Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 18 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 23 19
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.94% 5.56% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 35.71% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 13
Middlesex median daily rate £455 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.19% -7.06% +25.93%
10th Percentile £311 £375 £371
90th Percentile £472 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.44% -0.06% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Middlesex median hourly rate - - £31.56
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +58.42%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 33 56 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 12.79% 15.56% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 28
Middlesex median daily rate £480 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.36% -4.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £307 £324 £314
90th Percentile £511 £489 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Middlesex median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.43
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.42% +18.89%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Middlesex

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Middlesex

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Middlesex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Middlesex

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Unix.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Confluence
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Remedy
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Gluster
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 3 (60.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Meteor
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (20.00%) STB
2 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (20.00%) DRM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
1 2 (40.00%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco