The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
London / Croydon
Rank 9 30 24
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 11.93% 2.89% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.26% 17.78% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Median daily rate £390 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.56% +1.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 45 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 21.59% 16.25% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 37
Median daily rate £463 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £288 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Croydon

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Croydon

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Croydon

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Unix.

1 29 (64.44%) SC Cleared
1 29 (64.44%) Security Cleared
2 27 (60.00%) Linux
3 20 (44.44%) Oracle
3 20 (44.44%) DevOps
4 14 (31.11%) Java
5 13 (28.89%) Maven
5 13 (28.89%) Gradle
5 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
5 13 (28.89%) Groovy
5 13 (28.89%) Puppet
6 12 (26.67%) Hadoop
6 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (26.67%) Subversion
7 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 10 (22.22%) User Stories
8 10 (22.22%) vCloud
8 10 (22.22%) Build Automation
8 10 (22.22%) Big Data
8 10 (22.22%) HDFS
8 10 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (22.22%) VMware
8 10 (22.22%) Migration
8 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (22.22%) Scrum
9 9 (20.00%) Finance
9 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) Confluence
2 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
1 5 (11.11%) MPLS
1 5 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (11.11%) SSL
1 5 (11.11%) VLAN
1 5 (11.11%) VPN
1 5 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 10 (22.22%) Big Data
2 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Gradle
1 13 (28.89%) Maven
2 12 (26.67%) Subversion
3 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.78%) JIRA
5 7 (15.56%) Bitbucket
6 5 (11.11%) Hudson
6 5 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Big Data Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Data Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Build Manager
3 6 (13.33%) DBA
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared DBA
4 5 (11.11%) Active Directory Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Unix DBA
5 4 (8.89%) Data Migration Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Business Developer
6 2 (4.44%) E-Business Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Clustering
1 5 (11.11%) iPad
1 5 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) CentOS
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) DevOps
2 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (22.22%) Build Automation
3 10 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (22.22%) Migration
3 10 (22.22%) Scrum
3 10 (22.22%) User Stories
4 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.33%) SOA
6 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.11%) High Availability
6 5 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 5 (11.11%) Server Building
7 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.89%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (8.89%) System Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) Groovy
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) SC Cleared
1 29 (64.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) BC Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (8.89%) CCIE
5 4 (8.89%) CCNA
5 4 (8.89%) CCNP
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.89%) MCITP
5 4 (8.89%) MCP
5 4 (8.89%) MCSE
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) HDFS
1 10 (22.22%) vCloud
1 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) Corosync
3 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Puppet
2 8 (17.78%) ZABBIX
3 7 (15.56%) Data Guard
3 7 (15.56%) Pacemaker
4 1 (2.22%) Ambari
4 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) Hortonworks
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco
5 5 (11.11%) Guidewire
5 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) Facebook
6 1 (2.22%) Intel