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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 17 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.00% 6.15% 4.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 42.31% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £325 £398 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.23% -7.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £365 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +43.63% -29.48%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12 26 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 12.00% 14.53% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 34
Median daily rate £460 £378 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.85% +20.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £320 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £484 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 25
Median hourly rate - £45.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +226.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) UniBasic
3 3 (60.00%) Redback
3 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Perl

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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DVB
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) STB
1 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) DRM
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) UniBasic
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Redback
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software
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