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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 12 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.99% 8.77% 4.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.48% 26.32% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 4
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£478 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+69.64% -23.63%
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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
46 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.17% 33.33% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 13
Average daily rate £450 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £115 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £383 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.61% -59.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £28.50 £39.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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
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 January 2015, 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 26 (76.47%) Python
1 26 (76.47%) DV Cleared
1 26 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 24 (70.59%) Perl
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (70.59%) Release Management
3 23 (67.65%) OO
4 22 (64.71%) ClearCase
4 22 (64.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 22 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (64.71%) Subversion
5 19 (55.88%) Java
6 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (50.00%) PHP
6 17 (50.00%) Ant
6 17 (50.00%) Maven
6 17 (50.00%) Lua
6 17 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
7 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
7 14 (41.18%) Ruby
8 13 (38.24%) Scrum
8 13 (38.24%) Linux
8 13 (38.24%) Sun
9 12 (35.29%) Sun Certification
10 10 (29.41%) OOD
11 9 (26.47%) Windows
12 8 (23.53%) J2EE
12 8 (23.53%) C++
13 7 (20.59%) OCPJP
13 7 (20.59%) User Stories

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 2 (5.88%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.88%) MPLS
2 2 (5.88%) BGP
2 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) TACACS
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
1 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) ClearCase
1 22 (64.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 22 (64.71%) Subversion
2 17 (50.00%) Ant
2 17 (50.00%) Maven
2 17 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) C++ Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) J2EE
2 2 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) MFC
3 1 (2.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) AIX
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (70.59%) Release Management
2 23 (67.65%) OO
3 22 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (38.24%) Scrum
5 10 (29.41%) OOD
6 7 (20.59%) User Stories
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
8 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.82%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
9 3 (8.82%) Information Management
9 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Test Management
10 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Python
2 24 (70.59%) Perl
3 19 (55.88%) Java
4 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (50.00%) PHP
4 17 (50.00%) Lua
5 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
5 14 (41.18%) Ruby
6 8 (23.53%) C++
7 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
7 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 2 (5.88%) C
8 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) DV Cleared
1 26 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) Sun Certification
3 7 (20.59%) OCPJP
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) CCA
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CCEA
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.94%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Sun
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) NetApp
4 2 (5.88%) Nokia
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle