The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 16 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.79% 11.03% 5.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.92% 41.67% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Median daily rate £410 £418 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +10.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £363 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £491 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Unix
Gloucestershire

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
26 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.49% 26.47% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 15
Median daily rate £350 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £187 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Unix.

1 29 (90.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 15 (46.88%) Java
4 13 (40.63%) Middleware
5 12 (37.50%) webMethods
5 12 (37.50%) SOAP
5 12 (37.50%) Web Services
5 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (34.38%) DV Cleared
6 11 (34.38%) REST
7 8 (25.00%) C++
8 7 (21.88%) Solaris
8 7 (21.88%) Linux
9 6 (18.75%) J2EE
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle
10 5 (15.63%) Perl
10 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) Python
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (12.50%) C
11 4 (12.50%) Sun Certification
11 4 (12.50%) Firewall
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (12.50%) Migration
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (12.50%) Test Management
11 4 (12.50%) Network Security
11 4 (12.50%) Data Guard

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) IPv6
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) JMeter
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) DBA
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Test Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Author
5 1 (3.13%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Author
5 1 (3.13%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Middleware
2 12 (37.50%) SOAP
2 12 (37.50%) Web Services
3 11 (34.38%) REST
4 6 (18.75%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) WSDL
6 1 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) Swing
6 1 (3.13%) SWT
6 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Ergonomics
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
1 7 (21.88%) Solaris
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) HPUX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (12.50%) Test Management
3 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Innovation Management
4 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.25%) TDD
4 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Service Design
5 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.50%) C
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) Korn
7 1 (3.13%) Lua
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (90.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) CEH
4 4 (12.50%) Sun Certification
5 2 (6.25%) ISEB
5 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) webMethods
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Endeca
4 3 (9.38%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas