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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 37 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.51% 0.87% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.33% 3.45% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.65% +6.36%
UNIX
Oxfordshire

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
79 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.80% 25.11% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 23
Average daily rate £388 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
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 2 June 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 (65.63%) PHP
2 19 (59.38%) Python
3 18 (56.25%) Linux
4 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (40.63%) Puppet
5 13 (40.63%) DevOps
5 13 (40.63%) Apache
5 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
5 13 (40.63%) MySQL
5 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (37.50%) Subversion
6 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 11 (34.38%) Shibboleth
7 11 (34.38%) Regular Expression
7 11 (34.38%) WSGI
7 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
7 11 (34.38%) uWSGI
8 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 7 (21.88%) Degree
9 7 (21.88%) CMS
10 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.75%) Wiki
11 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
11 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.63%) ODBC
12 4 (12.50%) Perl
12 4 (12.50%) Solaris
12 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
12 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (40.63%) Apache
2 11 (34.38%) uWSGI
3 7 (21.88%) CMS
4 4 (12.50%) Drupal
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) MySQL
1 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Subversion
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (31.25%) Administrator
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) C Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Regular Expression
1 11 (34.38%) WSGI
2 5 (15.63%) ODBC
3 4 (12.50%) Django
4 2 (6.25%) J2EE
4 2 (6.25%) EJB
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) JSF
4 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (3.13%) XHTML
5 1 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Wiki
2 2 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (6.25%) CentOS
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (40.63%) DevOps
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) UML
7 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) Validation
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) PHP
2 19 (59.38%) Python
3 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
4 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 3 (9.38%) Java
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) C
8 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Shibboleth
2 2 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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