Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 76 71
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -24
Contract jobs citing Unix 14 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.90% 1.11% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.09% 4.97% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
Oxford median daily rate £520 £650 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +62.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £433 £436 £363
90th Percentile £538 £691 £473
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 173 161 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 23.54% 22.39% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 120 110
Oxford median daily rate £428 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +28.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £177 £128 £133
90th Percentile £624 £526 £446
Oxfordshire median daily rate £415 £400 £320
% change year-on-year +3.75% +25.00% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 25
Oxford median hourly rate £17.77 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.16% -37.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £74.66 £20.00 £104.35
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.62% +1.56% +13.48%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Oxford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Oxford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Oxford

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JIRA
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Maven
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) JProfiler
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) Redis
5 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 4 (28.57%) GitHub
5 4 (28.57%) JAX-RS
5 4 (28.57%) VisualVM
5 4 (28.57%) YourKit
6 3 (21.43%) Service Design

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) Confluence
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) GitHub
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) BGP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) JProfiler
2 4 (28.57%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) VisualVM
2 4 (28.57%) YourKit
3 2 (14.29%) FrontPage
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (7.14%) GitLab
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) ASP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Solr Developer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JAX-RS
1 4 (28.57%) REST
1 4 (28.57%) SOAP
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) PMI
1 2 (14.29%) Wiki
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Design
5 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C-shell
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Packer
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.14%) Terraform
3 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.14%) VMware