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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 46 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.79% 1.45% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 6.25% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +18.85%
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
70 80 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.90% 23.12% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 15
Median daily rate £320 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £166 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 15
Median hourly rate £8.80 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016, 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 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 10 (55.56%) OCP
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (55.56%) Data Guard
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
4 9 (50.00%) Clustering
4 9 (50.00%) Replication
4 9 (50.00%) MySQL
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Castor
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (11.11%) Java EE
9 2 (11.11%) Network Design
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) TDD
9 2 (11.11%) Publishing
9 2 (11.11%) Web Design
9 2 (11.11%) JavaScript

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 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 9 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) DBA
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (38.89%) Administrator
3 6 (33.33%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Unix DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Migration Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SaaS Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Castor
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Clustering
1 9 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) W3C
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) BDD
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) OWASP
2 2 (11.11%) SOA
2 2 (11.11%) System Testing
2 2 (11.11%) TDD
2 2 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) MODAF
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
3 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) OCP
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCDA
2 1 (5.56%) CCDP
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Data Guard
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) ForgeRock
2 2 (11.11%) Pega
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) VMware