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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 18 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.00% 2.37% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.45% 11.43% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Average daily rate
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£290 £501 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% +106.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £406 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £543 £297
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 £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
88 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.44% 20.71% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 25
Average daily rate £400 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £140 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £516 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 13
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 £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 17 (77.27%) PHP
2 15 (68.18%) MySQL
2 15 (68.18%) Apache
2 15 (68.18%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (59.09%) Puppet
3 13 (59.09%) DevOps
4 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 12 (54.55%) Shell Script
5 11 (50.00%) Subversion
5 11 (50.00%) Regular Expression
5 11 (50.00%) WSGI
5 11 (50.00%) Shibboleth
5 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (50.00%) uWSGI
6 7 (31.82%) CMS
6 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Wiki
7 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 5 (22.73%) ODBC
9 4 (18.18%) Django
9 4 (18.18%) Drupal
9 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) Web Development
9 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
10 3 (13.64%) Migration
10 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 2 (9.09%) HTML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (68.18%) Apache
2 11 (50.00%) uWSGI
3 7 (31.82%) CMS
4 4 (18.18%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) MySQL
2 13 (59.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (50.00%) Subversion
2 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Chief Technology Officer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) C Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior C Developer
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Regular Expression
1 11 (50.00%) WSGI
2 5 (22.73%) ODBC
3 4 (18.18%) Django
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) XHTML
4 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) Symfony
4 2 (9.09%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Wiki
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (59.09%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Web Development
2 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) RUP
4 2 (9.09%) Process Management
4 2 (9.09%) CMMI
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) PHP
2 15 (68.18%) Python
3 12 (54.55%) Shell Script
4 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat