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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 41 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.43% 1.72% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 7.08% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £300 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £369 £470
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 £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
154 113 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.69% 24.35% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 51 47
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £242 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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
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 23 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 5 £475 +58.33% 3
Banbury - 1 £450 -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) PHP
1 11 (64.71%) Shell Script
1 11 (64.71%) Apache
2 10 (58.82%) MySQL
3 9 (52.94%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) Migration
5 7 (41.18%) CMS
5 7 (41.18%) Puppet
6 6 (35.29%) Shibboleth
6 6 (35.29%) Regular Expression
6 6 (35.29%) DevOps
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) CSS
6 6 (35.29%) ODBC
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) XHTML
7 4 (23.53%) Ajax
7 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Symfony
7 4 (23.53%) CakePHP
7 4 (23.53%) uWSGI
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) WSGI
7 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Apache
2 7 (41.18%) CMS
3 4 (23.53%) uWSGI
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Development Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) ODBC
1 6 (35.29%) jQuery
1 6 (35.29%) Regular Expression
2 4 (23.53%) WSGI
2 4 (23.53%) Ajax
2 4 (23.53%) Symfony
2 4 (23.53%) CakePHP
2 4 (23.53%) XHTML
3 3 (17.65%) LAMP
4 2 (11.76%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
4 2 (11.76%) RSS
4 2 (11.76%) JSP
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) XSL
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) PHP
1 11 (64.71%) Shell Script
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Java
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Shibboleth
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Northgate
2 1 (5.88%) Capita