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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 43 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 32 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.14% 0.33% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.22% 2.00% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 4
Average daily rate
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£419 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £325 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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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
225 100 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.10% 16.45% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 42 81
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 25
Average hourly rate £13.75 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 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
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 October 2014.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (68.00%) Linux
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Web Services
4 17 (34.00%) PHP
5 16 (32.00%) SQL
5 16 (32.00%) Java
6 15 (30.00%) MySQL
6 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (26.00%) Python
8 12 (24.00%) Windows
8 12 (24.00%) Red Hat
8 12 (24.00%) Scrum
8 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
8 12 (24.00%) RESTful
9 11 (22.00%) Puppet
9 11 (22.00%) LAMP
10 10 (20.00%) Ruby
10 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 10 (20.00%) Apache
10 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 10 (20.00%) DevOps
10 10 (20.00%) Open Source
11 9 (18.00%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (18.00%) Amazon S3
11 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (18.00%) CentOS
11 9 (18.00%) Cacti
11 9 (18.00%) Percona

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (20.00%) Apache
2 9 (18.00%) nginx
3 5 (10.00%) SAS
4 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) BASE24
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon S3
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) SAN
2 3 (6.00%) ATM
3 2 (4.00%) GSM
3 2 (4.00%) UMTS
3 2 (4.00%) 2G
3 2 (4.00%) LTE
3 2 (4.00%) NAS
3 2 (4.00%) 3G
3 2 (4.00%) LDAP
3 2 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) AMQP
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) MySQL
2 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Redis
4 2 (4.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (16.00%) FitNesse
4 5 (10.00%) JIRA
5 4 (8.00%) Selenium
6 3 (6.00%) JUnit
6 3 (6.00%) Subversion
7 2 (4.00%) JMeter
7 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.00%) WATIR
8 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Billing
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Tester
2 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.00%) SAS Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (8.00%) SAS BI Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Agile Tester
4 3 (6.00%) Hybris Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Administrator
4 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) Web Services
2 12 (24.00%) RESTful
3 11 (22.00%) LAMP
4 6 (12.00%) Spring
5 5 (10.00%) XML
5 5 (10.00%) jQuery
6 4 (8.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (6.00%) XSD
7 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.00%) Ajax
7 3 (6.00%) JSON
7 3 (6.00%) HTML
7 3 (6.00%) .NET
7 3 (6.00%) CSS
7 3 (6.00%) JSP
8 2 (4.00%) Memcached
8 2 (4.00%) Symfony
9 1 (2.00%) REST
9 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (6.00%) Tandem
2 3 (6.00%) EFT
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (68.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.00%) CentOS
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (24.00%) Scrum
4 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.00%) DevOps
5 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.00%) BDD
7 6 (12.00%) TDD
7 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.00%) MVC
7 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.00%) Project Management
10 3 (6.00%) SEO
10 3 (6.00%) Validation
10 3 (6.00%) B2C
10 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) PHP
2 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 16 (32.00%) Java
3 13 (26.00%) Python
4 10 (20.00%) Ruby
5 4 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) PHP5
6 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Puppet
2 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (18.00%) Nagios
3 9 (18.00%) Cacti
4 2 (4.00%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.00%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (18.00%) Percona
3 5 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) hybris
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) Zend
5 2 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (4.00%) New Relic
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Huawei
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £8 to £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago