The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tonbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Tonbridge region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 2 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tonbridge 50.00% 60.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 85.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £481 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -9.52%
Operating Systems Category
Tonbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tonbridge 70.00% 70.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate £343 £450 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.88% +221.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
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UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Tonbridge

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Tonbridge

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Tonbridge

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Tonbridge

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Tonbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Tonbridge region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Tonbridge

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Tonbridge

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Tonbridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tonbridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tonbridge 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Veeam
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (14.29%) SRDF
6 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) OCP
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Tonbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tonbridge 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 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) HACMP
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) OCP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) SRDF
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Veeam
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) EMC