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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 17 18 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.91% 7.28% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 15.07% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £463 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% -  
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 £35.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -1.40%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 33 73 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 25.78% 48.34% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 13
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £185 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +37.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Guildford

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
4 4 (44.44%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 3 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Kafka
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) System Testing
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Huawei
6 2 (22.22%) 3G
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Telnet

Unix
Top Related 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 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) 2G
2 2 (22.22%) 3G
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) LTE
2 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (22.22%) SNMP
2 2 (22.22%) Telnet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) DataStage
3 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) QualityStage
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) Kafka
4 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
4 2 (22.22%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DataPower
1 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Bourne shell
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
2 2 (22.22%) Greenplum
2 2 (22.22%) Huawei
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (22.22%) Nortel
2 2 (22.22%) Samsung
3 1 (11.11%) Software AG
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods