The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Middlesex region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 11 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.37% 5.53% 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.21% 22.00% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 12
Average daily rate £410 £570 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% +42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £346 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £571 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.48% 25.13% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 26
Average daily rate £394 £570 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.92% +42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +75.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) SAP
4 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Toad
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) Firmware
5 3 (15.79%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) MS Project
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (10.53%) NAS
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
6 2 (10.53%) Apache

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Project
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Extranet
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Toad
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
2 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.26%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Firmware
2 2 (10.53%) Handset
2 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.53%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.26%) STB
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) AWK
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) sed
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR