The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 22 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.57% 1.36% 4.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.16% 7.46% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 6
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£375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £332 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
UNIX
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.51% 18.16% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 44 45
Average daily rate £375 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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
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 31 July 2015, 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 31 (72.09%) Perl
2 29 (67.44%) Software Engineering
3 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (51.16%) Linux
5 18 (41.86%) OO
6 16 (37.21%) SQL
6 16 (37.21%) MySQL
7 15 (34.88%) Relational Database
8 14 (32.56%) RESTful
8 14 (32.56%) Java
9 13 (30.23%) DevOps
10 12 (27.91%) Mojolicious
10 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
10 12 (27.91%) Scala
10 12 (27.91%) Hadoop
10 12 (27.91%) jQuery
10 12 (27.91%) TDD
11 11 (25.58%) OAuth
11 11 (25.58%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (20.93%) Legal
13 8 (18.60%) MapReduce
14 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (13.95%) Digital Media
16 5 (11.63%) Windows
16 5 (11.63%) Degree
17 4 (9.30%) Video on Demand
17 4 (9.30%) Python
17 4 (9.30%) XML
17 4 (9.30%) MS Project
17 4 (9.30%) Finance

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (25.58%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Project
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) SSL
2 2 (4.65%) VLAN
2 2 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) MySQL
2 15 (34.88%) Relational Database
3 12 (27.91%) Hadoop
3 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) DB2
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.65%) TestDirector
1 2 (4.65%) JMeter
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (20.93%) Legal
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) AWS Developer
3 9 (20.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Perl Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Middleware Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) UNIX Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Perl Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Linux Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) RESTful
2 12 (27.91%) jQuery
2 12 (27.91%) Mojolicious
3 11 (25.58%) OAuth
4 4 (9.30%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) XHTML
5 2 (4.65%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) Middleware
5 2 (4.65%) LAMP
5 2 (4.65%) Ajax
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (4.65%) WebCenter
6 1 (2.33%) JSON
6 1 (2.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Digital Media
3 4 (9.30%) Video on Demand
4 2 (4.65%) AS400
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) iSeries
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) OS/400
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Software Engineering
2 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) OO
4 13 (30.23%) DevOps
5 12 (27.91%) TDD
6 8 (18.60%) MapReduce
7 3 (6.98%) UML
7 3 (6.98%) Analytics
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) RUP
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.65%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (4.65%) SDLC
8 2 (4.65%) Video Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) Perl
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) Java
4 12 (27.91%) Scala
5 4 (9.30%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) RPG
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) COBOL
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Rundeck
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) F5
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago