Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 22 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 19 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 8.19% 2.79% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.35% 9.52% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 4
Guildford median daily rate £500 £375 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +40.19% -30.52%
10th Percentile £338 £323 £265
90th Percentile £513 £438 £349
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate - £27.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year - -37.14% +45.83%

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

All Operating Systems
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 85 63 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 36.64% 29.30% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 42
Guildford median daily rate £375 £375 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.52% -19.03%
10th Percentile £140 £153 £202
90th Percentile £513 £469 £400
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 10
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +153.97% +1.61%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £19.00 £48.75 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +52.78% +8.56%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Guildford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Guildford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Guildford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Guildford

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Apache
3 11 (57.89%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) J2EE
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) Spring
4 10 (52.63%) JSON
4 10 (52.63%) Middleware
4 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
4 10 (52.63%) BDD
4 10 (52.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (52.63%) Big Data
4 10 (52.63%) Kafka
4 10 (52.63%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
4 10 (52.63%) Apache Spark
4 10 (52.63%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (47.37%) Spring Boot
5 9 (47.37%) REST
5 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
5 9 (47.37%) System Testing
6 8 (42.11%) RESTful
7 5 (26.32%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) Information Security Management
8 4 (21.05%) Security Management
8 4 (21.05%) Information Security
8 4 (21.05%) ISMS

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 12 (63.16%) Apache
2 10 (52.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (10.53%) nginx
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Big Data
1 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) DataStage
3 1 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.26%) QualityStage
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) J2EE
2 10 (52.63%) JSON
2 10 (52.63%) Kafka
2 10 (52.63%) Middleware
2 10 (52.63%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (52.63%) Spring
3 9 (47.37%) REST
3 9 (47.37%) Spring Boot
4 8 (42.11%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) MVS
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) BDD
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) System Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security Management
4 4 (21.05%) ISMS
4 4 (21.05%) Security Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (5.26%) HDFS
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) IBM