The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 26 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 14 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs citing Unix 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 15.00% 5.97% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.00% 11.43% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £550 £366 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.17% -  
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 £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 Gatwick with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 35 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 31.25% 52.24% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 11
Median daily rate £369 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Gatwick

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Gatwick over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Gatwick

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Unix.

1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) Python
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) Perl
5 7 (46.67%) PHP
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) C
5 7 (46.67%) AIX
5 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
5 7 (46.67%) ProC
5 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 7 (46.67%) Apache
5 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (46.67%) nginx
5 7 (46.67%) Open Source
5 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (46.67%) Docker
5 7 (46.67%) SDLC
6 5 (33.33%) Web Development
6 5 (33.33%) Django
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Relational Database

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 (46.67%) Apache
1 7 (46.67%) nginx
1 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
1 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) ProC
3 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Django Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Python Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Django
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) React
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
2 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (46.67%) SDLC
2 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat