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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 37 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.71% 2.02% 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.90% 8.33% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 8
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£290 £495 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.41% +40.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £369 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £538 £433
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 £39.50 £19.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.18%
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
177 108 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.31% 24.27% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 34 43
Average daily rate £328 £295 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.01% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £88 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £505 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £12.85 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.80 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +7 26 £295 -41.14% 4
Banbury - 1 £300 -
Bicester - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 31 (65.96%) PHP
2 25 (53.19%) Python
3 23 (48.94%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (40.43%) Linux
5 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
6 14 (29.79%) MySQL
6 14 (29.79%) Apache
7 13 (27.66%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (27.66%) Puppet
7 13 (27.66%) DevOps
8 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
9 11 (23.40%) Shell Script
9 11 (23.40%) Subversion
9 11 (23.40%) Shibboleth
9 11 (23.40%) Regular Expression
9 11 (23.40%) WSGI
9 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
9 11 (23.40%) uWSGI
10 10 (21.28%) Degree
11 9 (19.15%) Project Management
12 7 (14.89%) CMS
13 6 (12.77%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
13 6 (12.77%) Wiki
13 6 (12.77%) Migration
13 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
14 5 (10.64%) Java
14 5 (10.64%) Perl
14 5 (10.64%) Solaris
14 5 (10.64%) ODBC

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (29.79%) Apache
2 11 (23.40%) uWSGI
3 7 (14.89%) CMS
4 4 (8.51%) Drupal
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) SAN
3 3 (6.38%) LDAP
3 3 (6.38%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) MySQL
2 13 (27.66%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.40%) Subversion
2 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.26%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Administrator
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.89%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) PHP Developer
7 4 (8.51%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Middleware Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Cyber Security Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) Software Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Regular Expression
1 11 (23.40%) WSGI
2 5 (10.64%) ODBC
3 4 (8.51%) Django
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (6.38%) Flash
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (6.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.13%) JSF
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) Symfony
5 1 (2.13%) CakePHP
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) EJB
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Wiki
2 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Solaris
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.66%) DevOps
4 9 (19.15%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 6 (12.77%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (8.51%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
6 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.38%) Validation
7 3 (6.38%) Data Mapping
8 2 (4.26%) Analytics
8 2 (4.26%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.26%) Data Management
8 2 (4.26%) Computer Forensics
8 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) Process Management
8 2 (4.26%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) PHP
2 25 (53.19%) Python
3 11 (23.40%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.64%) Java
5 5 (10.64%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Shibboleth
2 3 (6.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.26%) Snort
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) XenServer
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.38%) EMC
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Sun
2 3 (6.38%) Veritas
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) NetApp
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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