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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 13 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 9 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.26% 21.90% 15.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.93% 45.10% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 16
Median daily rate £324 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £361 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £459 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
43 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 39.45% 48.57% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 25
Median daily rate £400 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £88 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 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 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) DV Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
6 6 (35.29%) Ant
6 6 (35.29%) C++
6 6 (35.29%) Maven
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
6 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (35.29%) Selenium
6 6 (35.29%) Release Management
7 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
7 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
7 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) BDD
7 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
7 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
7 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (29.41%) Software Delivery
7 5 (29.41%) ISEB
8 4 (23.53%) Sun Certification

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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Ant
1 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
1 6 (35.29%) Maven
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.88%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) Swing
1 1 (5.88%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Release Management
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) BDD
3 5 (29.41%) Software Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
3 6 (35.29%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Lua
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) DV Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (23.53%) CEH
4 4 (23.53%) Sun Certification
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.88%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
2 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) SAP