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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 58 57 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Contract jobs citing UNIX 11 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.25% 1.77% 4.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.36% 11.03% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.09% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
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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
173 136 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.59% 16.02% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 72 56
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £21.30 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, 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 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 14 (40.00%) Firewall
5 13 (37.14%) Apache
6 12 (34.29%) Python
7 11 (31.43%) PHP
7 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
8 10 (28.57%) Puppet
8 10 (28.57%) DevOps
9 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
10 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
10 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (22.86%) Citrix
10 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (22.86%) CCNA
10 8 (22.86%) Perl
10 8 (22.86%) MySQL
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle
10 8 (22.86%) VMware
10 8 (22.86%) Ruby
11 7 (20.00%) Service Management
11 7 (20.00%) IIS
11 7 (20.00%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 7 (20.00%) DNS
11 7 (20.00%) LAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 13 (37.14%) Apache
2 7 (20.00%) IIS
3 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.57%) JBoss
4 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) nginx
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) SAS
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) LAN
2 7 (20.00%) WAN
3 6 (17.14%) SS7
4 5 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (11.43%) IPsec
5 4 (11.43%) DHCP
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) VPN
6 2 (5.71%) LTE
6 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.71%) HTTP
7 1 (2.86%) 3G
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) GPRS
7 1 (2.86%) GSM
7 1 (2.86%) LDAP
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
7 1 (2.86%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Redis
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) Hudson
3 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.43%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) J2EE
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) Memcached
5 1 (2.86%) Symfony
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.14%) CentOS
4 6 (17.14%) Debian
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.57%) VMS
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 10 (28.57%) DevOps
3 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.00%) Service Management
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Data Management
5 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Email Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
8 2 (5.71%) Open Source
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.71%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Python
2 11 (31.43%) PHP
3 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
3 8 (22.86%) Perl
3 8 (22.86%) Ruby
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.71%) Ada
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) Erlang
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (22.86%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) GCIA
3 1 (2.86%) GCIH
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.43%) XenApp
3 4 (11.43%) XenServer
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) ISA Server
4 3 (8.57%) Samba
4 3 (8.57%) Xen
4 3 (8.57%) Postfix
5 1 (2.86%) NDS
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Puppet
2 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (20.00%) Salt
3 7 (20.00%) Ansible
4 3 (8.57%) Bcfg2
4 3 (8.57%) Ganeti
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Wyse
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) BEA
4 3 (8.57%) Ektron
5 2 (5.71%) Serena
5 2 (5.71%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Nokia
6 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.86%) New Relic