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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.38% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
UNIX
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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
34 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 52.31% 36.96% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 7
Average daily rate £325 £220 £585
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -62.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £140 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £363 £621
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) Informatica
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Snort
5 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) DataStage
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Intranet
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) DataStage
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Web Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Informatica
2 3 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow