The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 14 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.22% - 8.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% - 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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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 Uxbridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 18.89% 22.52% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 12
Average daily rate £191 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.23% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.04 £14.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 1 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) COBIT
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) GSEC
3 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) FireEye
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) GSEC
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) FireEye
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco