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 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
South East / Middlesex
Rank 14 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.63% 8.97% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 29.79% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 6
Median daily rate £360 £350 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +24.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.95% 30.13% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 12
Median daily rate £360 £350 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +24.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
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 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 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Unix.

1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 21 (91.30%) Linux
3 20 (86.96%) Perl
4 17 (73.91%) C++
4 17 (73.91%) STL
5 15 (65.22%) Java
5 15 (65.22%) Multithreading
6 14 (60.87%) Oracle
7 13 (56.52%) C
7 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
7 13 (56.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.04%) Advertising
9 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
9 3 (13.04%) Fiddler
9 3 (13.04%) DevOps
9 3 (13.04%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (8.70%) HTML5
10 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (8.70%) JSON
10 2 (8.70%) UniBasic
10 2 (8.70%) Redback
10 2 (8.70%) WinForms
10 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 2 (8.70%) OOP
10 2 (8.70%) OO
10 2 (8.70%) Ingres
10 2 (8.70%) IBM
10 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
10 2 (8.70%) CSS

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 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Ingres
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (13.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) C++ Developer
3 13 (56.52%) Architect
3 13 (56.52%) C++ Software Developer
3 13 (56.52%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (56.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 13 (56.52%) Linux Developer
3 13 (56.52%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (56.52%) Linux Software Architect
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle Architect
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (56.52%) Software Architect
3 13 (56.52%) Software Engineer
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) STL
2 13 (56.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) WinForms
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (4.35%) PlayStation
2 1 (4.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Multithreading
2 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
4 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 20 (86.96%) Perl
3 17 (73.91%) C++
4 15 (65.22%) Java
5 13 (56.52%) C
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) UniBasic
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Redback
3 1 (4.35%) Google