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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 14 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 17 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.77% - 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.33% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£340 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -13.57%
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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
60 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 34.48% 38.39% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 8
Average daily rate £388 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.73 £10.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -28.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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
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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 20 (83.33%) Oracle
3 18 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 16 (66.67%) MySQL
4 16 (66.67%) ETL
5 14 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (50.00%) Business Objects
7 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
8 10 (41.67%) Greenplum
8 10 (41.67%) Perl
9 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 9 (37.50%) MS Visio
9 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 9 (37.50%) MS Office
9 9 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (29.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 7 (29.17%) 2G
10 7 (29.17%) Validation
10 7 (29.17%) Huawei
10 7 (29.17%) Nortel
10 7 (29.17%) Ericsson
10 7 (29.17%) 3G
11 6 (25.00%) Telnet
11 6 (25.00%) SNMP
11 6 (25.00%) XML
11 6 (25.00%) LTE
12 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 9 (37.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (29.17%) 2G
2 7 (29.17%) 3G
3 6 (25.00%) Telnet
3 6 (25.00%) SNMP
3 6 (25.00%) LTE
4 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) 4G
6 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) HTTP
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (66.67%) MySQL
3 14 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Database Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Perl Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) XHTML
2 4 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ETL
1 16 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (29.17%) Validation
4 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Management
4 5 (20.83%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (16.67%) OWASP
5 4 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) WAI
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 10 (41.67%) Greenplum
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Nortel
5 7 (29.17%) Ericsson
5 7 (29.17%) Huawei
5 7 (29.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (12.50%) Talend
7 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock
7 1 (4.17%) Sybase