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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 43 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 25 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.96% 2.76% 3.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.56% 19.33% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 10
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£400 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £463 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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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
151 119 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.89% 14.27% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 70 60
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £299 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £11.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £20.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (70.73%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 15 (36.59%) Configuration Management
4 14 (34.15%) Firewall
4 14 (34.15%) PHP
5 12 (29.27%) Apache
5 12 (29.27%) Python
5 12 (29.27%) Puppet
5 12 (29.27%) DevOps
6 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
7 10 (24.39%) MySQL
7 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
8 9 (21.95%) Perl
8 9 (21.95%) Citrix
8 9 (21.95%) VMware
8 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (19.51%) CCNA
9 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
9 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (19.51%) Service Management
9 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
10 7 (17.07%) Hudson
10 7 (17.07%) Salt
10 7 (17.07%) Ansible
10 7 (17.07%) LAN
10 7 (17.07%) WAN
10 7 (17.07%) XML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (29.27%) Apache
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.32%) nginx
5 2 (4.88%) SAS
6 1 (2.44%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
1 2 (4.88%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) LAN
2 7 (17.07%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) SS7
4 5 (12.20%) IPsec
4 5 (12.20%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (12.20%) DHCP
4 5 (12.20%) VPN
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 2 (4.88%) LTE
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.44%) LDAP
6 1 (2.44%) GPRS
6 1 (2.44%) GSM
6 1 (2.44%) MVNO
6 1 (2.44%) VLAN
6 1 (2.44%) 3G
6 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.76%) Redis
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) Hudson
3 4 (9.76%) JIRA
4 3 (7.32%) Subversion
4 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Junior
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.88%) SAS Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) XML
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) LAMP
3 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 4 (9.76%) Symfony
3 4 (9.76%) RESTful
3 4 (9.76%) Memcached
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Debian
4 6 (14.63%) CentOS
5 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) VMS
7 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Configuration Management
2 12 (29.27%) DevOps
3 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (19.51%) Service Management
5 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.20%) Data Management
6 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.76%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) MVC
7 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) OO
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (9.76%) Email Migration
7 4 (9.76%) OO PHP
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 2 (4.88%) SOA
9 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) PHP
2 12 (29.27%) Python
3 9 (21.95%) Perl
4 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
5 7 (17.07%) Ruby
6 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 5 (12.20%) Java
8 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.88%) Ada
10 1 (2.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (19.51%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) GCIA
3 1 (2.44%) GCIH
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.20%) XenApp
3 5 (12.20%) vSphere
4 4 (9.76%) XenServer
5 3 (7.32%) Postfix
5 3 (7.32%) Samba
5 3 (7.32%) Xen
6 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.44%) NDS
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Puppet
2 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (17.07%) Ansible
3 7 (17.07%) Salt
4 3 (7.32%) Ganeti
4 3 (7.32%) Bcfg2
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) Citrix
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) Wyse
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) New Relic
6 2 (4.88%) Serena
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.44%) Nokia
Bristol Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago