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 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 11 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 3.08% 6.56% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£215 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.51% -
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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Operating Systems Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 29.23% 29.51% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 6
Average daily rate £310 £388 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.06% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £375 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £399 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.92%
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 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 16 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Apache

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware