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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 40 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.31% 4.30% 9.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 15.58% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
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£300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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
80 77 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.00% 27.60% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 7
Average daily rate £300 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) RESTful
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) AIX
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.00%) Legal
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) OAuth
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Groovy
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Selenium
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) J2EE
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) OSPF
2 1 (5.00%) BGP
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) SSH
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
1 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
2 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (10.00%) JBehave
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Legal
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Perl Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.00%) Automated Test Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) RESTful
2 3 (15.00%) Mojolicious
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) OAuth
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) XHTML
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) AS400
1 2 (10.00%) iSeries
1 2 (10.00%) LPAR
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) AIX
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) OS/400
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Groovy
4 3 (15.00%) Scala
5 2 (10.00%) XPath
5 2 (10.00%) MUMPS
5 2 (10.00%) XQuery
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) COBOL
6 1 (5.00%) RPG
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco