The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 10 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Unix 16 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 11.59% 1.02% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.40% 6.90% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.08 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-22.84% +12.06%
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
63 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 45.65% 14.72% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 26
Median daily rate £400 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £295 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £14.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.45 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £24.45 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Project Management
4 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 7 (36.84%) XenApp
4 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
5 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) Change Management
6 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) NetApp
6 5 (26.32%) Veritas
6 5 (26.32%) Solaris
6 5 (26.32%) SAN
7 4 (21.05%) SLA
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) SOA
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (21.05%) Terminal Server
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
7 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (21.05%) SCVMM
7 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Network Management

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) 3G
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) Sybase IQ
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Back Office Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) HTML5
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
1 3 (15.79%) Java SE
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
5 3 (15.79%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
3 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Network Management
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Business Development
6 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Server Patching
7 1 (5.26%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.53%) PMP
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) XenApp
1 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) Terminal Server
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 3 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Firmware
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCVMM
2 3 (15.79%) Legato
3 2 (10.53%) Foglight
4 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Citrix
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) NetApp
3 5 (26.32%) Veritas
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 3 (15.79%) Huawei
5 3 (15.79%) Nokia
5 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Emulex
6 2 (10.53%) Ericsson
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Sybase
7 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Sun