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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 28 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 16 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.89% 6.07% 10.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 23.44% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 14
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £273 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
52 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.90% 25.91% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 24
Average daily rate £275 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.87 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.97 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Perl
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) MySQL
3 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) AIX
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Ruby
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (14.29%) SLA
6 3 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Remedy
6 3 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) DataStage
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) DB2
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) TestNG
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) DBA
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Perl Developer
3 2 (9.52%) ETL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) WSDL
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) Mojolicious
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) LPAR
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) AIX
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
1 5 (23.81%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) MapReduce
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) BCP
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Perl
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Korn
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (9.52%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (14.29%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Remedy
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
3 2 (9.52%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) Teradata
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica