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 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 17 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.14% 1.99% 5.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.58% 12.12% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £313 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +30.20%
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
Surrey

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
48 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.11% 16.42% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 21
Average daily rate £350 £375 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +82.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £285 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £456 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £13.71
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 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 13 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) SLA
4 4 (44.44%) Back Office
4 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
5 3 (33.33%) Huawei
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) Nokia
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) CISSP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) OSS Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) OSS Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (11.11%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Ontologies
2 1 (11.11%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
1 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OPNET
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Huawei
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Nokia
2 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) Cerion
4 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
4 1 (11.11%) Greenplum
4 1 (11.11%) NetCracker
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Siemens
4 1 (11.11%) Talend
4 1 (11.11%) ZTE