The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Paddington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 4 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 15.38% 4.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +27.27%
Unix
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 30.77% 12.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £500 £425 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -26.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle