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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 47 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 24 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.76% 0.33% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.00% 2.20% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £294 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.68% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £279 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £309 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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South West

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
150 91 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.26% 14.87% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 43 70
Average daily rate £375 £320 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.94 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (57.89%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) MySQL
3 14 (36.84%) Web Services
4 13 (34.21%) PHP
5 12 (31.58%) Python
5 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (31.58%) Ruby
5 12 (31.58%) Puppet
6 11 (28.95%) Percona
6 11 (28.95%) Open Source
6 11 (28.95%) CentOS
6 11 (28.95%) Cacti
6 11 (28.95%) nginx
6 11 (28.95%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (28.95%) Amazon S3
6 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
6 11 (28.95%) Nagios
6 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
6 11 (28.95%) LAMP
6 11 (28.95%) Apache
6 11 (28.95%) Java
6 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (28.95%) DevOps
7 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Windows
8 8 (21.05%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) Project Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (28.95%) Apache
1 11 (28.95%) nginx
2 6 (15.79%) Confluence
2 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon S3
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) ATM
2 2 (5.26%) GSM
2 2 (5.26%) UMTS
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JUnit
1 6 (15.79%) Subversion
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
2 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.89%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) JMeter
6 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Tester
2 6 (15.79%) Lead Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Hybris Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) SAS Developer
4 2 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (5.26%) SAS BI Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) Web Services
2 11 (28.95%) LAMP
3 7 (18.42%) Spring
3 7 (18.42%) jQuery
4 6 (15.79%) XML
4 6 (15.79%) XSD
4 6 (15.79%) Ajax
4 6 (15.79%) Spring MVC
4 6 (15.79%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) JSP
5 4 (10.53%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Open Source
2 4 (10.53%) EFT
2 4 (10.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) CentOS
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
2 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
2 11 (28.95%) DevOps
3 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Scrum
5 7 (18.42%) Project Management
6 6 (15.79%) MVC
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.79%) B2C
6 6 (15.79%) SEO
6 6 (15.79%) Validation
6 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Kanban
6 6 (15.79%) Data Validation
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) PHP
2 12 (31.58%) Python
2 12 (31.58%) Ruby
3 11 (28.95%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PHP5
5 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.63%) XenApp
1 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.63%) vSphere
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Puppet
2 11 (28.95%) Nagios
2 11 (28.95%) Cacti
2 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.63%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 11 (28.95%) Percona
3 6 (15.79%) hybris
4 4 (10.53%) IBM
4 4 (10.53%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) Zend
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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