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 22 February 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
22 Feb 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 989 1132 1317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.11% 5.28% 6.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.33% 26.42% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 799 918
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £339 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Median hourly rate £47.00 £60.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +400.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.45% -23.12%

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
3905 4285 4816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.18% 19.98% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2761 2940 3332
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 142 141
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 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
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 22 February 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 -8 152 £550 +10.00% 65
Croydon +17 24 £375 -18.91% 1
Canary Wharf +11 21 £575 +21.05%
New Malden - 8 - -
Docklands, London +3 7 £543 +3.33%
Bromley +8 2 £525 +40.00%
Hammersmith -5 1 £500 -3.38%
Uxbridge - 1 £300 - 1
Westminster - 1 £535 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 1239 (57.79%) Linux
2 733 (34.19%) Java
3 721 (33.63%) SQL
4 688 (32.09%) Finance
5 566 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
6 527 (24.58%) Oracle
7 503 (23.46%) Python
8 475 (22.15%) Banking
9 465 (21.69%) Windows
10 416 (19.40%) Perl
11 392 (18.28%) Shell Script
12 334 (15.58%) DevOps
13 311 (14.51%) Puppet
14 308 (14.37%) Git (software)
15 296 (13.81%) Jenkins
16 242 (11.29%) C++
17 237 (11.05%) JavaScript
18 236 (11.01%) XML
19 228 (10.63%) JIRA
20 213 (9.93%) Bash Shell
21 207 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
22 206 (9.61%) Web Services
23 203 (9.47%) Red Hat
24 202 (9.42%) VMware
25 192 (8.96%) Spring
26 186 (8.68%) Ansible
27 185 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
27 185 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 185 (8.63%) TDD
27 185 (8.63%) Continuous Integration

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
1 123 (5.74%) WebSphere
2 108 (5.04%) Apache
3 93 (4.34%) Tomcat
4 88 (4.10%) Confluence
5 73 (3.40%) Apache Spark
6 58 (2.71%) WebLogic
7 38 (1.77%) OpenStack
8 35 (1.63%) IIS
8 35 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 32 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
10 31 (1.45%) nginx
11 29 (1.35%) JBoss
12 26 (1.21%) Apache Pig
13 21 (0.98%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (0.79%) SharePoint
15 16 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
15 16 (0.75%) CMS
15 16 (0.75%) MQSeries
15 16 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 39 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.65%) MS Office
3 13 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.28%) MS Project
5 4 (0.19%) Gliffy
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.093%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.093%) HipChat
7 2 (0.093%) SPSS
8 1 (0.047%) InDesign
8 1 (0.047%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 14 (0.65%) RMDS
2 12 (0.56%) Summit
3 11 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.19%) Unica
7 4 (0.19%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.14%) Orchestrade
8 3 (0.14%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.093%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.093%) Loan IQ
9 2 (0.093%) Magento
9 2 (0.093%) Murex MxG2000
9 2 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 207 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (2.38%) GitHub
4 46 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (1.87%) PaaS
6 24 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (1.12%) IaaS
7 22 (1.03%) Amazon S3
8 18 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (0.84%) SaaS
9 17 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 15 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
11 14 (0.65%) OpenShift
11 14 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.51%) Route 53
14 8 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 153 (7.14%) Firewall
2 146 (6.81%) TCP/IP
3 115 (5.36%) DNS
4 110 (5.13%) LDAP
5 102 (4.76%) HTTP
6 79 (3.68%) SAN
7 78 (3.64%) SSL
8 55 (2.57%) Network Security
9 46 (2.15%) Internet
10 45 (2.10%) Kerberos
11 37 (1.73%) DHCP
12 36 (1.68%) WAN
13 34 (1.59%) LAN
14 30 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
14 30 (1.40%) SSH
15 28 (1.31%) VPN
16 24 (1.12%) BGP
17 22 (1.03%) Multicast
18 20 (0.93%) MPLS
18 20 (0.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (8.02%) Relational Database
2 161 (7.51%) Big Data
3 134 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 126 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 123 (5.74%) SQL Server
6 103 (4.80%) MySQL
7 86 (4.01%) MongoDB
8 71 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
9 67 (3.13%) DB2
10 65 (3.03%) NoSQL
11 60 (2.80%) Apache Hive
12 54 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
13 52 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
14 43 (2.01%) RDBMS
15 36 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
16 33 (1.54%) OLTP
17 28 (1.31%) KDB
18 27 (1.26%) HBase
19 24 (1.12%) Impala
19 24 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 308 (14.37%) Git (software)
2 296 (13.81%) Jenkins
3 228 (10.63%) JIRA
4 162 (7.56%) Maven
5 133 (6.20%) Subversion
6 124 (5.78%) JUnit
7 92 (4.29%) Selenium
8 89 (4.15%) Cucumber
9 80 (3.73%) Mockito
10 79 (3.68%) TeamCity
11 60 (2.80%) Gradle
12 50 (2.33%) Vagrant
13 45 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
14 42 (1.96%) Ant
14 42 (1.96%) Spock
15 36 (1.68%) HP UFT
16 31 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (1.40%) Hudson
18 28 (1.31%) WebDriver
19 25 (1.17%) Bitbucket
General
1 688 (32.09%) Finance
2 475 (22.15%) Banking
3 182 (8.49%) Investment Banking
4 174 (8.12%) Front Office
5 81 (3.78%) Retail
6 60 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 40 (1.87%) Marketing
8 36 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.26%) Back Office
10 26 (1.21%) Law
11 18 (0.84%) Legal
12 15 (0.70%) Games
13 9 (0.42%) Publishing
14 6 (0.28%) Advertising
14 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
15 5 (0.23%) Automotive
15 5 (0.23%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.19%) German Language
16 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 669 (31.20%) Developer
2 265 (12.36%) Java Developer
3 211 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 206 (9.61%) Analyst
5 181 (8.44%) Administrator
6 146 (6.81%) C++ Developer
7 139 (6.48%) Unix Engineer
8 122 (5.69%) Consultant
9 120 (5.60%) Systems Administrator
10 117 (5.46%) Linux Engineer
11 111 (5.18%) Senior Developer
12 107 (4.99%) Architect
13 84 (3.92%) Unix Administrator
14 77 (3.59%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 72 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
16 62 (2.89%) Support Analyst
17 59 (2.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 57 (2.66%) Applications Support
18 57 (2.66%) Unix Developer
19 49 (2.29%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (11.01%) XML
2 206 (9.61%) Web Services
3 192 (8.96%) Spring
4 176 (8.21%) HTML
5 170 (7.93%) SOAP
6 149 (6.95%) JSON
7 148 (6.90%) REST
8 130 (6.06%) J2EE
9 127 (5.92%) Middleware
10 115 (5.36%) JMS
11 113 (5.27%) CSS
12 110 (5.13%) Hibernate
13 94 (4.38%) Node.js
14 88 (4.10%) STL
15 85 (3.96%) HTML5
16 76 (3.54%) AngularJS
17 71 (3.31%) jQuery
18 70 (3.26%) RESTful
19 68 (3.17%) XSLT
20 67 (3.13%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 185 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (7.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 131 (6.11%) Data Centre
4 105 (4.90%) Derivative
5 104 (4.85%) Equities
6 88 (4.10%) Fixed Income
7 83 (3.87%) Algorithms
8 61 (2.85%) Management Information System
9 57 (2.66%) Computer Science
10 49 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
11 45 (2.10%) Clustering
11 45 (2.10%) Fintech
12 40 (1.87%) User Experience
13 30 (1.40%) iSeries
14 29 (1.35%) Credit Risk
15 28 (1.31%) Data Structures
16 26 (1.21%) N-Tier
17 23 (1.07%) Client/Server
17 23 (1.07%) Tandem
18 22 (1.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1239 (57.79%) Linux
2 465 (21.69%) Windows
3 185 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 166 (7.74%) Solaris
5 104 (4.85%) AIX
6 94 (4.38%) Windows Server
7 58 (2.71%) SUSE
8 52 (2.43%) Mac OS X
9 40 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
10 39 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 36 (1.68%) Mac OS
12 35 (1.63%) CentOS
13 28 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (0.89%) HPUX
16 17 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (0.75%) Ubuntu
18 14 (0.65%) Android
19 12 (0.56%) Apple iOS
19 12 (0.56%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (15.58%) DevOps
3 185 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
3 185 (8.63%) Scrum
3 185 (8.63%) TDD
4 181 (8.44%) Configuration Management
5 168 (7.84%) Migration
6 153 (7.14%) Low Latency
7 150 (7.00%) OO
8 138 (6.44%) SDLC
9 126 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 119 (5.55%) Multithreading
11 117 (5.46%) BDD
12 112 (5.22%) Open Source
13 110 (5.13%) Electronic Trading
13 110 (5.13%) ITIL
14 106 (4.94%) High Availability
15 93 (4.34%) Risk Management
16 84 (3.92%) Change Management
17 83 (3.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 733 (34.19%) Java
2 721 (33.63%) SQL
3 503 (23.46%) Python
4 416 (19.40%) Perl
5 392 (18.28%) Shell Script
6 242 (11.29%) C++
7 237 (11.05%) JavaScript
8 213 (9.93%) Bash Shell
9 131 (6.11%) Ruby
10 108 (5.04%) Scala
11 105 (4.90%) PL/SQL
12 93 (4.34%) Korn
13 78 (3.64%) C#
14 67 (3.13%) PHP
15 62 (2.89%) C
16 51 (2.38%) PowerShell
17 50 (2.33%) R
18 39 (1.82%) XPath
19 37 (1.73%) Groovy
20 32 (1.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 153 (7.14%) Degree
2 89 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 74 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.73%) CISSP
5 28 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 19 (0.89%) ISEB
9 18 (0.84%) CCNP
10 17 (0.79%) CISM
11 15 (0.70%) CCIE
11 15 (0.70%) GIAC
12 14 (0.65%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.56%) CCNA
13 12 (0.56%) SANS
14 11 (0.51%) RHCE
15 9 (0.42%) CISA
15 9 (0.42%) GCIH
16 8 (0.37%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.78%) QA
2 55 (2.57%) MiFID
3 27 (1.26%) SLA
4 26 (1.21%) FATCA
5 25 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 23 (1.07%) Dodd-Frank
6 23 (1.07%) EMIR
7 19 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.37%) COBIT
9 8 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.23%) ISO27002
12 4 (0.19%) SDET
12 4 (0.19%) SEPA
13 2 (0.093%) IFRS
13 2 (0.093%) IFRS 9
13 2 (0.093%) ISO20022
13 2 (0.093%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.047%) ISO27005
System Software
1 128 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (5.22%) Docker
3 104 (4.85%) Active Directory
4 43 (2.01%) HDFS
5 38 (1.77%) NFS
6 36 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
7 35 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
8 32 (1.49%) vCloud
8 32 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 31 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 29 (1.35%) vSphere
11 17 (0.79%) Apache Flume
11 17 (0.79%) Samba
11 17 (0.79%) VMware ESX
12 14 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.56%) RACF
13 12 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 10 (0.47%) KVM
14 10 (0.47%) Shibboleth
14 10 (0.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 311 (14.51%) Puppet
2 186 (8.68%) Ansible
3 137 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (3.08%) Nagios
5 38 (1.77%) Control-M
6 33 (1.54%) Graphite
6 33 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
7 30 (1.40%) Data Guard
8 29 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
9 24 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
9 24 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 23 (1.07%) Tivoli
11 21 (0.98%) logstash
11 21 (0.98%) ZABBIX
12 20 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
13 17 (0.79%) Kibana
13 17 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 16 (0.75%) NetBackup
15 15 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
16 14 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 527 (24.58%) Oracle
2 203 (9.47%) Red Hat
3 202 (9.42%) VMware
4 152 (7.09%) IBM
5 124 (5.78%) Sybase
6 94 (4.38%) Microsoft
7 92 (4.29%) Splunk
8 89 (4.15%) HP
9 81 (3.78%) Cisco
10 66 (3.08%) Solace
11 61 (2.85%) Atlassian
12 57 (2.66%) Sun
13 52 (2.43%) Veritas
14 47 (2.19%) Hortonworks
15 46 (2.15%) Citrix
16 42 (1.96%) Murex
17 40 (1.87%) TIBCO
18 38 (1.77%) Reuters
19 33 (1.54%) CyberArk
19 33 (1.54%) MuleSoft
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