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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 10 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 4.49% 1.05% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 4.17% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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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
16 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 17.98% 25.26% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 12
Average daily rate £263 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £295 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Korn
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) ADSL
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operator
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Korn
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft