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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 25 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.64% 0.97% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.09% 6.06% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 24.09% 15.94% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 13
Average daily rate £288 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £129 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £14.21 £34.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.10% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.90 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £36.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
Surrey

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 17 April 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 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) Greenplum
3 9 (69.23%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (69.23%) Perl
3 9 (69.23%) MySQL
3 9 (69.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (53.85%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (53.85%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) SNMP
5 6 (46.15%) Huawei
5 6 (46.15%) ETL
5 6 (46.15%) Nortel
5 6 (46.15%) Ericsson
5 6 (46.15%) TELNET
6 5 (38.46%) C#
6 5 (38.46%) C++
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 5 (38.46%) J2EE
6 5 (38.46%) 3G
6 5 (38.46%) Web Development
6 5 (38.46%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (38.46%) 2G
6 5 (38.46%) Talend
6 5 (38.46%) 4G
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) HNC
8 3 (23.08%) HND
8 3 (23.08%) Project Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (46.15%) SNMP
2 6 (46.15%) TELNET
3 5 (38.46%) 2G
3 5 (38.46%) 4G
3 5 (38.46%) 3G
4 3 (23.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) MySQL
1 9 (69.23%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
1 7 (53.85%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Architect
3 3 (23.08%) OSS Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) OSS Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Developer
4 1 (7.69%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) HNC
1 3 (23.08%) HND
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) Greenplum
3 9 (69.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (46.15%) Nortel
4 6 (46.15%) Ericsson
4 6 (46.15%) Huawei
5 5 (38.46%) Talend
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Velocent
6 3 (23.08%) Cerion
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow