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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / London
Rank 34 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Unix 1059 1141 1320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.45% 5.43% 6.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.21% 26.73% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 766 914
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £344 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Median hourly rate £47.00 £60.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +303.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
4041 4268 4800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.78% 20.32% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2846 2896 3329
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 142 156
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -6 166 £550 +4.76% 58
Croydon +10 23 £375 -18.91%
Canary Wharf +16 19 £575 -11.53%
New Malden - 8 - -
Docklands, London +1 6 £543 -3.55%
Westminster - 2 £543 -
Hillingdon - 2 £375 -
Bromley +3 1 £500 +33.33%
Hayes +1 1 £365 -39.16%
Hammersmith -2 1 £500 -0.99%
Lewisham - 1 £275 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 1273 (58.21%) Linux
2 722 (33.01%) Java
3 710 (32.46%) SQL
4 686 (31.37%) Finance
5 561 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
6 548 (25.06%) Oracle
7 523 (23.91%) Windows
8 510 (23.32%) Python
9 459 (20.99%) Banking
10 447 (20.44%) Perl
11 367 (16.78%) Shell Script
12 343 (15.68%) DevOps
13 339 (15.50%) Puppet
14 328 (15.00%) Git (software)
15 299 (13.67%) Jenkins
16 254 (11.61%) JavaScript
17 246 (11.25%) JIRA
18 241 (11.02%) XML
19 234 (10.70%) VMware
20 229 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
20 229 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
21 225 (10.29%) C++
22 224 (10.24%) Web Services
23 221 (10.11%) Bash Shell
24 216 (9.88%) Red Hat
25 192 (8.78%) TDD
26 189 (8.64%) Migration
27 186 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 184 (8.41%) Solaris
29 182 (8.32%) Configuration Management

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
1 143 (6.54%) WebSphere
2 128 (5.85%) Apache
3 101 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 82 (3.75%) Confluence
5 69 (3.16%) Apache Spark
6 57 (2.61%) WebLogic
7 41 (1.87%) IIS
8 40 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 36 (1.65%) OpenStack
10 35 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
11 29 (1.33%) JBoss
11 29 (1.33%) nginx
12 24 (1.10%) Apache Pig
13 21 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 21 (0.96%) SharePoint
14 20 (0.91%) Apache Solr
15 18 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
16 17 (0.78%) CMS
17 14 (0.64%) MQSeries
17 14 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 37 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.82%) MS Office
3 12 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.23%) MS Project
6 4 (0.18%) Gliffy
6 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.091%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.091%) SPSS
8 1 (0.046%) InDesign
8 1 (0.046%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 19 (0.87%) RMDS
2 13 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.50%) Summit
4 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 4 (0.18%) Unica
6 4 (0.18%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.14%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.14%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.091%) Magento
8 2 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.091%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.091%) Orchestrade
9 1 (0.046%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 229 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (2.61%) GitHub
3 56 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 51 (2.33%) PaaS
6 29 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 26 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (1.05%) OpenShift
10 22 (1.01%) IaaS
11 17 (0.78%) SaaS
12 16 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 15 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (0.64%) Route 53
14 14 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
16 11 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
17 8 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
17 8 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
18 7 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 173 (7.91%) Firewall
2 152 (6.95%) TCP/IP
3 129 (5.90%) DNS
4 126 (5.76%) LDAP
5 117 (5.35%) HTTP
6 97 (4.44%) SAN
7 88 (4.02%) SSL
8 52 (2.38%) Network Security
9 46 (2.10%) Internet
10 45 (2.06%) Kerberos
11 38 (1.74%) WAN
12 36 (1.65%) LAN
13 35 (1.60%) SSH
14 34 (1.55%) DHCP
15 30 (1.37%) VPN
16 27 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
17 24 (1.10%) NAS
18 21 (0.96%) BGP
19 20 (0.91%) SNMP
19 20 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (7.27%) Big Data
2 153 (7.00%) Oracle Database
2 153 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 141 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 140 (6.40%) Hadoop
5 120 (5.49%) MySQL
6 88 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 69 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 66 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
9 53 (2.42%) Apache Hive
10 51 (2.33%) DB2
11 45 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
12 43 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (1.60%) OLTP
14 34 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
16 23 (1.05%) HBase
17 22 (1.01%) KDB
17 22 (1.01%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 328 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 299 (13.67%) Jenkins
3 246 (11.25%) JIRA
4 165 (7.54%) Maven
5 139 (6.36%) Subversion
6 127 (5.81%) JUnit
7 91 (4.16%) Selenium
8 90 (4.12%) Cucumber
9 80 (3.66%) Mockito
10 79 (3.61%) TeamCity
11 60 (2.74%) Vagrant
12 46 (2.10%) Gradle
13 39 (1.78%) Spock
14 38 (1.74%) HP UFT
15 37 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 36 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
17 32 (1.46%) Ant
18 30 (1.37%) SoapUI
18 30 (1.37%) WebDriver
19 26 (1.19%) Eclipse
General
1 686 (31.37%) Finance
2 459 (20.99%) Banking
3 176 (8.05%) Investment Banking
4 161 (7.36%) Front Office
5 87 (3.98%) Retail
6 70 (3.20%) Financial Institution
7 41 (1.87%) Marketing
8 37 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 29 (1.33%) Back Office
9 29 (1.33%) Law
10 24 (1.10%) Legal
11 20 (0.91%) Games
12 9 (0.41%) Publishing
13 8 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.27%) Advertising
15 5 (0.23%) Automotive
15 5 (0.23%) Billing
15 5 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
15 5 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 637 (29.13%) Developer
2 239 (10.93%) Java Developer
3 217 (9.92%) Analyst
4 206 (9.42%) Administrator
5 205 (9.37%) DevOps Engineer
6 143 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
7 130 (5.94%) Unix Engineer
8 129 (5.90%) C++ Developer
9 127 (5.81%) Consultant
10 116 (5.30%) Architect
11 108 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
12 103 (4.71%) Unix Administrator
13 95 (4.34%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 90 (4.12%) Senior Developer
15 72 (3.29%) Support Analyst
16 62 (2.83%) Applications Support
17 59 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
18 56 (2.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 51 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
20 50 (2.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (11.02%) XML
2 224 (10.24%) Web Services
3 180 (8.23%) Spring
4 178 (8.14%) HTML
5 169 (7.73%) SOAP
6 158 (7.22%) JSON
7 154 (7.04%) REST
8 144 (6.58%) J2EE
9 133 (6.08%) Middleware
10 115 (5.26%) CSS
11 108 (4.94%) JMS
12 105 (4.80%) Hibernate
13 92 (4.21%) Node.js
14 87 (3.98%) HTML5
15 80 (3.66%) STL
16 76 (3.48%) RESTful
17 74 (3.38%) jQuery
18 72 (3.29%) AngularJS
19 67 (3.06%) XSLT
20 66 (3.02%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 178 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 144 (6.58%) Data Centre
4 101 (4.62%) Equities
5 99 (4.53%) Derivative
6 96 (4.39%) Fixed Income
7 77 (3.52%) Algorithms
8 70 (3.20%) Management Information System
9 66 (3.02%) Clustering
10 60 (2.74%) Computer Science
11 41 (1.87%) Fintech
12 40 (1.83%) User Experience
13 33 (1.51%) Credit Risk
14 26 (1.19%) iSeries
14 26 (1.19%) Visualisation
15 24 (1.10%) Virtual Team
16 23 (1.05%) N-Tier
16 23 (1.05%) Replication
17 22 (1.01%) Client/Server
17 22 (1.01%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1273 (58.21%) Linux
2 523 (23.91%) Windows
3 186 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 184 (8.41%) Solaris
5 124 (5.67%) AIX
6 92 (4.21%) Windows Server
7 72 (3.29%) SUSE
8 58 (2.65%) Mac OS X
9 48 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
10 45 (2.06%) CentOS
11 37 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 34 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (1.33%) Mac OS
15 20 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (0.87%) HPUX
17 18 (0.82%) Ubuntu
18 16 (0.73%) Android
19 15 (0.69%) Apple iOS
20 10 (0.46%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (15.68%) DevOps
3 229 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
4 192 (8.78%) TDD
5 189 (8.64%) Migration
6 182 (8.32%) Configuration Management
7 179 (8.18%) Scrum
8 154 (7.04%) OO
9 147 (6.72%) ITIL
10 127 (5.81%) Software Engineering
11 126 (5.76%) SDLC
12 124 (5.67%) BDD
12 124 (5.67%) Low Latency
13 118 (5.40%) High Availability
14 107 (4.89%) Continuous Delivery
15 104 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
15 104 (4.76%) Multithreading
16 99 (4.53%) Open Source
17 96 (4.39%) Risk Management
18 93 (4.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 722 (33.01%) Java
2 710 (32.46%) SQL
3 510 (23.32%) Python
4 447 (20.44%) Perl
5 367 (16.78%) Shell Script
6 254 (11.61%) JavaScript
7 225 (10.29%) C++
8 221 (10.11%) Bash Shell
9 143 (6.54%) Ruby
10 106 (4.85%) Scala
11 94 (4.30%) Korn
12 90 (4.12%) PL/SQL
13 80 (3.66%) C#
14 78 (3.57%) C
15 77 (3.52%) PHP
16 62 (2.83%) PowerShell
17 43 (1.97%) R
18 37 (1.69%) XPath
19 35 (1.60%) Groovy
20 33 (1.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 150 (6.86%) Degree
2 102 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 82 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 42 (1.92%) CISSP
5 29 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 25 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 24 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (0.96%) ISEB
9 20 (0.91%) CISM
10 15 (0.69%) GIAC
10 15 (0.69%) ISTQB
11 14 (0.64%) CCNP
12 13 (0.59%) CCIE
12 13 (0.59%) CCNA
13 12 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.55%) SANS
14 11 (0.50%) AWS Certification
14 11 (0.50%) CISA
15 10 (0.46%) RHCE
16 9 (0.41%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.02%) QA
2 35 (1.60%) MiFID
3 31 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.05%) FATCA
5 21 (0.96%) SLA
6 17 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
8 14 (0.64%) EMIR
9 10 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.32%) COBIT
11 6 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (0.27%) ISO27002
12 5 (0.23%) COSO
13 2 (0.091%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.091%) SDET
13 2 (0.091%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.091%) WCAG
14 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.046%) SEPA
System Software
1 152 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (5.90%) Docker
3 120 (5.49%) Active Directory
4 48 (2.19%) HDFS
5 43 (1.97%) NFS
6 42 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 41 (1.87%) vCloud
8 40 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
9 38 (1.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 38 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
10 34 (1.55%) vSphere
11 18 (0.82%) Samba
12 17 (0.78%) Apache Flume
13 15 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.64%) GlusterFS
14 14 (0.64%) VMware ESX
15 13 (0.59%) GFS2
15 13 (0.59%) OCFS2
16 11 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 10 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 339 (15.50%) Puppet
2 180 (8.23%) Ansible
3 129 (5.90%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (2.88%) Nagios
5 42 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
6 33 (1.51%) Control-M
7 30 (1.37%) Data Guard
8 29 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
9 28 (1.28%) Graphite
9 28 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 28 (1.28%) ZABBIX
10 23 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
10 23 (1.05%) NetBackup
11 22 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 22 (1.01%) Tivoli
12 20 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
13 19 (0.87%) logstash
14 17 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
15 16 (0.73%) BladeLogic
16 15 (0.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 548 (25.06%) Oracle
2 234 (10.70%) VMware
3 216 (9.88%) Red Hat
4 150 (6.86%) IBM
5 120 (5.49%) Sybase
6 118 (5.40%) HP
7 109 (4.98%) Microsoft
8 99 (4.53%) Splunk
9 91 (4.16%) Cisco
10 74 (3.38%) Sun
11 63 (2.88%) Veritas
12 60 (2.74%) Solace
13 57 (2.61%) Atlassian
14 54 (2.47%) Hortonworks
15 37 (1.69%) EMC
16 36 (1.65%) Reuters
17 35 (1.60%) Citrix
18 34 (1.55%) Murex
19 33 (1.51%) Google
19 33 (1.51%) TIBCO
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £800.00 per day
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West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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AAP3
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
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McGregor Boyall
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
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London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
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Hydrogen Group
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London
Proactive Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
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London
Pioneer Search
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London
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
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Premier IT
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McGregor Boyall
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City, London
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X4 Group
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