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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 22 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 24 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.74% 2.06% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.74% 8.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Average daily rate
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£295 £501 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.14% +26.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £406 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £543 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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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
97 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.25% 25.77% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 16 25
Average daily rate £343 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £95 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.87 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 20 (74.07%) PHP
2 17 (62.96%) Python
3 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (51.85%) Apache
4 14 (51.85%) MySQL
5 13 (48.15%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (48.15%) Puppet
5 13 (48.15%) DevOps
6 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 12 (44.44%) Linux
7 11 (40.74%) Shell Script
7 11 (40.74%) Subversion
7 11 (40.74%) Shibboleth
7 11 (40.74%) Regular Expression
7 11 (40.74%) WSGI
7 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
7 11 (40.74%) uWSGI
8 8 (29.63%) Degree
9 7 (25.93%) CMS
10 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 6 (22.22%) Wiki
10 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 5 (18.52%) ODBC
12 4 (14.81%) Web Development
12 4 (14.81%) Django
12 4 (14.81%) Drupal
12 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
13 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
13 3 (11.11%) Java
13 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (51.85%) Apache
2 11 (40.74%) uWSGI
3 7 (25.93%) CMS
4 4 (14.81%) Drupal
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) MySQL
2 13 (48.15%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 11 (40.74%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (29.63%) Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Software Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Chief Technology Officer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Regular Expression
1 11 (40.74%) WSGI
2 5 (18.52%) ODBC
3 4 (14.81%) Django
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) XHTML
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) JSF
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) Symfony
4 1 (3.70%) CakePHP
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) EJB
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Wiki
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (48.15%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
5 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Process Management
6 2 (7.41%) CMMI
6 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) RUP
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) PHP
2 17 (62.96%) Python
3 11 (40.74%) Shell Script
4 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat