The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Uxbridge 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 13 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 7.25% 7.14% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 40.00% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Average daily rate £260 £525 £542
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.47% -3.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £503 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 20.29% 17.86% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 16
Average daily rate £253 £525 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.90% +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £190 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
London

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Six Sigma
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (54.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (54.55%) IIS
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 6 (54.55%) InfoPath
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) EMC
8 1 (9.09%) CISSP
8 1 (9.09%) PMP
8 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
8 1 (9.09%) CISM

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 6 (54.55%) IIS
1 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Support Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Applications Support
1 6 (54.55%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Security
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) CISM
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) EMC