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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 16 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.54% 3.23% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 50.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £19.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.18%
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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
5 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 7.69% 6.45% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
Average daily rate £250 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 4 March 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) ADSL
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) DMZ
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operator
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Altiris