The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 5 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 6.90% - 16.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% - 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£430 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 - £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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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 Hounslow region.

Operating Systems Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 41.38% 31.37% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Average daily rate £388 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £90 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.88 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) GCIH
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) GCIA
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) SOASTA, Inc