The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 50 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 17 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.20% 2.48% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.41% 14.94% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £311 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £310 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £356 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -9.52%
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
137 87 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.77% 16.57% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 40 63
Average daily rate £350 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
UNIX
South West

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) MySQL
4 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (22.50%) Scrum
5 9 (22.50%) Puppet
6 8 (20.00%) Java
6 8 (20.00%) PHP
6 8 (20.00%) JUnit
6 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (20.00%) LAMP
7 7 (17.50%) Web Services
7 7 (17.50%) Apache
7 7 (17.50%) Python
7 7 (17.50%) Data Modelling
7 7 (17.50%) Nagios
7 7 (17.50%) Project Management
7 7 (17.50%) Subversion
7 7 (17.50%) Ruby
7 7 (17.50%) JIRA
7 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.50%) CentOS
7 7 (17.50%) Cacti
7 7 (17.50%) nginx
7 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (17.50%) Amazon S3
7 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (17.50%) Open Source

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (17.50%) Apache
1 7 (17.50%) nginx
2 6 (15.00%) Confluence
2 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon S3
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) ATM
1 3 (7.50%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) NAS
2 2 (5.00%) GSM
2 2 (5.00%) UMTS
2 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) JUnit
2 7 (17.50%) Subversion
2 7 (17.50%) JIRA
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) JBehave
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Billing
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Lead Developer
3 6 (15.00%) SAS Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) SAS Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Server Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) LAMP
2 7 (17.50%) Web Services
3 6 (15.00%) XML
3 6 (15.00%) XSD
3 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 6 (15.00%) CSS
3 6 (15.00%) JSP
3 6 (15.00%) Spring
3 6 (15.00%) Ajax
3 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
3 6 (15.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) EFT
2 3 (7.50%) Tandem
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) CentOS
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
4 7 (17.50%) Data Modelling
4 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
4 7 (17.50%) DevOps
5 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Kanban
5 6 (15.00%) Data Validation
5 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) B2C
5 6 (15.00%) MVC
5 6 (15.00%) SEO
5 6 (15.00%) Validation
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
1 8 (20.00%) PHP
2 7 (17.50%) Python
2 7 (17.50%) Ruby
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Puppet
2 7 (17.50%) Nagios
2 7 (17.50%) Cacti
2 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.50%) Percona
3 6 (15.00%) hybris
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) IBM
5 3 (7.50%) Business Objects
5 3 (7.50%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) NetApp
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Huawei
7 1 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (2.50%) Sun
7 1 (2.50%) Nokia
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
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