The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheltenham region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 13 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.84% 8.64% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 21.88% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
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£425 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.64% 39.51% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 10
Average daily rate £158 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.53% -31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
UNIX
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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 17 (54.84%) Shell Script
2 16 (51.61%) Solaris
3 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Java
6 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) Maven
7 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) Perl
7 6 (19.35%) J2EE
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) webMethods
8 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
8 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
8 5 (16.13%) Clustering
8 5 (16.13%) Spring
8 5 (16.13%) jQuery
8 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.90%) Web Services
9 4 (12.90%) Python
10 3 (9.68%) HPUX
10 3 (9.68%) ClearCase
10 3 (9.68%) LAN
10 3 (9.68%) WAN
10 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (9.68%) Sun

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) SSH
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Maven
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (9.68%) Ant
2 3 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (9.68%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.23%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Consultant
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) webMethods Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) J2EE
2 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
2 5 (16.13%) Spring
2 5 (16.13%) jQuery
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) SOAP
4 3 (9.68%) Java EE
4 3 (9.68%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) Struts
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware
6 1 (3.23%) GWT
6 1 (3.23%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) DTV
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Solaris
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.68%) HPUX
5 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) TDD
3 3 (9.68%) Release Management
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) OO
3 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
3 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.68%) Kanban
4 2 (6.45%) Database Security
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITSM
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Shell Script
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) Perl
4 4 (12.90%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) Korn
5 3 (9.68%) Lua
5 3 (9.68%) Bourne shell
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) C
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) OCP
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
1 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
1 5 (16.13%) webMethods
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Sun
2 3 (9.68%) Informatica
3 2 (6.45%) NetApp
3 2 (6.45%) StorageTek
4 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 20 days ago