The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 33 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.25% - 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.21% - 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
107 57 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.00% 24.57% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 17 29
Average daily rate £350 £130 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -61.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £95 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £12.09 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 21 (67.74%) PHP
2 17 (54.84%) Python
3 16 (51.61%) Linux
4 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (41.94%) Puppet
5 13 (41.94%) DevOps
5 13 (41.94%) MySQL
5 13 (41.94%) Apache
5 13 (41.94%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
7 11 (35.48%) Shibboleth
7 11 (35.48%) Regular Expression
7 11 (35.48%) WSGI
7 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
7 11 (35.48%) uWSGI
7 11 (35.48%) Subversion
8 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
9 9 (29.03%) Degree
10 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
11 7 (22.58%) CMS
12 6 (19.35%) Wiki
12 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
13 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
13 5 (16.13%) Java
13 5 (16.13%) ODBC
14 4 (12.90%) Perl
14 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
14 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
14 4 (12.90%) Django

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (41.94%) Apache
2 11 (35.48%) uWSGI
3 7 (22.58%) CMS
4 4 (12.90%) Drupal
5 2 (6.45%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) MySQL
1 13 (41.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
2 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (35.48%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
1 8 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (25.81%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Chief Technology Officer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Regular Expression
1 11 (35.48%) WSGI
2 5 (16.13%) ODBC
3 4 (12.90%) Django
4 2 (6.45%) J2EE
4 2 (6.45%) EJB
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.45%) JSF
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Wiki
2 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (41.94%) DevOps
3 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
5 4 (12.90%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) RUP
7 2 (6.45%) UML
7 2 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) Validation
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Process Management
7 2 (6.45%) CMMI
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) PHP
2 17 (54.84%) Python
3 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
4 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
5 5 (16.13%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 3 (9.68%) SQL
8 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.23%) C
9 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Shibboleth
2 2 (6.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Red Hat