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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 11 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Unix 17 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.72% 9.79% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.13% 47.50% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 7
Median daily rate £368 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +19.20%
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
32 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.41% 20.62% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 30
Median daily rate £350 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% -5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £433 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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 30 (78.95%) C++
2 27 (71.05%) SQL
3 26 (68.42%) Linux
4 22 (57.89%) STL
4 22 (57.89%) Java
5 21 (55.26%) Perl
5 21 (55.26%) Oracle
6 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 18 (47.37%) C
7 18 (47.37%) Multithreading
7 18 (47.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (21.05%) Programme Management
8 8 (21.05%) MS Project
8 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.16%) Swing
10 4 (10.53%) Python
10 4 (10.53%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
11 3 (7.89%) TDD
11 3 (7.89%) Subversion
11 3 (7.89%) HTTP
11 3 (7.89%) OOP
11 3 (7.89%) OO
11 3 (7.89%) Big Data
11 3 (7.89%) SOLID
11 3 (7.89%) Microservices
11 3 (7.89%) BDD
11 3 (7.89%) OpenShift

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 (2.63%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Engine Yard
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.63%) Heroku
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Big Data
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) C++ Developer
3 19 (50.00%) Software Engineer
4 18 (47.37%) C++ Software Developer
4 18 (47.37%) C++ Software Engineer
5 17 (44.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 17 (44.74%) Oracle Developer
6 16 (42.11%) Linux Developer
6 16 (42.11%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (42.11%) SQL Developer
7 11 (28.95%) Architect
7 11 (28.95%) Linux Software Architect
7 11 (28.95%) Oracle Architect
7 11 (28.95%) Software Architect
8 10 (26.32%) Implementation Engineer
9 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
9 7 (18.42%) Java Engineer
9 7 (18.42%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (15.79%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (15.79%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) STL
2 18 (47.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (13.16%) Swing
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) Java EE
5 1 (2.63%) MCollective
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) CentOS
2 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (47.37%) Multithreading
3 8 (21.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) BDD
5 3 (7.89%) Microservices
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) OOP
5 3 (7.89%) SOLID
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) Open Source
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps
7 1 (2.63%) SDLC
7 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) C++
2 27 (71.05%) SQL
3 22 (57.89%) Java
4 21 (55.26%) Perl
5 18 (47.37%) C
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.63%) Cobbler
1 1 (2.63%) Nagios
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Ab Initio
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) BMC
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) VMware