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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 14 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.09% 1.53% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% 5.13% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£610 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +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
34 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.76% 29.77% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 14
Average daily rate £170 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
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 £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 (93.33%) Oracle
2 13 (86.67%) MySQL
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) ETL
3 12 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
5 8 (53.33%) Business Objects
5 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (53.33%) Greenplum
6 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
7 6 (40.00%) 2G
7 6 (40.00%) Huawei
7 6 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
7 6 (40.00%) SNMP
7 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) Nortel
7 6 (40.00%) Ericsson
7 6 (40.00%) 3G
7 6 (40.00%) Telnet
7 6 (40.00%) MS Office
7 6 (40.00%) XML
7 6 (40.00%) Perl
7 6 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (33.33%) LTE
8 5 (33.33%) Validation
9 4 (26.67%) C#

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SNMP
1 6 (40.00%) 3G
1 6 (40.00%) Telnet
1 6 (40.00%) 2G
1 6 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (33.33%) LTE
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) 4G
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) LDAP
5 1 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) MySQL
2 12 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Perl Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ETL
2 10 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Java
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Business Objects
2 8 (53.33%) Greenplum
3 6 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Nortel
3 6 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 6 (40.00%) Huawei
4 4 (26.67%) Talend
5 1 (6.67%) ForgeRock
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Sybase