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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 41 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Unix 1127 1307 1379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.09% 5.54% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.86% 26.21% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 864 932
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 7
Median hourly rate - £24.43 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.85%
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
4723 4986 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.32% 21.13% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3335 3407 3514
Median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 178 238
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 26 July 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
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 26 July 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 -3 210 £475 -5.00% 76
Croydon -19 16 £378 -16.11% 1
Canary Wharf +12 13 £338 +12.50%
Docklands, London +12 6 £453 -13.80%
Uxbridge +6 5 £343 - 1
Hounslow +4 4 £490 +32.43%
Bromley -6 4 £463 -7.50%
Hammersmith -3 2 £525 +62.79%
Hayes - 2 - - 1
Ealing +1 1 £350 -6.66%
Osterley - 1 £155 -
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1400 (59.47%) Linux
2 850 (36.11%) Java
3 753 (31.99%) SQL
4 735 (31.22%) Finance
5 730 (31.01%) Oracle
6 614 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
7 577 (24.51%) Windows
8 519 (22.05%) Banking
9 511 (21.71%) Perl
10 466 (19.80%) Python
11 390 (16.57%) DevOps
12 359 (15.25%) Puppet
13 338 (14.36%) Shell Script
14 296 (12.57%) Git (software)
15 295 (12.53%) Red Hat
16 257 (10.92%) ITIL
17 253 (10.75%) VMware
18 251 (10.66%) Configuration Management
19 250 (10.62%) JavaScript
20 248 (10.54%) Solaris
21 245 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 238 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
23 229 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
24 228 (9.69%) Jenkins
25 225 (9.56%) HTML
26 224 (9.52%) XML
27 215 (9.13%) C++
28 213 (9.05%) SQL Server
29 203 (8.62%) Relational Database
30 199 (8.45%) 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
1 182 (7.73%) Tomcat
2 157 (6.67%) Apache
3 125 (5.31%) WebSphere
4 102 (4.33%) WebLogic
5 68 (2.89%) JBoss
6 63 (2.68%) Confluence
7 44 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 36 (1.53%) IIS
9 31 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 30 (1.27%) SAS
11 29 (1.23%) OpenStack
12 26 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
13 25 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
14 23 (0.98%) Apache Spark
15 22 (0.93%) nginx
16 18 (0.76%) MQSeries
17 17 (0.72%) MS Exchange
18 16 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
18 16 (0.68%) Jetty
19 15 (0.64%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 82 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 53 (2.25%) MS Office
3 20 (0.85%) MS Project
4 16 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.55%) SPSS
7 12 (0.51%) Stata
8 10 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.17%) HipChat
10 2 (0.085%) Mingle
11 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.42%) Documaker
2 10 (0.42%) RMDS
3 6 (0.25%) CSG Singleview
3 6 (0.25%) Summit
4 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.17%) Magento
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.13%) Global One
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 229 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
4 45 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (1.44%) PaaS
6 23 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 19 (0.81%) GitHub
7 19 (0.81%) IaaS
8 13 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 12 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (0.47%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.34%) Office 365
12 7 (0.30%) SaaS
13 6 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.13%) Bluemix
15 3 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 187 (7.94%) Firewall
1 187 (7.94%) HTTP
2 164 (6.97%) DNS
3 149 (6.33%) TCP/IP
4 127 (5.40%) SAN
5 102 (4.33%) LDAP
6 90 (3.82%) SSL
7 59 (2.51%) Network Security
7 59 (2.51%) VPN
8 58 (2.46%) NAS
9 54 (2.29%) LAN
10 52 (2.21%) WAN
11 41 (1.74%) Internet
12 32 (1.36%) FTP
12 32 (1.36%) SSH
13 26 (1.10%) DHCP
14 23 (0.98%) SMTP
15 21 (0.89%) MPLS
16 20 (0.85%) Wireless
17 19 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 203 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 167 (7.09%) MySQL
3 167 (7.09%) Oracle Database
4 74 (3.14%) MongoDB
5 73 (3.10%) NoSQL
6 72 (3.06%) Hadoop
7 69 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
8 67 (2.85%) Big Data
8 67 (2.85%) DB2
9 61 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 60 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 43 (1.83%) OLTP
13 41 (1.74%) KDB
14 30 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
15 26 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
16 25 (1.06%) HBase
17 23 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 296 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 228 (9.69%) Jenkins
3 197 (8.37%) JIRA
4 191 (8.11%) Subversion
5 177 (7.52%) Maven
6 91 (3.87%) JUnit
7 85 (3.61%) Cucumber
8 66 (2.80%) Selenium
9 49 (2.08%) Mockito
9 49 (2.08%) TeamCity
10 41 (1.74%) Ant
11 36 (1.53%) Gradle
12 34 (1.44%) LoadRunner
13 31 (1.32%) JMeter
14 29 (1.23%) SoapUI
14 29 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
15 28 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 26 (1.10%) Artifactory
16 26 (1.10%) Vagrant
17 24 (1.02%) Eclipse
General
1 735 (31.22%) Finance
2 519 (22.05%) Banking
3 184 (7.82%) Investment Banking
4 166 (7.05%) Front Office
5 93 (3.95%) Financial Institution
6 85 (3.61%) Retail
7 57 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 50 (2.12%) Back Office
9 25 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.02%) Games
11 22 (0.93%) Marketing
12 16 (0.68%) Billing
13 15 (0.64%) Law
14 14 (0.59%) Electronics
14 14 (0.59%) Publishing
15 13 (0.55%) Legal
16 11 (0.47%) Advertising
17 9 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.30%) French Language
19 5 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 689 (29.27%) Developer
2 276 (11.72%) Java Developer
3 259 (11.00%) Analyst
4 253 (10.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 195 (8.28%) Administrator
6 160 (6.80%) Consultant
7 156 (6.63%) Linux Engineer
8 118 (5.01%) Senior Developer
9 115 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
10 110 (4.67%) Support Analyst
11 105 (4.46%) Applications Support
12 102 (4.33%) Architect
12 102 (4.33%) Unix Engineer
13 97 (4.12%) Unix Administrator
14 93 (3.95%) C++ Developer
15 89 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 88 (3.74%) Oracle Developer
17 79 (3.36%) Unix Systems Administrator
18 72 (3.06%) Tester
19 69 (2.93%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (9.56%) HTML
2 224 (9.52%) XML
3 187 (7.94%) Middleware
4 173 (7.35%) Web Services
5 147 (6.24%) J2EE
6 144 (6.12%) Spring
7 143 (6.07%) CSS
8 139 (5.90%) REST
9 106 (4.50%) .NET
10 102 (4.33%) SOAP
11 98 (4.16%) JSON
12 86 (3.65%) Hibernate
13 82 (3.48%) JMS
14 81 (3.44%) Node.js
15 71 (3.02%) FIX Protocol
16 67 (2.85%) AngularJS
17 65 (2.76%) jQuery
18 62 (2.63%) HTML5
19 61 (2.59%) STL
20 58 (2.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 182 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (6.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 130 (5.52%) Data Centre
4 118 (5.01%) Equities
5 90 (3.82%) Derivative
6 84 (3.57%) Fixed Income
7 76 (3.23%) Clustering
8 70 (2.97%) Management Information System
9 49 (2.08%) Computer Science
10 42 (1.78%) Hedge funds
11 33 (1.40%) Replication
12 32 (1.36%) Fintech
13 31 (1.32%) DataPower
14 29 (1.23%) Algorithms
14 29 (1.23%) User Experience
15 28 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (1.19%) Virtual Team
16 26 (1.10%) Mainframe
16 26 (1.10%) Public Cloud
17 22 (0.93%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1400 (59.47%) Linux
2 577 (24.51%) Windows
3 248 (10.54%) Solaris
4 245 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 179 (7.60%) AIX
6 123 (5.23%) Windows Server
7 77 (3.27%) Mac OS X
8 59 (2.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 50 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
11 41 (1.74%) SUSE
12 39 (1.66%) CentOS
13 31 (1.32%) Mac OS
14 26 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (0.93%) Ubuntu
16 17 (0.72%) Windows 7
17 14 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (0.55%) Android
19 12 (0.51%) HPUX
20 9 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (16.57%) DevOps
3 257 (10.92%) ITIL
4 251 (10.66%) Configuration Management
5 238 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
6 189 (8.03%) TDD
7 186 (7.90%) Migration
8 167 (7.09%) OO
9 151 (6.41%) Scrum
10 140 (5.95%) SDLC
11 134 (5.69%) Low Latency
12 127 (5.40%) High Availability
13 126 (5.35%) Continuous Delivery
14 120 (5.10%) E-Commerce
15 114 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
16 112 (4.76%) Release Management
17 109 (4.63%) Software Engineering
18 107 (4.55%) BDD
19 105 (4.46%) Open Source
20 100 (4.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 850 (36.11%) Java
2 753 (31.99%) SQL
3 511 (21.71%) Perl
4 466 (19.80%) Python
5 338 (14.36%) Shell Script
6 250 (10.62%) JavaScript
7 215 (9.13%) C++
8 199 (8.45%) Ruby
9 193 (8.20%) Bash Shell
10 120 (5.10%) C
11 114 (4.84%) PL/SQL
12 112 (4.76%) PHP
13 105 (4.46%) PowerShell
14 59 (2.51%) Scala
15 50 (2.12%) C#
16 40 (1.70%) Korn
17 30 (1.27%) Groovy
18 23 (0.98%) Go
19 22 (0.93%) VB
20 21 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 132 (5.61%) Degree
2 88 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 51 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.49%) CISSP
5 21 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (0.81%) RHCE
7 15 (0.64%) RHCA
8 14 (0.59%) PMP
9 13 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.55%) ISEB
9 13 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.51%) CISM
10 12 (0.51%) GIAC
10 12 (0.51%) MCSE
11 11 (0.47%) CCNA
12 10 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.53%) QA
2 28 (1.19%) SLA
3 22 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.25%) FATCA
8 6 (0.25%) MiFID
9 5 (0.21%) EMIR
9 5 (0.21%) SEPA
10 4 (0.17%) COBIT
11 3 (0.13%) GCP
12 2 (0.085%) CDISC
12 2 (0.085%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.085%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.042%) DICOM
13 1 (0.042%) HL7
13 1 (0.042%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.042%) SDET
System Software
1 164 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 155 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 130 (5.52%) Docker
4 63 (2.68%) vSphere
5 53 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 41 (1.74%) VMware ESX
8 37 (1.57%) NFS
9 36 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
10 34 (1.44%) KVM
10 34 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 27 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
12 19 (0.81%) GlusterFS
12 19 (0.81%) Hyper-V
13 16 (0.68%) Xen
14 15 (0.64%) GFS2
14 15 (0.64%) OCFS2
15 14 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (0.51%) RHEV
17 10 (0.42%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 359 (15.25%) Puppet
2 169 (7.18%) Opscode Chef
3 165 (7.01%) Ansible
4 105 (4.46%) Nagios
5 58 (2.46%) Control-M
6 49 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
7 36 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
8 33 (1.40%) Icinga
9 32 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 31 (1.32%) SCOM
11 29 (1.23%) FreeIPA
11 29 (1.23%) SELinux
12 27 (1.15%) BladeLogic
13 26 (1.10%) logstash
13 26 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 25 (1.06%) NetBackup
14 25 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
15 22 (0.93%) Kubernetes
15 22 (0.93%) SCCM
16 21 (0.89%) Graphite
Vendors
1 730 (31.01%) Oracle
2 295 (12.53%) Red Hat
3 253 (10.75%) VMware
4 191 (8.11%) IBM
5 189 (8.03%) Microsoft
6 155 (6.58%) Sybase
7 136 (5.78%) HP
8 92 (3.91%) Veritas
9 74 (3.14%) Splunk
10 65 (2.76%) NetApp
11 64 (2.72%) Cisco
12 62 (2.63%) Informatica
13 61 (2.59%) Sun
14 50 (2.12%) EMC
15 48 (2.04%) Citrix
16 40 (1.70%) Atlassian
17 38 (1.61%) F5
17 38 (1.61%) Murex
18 34 (1.44%) Dell
18 34 (1.44%) Reuters
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