The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.11% 1.62% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.06% 8.82% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £362
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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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 Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 18.33% 18.38% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 20
Average daily rate £310 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.61 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -61.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.00 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.50 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Tufin
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Perl Developer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Tufin