sussex

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
13 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 31.71% 7.69% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 5
Average daily rate £371 £300 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.54% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £300 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) StorageTek
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (33.33%) GlusterFS
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) VLDB
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) GlusterFS
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) StorageTek