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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 34 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.85% 0.70% 5.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 2.20% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Median daily rate £663 £295 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+124.57% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £295 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
- +22.64%

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
45 91 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.89% 31.93% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 73 37
Median daily rate £475 £280 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -27.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £453 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.27% +243.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Back Office
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) .NET

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
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
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%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle