The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 56 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 18 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.98% 2.07% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 13.51% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 6
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£419 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
186 111 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.51% 15.35% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 51 83
Average daily rate £400 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Bristol region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Bristol region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

UNIX
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 30 (65.22%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) Web Services
5 14 (30.43%) Java
5 14 (30.43%) PHP
5 14 (30.43%) RESTful
5 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
6 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (26.09%) Windows
7 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
8 11 (23.91%) Scrum
9 10 (21.74%) MySQL
9 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
10 8 (17.39%) LAMP
10 8 (17.39%) TDD
10 8 (17.39%) FitNesse
10 8 (17.39%) Python
10 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
10 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
11 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
11 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
12 6 (13.04%) Apache
12 6 (13.04%) SAS
12 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.04%) BDD
12 6 (13.04%) Puppet
12 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (13.04%) DevOps

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) Apache
1 6 (13.04%) SAS
2 4 (8.70%) nginx
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) BASE24
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon S3
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) ATM
1 3 (6.52%) SAN
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
1 3 (6.52%) LTE
2 2 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (4.35%) 2G
2 2 (4.35%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (4.35%) 3G
2 2 (4.35%) SS7
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
2 2 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) GPRS
3 1 (2.17%) GSM
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) IPsec
3 1 (2.17%) MVNO
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
3 1 (2.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) MySQL
1 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) Redis
4 2 (4.35%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
3 8 (17.39%) FitNesse
4 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.70%) JIRA
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium
6 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.17%) WATIR
7 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.17%) JMeter
7 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.17%) GitLab
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Tester
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) SAS Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (10.87%) SAS BI Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.35%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) SAS Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) Web Services
2 14 (30.43%) RESTful
3 8 (17.39%) LAMP
4 5 (10.87%) JSON
5 4 (8.70%) XML
5 4 (8.70%) .NET
5 4 (8.70%) Memcached
5 4 (8.70%) Symfony
6 3 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (6.52%) Spring
7 2 (4.35%) jQuery
8 1 (2.17%) REST
8 1 (2.17%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) Tandem
2 3 (6.52%) EFT
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) CentOS
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.91%) Scrum
4 8 (17.39%) TDD
4 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.04%) BDD
6 6 (13.04%) DevOps
7 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.87%) MVC
8 4 (8.70%) OO
8 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.70%) OO PHP
9 3 (6.52%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Service Management
9 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 14 (30.43%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) PHP
3 8 (17.39%) Python
4 5 (10.87%) Ruby
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) C#
6 2 (4.35%) PHP5
6 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) NDS
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) XenApp
1 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Puppet
1 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.70%) Nagios
2 4 (8.70%) Cacti
3 2 (4.35%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.87%) IBM
3 4 (8.70%) Percona
3 4 (8.70%) New Relic
4 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) HP
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) Zend
5 2 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.17%) Huawei
6 1 (2.17%) Nokia
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) Wyse
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