The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 15 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 18 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.76% 18.10% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.00% 42.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
Average daily rate
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£458 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.45
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.67%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.14% 43.10% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 14
Average daily rate £425 £350 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £175 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Cheltenham region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Cheltenham region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 33 (84.62%) DV Cleared
1 33 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 27 (69.23%) Python
3 25 (64.10%) Perl
4 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (56.41%) Release Management
6 21 (53.85%) Java
6 21 (53.85%) OO
7 20 (51.28%) ClearCase
7 20 (51.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 20 (51.28%) Subversion
7 20 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (46.15%) Bash Shell
8 18 (46.15%) Ruby
9 16 (41.03%) Scrum
9 16 (41.03%) Linux
10 15 (38.46%) Ant
10 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
10 15 (38.46%) PHP
10 15 (38.46%) Lua
10 15 (38.46%) Maven
10 15 (38.46%) Apache Ivy
11 12 (30.77%) Windows
11 12 (30.77%) OOD
12 11 (28.21%) C++
13 10 (25.64%) Sun
14 9 (23.08%) Sun Certification
15 8 (20.51%) OCPJP
15 8 (20.51%) User Stories
15 8 (20.51%) J2EE

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (5.13%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) LDAP
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) Subversion
1 20 (51.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 20 (51.28%) ClearCase
2 15 (38.46%) Ant
2 15 (38.46%) Apache Ivy
2 15 (38.46%) Maven
3 5 (12.82%) Rational Functional Tester
3 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) C++ Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) J2EE
2 2 (5.13%) Java EE
3 1 (2.56%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.69%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) Release Management
3 21 (53.85%) OO
4 20 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (41.03%) Scrum
6 12 (30.77%) OOD
7 8 (20.51%) User Stories
8 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Test Management
10 5 (12.82%) SIEM
10 5 (12.82%) SOA
11 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
11 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
11 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
12 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
12 3 (7.69%) Information Management
12 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Python
2 25 (64.10%) Perl
3 21 (53.85%) Java
4 18 (46.15%) Ruby
4 18 (46.15%) Bash Shell
5 15 (38.46%) Lua
5 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 15 (38.46%) PHP
6 11 (28.21%) C++
7 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
7 5 (12.82%) SQL
8 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (84.62%) DV Cleared
1 33 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) Sun Certification
3 8 (20.51%) OCPJP
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.69%) ISEB
4 3 (7.69%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Sun
2 5 (12.82%) McAfee
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) NetApp
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) CA