The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Guildford region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 15 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.06% 1.89% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 6.25% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£568 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 21.21% 30.19% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 14
Average daily rate £170 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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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 29 July 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) MySQL
3 12 (75.00%) ETL
3 12 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (68.75%) Greenplum
5 10 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (56.25%) Huawei
6 9 (56.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 9 (56.25%) SNMP
6 9 (56.25%) Nortel
6 9 (56.25%) Ericsson
6 9 (56.25%) Telnet
6 9 (56.25%) XML
6 9 (56.25%) Perl
7 8 (50.00%) 3G
7 8 (50.00%) 2G
8 7 (43.75%) Validation
8 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
8 7 (43.75%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (43.75%) C#
8 7 (43.75%) C++
8 7 (43.75%) Java
8 7 (43.75%) Linux
8 7 (43.75%) Talend
9 6 (37.50%) 4G
9 6 (37.50%) SQL
9 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (31.25%) Web Development
10 5 (31.25%) .NET

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (56.25%) Telnet
2 9 (56.25%) SNMP
3 8 (50.00%) 3G
3 8 (50.00%) 2G
4 6 (37.50%) 4G
5 3 (18.75%) LTE
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) HTTP
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) LDAP
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) MySQL
2 12 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 8 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (43.75%) Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Database Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 1 (6.25%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (6.25%) OSS Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Perl Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Software Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ETL
2 7 (43.75%) Validation
3 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Web Development
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) High Availability
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) Greenplum
3 9 (56.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 9 (56.25%) Nortel
3 9 (56.25%) Ericsson
3 9 (56.25%) Huawei
4 7 (43.75%) Talend
5 5 (31.25%) Business Objects
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Sybase
7 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock