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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 43 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 28 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.15% 0.32% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.28% 2.08% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 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 £294 £279 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £309 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -14.70%
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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
162 96 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.22% 15.58% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 47 74
Average daily rate £375 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 22
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 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.12 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -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 15 September 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 15 September 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 28 (63.64%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Java
3 17 (38.64%) MySQL
3 17 (38.64%) Web Services
4 16 (36.36%) PHP
5 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (31.82%) SQL
7 13 (29.55%) Python
8 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 12 (27.27%) Scrum
8 12 (27.27%) Ruby
8 12 (27.27%) Puppet
9 11 (25.00%) Percona
9 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (25.00%) DevOps
9 11 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (25.00%) Amazon S3
9 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (25.00%) Open Source
9 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 11 (25.00%) LAMP
9 11 (25.00%) CentOS
9 11 (25.00%) Cacti
9 11 (25.00%) nginx
9 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
9 11 (25.00%) Nagios
9 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (25.00%) Apache
10 10 (22.73%) Jenkins

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 11 (25.00%) nginx
2 6 (13.64%) Confluence
2 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) BASE24
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) ATM
2 2 (4.55%) GSM
2 2 (4.55%) UMTS
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.27%) LDAP
3 1 (2.27%) 3G
3 1 (2.27%) 2G
3 1 (2.27%) SSH
3 1 (2.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) MySQL
2 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.91%) FitNesse
4 6 (13.64%) JUnit
4 6 (13.64%) Subversion
4 6 (13.64%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) Selenium
6 2 (4.55%) JMeter
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.27%) WATIR
7 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Tester
3 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Lead Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.55%) SAS Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (4.55%) SAS BI Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) Web Services
2 11 (25.00%) LAMP
3 9 (20.45%) RESTful
4 8 (18.18%) jQuery
4 8 (18.18%) Spring
5 6 (13.64%) Ajax
5 6 (13.64%) Spring MVC
5 6 (13.64%) HTML
5 6 (13.64%) CSS
5 6 (13.64%) JSP
5 6 (13.64%) XML
5 6 (13.64%) XSD
6 3 (6.82%) .NET
7 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) Tandem
2 4 (9.09%) EFT
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) CentOS
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (27.27%) Scrum
4 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (25.00%) DevOps
5 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) MVC
7 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.64%) SEO
7 6 (13.64%) Validation
7 6 (13.64%) BDD
7 6 (13.64%) B2C
7 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Kanban
7 6 (13.64%) Data Validation
8 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) PHP
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 13 (29.55%) Python
5 12 (27.27%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) PHP5
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Puppet
2 11 (25.00%) Nagios
2 11 (25.00%) Cacti
2 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.27%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (2.27%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 11 (25.00%) Percona
3 6 (13.64%) hybris
4 5 (11.36%) IBM
5 4 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 2 (4.55%) Zend
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
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