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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 6 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.45% 13.33% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 44.44% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.72% -12.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.63%
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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
6 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 20.69% 30.00% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 22
Average daily rate £280 £450 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +91.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £295 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 5 March 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%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Opsview
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle