The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 4 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 33.33% 4.35% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.33% 50.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£413 - £400
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 £31.50 £29.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -13.43%
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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 Home Counties region.

Operating Systems Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 35.71% 8.70% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate £413 £600 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £600 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Home Counties region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Home Counties region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Data Integration
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 10 (71.43%) Pentaho
2 10 (71.43%) Data Analysis
2 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Teradata
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 10 (71.43%) ETL
2 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Subversion
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
3 4 (28.57%) Ajax
3 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) JSON
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) Ant
3 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) JDBC
3 4 (28.57%) JSP
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 10 (71.43%) Pentaho
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Ant
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (28.57%) IntelliJ
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Mockito
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Database Developer
2 7 (50.00%) ETL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Data Integration Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) JDBC
1 4 (28.57%) JSP
1 4 (28.57%) SOAP
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) XML
1 4 (28.57%) Spring
1 4 (28.57%) Ajax
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
1 4 (28.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (71.43%) ETL
2 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (71.43%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
1 10 (71.43%) Teradata