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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 44 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.42% 0.69% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.41% 2.74% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £675 £375 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -48.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.58
% change year-on-year
- +14.47%
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
78 73 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.10% 25.26% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 35
Median daily rate £350 £275 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £405 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +279.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Back Office
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (42.86%) SaaS
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) CentOS
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) C#

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 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) AWS Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle