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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 31 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.85% 5.84% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 27.69% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 6
Average daily rate
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£444 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £300 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £418 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £9.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £18.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+113.51% -32.72%
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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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 65 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.95% 21.10% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 15
Average daily rate £213 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £172 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +71.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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 10 (43.48%) Perl
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
4 6 (26.09%) MySQL
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) SLA
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) AIX
6 4 (17.39%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) DB2
6 4 (17.39%) MS Project
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
6 4 (17.39%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
7 3 (13.04%) Korn
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) HP UCMDB

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Project
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) DB2
3 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.70%) DataStage
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Perl Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) ETL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) IT Auditor
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) WSDL
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) Mojolicious
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) iSeries
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) MapReduce
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) BCP
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Perl
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) Korn
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) COBOL
6 2 (8.70%) RPG
6 2 (8.70%) C
7 1 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (13.04%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Remedy
4 2 (8.70%) Teradata
4 2 (8.70%) Sybase
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) SAP