The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 70 77 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.14% 0.69% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.11% 2.87% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £463 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.82% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £279 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
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
137 174 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.24% 24.13% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 106 56
Median daily rate £400 £281 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% +8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £39.00 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 2 £475 +18.75%
Banbury +6 1 £300 -
Abingdon - 1 £450 - 1
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 26 (70.27%) Linux
2 24 (64.86%) Oracle
3 20 (54.05%) Windows
4 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database
5 12 (32.43%) SQL
5 12 (32.43%) Shell Script
6 11 (29.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (29.73%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (29.73%) Data Guard
7 10 (27.03%) Replication
7 10 (27.03%) Clustering
7 10 (27.03%) OCP
7 10 (27.03%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (27.03%) MySQL
8 9 (24.32%) .NET
8 9 (24.32%) Java
9 8 (21.62%) HTML
9 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
9 8 (21.62%) Web Services
9 8 (21.62%) Migration
9 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
10 7 (18.92%) Degree
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
10 7 (18.92%) Change Management
10 7 (18.92%) Network Design
10 7 (18.92%) C#
10 7 (18.92%) C++
11 6 (16.22%) Perl
11 6 (16.22%) PHP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (13.51%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) LAN
1 6 (16.22%) WAN
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) IPv4
5 1 (2.70%) IPv6
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database
2 10 (27.03%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JUnit
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (16.22%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
1 11 (29.73%) DBA
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (21.62%) Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Architect
3 6 (16.22%) AWS Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Software Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Software Design Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) Castor
4 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) Java EE
6 1 (2.70%) Ajax
6 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.70%) JAX-RS
6 1 (2.70%) JPA
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) PostGIS
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
6 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Clustering
1 10 (27.03%) Replication
2 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.41%) W3C
6 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.70%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.70%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.11%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Debian
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 7 (18.92%) Change Management
2 7 (18.92%) Network Design
3 6 (16.22%) SOA
4 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
4 5 (13.51%) Re-Platforming
4 5 (13.51%) Time Management
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) BDD
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) OWASP
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) System Testing
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 2 (5.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (5.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Shell Script
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
4 7 (18.92%) C#
4 7 (18.92%) C++
5 6 (16.22%) Perl
5 6 (16.22%) PHP
6 5 (13.51%) COBOL
6 5 (13.51%) Smalltalk
7 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.41%) C
9 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) OCP
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) CCDA
3 1 (2.70%) CCDP
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
3 1 (2.70%) vCloud
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Data Guard
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) SELinux
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.70%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) IBM
2 5 (13.51%) Micro Focus
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) ForgeRock
4 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) Pega
4 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.70%) Borland
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds