The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 13 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 26 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 21.14% 6.45% 16.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.90% 33.33% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
UNIX
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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 Leatherhead region.

Operating Systems Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 34.15% 19.35% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 7
Average daily rate £450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Leatherhead region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 28 (93.33%) SC Cleared
1 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (80.00%) SQL
3 23 (76.67%) XML
4 22 (73.33%) XML Messaging
5 21 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (70.00%) Shell Script
6 20 (66.67%) Telecoms
6 20 (66.67%) SOAP
6 20 (66.67%) SoapUI
6 20 (66.67%) Test Management
6 20 (66.67%) Use Case
7 19 (63.33%) Oracle
7 19 (63.33%) HP
8 18 (60.00%) PL/SQL
8 18 (60.00%) ISTQB
8 18 (60.00%) Oracle Database
9 16 (53.33%) Perl
10 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
10 14 (46.67%) Validation
10 14 (46.67%) Security Testing
10 14 (46.67%) Test Planning
11 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
12 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (16.67%) SAN
13 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
13 4 (13.33%) Apache
13 4 (13.33%) Linux
13 4 (13.33%) PKI
13 4 (13.33%) Usability Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (3.33%) SSH
4 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) FTP
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 20 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Architect
4 8 (26.67%) Test Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) XML
2 22 (73.33%) XML Messaging
3 20 (66.67%) SOAP
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) DataPower
2 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) W3C
3 2 (6.67%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Use Case
1 20 (66.67%) Test Management
2 14 (46.67%) Validation
2 14 (46.67%) Security Testing
2 14 (46.67%) Test Planning
3 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.33%) Usability Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) Shell Script
3 18 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 16 (53.33%) Perl
5 3 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) SC Cleared
1 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
1 19 (63.33%) HP
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) F5
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Sun
4 1 (3.33%) Informatica
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy