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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 46 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 1095 1304 1479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.76% 5.49% 6.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.90% 25.63% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 851 970
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.93 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.28% +131.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £16.86 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £70.25 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +24.60%
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
4781 5088 5502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.77% 21.43% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3351 3474 3601
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 145 246
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £32.10
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -4 211 £475 - 71
Croydon -10 18 £363 -19.44% 1
Canary Wharf +11 14 £338 -25.00%
Docklands, London +6 6 £488 +10.16%
Uxbridge +5 5 £343 - 1
Hounslow +3 3 - - 1
Bromley -8 3 £475 -13.63%
Ealing +3 2 £120 -68.00%
Feltham -1 2 £468 +41.66%
Hayes - 2 - -
Osterley - 2 £155 -
Southwark - 2 £475 -
Chiswick +2 1 - - 2
Hammersmith -4 1 £525 +75.00%
Brentford - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1364 (58.74%) Linux
2 819 (35.27%) Java
3 752 (32.39%) Oracle
4 734 (31.61%) SQL
5 714 (30.75%) Finance
6 593 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
7 590 (25.41%) Windows
8 514 (22.14%) Perl
9 508 (21.88%) Banking
10 471 (20.28%) Python
11 396 (17.05%) DevOps
12 378 (16.28%) Puppet
13 325 (14.00%) Shell Script
14 291 (12.53%) Red Hat
15 287 (12.36%) Git (software)
16 269 (11.58%) JavaScript
17 265 (11.41%) ITIL
17 265 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
18 254 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
18 254 (10.94%) VMware
19 242 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 240 (10.34%) Solaris
21 235 (10.12%) Jenkins
22 232 (9.99%) XML
23 227 (9.78%) Configuration Management
23 227 (9.78%) JIRA
24 218 (9.39%) SQL Server
25 208 (8.96%) HTML
26 201 (8.66%) Migration
27 196 (8.44%) Ruby

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
1 167 (7.19%) Apache
2 158 (6.80%) Tomcat
3 142 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 102 (4.39%) WebLogic
5 71 (3.06%) JBoss
6 66 (2.84%) Confluence
7 45 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 41 (1.77%) IIS
9 34 (1.46%) SharePoint
10 28 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
12 24 (1.03%) Apache Spark
12 24 (1.03%) OpenStack
13 21 (0.90%) SAS
14 19 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
15 18 (0.78%) MQSeries
15 18 (0.78%) nginx
16 17 (0.73%) MS Exchange
17 15 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
18 14 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 77 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.33%) MS Office
3 17 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.65%) MS Project
5 11 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.43%) SPSS
7 9 (0.39%) Stata
8 4 (0.17%) HipChat
9 2 (0.086%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.086%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.47%) RMDS
4 9 (0.39%) Documaker
5 8 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 6 (0.26%) CSG Singleview
6 6 (0.26%) Summit
7 5 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.17%) Magento
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.13%) Global One
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.086%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 254 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 49 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 46 (1.98%) PaaS
6 35 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (1.03%) Amazon S3
8 21 (0.90%) GitHub
8 21 (0.90%) IaaS
8 21 (0.90%) OpenShift
9 12 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.30%) Route 53
11 7 (0.30%) SaaS
12 6 (0.26%) Office 365
13 5 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.13%) Bluemix
14 3 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 186 (8.01%) Firewall
2 178 (7.67%) HTTP
3 165 (7.11%) DNS
4 137 (5.90%) TCP/IP
5 131 (5.64%) SAN
6 125 (5.38%) LDAP
7 95 (4.09%) SSL
8 57 (2.45%) NAS
9 55 (2.37%) VPN
10 51 (2.20%) LAN
11 48 (2.07%) Network Security
12 47 (2.02%) WAN
13 45 (1.94%) Internet
14 38 (1.64%) SSH
15 31 (1.34%) FTP
16 24 (1.03%) SMTP
17 22 (0.95%) DHCP
18 19 (0.82%) MPLS
19 18 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
20 15 (0.65%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 173 (7.45%) Oracle Database
3 168 (7.24%) MySQL
4 167 (7.19%) Relational Database
5 88 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 74 (3.19%) Big Data
6 74 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
7 68 (2.93%) DB2
8 66 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 61 (2.63%) NoSQL
10 55 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 50 (2.15%) MongoDB
12 47 (2.02%) RDBMS
13 45 (1.94%) OLTP
14 40 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
15 36 (1.55%) KDB
16 28 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
17 25 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
18 22 (0.95%) HBase
18 22 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 287 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 235 (10.12%) Jenkins
3 227 (9.78%) JIRA
4 180 (7.75%) Subversion
5 160 (6.89%) Maven
6 92 (3.96%) JUnit
7 73 (3.14%) Cucumber
7 73 (3.14%) Selenium
8 48 (2.07%) TeamCity
9 39 (1.68%) Ant
10 38 (1.64%) Mockito
11 36 (1.55%) JMeter
11 36 (1.55%) LoadRunner
12 33 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 33 (1.42%) Vagrant
13 30 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
14 29 (1.25%) IntelliJ
15 28 (1.21%) Eclipse
16 27 (1.16%) Gradle
16 27 (1.16%) SoapUI
General
1 714 (30.75%) Finance
2 508 (21.88%) Banking
3 172 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 154 (6.63%) Front Office
5 98 (4.22%) Financial Institution
6 83 (3.57%) Retail
7 55 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 46 (1.98%) Back Office
9 26 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.95%) Marketing
11 18 (0.78%) Games
12 17 (0.73%) Legal
13 16 (0.69%) Billing
14 14 (0.60%) Electronics
14 14 (0.60%) Law
14 14 (0.60%) Publishing
15 12 (0.52%) Advertising
16 7 (0.30%) French Language
16 7 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 648 (27.91%) Developer
2 249 (10.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 235 (10.12%) Analyst
4 234 (10.08%) Java Developer
5 211 (9.09%) Administrator
6 155 (6.68%) Consultant
7 149 (6.42%) Linux Engineer
8 127 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
9 112 (4.82%) Unix Engineer
10 110 (4.74%) Unix Administrator
11 97 (4.18%) Support Analyst
12 95 (4.09%) Senior Developer
13 94 (4.05%) Architect
14 88 (3.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 85 (3.66%) Oracle Developer
16 84 (3.62%) Applications Support
17 83 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 78 (3.36%) C++ Developer
19 72 (3.10%) Linux Administrator
20 64 (2.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (9.99%) XML
2 208 (8.96%) HTML
3 180 (7.75%) Web Services
4 174 (7.49%) Middleware
5 164 (7.06%) J2EE
6 141 (6.07%) Spring
7 136 (5.86%) CSS
8 117 (5.04%) JSON
9 116 (5.00%) .NET
10 103 (4.44%) REST
11 100 (4.31%) SOAP
12 84 (3.62%) JMS
13 81 (3.49%) Node.js
14 78 (3.36%) Hibernate
15 70 (3.01%) jQuery
16 65 (2.80%) HTML5
17 63 (2.71%) LAMP
18 62 (2.67%) AngularJS
19 58 (2.50%) STL
20 56 (2.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 173 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (5.73%) Data Centre
3 125 (5.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 97 (4.18%) Clustering
5 89 (3.83%) Equities
6 76 (3.27%) Derivative
7 73 (3.14%) Management Information System
8 65 (2.80%) Fixed Income
9 54 (2.33%) Computer Science
10 41 (1.77%) Hedge funds
11 39 (1.68%) Virtual Team
12 36 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (1.51%) Replication
14 34 (1.46%) Fintech
15 33 (1.42%) Public Cloud
16 32 (1.38%) User Experience
17 31 (1.34%) Algorithms
18 30 (1.29%) DataPower
19 26 (1.12%) Mainframe
20 23 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1364 (58.74%) Linux
2 590 (25.41%) Windows
3 242 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 240 (10.34%) Solaris
5 185 (7.97%) AIX
6 119 (5.12%) Windows Server
7 57 (2.45%) Mac OS X
8 56 (2.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 51 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
9 51 (2.20%) SUSE
10 48 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (1.68%) CentOS
12 31 (1.34%) Mac OS
13 25 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.69%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.60%) HPUX
17 12 (0.52%) Android
18 11 (0.47%) Windows 7
19 9 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (17.05%) DevOps
3 265 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
3 265 (11.41%) ITIL
4 227 (9.78%) Configuration Management
5 201 (8.66%) Migration
6 166 (7.15%) TDD
7 161 (6.93%) OO
8 158 (6.80%) Scrum
9 139 (5.99%) High Availability
10 132 (5.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 128 (5.51%) SDLC
12 115 (4.95%) E-Commerce
13 114 (4.91%) Release Management
14 105 (4.52%) Low Latency
15 104 (4.48%) Software Engineering
16 97 (4.18%) Open Source
17 95 (4.09%) Change Management
18 94 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
19 90 (3.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 819 (35.27%) Java
2 734 (31.61%) SQL
3 514 (22.14%) Perl
4 471 (20.28%) Python
5 325 (14.00%) Shell Script
6 269 (11.58%) JavaScript
7 196 (8.44%) Ruby
8 191 (8.23%) C++
9 187 (8.05%) Bash Shell
10 120 (5.17%) C
11 119 (5.12%) PowerShell
12 115 (4.95%) PHP
13 104 (4.48%) PL/SQL
14 55 (2.37%) Scala
15 51 (2.20%) C#
16 49 (2.11%) Korn
17 25 (1.08%) Go
17 25 (1.08%) Groovy
18 21 (0.90%) VB
19 20 (0.86%) Jython
Qualifications
1 135 (5.81%) Degree
2 83 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.42%) CISSP
5 20 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (0.82%) RHCE
7 18 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (0.69%) PMP
9 15 (0.65%) ISEB
9 15 (0.65%) RHCA
10 14 (0.60%) CISM
10 14 (0.60%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.52%) CCNA
13 11 (0.47%) GIAC
13 11 (0.47%) MCSE
14 9 (0.39%) CISA
14 9 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.57%) QA
2 25 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 23 (0.99%) SLA
4 17 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.39%) FATCA
7 8 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.22%) COSO
9 5 (0.22%) EMIR
9 5 (0.22%) MiFID
9 5 (0.22%) SEPA
10 4 (0.17%) COBIT
11 3 (0.13%) GCP
11 3 (0.13%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.086%) CDISC
12 2 (0.086%) ISO20022
13 1 (0.043%) GxP
13 1 (0.043%) ISO27002
13 1 (0.043%) WCAG
System Software
1 170 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 162 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (5.77%) Docker
4 57 (2.45%) vSphere
5 46 (1.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 44 (1.89%) NFS
7 43 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
9 35 (1.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 34 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
11 30 (1.29%) VMware ESX
12 29 (1.25%) KVM
13 24 (1.03%) GlusterFS
14 22 (0.95%) GFS2
14 22 (0.95%) OCFS2
15 18 (0.78%) vCloud
16 17 (0.73%) Hyper-V
17 16 (0.69%) HDFS
18 15 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
19 13 (0.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 378 (16.28%) Puppet
2 161 (6.93%) Ansible
3 158 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
4 98 (4.22%) Nagios
5 48 (2.07%) Control-M
6 44 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
7 37 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
8 32 (1.38%) SELinux
9 31 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 29 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 28 (1.21%) Icinga
11 28 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
12 27 (1.16%) NetBackup
13 26 (1.12%) SCOM
14 25 (1.08%) BladeLogic
14 25 (1.08%) FreeIPA
15 22 (0.95%) CFEngine
15 22 (0.95%) Kubernetes
16 21 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
17 18 (0.78%) Graphite
Vendors
1 752 (32.39%) Oracle
2 291 (12.53%) Red Hat
3 254 (10.94%) VMware
4 184 (7.92%) Microsoft
5 182 (7.84%) IBM
6 148 (6.37%) HP
7 137 (5.90%) Sybase
8 91 (3.92%) Veritas
9 79 (3.40%) Sun
10 77 (3.32%) Splunk
11 67 (2.89%) NetApp
12 66 (2.84%) Cisco
13 60 (2.58%) EMC
14 46 (1.98%) Informatica
15 42 (1.81%) Citrix
16 41 (1.77%) Atlassian
16 41 (1.77%) F5
17 37 (1.59%) Murex
18 33 (1.42%) SAP
19 31 (1.34%) Dell
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