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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 16 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.31% 8.00% 8.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 19.35% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£378 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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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
22 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.47% 41.33% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 5
Average daily rate £275 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -20.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £363 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 (62.96%) Shell Script
2 14 (51.85%) Solaris
3 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 7 (25.93%) Maven
6 6 (22.22%) jQuery
6 6 (22.22%) Spring
6 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 6 (22.22%) J2EE
7 5 (18.52%) Perl
7 5 (18.52%) Python
7 5 (18.52%) webMethods
7 5 (18.52%) Clustering
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Subversion
8 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (14.81%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) Ant
8 4 (14.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (14.81%) ClearCase
8 4 (14.81%) PHP
8 4 (14.81%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.81%) Lua
8 4 (14.81%) Release Management
9 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (11.11%) Korn

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (3.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Maven
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (14.81%) ClearCase
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) webMethods Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX Support
7 1 (3.70%) Middleware Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) jQuery
1 6 (22.22%) Spring
1 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 6 (22.22%) J2EE
2 3 (11.11%) Java EE
2 3 (11.11%) RESTful
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) Struts
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Solaris
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (14.81%) OO
1 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (14.81%) Release Management
2 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 3 (11.11%) Kanban
2 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.11%) Scrum
2 3 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Test Management
3 1 (3.70%) High Availability
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Shell Script
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 4 (14.81%) Lua
6 3 (11.11%) Korn
6 3 (11.11%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) webMethods
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Informatica
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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