The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cardiff 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 25 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 21 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.85% 3.61% 6.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.17% 17.65% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 6
Average daily rate £375 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £375 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £393 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.06% 20.48% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 30
Average daily rate £250 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.90% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
South Wales

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Cardiff region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Cardiff region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (62.07%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Perl
2 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
3 8 (27.59%) IBM
3 8 (27.59%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) AIX
5 6 (20.69%) OO
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) RESTful
6 5 (17.24%) Scala
6 5 (17.24%) OAuth
6 5 (17.24%) iSeries
6 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
6 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (17.24%) Mojolicious
6 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) jQuery
6 5 (17.24%) Legal
6 5 (17.24%) HP
6 5 (17.24%) SSL
6 5 (17.24%) Solaris
7 4 (13.79%) Apache

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) FastStats
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SSL
2 4 (13.79%) SMTP
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) OSPF
4 1 (3.45%) BGP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Ant
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
1 2 (6.90%) Maven
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Hudson
2 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.45%) JBehave
2 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Legal
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.24%) Perl Developer
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX Support
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Automated Test Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) RESTful
2 5 (17.24%) OAuth
2 5 (17.24%) Mojolicious
2 5 (17.24%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) JDBC
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) iSeries
2 2 (6.90%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) AIX
3 5 (17.24%) Solaris
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) OS/400
5 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) TDD
2 6 (20.69%) OO
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Management
7 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) Code Coverage
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) UML
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Perl
2 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
3 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) Scala
5 4 (13.79%) COBOL
5 4 (13.79%) RPG
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.90%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
7 1 (3.45%) Korn
7 1 (3.45%) XQuery
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) RHCE
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) IBM
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) BMC
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
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