The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 27 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1544 1600 1589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.26% 6.31% 6.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.30% 27.65% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1088 1070
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 9
Average hourly rate £38.00 £22.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% +17.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
5655 5786 5328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.93% 22.83% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3894 3840 3461
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 230 265
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 420 £475 +0.63% 161
Docklands, London +11 13 £488 -2.50% 1
Greenford - 6 - -
Canary Wharf -6 5 £550 -15.38%
Croydon -16 5 £400 -9.09% 3
Feltham +8 4 £275 -
Uxbridge - 2 £263 - 3
Hounslow -2 1 £500 +63.26% 3
Harrow - 1 £400 - 3
Mayfair - 1 £600 -
Bromley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - - 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1534 (52.88%) Linux
2 988 (34.06%) Oracle
3 966 (33.30%) SQL
4 951 (32.78%) Java
5 798 (27.51%) Finance
6 712 (24.54%) Banking
7 693 (23.89%) Windows
8 494 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
9 492 (16.96%) Shell Script
10 476 (16.41%) Perl
11 445 (15.34%) Python
12 378 (13.03%) HTML
13 350 (12.06%) Investment Banking
14 348 (12.00%) C++
15 342 (11.79%) JavaScript
16 335 (11.55%) Subversion
17 318 (10.96%) Git (software)
18 308 (10.62%) Relational Database
19 293 (10.10%) XML
20 289 (9.96%) Front Office
21 269 (9.27%) Configuration Management
21 269 (9.27%) Oracle Database
22 268 (9.24%) Ruby
23 264 (9.10%) Solaris
24 259 (8.93%) Web Services
25 251 (8.65%) CSS
26 249 (8.58%) Red Hat
27 245 (8.45%) MySQL
28 242 (8.34%) Sybase
29 235 (8.10%) VMware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 170 (5.86%) Apache
2 168 (5.79%) Tomcat
3 152 (5.24%) WebLogic
4 143 (4.93%) WebSphere
5 55 (1.90%) IIS
6 52 (1.79%) JBoss
7 51 (1.76%) Confluence
8 48 (1.65%) Node.js
9 34 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
10 33 (1.14%) nginx
11 31 (1.07%) SAS
12 26 (0.90%) SharePoint
13 24 (0.83%) MQSeries
14 23 (0.79%) MS Exchange
15 22 (0.76%) TIBCO EMS
15 22 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
16 19 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
16 19 (0.65%) Jetty
17 16 (0.55%) Drupal
18 12 (0.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 88 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 62 (2.14%) MS Office
3 17 (0.59%) MS Project
4 16 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.10%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.069%) SPSS
10 2 (0.069%) Gephi
11 1 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.034%) GIMP
11 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.034%) Maya
Business Applications
1 55 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (0.97%) RMDS
2 28 (0.97%) ION MarketView
3 12 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 8 (0.28%) Murex MxG2000
5 8 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.17%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 5 (0.17%) Summit
9 4 (0.14%) Kondor+
9 4 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 131 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 21 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.55%) SaaS
6 15 (0.52%) GitHub
7 12 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
8 9 (0.31%) Joyent
9 7 (0.24%) IaaS
10 6 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (0.10%) Office 365
11 3 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.069%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.034%) Route 53
13 1 (0.034%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 200 (6.89%) HTTP
2 189 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 180 (6.20%) Firewall
4 164 (5.65%) SAN
5 153 (5.27%) DNS
6 79 (2.72%) Internet
7 68 (2.34%) SSL
8 65 (2.24%) LDAP
9 60 (2.07%) WAN
10 57 (1.96%) LAN
11 53 (1.83%) NAS
12 43 (1.48%) Multicast
13 41 (1.41%) VPN
14 40 (1.38%) Network Security
15 38 (1.31%) BGP
16 32 (1.10%) FTP
17 31 (1.07%) SMTP
17 31 (1.07%) SSH
18 27 (0.93%) OSPF
19 22 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (10.62%) Relational Database
2 269 (9.27%) Oracle Database
3 245 (8.45%) MySQL
4 194 (6.69%) SQL Server
5 134 (4.62%) MongoDB
6 112 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 112 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
7 111 (3.83%) NoSQL
8 86 (2.96%) RDBMS
9 79 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 77 (2.65%) DB2
11 67 (2.31%) Big Data
12 65 (2.24%) Oracle Exadata
13 53 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
14 43 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 43 (1.48%) Hadoop
15 37 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 31 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (1.07%) Redis
17 29 (1.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 335 (11.55%) Subversion
2 318 (10.96%) Git (software)
3 172 (5.93%) JIRA
4 121 (4.17%) Maven
5 108 (3.72%) Jenkins
6 86 (2.96%) JUnit
7 73 (2.52%) TeamCity
8 59 (2.03%) Ant
9 42 (1.45%) Selenium
10 40 (1.38%) Eclipse
11 28 (0.97%) Cucumber
12 25 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
13 24 (0.83%) Hudson
14 20 (0.69%) RSpec
14 20 (0.69%) Toad
14 20 (0.69%) JMeter
15 19 (0.65%) IntelliJ
15 19 (0.65%) jMock
15 19 (0.65%) PHPUnit
16 15 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 798 (27.51%) Finance
2 712 (24.54%) Banking
3 350 (12.06%) Investment Banking
4 289 (9.96%) Front Office
5 162 (5.58%) Financial Institution
6 57 (1.96%) Retail
7 44 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.48%) Back Office
9 37 (1.28%) Games
10 24 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 24 (0.83%) Marketing
11 22 (0.76%) Legal
12 20 (0.69%) Publishing
13 14 (0.48%) Advertising
14 11 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.21%) Law
15 6 (0.21%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.17%) International Banking
17 4 (0.14%) French Language
17 4 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1006 (34.68%) Developer
2 472 (16.27%) Analyst
3 284 (9.79%) Java Developer
4 226 (7.79%) Support Analyst
5 180 (6.20%) C++ Developer
6 177 (6.10%) Architect
7 166 (5.72%) Applications Support
8 143 (4.93%) Administrator
9 126 (4.34%) Consultant
10 123 (4.24%) Senior Developer
11 115 (3.96%) DBA
12 104 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 76 (2.62%) Support Engineer
13 76 (2.62%) Systems Administrator
14 72 (2.48%) UNIX Administrator
15 70 (2.41%) Applications Support Analyst
16 62 (2.14%) Oracle DBA
16 62 (2.14%) Tester
17 61 (2.10%) Linux Engineer
18 49 (1.69%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (13.03%) HTML
2 293 (10.10%) XML
3 259 (8.93%) Web Services
4 251 (8.65%) CSS
5 205 (7.07%) Middleware
6 190 (6.55%) Spring
7 146 (5.03%) .NET
8 139 (4.79%) Hibernate
9 124 (4.27%) J2EE
10 115 (3.96%) FIX Protocol
11 94 (3.24%) JSP
12 86 (2.96%) jQuery
12 86 (2.96%) HTML5
13 84 (2.90%) JMS
14 78 (2.69%) WebSphere MQ
15 76 (2.62%) REST
16 70 (2.41%) Java EE
17 68 (2.34%) JSON
17 68 (2.34%) RESTful
18 67 (2.31%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 223 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (5.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 167 (5.76%) Fixed Income
4 147 (5.07%) Derivative
5 146 (5.03%) Equities
6 126 (4.34%) Open Source
7 95 (3.27%) Computer Science
8 86 (2.96%) Hedge funds
9 79 (2.72%) Clustering
10 75 (2.59%) Visualisation
11 64 (2.21%) Management Information System
12 53 (1.83%) Replication
13 48 (1.65%) Mainframe
14 39 (1.34%) Algorithms
15 36 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
16 35 (1.21%) User Experience
16 35 (1.21%) Client/Server
16 35 (1.21%) Credit Risk
17 32 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
17 32 (1.10%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1534 (52.88%) Linux
2 693 (23.89%) Windows
3 264 (9.10%) Solaris
4 189 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 144 (4.96%) Mac OS X
6 99 (3.41%) AIX
7 64 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (1.69%) SUSE
10 46 (1.59%) SELinux
11 41 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
12 40 (1.38%) Debian
13 35 (1.21%) Ubuntu
14 34 (1.17%) CentOS
15 28 (0.97%) Windows XP
16 25 (0.86%) VMS
17 21 (0.72%) HPUX
18 19 (0.65%) Windows 7
19 13 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
20 11 (0.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (9.27%) Configuration Management
3 233 (8.03%) OO
4 221 (7.62%) DevOps
5 220 (7.58%) Low Latency
6 207 (7.14%) Migration
7 201 (6.93%) ITIL
8 197 (6.79%) TDD
9 194 (6.69%) Multithreading
10 177 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
11 170 (5.86%) Scrum
12 153 (5.27%) Change Management
13 151 (5.21%) Web Development
14 122 (4.21%) Responsive Web Design
15 120 (4.14%) Web Design
16 119 (4.10%) E-Commerce
16 119 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
17 117 (4.03%) Project Management
17 117 (4.03%) ETL
18 116 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 966 (33.30%) SQL
2 951 (32.78%) Java
3 492 (16.96%) Shell Script
4 476 (16.41%) Perl
5 445 (15.34%) Python
6 348 (12.00%) C++
7 342 (11.79%) JavaScript
8 268 (9.24%) Ruby
9 209 (7.20%) PL/SQL
10 183 (6.31%) Bash Shell
11 154 (5.31%) PHP
11 154 (5.31%) C#
12 117 (4.03%) C
13 101 (3.48%) Scala
14 62 (2.14%) PowerShell
15 57 (1.96%) Korn
16 31 (1.07%) T-SQL
17 28 (0.97%) VB
17 28 (0.97%) Groovy
18 21 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 171 (5.89%) Degree
2 75 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 69 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (2.03%) CISSP
5 48 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 37 (1.28%) CCNA
7 33 (1.14%) ISEB
8 32 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 31 (1.07%) CISM
10 29 (1.00%) ISTQB
11 25 (0.86%) CCNP
12 24 (0.83%) CCSA
13 23 (0.79%) JNCIA
13 23 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (0.69%) CCIE
15 18 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (0.55%) GIAC
17 14 (0.48%) GCIA
18 13 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
18 13 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.21%) QA
2 57 (1.96%) SLA
3 12 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.14%) COBIT
9 3 (0.10%) Basel III
10 2 (0.069%) COREP
10 2 (0.069%) FINREP
11 1 (0.034%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.034%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 171 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (3.55%) Oracle RAC
3 100 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 44 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 40 (1.38%) VMware ESX
6 38 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 28 (0.97%) vSphere
8 27 (0.93%) NFS
9 26 (0.90%) vCloud
10 24 (0.83%) Varnish
11 22 (0.76%) XenApp
12 19 (0.65%) XenDesktop
13 18 (0.62%) Hyper-V
14 17 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 13 (0.45%) RACF
16 12 (0.41%) RHEV
17 11 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 11 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
17 11 (0.38%) Veritas File System
18 9 (0.31%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 234 (8.07%) Puppet
2 134 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (3.52%) Nagios
4 89 (3.07%) Control-M
5 64 (2.21%) Tivoli
6 63 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 56 (1.93%) ITRS Geneos
8 52 (1.79%) Data Guard
9 37 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
10 27 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 27 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
11 24 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 24 (0.83%) Backup Exec
12 21 (0.72%) ZABBIX
13 19 (0.65%) SCOM
13 19 (0.65%) BladeLogic
13 19 (0.65%) Vagrant
14 17 (0.59%) Ansible
14 17 (0.59%) OpenView
14 17 (0.59%) Opsview
Vendors
1 988 (34.06%) Oracle
2 249 (8.58%) Red Hat
3 242 (8.34%) Sybase
4 235 (8.10%) VMware
5 200 (6.89%) Microsoft
6 163 (5.62%) IBM
7 154 (5.31%) HP
8 118 (4.07%) Cisco
9 86 (2.96%) Veritas
10 76 (2.62%) NetApp
11 75 (2.59%) TIBCO
12 67 (2.31%) Citrix
13 66 (2.28%) Remedy
14 64 (2.21%) Sun
15 58 (2.00%) EMC
15 58 (2.00%) BMC
16 52 (1.79%) Informatica
17 50 (1.72%) Reuters
18 45 (1.55%) Fidessa
19 44 (1.52%) Bloomberg
London
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £75 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Salt
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £270 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £250 to £275 per annum £250 - £275 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £000 - £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Salary/rate based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Keene and Lord
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago