The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Home Counties 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 5 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 29.63% - 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£413 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +6.55%
Operating Systems Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 33.33% 17.86% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate £413 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
South East

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 30 July 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) ETL
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (60.00%) Teradata
4 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Pentaho
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Apache
6 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Ant
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Pentaho
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Mockito
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) ETL Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) JDBC
1 2 (20.00%) JSP
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (70.00%) ETL
3 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Teradata