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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.97% 14.58% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.90% 50.00% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
39 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.33% 29.17% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 4
Average daily rate £365 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £30.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.26% +165.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 14 (60.87%) Python
2 13 (56.52%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) Perl
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Release Management
4 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 11 (47.83%) Apache Ivy
4 11 (47.83%) Maven
4 11 (47.83%) Lua
4 11 (47.83%) Subversion
4 11 (47.83%) PHP
4 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) Ant
4 11 (47.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (47.83%) ClearCase
4 11 (47.83%) OO
5 10 (43.48%) DV Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) Sun
7 8 (34.78%) Sun Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
8 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
9 5 (21.74%) J2EE
10 4 (17.39%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
10 4 (17.39%) Ruby
11 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Spring
11 3 (13.04%) Hibernate

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) MPLS
1 2 (8.70%) BGP
1 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Ant
1 11 (47.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 11 (47.83%) ClearCase
1 11 (47.83%) Subversion
1 11 (47.83%) Maven
1 11 (47.83%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (8.70%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
1 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) J2EE
2 3 (13.04%) Struts
2 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
2 3 (13.04%) Spring
2 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (52.17%) Release Management
2 11 (47.83%) OO
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Test Management
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Python
2 13 (56.52%) Perl
2 13 (56.52%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) PHP
3 11 (47.83%) Lua
4 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
5 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) COBOL
7 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) DV Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) Sun Certification
4 2 (8.70%) OCPJP
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCSD
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) CCA
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCEA
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Sun
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) Nokia
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.35%) TOWER Software
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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