The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 27 April 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.

Unix
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 7 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12  
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 6.67% 17.39% 5.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 66.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Median daily rate £555 £500 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +47.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +66.25% -42.85%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 12 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 21.67% 26.09% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 13
Median daily rate £550 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £430 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year -7.95% +6.92%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Docklands, London

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Docklands, London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Docklands, London

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Unix.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
6 2 (20.00%) Market Risk
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) STL
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Cloudera CDH
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) KDB
1 1 (10.00%) Kdb+
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
1 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) STL
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) High-Frequency Trading
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) GPFS
2 1 (10.00%) HDFS
2 1 (10.00%) LXC
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
2 1 (10.00%) Samba
2 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (10.00%) Control-M
2 1 (10.00%) Grafana
2 1 (10.00%) Graphite
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (10.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) Axway
3 1 (10.00%) BEA
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) VMware