The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 68 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.70% 2.47% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% 9.92% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 18
Average daily rate
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£315 £450 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £430 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
UNIX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
170 131 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.81% 24.86% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 55 61
Average daily rate £265 £280 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £23.25 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Oxfordshire region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Oxfordshire region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -23 2 £400 -15.78% 2
Banbury - 1 £300 -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 23 (79.31%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
3 14 (48.28%) Juniper
3 14 (48.28%) SAN
3 14 (48.28%) Network Security
4 13 (44.83%) Load Balancing
4 13 (44.83%) DNS
4 13 (44.83%) WAN
5 12 (41.38%) ADSL
5 12 (41.38%) VMware
5 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (13.79%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
7 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
7 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (10.34%) SCCM
8 3 (10.34%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
8 3 (10.34%) XenApp
8 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
8 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
8 3 (10.34%) MCSE
8 3 (10.34%) OSPF

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) SAN
1 14 (48.28%) Network Security
2 13 (44.83%) WAN
2 13 (44.83%) DNS
3 12 (41.38%) ADSL
4 3 (10.34%) OSPF
4 3 (10.34%) BGP
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) SMTP
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) Junos
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) IPv6
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Network Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Development Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) C Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) J2EE
1 1 (3.45%) EJB
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) XHTML
1 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.45%) JSF
1 1 (3.45%) Ajax
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
3 2 (6.90%) SDLC
3 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) OO
3 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) SOA
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (3.45%) UML
4 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) C++
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
1 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
1 14 (48.28%) Juniper
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) McAfee
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
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