The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 36 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 1151 1314 1353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.39% 5.62% 5.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.72% 26.14% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 867 935
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 5
Median hourly rate - £22.83 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +9.85%
Unix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4656 5026 5311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.80% 21.51% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3317 3359 3581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 189 246
Median hourly rate £16.25 £18.71 £16.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% +11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in London

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in London

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unix
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 213 £475 - 84
Canary Wharf +3 13 £513 -2.38%
Croydon -18 13 £393 -3.38%
Docklands, London +10 7 £430 -18.09%
Bromley -4 7 £425 - 1
Osterley - 4 £116 -
Hammersmith 0 2 £525 +17.31%
Hounslow - 2 £490 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £350 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Unix.

1 1381 (59.45%) Linux
2 833 (35.86%) Java
3 740 (31.86%) SQL
4 714 (30.74%) Finance
5 697 (30.00%) Oracle
6 610 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
7 580 (24.97%) Windows
8 505 (21.74%) Perl
9 502 (21.61%) Python
10 479 (20.62%) Banking
11 383 (16.49%) DevOps
12 348 (14.98%) Shell Script
13 346 (14.89%) Puppet
14 295 (12.70%) Git (software)
15 283 (12.18%) Red Hat
16 264 (11.36%) VMware
17 248 (10.68%) Solaris
18 247 (10.63%) Jenkins
19 246 (10.59%) Configuration Management
20 242 (10.42%) JavaScript
21 241 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
22 239 (10.29%) ITIL
23 232 (9.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 230 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
25 229 (9.86%) C++
25 229 (9.86%) HTML
26 215 (9.26%) Ruby
27 214 (9.21%) SQL Server
28 212 (9.13%) XML
29 207 (8.91%) Subversion

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 190 (8.18%) Tomcat
2 159 (6.84%) Apache
3 109 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 90 (3.87%) WebLogic
5 68 (2.93%) JBoss
6 61 (2.63%) Confluence
7 43 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 41 (1.76%) IIS
9 34 (1.46%) OpenStack
10 33 (1.42%) Jetty
11 31 (1.33%) SAS
12 28 (1.21%) IBM HTTP Server
13 27 (1.16%) SharePoint
14 22 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
14 22 (0.95%) nginx
15 20 (0.86%) Apache Spark
15 20 (0.86%) MS Exchange
16 18 (0.77%) MQSeries
17 15 (0.65%) Apache Pig
18 14 (0.60%) Mule
Applications
1 72 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.98%) MS Office
3 16 (0.69%) MS Project
4 13 (0.56%) SPSS
5 12 (0.52%) Stata
6 11 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.43%) HipChat
7 10 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.43%) Documaker
2 10 (0.43%) RMDS
3 6 (0.26%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.17%) Global One
5 4 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 230 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
4 45 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 37 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (1.21%) PaaS
7 23 (0.99%) GitHub
8 22 (0.95%) IaaS
9 21 (0.90%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (0.47%) Office 365
12 10 (0.43%) SaaS
13 7 (0.30%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.13%) Bluemix
16 3 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 192 (8.27%) HTTP
2 185 (7.96%) Firewall
3 171 (7.36%) DNS
4 166 (7.15%) TCP/IP
5 130 (5.60%) SAN
6 97 (4.18%) LDAP
7 87 (3.75%) SSL
8 64 (2.76%) NAS
9 56 (2.41%) Network Security
10 52 (2.24%) VPN
11 51 (2.20%) LAN
12 49 (2.11%) WAN
13 46 (1.98%) Internet
14 34 (1.46%) SSH
15 30 (1.29%) FTP
16 28 (1.21%) SMTP
17 26 (1.12%) DHCP
18 24 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
19 19 (0.82%) MPLS
19 19 (0.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 192 (8.27%) Relational Database
3 167 (7.19%) MySQL
4 164 (7.06%) Oracle Database
5 89 (3.83%) NoSQL
6 74 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
7 73 (3.14%) MongoDB
8 69 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 67 (2.88%) DB2
10 66 (2.84%) Hadoop
11 64 (2.76%) Big Data
12 56 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 52 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
14 45 (1.94%) RDBMS
15 44 (1.89%) KDB
16 41 (1.76%) OLTP
17 29 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
18 27 (1.16%) HBase
19 26 (1.12%) Apache Hive
19 26 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 295 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 247 (10.63%) Jenkins
3 207 (8.91%) Subversion
4 199 (8.57%) Maven
5 185 (7.96%) JIRA
6 97 (4.18%) JUnit
7 92 (3.96%) Cucumber
8 61 (2.63%) Mockito
9 59 (2.54%) Selenium
10 53 (2.28%) TeamCity
11 51 (2.20%) Gradle
12 47 (2.02%) Ant
13 37 (1.59%) JMeter
14 30 (1.29%) LoadRunner
15 29 (1.25%) Artifactory
16 27 (1.16%) SoapUI
17 26 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
18 24 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 22 (0.95%) Hudson
20 20 (0.86%) Grunt
General
1 714 (30.74%) Finance
2 479 (20.62%) Banking
3 184 (7.92%) Front Office
4 176 (7.58%) Investment Banking
5 77 (3.31%) Financial Institution
6 72 (3.10%) Retail
7 62 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 47 (2.02%) Back Office
9 25 (1.08%) Games
10 24 (1.03%) Marketing
11 22 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.60%) Law
13 13 (0.56%) Advertising
13 13 (0.56%) Electronics
14 12 (0.52%) Billing
14 12 (0.52%) Legal
15 9 (0.39%) Publishing
16 7 (0.30%) French Language
16 7 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 691 (29.75%) Developer
2 282 (12.14%) Java Developer
3 248 (10.68%) Analyst
4 246 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 200 (8.61%) Administrator
6 157 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
7 151 (6.50%) Consultant
8 129 (5.55%) Senior Developer
9 116 (4.99%) Support Analyst
9 116 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
10 100 (4.30%) Architect
10 100 (4.30%) C++ Developer
11 99 (4.26%) Applications Support
12 96 (4.13%) Unix Administrator
12 96 (4.13%) Unix Engineer
13 90 (3.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 89 (3.83%) Oracle Developer
15 78 (3.36%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 69 (2.97%) Tester
17 67 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (9.86%) HTML
2 212 (9.13%) XML
3 193 (8.31%) Web Services
4 176 (7.58%) Middleware
5 151 (6.50%) REST
6 147 (6.33%) CSS
7 144 (6.20%) Spring
8 128 (5.51%) J2EE
9 111 (4.78%) .NET
10 107 (4.61%) SOAP
11 89 (3.83%) JSON
12 80 (3.44%) FIX Protocol
13 78 (3.36%) Hibernate
13 78 (3.36%) JMS
13 78 (3.36%) Node.js
14 63 (2.71%) AngularJS
15 62 (2.67%) jQuery
16 59 (2.54%) STL
17 54 (2.32%) LAMP
18 51 (2.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 180 (7.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 175 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (5.34%) Equities
4 123 (5.29%) Data Centre
5 94 (4.05%) Derivative
6 87 (3.75%) Fixed Income
7 74 (3.19%) Clustering
8 70 (3.01%) Management Information System
9 58 (2.50%) Computer Science
10 38 (1.64%) Hedge funds
11 32 (1.38%) Fintech
12 31 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 30 (1.29%) Algorithms
13 30 (1.29%) Replication
13 30 (1.29%) User Experience
14 27 (1.16%) Public Cloud
15 26 (1.12%) DataPower
16 25 (1.08%) Virtual Team
17 23 (0.99%) Visualisation
18 22 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1381 (59.45%) Linux
2 580 (24.97%) Windows
3 248 (10.68%) Solaris
4 232 (9.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 179 (7.71%) AIX
6 120 (5.17%) Windows Server
7 78 (3.36%) Mac OS X
8 59 (2.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 53 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
11 49 (2.11%) SUSE
12 46 (1.98%) CentOS
13 40 (1.72%) Mac OS
14 26 (1.12%) Ubuntu
14 26 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (0.86%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (0.43%) HPUX
17 10 (0.43%) zOS
18 9 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (16.49%) DevOps
3 246 (10.59%) Configuration Management
4 241 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
5 239 (10.29%) ITIL
6 198 (8.52%) TDD
7 190 (8.18%) Migration
8 166 (7.15%) OO
9 164 (7.06%) Scrum
10 146 (6.28%) Low Latency
11 144 (6.20%) SDLC
12 134 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
13 125 (5.38%) High Availability
14 123 (5.29%) Multithreading
14 123 (5.29%) Software Engineering
15 118 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
16 114 (4.91%) E-Commerce
17 112 (4.82%) Open Source
18 110 (4.74%) BDD
19 106 (4.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 833 (35.86%) Java
2 740 (31.86%) SQL
3 505 (21.74%) Perl
4 502 (21.61%) Python
5 348 (14.98%) Shell Script
6 242 (10.42%) JavaScript
7 229 (9.86%) C++
8 215 (9.26%) Ruby
9 198 (8.52%) Bash Shell
10 119 (5.12%) C
11 112 (4.82%) PHP
11 112 (4.82%) PL/SQL
11 112 (4.82%) PowerShell
12 63 (2.71%) C#
13 60 (2.58%) Scala
14 40 (1.72%) Korn
15 38 (1.64%) Groovy
16 31 (1.33%) Go
17 20 (0.86%) T-SQL
17 20 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 136 (5.85%) Degree
2 112 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 77 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 44 (1.89%) CISSP
5 26 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (0.65%) ISEB
7 15 (0.65%) RHCE
8 14 (0.60%) GIAC
9 13 (0.56%) MCSE
9 13 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 13 (0.56%) PMP
10 12 (0.52%) CISM
10 12 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.47%) CCNA
11 11 (0.47%) RHCA
12 9 (0.39%) ISSAP
12 9 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.36%) QA
2 34 (1.46%) SLA
3 28 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 13 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.22%) HL7
8 5 (0.22%) MiFID
9 4 (0.17%) COBIT
9 4 (0.17%) DICOM
10 3 (0.13%) SEPA
11 2 (0.086%) CDISC
11 2 (0.086%) FATCA
11 2 (0.086%) GCP
11 2 (0.086%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.043%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.043%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.043%) RMADS
System Software
1 176 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (5.98%) Active Directory
3 136 (5.85%) Docker
4 62 (2.67%) vSphere
5 55 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (1.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 45 (1.94%) VMware ESX
8 39 (1.68%) NFS
9 36 (1.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 32 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
11 29 (1.25%) KVM
12 20 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
13 19 (0.82%) Hyper-V
14 16 (0.69%) GlusterFS
15 14 (0.60%) Xen
16 13 (0.56%) Sendmail
17 12 (0.52%) RHEV
17 12 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
18 10 (0.43%) Samba
18 10 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 346 (14.89%) Puppet
2 165 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
3 159 (6.84%) Ansible
4 105 (4.52%) Nagios
5 57 (2.45%) Control-M
6 51 (2.20%) ITRS Geneos
7 37 (1.59%) logstash
8 34 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 31 (1.33%) SCOM
10 30 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
11 29 (1.25%) Icinga
12 28 (1.21%) SELinux
13 27 (1.16%) Graphite
14 26 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 25 (1.08%) Kibana
15 25 (1.08%) Kubernetes
15 25 (1.08%) Tivoli
16 24 (1.03%) FreeIPA
16 24 (1.03%) NetBackup
17 23 (0.99%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 697 (30.00%) Oracle
2 283 (12.18%) Red Hat
3 264 (11.36%) VMware
4 195 (8.39%) Microsoft
5 187 (8.05%) IBM
6 171 (7.36%) Sybase
7 129 (5.55%) HP
8 97 (4.18%) Veritas
9 81 (3.49%) Splunk
10 73 (3.14%) Cisco
10 73 (3.14%) NetApp
11 64 (2.76%) Informatica
12 57 (2.45%) EMC
13 53 (2.28%) Sun
14 45 (1.94%) Citrix
15 41 (1.76%) F5
16 40 (1.72%) Atlassian
17 36 (1.55%) webMethods
18 33 (1.42%) Reuters
18 33 (1.42%) Symantec
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