The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines 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 21 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 3.77% 6.21% 5.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 22.00% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£338 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Staines region.

Operating Systems Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 17.61% 28.25% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 15
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.58%
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 Staines

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Staines

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Staines region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Staines region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) Smart Meter
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) FTP
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.00%) SSL
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) SEO
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) FTP
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 8 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) OC4J
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) ODBC
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) PMI
3 2 (10.00%) EFT
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (15.00%) Test Management
1 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) SEO
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) Line Management
2 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.00%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PMP
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCSA
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.00%) SAP