The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 14 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 1.41% 6.38% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 15.79% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Operating Systems Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 18.31% 40.43% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 3
Average daily rate £204 £308 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.50% -10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) Xen
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Postfix
2 5 (71.43%) Sendmail
2 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon S3
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 5 (71.43%) Salt
2 5 (71.43%) libvirt
2 5 (71.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 5 (71.43%) Auto-Scaling
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Windows

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon S3
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Linux Support
1 5 (71.43%) Linux Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Cloud Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) libvirt
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
1 5 (71.43%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Xen
1 5 (71.43%) Postfix
1 5 (71.43%) Sendmail
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (71.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Rackspace