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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 45 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 1113 1282 1505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.88% 5.48% 6.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.57% 25.45% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 831 1029
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +141.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +19.20%
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
4722 5037 5601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.69% 21.53% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3265 3449 3772
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 152 244
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £34.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Unix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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 -3 200 £475 - 53
Croydon -9 13 £410 -11.35% 3
Uxbridge +6 7 £343 -
Canary Wharf -10 4 £338 -32.50%
Feltham +2 3 £468 +41.66%
Docklands, London -1 3 £500 +19.40%
Hounslow +7 2 - -
Ealing +3 2 £120 -68.00%
Westminster - 2 £513 -
Osterley - 2 £155 -
Southwark - 2 £475 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Brentford +5 1 - -
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Bromley -11 1 £450 -18.18%
Hayes - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1338 (59.07%) Linux
2 781 (34.48%) Java
3 729 (32.19%) SQL
4 720 (31.79%) Finance
5 712 (31.43%) Oracle
6 587 (25.92%) Windows
7 574 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
8 505 (22.30%) Banking
9 502 (22.16%) Perl
10 472 (20.84%) Python
11 381 (16.82%) DevOps
12 373 (16.47%) Puppet
13 324 (14.30%) Shell Script
14 277 (12.23%) Git (software)
15 275 (12.14%) JavaScript
16 262 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
17 247 (10.91%) VMware
17 247 (10.91%) XML
18 246 (10.86%) ITIL
19 244 (10.77%) Red Hat
20 242 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
21 241 (10.64%) Jenkins
22 233 (10.29%) JIRA
23 216 (9.54%) SQL Server
24 209 (9.23%) Solaris
25 208 (9.18%) Configuration Management
26 204 (9.01%) Firewall
27 203 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 200 (8.83%) HTML
29 196 (8.65%) Web Services

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
1 163 (7.20%) Apache
1 163 (7.20%) WebSphere
2 143 (6.31%) Tomcat
3 100 (4.42%) WebLogic
4 69 (3.05%) Confluence
5 61 (2.69%) JBoss
6 56 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 40 (1.77%) IIS
8 38 (1.68%) SharePoint
9 32 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 25 (1.10%) OpenStack
11 24 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
12 22 (0.97%) Apache Spark
13 21 (0.93%) nginx
14 20 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
15 19 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
16 17 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
17 16 (0.71%) CMS
17 16 (0.71%) MS Exchange
18 15 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 71 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.38%) MS Office
3 22 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.57%) MS Project
5 11 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.26%) SPSS
8 5 (0.22%) Stata
9 4 (0.18%) HipChat
10 2 (0.088%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.088%) Mingle
11 1 (0.044%) InDesign
11 1 (0.044%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 18 (0.79%) RMDS
2 15 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.40%) Documaker
4 8 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 8 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.35%) Summit
5 6 (0.26%) CSG Singleview
6 5 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.18%) Magento
8 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.088%) Global One
9 2 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.088%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.088%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.088%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.088%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.088%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 242 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (2.65%) PaaS
3 49 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 30 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (1.28%) GitHub
8 28 (1.24%) OpenShift
9 23 (1.02%) IaaS
10 21 (0.93%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (0.40%) Office 365
11 9 (0.40%) SaaS
12 7 (0.31%) Route 53
13 5 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.13%) Bluemix
15 3 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 204 (9.01%) Firewall
2 150 (6.62%) DNS
3 146 (6.45%) HTTP
4 145 (6.40%) TCP/IP
5 123 (5.43%) LDAP
6 103 (4.55%) SAN
7 97 (4.28%) SSL
8 56 (2.47%) LAN
9 54 (2.38%) WAN
10 50 (2.21%) Network Security
11 42 (1.85%) VPN
12 41 (1.81%) NAS
13 36 (1.59%) Internet
14 32 (1.41%) FTP
14 32 (1.41%) SSH
15 26 (1.15%) DHCP
16 20 (0.88%) MPLS
17 19 (0.84%) SMTP
18 18 (0.79%) VoIP
19 15 (0.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 154 (6.80%) Oracle Database
3 151 (6.67%) MySQL
4 143 (6.31%) Relational Database
5 94 (4.15%) Hadoop
6 93 (4.11%) Big Data
7 70 (3.09%) NoSQL
8 66 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
9 56 (2.47%) DB2
10 54 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 53 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
12 50 (2.21%) MongoDB
13 45 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 45 (1.99%) RDBMS
14 42 (1.85%) OLTP
15 32 (1.41%) KDB
16 25 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
18 20 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
18 20 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 277 (12.23%) Git (software)
2 241 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 233 (10.29%) JIRA
4 155 (6.84%) Subversion
5 140 (6.18%) Maven
6 88 (3.89%) JUnit
7 76 (3.36%) Selenium
8 71 (3.13%) Cucumber
9 55 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 40 (1.77%) Vagrant
11 38 (1.68%) Mockito
12 37 (1.63%) Ant
13 34 (1.50%) Eclipse
13 34 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
14 31 (1.37%) JMeter
15 30 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 30 (1.32%) LoadRunner
16 29 (1.28%) IntelliJ
17 24 (1.06%) SoapUI
18 23 (1.02%) HP UFT
General
1 720 (31.79%) Finance
2 505 (22.30%) Banking
3 176 (7.77%) Investment Banking
4 155 (6.84%) Front Office
5 106 (4.68%) Financial Institution
6 100 (4.42%) Retail
7 49 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.68%) Back Office
9 22 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.88%) Marketing
11 17 (0.75%) Law
12 16 (0.71%) Billing
12 16 (0.71%) Legal
13 13 (0.57%) Games
14 10 (0.44%) Advertising
14 10 (0.44%) Publishing
15 9 (0.40%) Electronics
16 6 (0.26%) French Language
16 6 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 642 (28.34%) Developer
2 257 (11.35%) Analyst
3 235 (10.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 232 (10.24%) Java Developer
5 190 (8.39%) Administrator
6 145 (6.40%) Consultant
7 128 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
8 113 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
9 106 (4.68%) Unix Engineer
10 98 (4.33%) Support Analyst
11 97 (4.28%) Architect
12 94 (4.15%) Unix Administrator
13 82 (3.62%) Applications Support
14 80 (3.53%) Senior Developer
15 77 (3.40%) C++ Developer
15 77 (3.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 75 (3.31%) Unix Systems Administrator
17 70 (3.09%) Oracle Developer
18 63 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
18 63 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (10.91%) XML
2 200 (8.83%) HTML
3 196 (8.65%) Web Services
4 183 (8.08%) Middleware
5 178 (7.86%) J2EE
6 144 (6.36%) JSON
7 140 (6.18%) Spring
8 131 (5.78%) CSS
9 103 (4.55%) .NET
10 102 (4.50%) SOAP
11 101 (4.46%) REST
12 86 (3.80%) JMS
13 79 (3.49%) jQuery
14 77 (3.40%) HTML5
15 75 (3.31%) Node.js
16 68 (3.00%) Hibernate
17 67 (2.96%) LAMP
18 66 (2.91%) XSLT
19 65 (2.87%) AngularJS
20 63 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 184 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 117 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 99 (4.37%) Equities
5 89 (3.93%) Clustering
6 82 (3.62%) Derivative
7 77 (3.40%) Fixed Income
8 66 (2.91%) Management Information System
9 50 (2.21%) Computer Science
10 48 (2.12%) Fintech
11 45 (1.99%) Hedge funds
11 45 (1.99%) Virtual Team
12 34 (1.50%) DataPower
13 33 (1.46%) User Experience
14 32 (1.41%) Public Cloud
15 29 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (1.28%) Mainframe
16 25 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
17 23 (1.02%) Algorithms
18 22 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1338 (59.07%) Linux
2 587 (25.92%) Windows
3 209 (9.23%) Solaris
4 203 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 157 (6.93%) AIX
6 107 (4.72%) Windows Server
7 57 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
8 56 (2.47%) SUSE
9 47 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 46 (2.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 44 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (1.63%) Mac OS
13 34 (1.50%) CentOS
14 31 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (0.97%) Ubuntu
16 19 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.66%) Android
18 14 (0.62%) HPUX
19 12 (0.53%) Windows 7
20 9 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (16.82%) DevOps
3 262 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
4 246 (10.86%) ITIL
5 208 (9.18%) Configuration Management
6 179 (7.90%) Migration
7 158 (6.98%) TDD
8 154 (6.80%) OO
9 151 (6.67%) Scrum
10 142 (6.27%) Continuous Delivery
11 131 (5.78%) High Availability
12 128 (5.65%) SDLC
13 118 (5.21%) Release Management
14 113 (4.99%) Low Latency
15 104 (4.59%) Change Management
16 102 (4.50%) E-Commerce
17 96 (4.24%) Open Source
18 93 (4.11%) Load Balancing
19 92 (4.06%) Software Engineering
20 91 (4.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 781 (34.48%) Java
2 729 (32.19%) SQL
3 502 (22.16%) Perl
4 472 (20.84%) Python
5 324 (14.30%) Shell Script
6 275 (12.14%) JavaScript
7 194 (8.57%) Bash Shell
8 183 (8.08%) Ruby
9 170 (7.51%) C++
10 107 (4.72%) PowerShell
11 102 (4.50%) PHP
12 95 (4.19%) C
13 94 (4.15%) PL/SQL
14 64 (2.83%) Scala
15 57 (2.52%) C#
16 51 (2.25%) Korn
17 28 (1.24%) Go
18 24 (1.06%) Jython
19 23 (1.02%) Groovy
20 22 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 145 (6.40%) Degree
2 73 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.12%) CISSP
3 48 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (0.97%) CISM
6 20 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (0.84%) RHCE
8 16 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.66%) ISEB
9 15 (0.66%) PMP
9 15 (0.66%) RHCA
10 14 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.62%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.57%) CISA
11 13 (0.57%) GIAC
11 13 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.49%) CCNA
13 10 (0.44%) CCNP
14 9 (0.40%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.66%) QA
2 22 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 22 (0.97%) SLA
3 20 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.57%) FATCA
5 12 (0.53%) MiFID
6 11 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.26%) COBIT
9 5 (0.22%) COSO
9 5 (0.22%) ISO27002
9 5 (0.22%) SEPA
10 4 (0.18%) EMIR
11 3 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.13%) GCP
11 3 (0.13%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.088%) CDISC
12 2 (0.088%) WCAG
13 1 (0.044%) GxP
13 1 (0.044%) ISO20022
System Software
1 167 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 164 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (5.34%) Docker
4 44 (1.94%) vSphere
5 40 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (1.72%) NFS
7 38 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
8 36 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 34 (1.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 26 (1.15%) GFS2
11 26 (1.15%) GlusterFS
11 26 (1.15%) OCFS2
11 26 (1.15%) vCloud
12 24 (1.06%) HDFS
13 19 (0.84%) KVM
13 19 (0.84%) VMware ESX
14 13 (0.57%) Apache Flume
14 13 (0.57%) Hyper-V
15 12 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 373 (16.47%) Puppet
2 164 (7.24%) Ansible
3 140 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (3.40%) Nagios
5 41 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
6 40 (1.77%) ITRS Geneos
7 37 (1.63%) Control-M
8 35 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 31 (1.37%) SELinux
10 28 (1.24%) NetBackup
11 26 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
12 24 (1.06%) BladeLogic
12 24 (1.06%) CFEngine
12 24 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
13 21 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 20 (0.88%) ZABBIX
15 19 (0.84%) Icinga
15 19 (0.84%) SCCM
16 16 (0.71%) Data Guard
16 16 (0.71%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 712 (31.43%) Oracle
2 247 (10.91%) VMware
3 244 (10.77%) Red Hat
4 169 (7.46%) IBM
5 155 (6.84%) Microsoft
6 131 (5.78%) Sybase
7 124 (5.47%) HP
8 90 (3.97%) Splunk
9 78 (3.44%) Cisco
10 76 (3.36%) Sun
11 65 (2.87%) Veritas
12 48 (2.12%) Atlassian
13 46 (2.03%) NetApp
14 45 (1.99%) EMC
15 41 (1.81%) Citrix
16 37 (1.63%) F5
16 37 (1.63%) Murex
17 34 (1.50%) Hortonworks
17 34 (1.50%) TIBCO
18 29 (1.28%) Reuters
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