The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 8 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Unix 9 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.16% 15.87% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.62% 29.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £365 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +8.33%
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
26 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 35.14% 53.97% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 10
Median daily rate £365 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £363 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +203.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for Unix.

1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
1 12 (100.00%) Sun
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) Veritas
1 12 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 11 (91.67%) StorageTek
2 11 (91.67%) VLDB
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) Brocade
2 11 (91.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 11 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (91.67%) Fibre Channel
2 11 (91.67%) High Availability
2 11 (91.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle ZFS
3 9 (75.00%) OLTP
4 8 (66.67%) LDAP
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (33.33%) GlusterFS
5 4 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) NAS
7 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Shell Script

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (91.67%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (66.67%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) VLDB
2 9 (75.00%) OLTP
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Administrator
2 11 (91.67%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (58.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (91.67%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (33.33%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 11 (91.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Sun
1 12 (100.00%) Veritas
2 11 (91.67%) Brocade
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) StorageTek
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat