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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 52 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.51% 2.38% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.79% 13.00% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 20
Average daily rate
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£425 £310 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £289 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
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 £30.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
145 100 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.19% 18.28% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 52 67
Average daily rate £365 £314 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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%) MySQL
3 13 (32.50%) Windows
4 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.00%) Puppet
6 9 (22.50%) Ruby
6 9 (22.50%) Python
6 9 (22.50%) PHP
6 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
6 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
6 9 (22.50%) LAMP
7 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 8 (20.00%) Nagios
7 8 (20.00%) Java
7 8 (20.00%) Web Services
7 8 (20.00%) Apache
7 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (20.00%) CentOS
7 8 (20.00%) Cacti
7 8 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (20.00%) Amazon S3
7 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (20.00%) Open Source
7 8 (20.00%) nginx
7 8 (20.00%) Percona
7 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (20.00%) DevOps
8 7 (17.50%) JIRA
8 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (20.00%) Apache
1 8 (20.00%) nginx
2 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.00%) SAS
2 6 (15.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) ATM
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) GSM
2 2 (5.00%) UMTS
2 2 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.50%) SSH
3 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) JIRA
1 7 (17.50%) Subversion
1 7 (17.50%) JUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) JMeter
3 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) JBehave
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Lead Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) SAS Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) MI Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (5.00%) SAS BI Developer
6 1 (2.50%) SAS BI Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) LAMP
2 8 (20.00%) Web Services
3 6 (15.00%) CSS
3 6 (15.00%) JSP
3 6 (15.00%) XML
3 6 (15.00%) XSD
3 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 6 (15.00%) Ajax
3 6 (15.00%) Spring
3 6 (15.00%) jQuery
3 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) EFT
2 4 (10.00%) Tandem
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 8 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (5.00%) Solaris
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (20.00%) DevOps
4 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) MVC
5 6 (15.00%) SEO
5 6 (15.00%) Validation
5 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) B2C
5 6 (15.00%) Kanban
5 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Data Validation
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Ruby
1 9 (22.50%) Python
1 9 (22.50%) PHP
2 8 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
1 1 (2.50%) XenApp
1 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Puppet
2 8 (20.00%) Nagios
2 8 (20.00%) Cacti
2 8 (20.00%) 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 8 (20.00%) Percona
3 6 (15.00%) hybris
4 5 (12.50%) IBM
5 4 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (2.50%) Huawei
8 1 (2.50%) Sun
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Nokia
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
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