The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.92% 0.73% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.00% 2.25% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
Median daily rate £463 £295 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.77% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £295 £345
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 £25.83 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+52.95% -35.03%

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
50 89 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.29% 32.48% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 66 42
Median daily rate £425 £300 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 3 (37.50%) Back Office
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Publishing
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Architect
4 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Architect
4 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Siebel Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Siebel Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Design
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel
2 1 (12.50%) Talend