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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 28 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.96% 3.67% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 16.00% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -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
28 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.46% 22.94% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 13
Average daily rate £313 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £145 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.21 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -59.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Talend
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Greenplum
6 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (14.29%) LTE

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) 2G
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) Telnet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Perl Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
4 1 (14.29%) Talend
4 1 (14.29%) Greenplum
4 1 (14.29%) Tufin
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco