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 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 30 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 30 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.73% 1.96% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% 8.33% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 4
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£290 £513 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.41% +57.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £416 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £400
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%
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
162 96 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.55% 23.47% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 36 51
Average daily rate £325 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £88 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £18.50 £28.50
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 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -1 18 £290 -42.14% 6
Banbury - 1 £500 - 1
Bicester - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Abingdon - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (67.50%) PHP
2 25 (62.50%) Python
3 20 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (45.00%) Apache
5 17 (42.50%) MySQL
6 15 (37.50%) Shell Script
7 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
7 14 (35.00%) Puppet
7 14 (35.00%) DevOps
8 13 (32.50%) Shibboleth
8 13 (32.50%) Regular Expression
8 13 (32.50%) Subversion
8 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (27.50%) WSGI
10 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
10 11 (27.50%) uWSGI
11 10 (25.00%) Linux
12 8 (20.00%) CMS
12 8 (20.00%) Project Management
12 8 (20.00%) Degree
13 7 (17.50%) Migration
13 7 (17.50%) ODBC
14 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
14 6 (15.00%) Wiki
15 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 4 (10.00%) HTML
16 4 (10.00%) Java
16 4 (10.00%) CSS
16 4 (10.00%) Windows

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (45.00%) Apache
2 11 (27.50%) uWSGI
3 8 (20.00%) CMS
4 4 (10.00%) Drupal
5 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SAN
1 3 (7.50%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) MySQL
2 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (32.50%) Subversion
3 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Administrator
3 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.00%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Programmer
7 2 (5.00%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Regular Expression
2 11 (27.50%) WSGI
3 7 (17.50%) ODBC
4 4 (10.00%) HTML
4 4 (10.00%) CSS
4 4 (10.00%) XHTML
4 4 (10.00%) Ajax
4 4 (10.00%) Symfony
4 4 (10.00%) CakePHP
4 4 (10.00%) Django
4 4 (10.00%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (7.50%) Middleware
5 3 (7.50%) Flash
5 3 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (5.00%) XML
6 2 (5.00%) XSL
6 2 (5.00%) RSS
7 1 (2.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Wiki
2 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Solaris
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (35.00%) DevOps
3 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.00%) Validation
8 2 (5.00%) Process Management
8 2 (5.00%) CMMI
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
8 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (5.00%) RUP
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Data Management
8 2 (5.00%) Content Management
8 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
8 2 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) PHP
2 25 (62.50%) Python
3 15 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Shibboleth
2 3 (7.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (7.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.50%) Sun
2 3 (7.50%) EMC
2 3 (7.50%) Veritas
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle