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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 16 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 13 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.90% 11.18% 8.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.50% 51.43% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 16
Median daily rate £375 £350 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.75 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +11.55%
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
40 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 27.40% 21.74% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 20
Median daily rate £375 £388 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +37.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £15.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +92.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 24 (80.00%) Linux
3 21 (70.00%) C++
4 20 (66.67%) Perl
5 18 (60.00%) STL
6 17 (56.67%) Java
7 15 (50.00%) Oracle
8 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
8 13 (43.33%) Multithreading
8 13 (43.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 13 (43.33%) C
9 3 (10.00%) BDD
9 3 (10.00%) SOLID
9 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.00%) MS Project
9 3 (10.00%) Web Services
9 3 (10.00%) Python
9 3 (10.00%) OOP
9 3 (10.00%) OO
9 3 (10.00%) HTTP
9 3 (10.00%) Advertising
9 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (10.00%) Big Data
9 3 (10.00%) OpenShift
9 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.00%) DevOps
9 3 (10.00%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
1 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) Ingres
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 14 (46.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (43.33%) Architect
4 13 (43.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (43.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 13 (43.33%) Linux Developer
4 13 (43.33%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (43.33%) Linux Software Architect
4 13 (43.33%) Oracle Architect
4 13 (43.33%) Software Architect
4 13 (43.33%) Software Engineer
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) STL
2 13 (43.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.33%) PlayStation
3 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Multithreading
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.00%) BDD
2 3 (10.00%) DevOps
2 3 (10.00%) Microservices
2 3 (10.00%) OO
2 3 (10.00%) OOP
2 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (10.00%) SOLID
2 3 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) Scrum
3 2 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) C++
3 20 (66.67%) Perl
4 17 (56.67%) Java
5 13 (43.33%) C
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Google