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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 15 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.00% 4.62% 15.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 15.79% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
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£450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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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
33 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.50% 29.23% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 4
Average daily rate £323 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £125 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £367 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 16 (55.17%) Shell Script
2 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) Solaris
4 10 (34.48%) Python
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (34.48%) Perl
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Maven
5 9 (31.03%) Subversion
5 9 (31.03%) Lua
5 9 (31.03%) Release Management
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (31.03%) Apache Ivy
5 9 (31.03%) PHP
5 9 (31.03%) Ant
5 9 (31.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (31.03%) ClearCase
5 9 (31.03%) OO
6 6 (20.69%) Sun Certification
6 6 (20.69%) Sun
6 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
6 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) webMethods
7 5 (17.24%) Clustering
8 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
8 4 (13.79%) J2EE
8 4 (13.79%) Spring

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) MPLS
2 2 (6.90%) BGP
2 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.45%) TACACS
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
1 3 (10.34%) Big Data
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Maven
2 9 (31.03%) Subversion
2 9 (31.03%) Apache Ivy
2 9 (31.03%) Ant
2 9 (31.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (31.03%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.45%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) webMethods Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Server Support
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) J2EE
1 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
1 4 (13.79%) Spring
1 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 3 (10.34%) Struts
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Solaris
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) OO
2 9 (31.03%) Release Management
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Test Management
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Kanban
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.45%) TDD
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Shell Script
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) Perl
3 10 (34.48%) Python
4 9 (31.03%) PHP
4 9 (31.03%) Lua
5 2 (6.90%) Bourne shell
5 2 (6.90%) Korn
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Sun
2 5 (17.24%) webMethods
3 3 (10.34%) Informatica
4 2 (6.90%) Nokia
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) Juniper
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £495 per day
Posted: 21 days ago