The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 9 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 16 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.88% 5.20% 3.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.17% 25.71% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Median daily rate £350 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £358
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
Unix
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.90% 20.23% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 17
Median daily rate £350 £345 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £115 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Median hourly rate £45.75 £14.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.78% -67.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £11.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.95 £45.00 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Middlesex region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Middlesex region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Unix.

1 28 (93.33%) C++
2 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 24 (80.00%) Linux
3 23 (76.67%) Oracle
3 23 (76.67%) C
3 23 (76.67%) Perl
3 23 (76.67%) STL
3 23 (76.67%) Multithreading
3 23 (76.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 5 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) MS Project
5 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.00%) Swing
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) Retail
7 1 (3.33%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (3.33%) GitHub
7 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.33%) MCollective
7 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (3.33%) Ansible

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Engine Yard
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
1 1 (3.33%) Heroku
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) C++ Developer
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
1 22 (73.33%) Linux Developer
1 22 (73.33%) Linux Engineer
1 22 (73.33%) Oracle Developer
1 22 (73.33%) SQL Developer
1 22 (73.33%) Unix Developer
1 22 (73.33%) Unix Engineer
1 22 (73.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 15 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 15 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 14 (46.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (76.67%) STL
2 3 (10.00%) Swing
3 1 (3.33%) MCollective
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Multithreading
2 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) SDLC
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C++
2 24 (80.00%) SQL
3 23 (76.67%) C
3 23 (76.67%) Perl
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.33%) Cobbler
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) BMC
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) VMware