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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 16 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 23 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.39% 4.28% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.82% 25.37% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 3
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£365 £301 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% -19.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
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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
68 67 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.82% 16.88% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 33
Average daily rate £330 £265 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £18.33 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.26% +66.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 (70.97%) Perl
2 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
3 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) OO
4 15 (48.39%) SQL
5 13 (41.94%) RESTful
6 11 (35.48%) Scala
6 11 (35.48%) MongoDB
6 11 (35.48%) TDD
6 11 (35.48%) jQuery
6 11 (35.48%) Mojolicious
6 11 (35.48%) Java
7 10 (32.26%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (32.26%) OAuth
8 9 (29.03%) Linux
9 8 (25.81%) Legal
9 8 (25.81%) Degree
10 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
10 7 (22.58%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) MySQL
11 6 (19.35%) MS Project
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
12 5 (16.13%) UML
12 5 (16.13%) DevOps
12 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
13 4 (12.90%) iSeries
13 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
13 4 (12.90%) DB2
13 4 (12.90%) XML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (32.26%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Project
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MongoDB
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 7 (22.58%) MySQL
3 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.90%) DB2
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) TestDirector
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.81%) Legal
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) AWS Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Perl Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
6 4 (12.90%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) IT Auditor
8 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior IT Auditor
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Perl Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Auditor
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) RESTful
2 11 (35.48%) jQuery
2 11 (35.48%) Mojolicious
3 10 (32.26%) OAuth
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) Ajax
5 2 (6.45%) XHTML
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.23%) WSDL
6 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) iSeries
1 4 (12.90%) AS400
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) OS/400
3 2 (6.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) OO
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) UML
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) RUP
6 3 (9.68%) Video Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Perl
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) Scala
3 11 (35.48%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.90%) RPG
5 4 (12.90%) COBOL
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) C
7 2 (6.45%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) COBIT
2 1 (3.23%) COSO
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP