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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 6 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 14 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.05% 13.61% 19.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.84% 48.78% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 9
Average daily rate £308 £448 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.32% +27.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £374 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £478 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +23.89%
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
37 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 39.78% 27.89% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 28
Average daily rate £300 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £374 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 2016, 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 24 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) Middleware
4 12 (42.86%) webMethods
4 12 (42.86%) SOAP
4 12 (42.86%) Web Services
4 12 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (39.29%) REST
6 8 (28.57%) Java
7 7 (25.00%) Python
7 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
8 6 (21.43%) Linux
9 5 (17.86%) Solaris
9 5 (17.86%) Perl
9 5 (17.86%) ISEB
9 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
10 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 4 (14.29%) ITIL
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle
10 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Endeca
11 3 (10.71%) Ruby
11 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
11 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
11 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) Network Security
2 2 (7.14%) IPv6
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.71%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) RSpec
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) webMethods Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) webMethods Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Middleware
2 12 (42.86%) SOAP
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) REST
4 2 (7.14%) WSDL
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Derivative
2 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Solaris
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) HPUX
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Test Management
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) C++
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) Bourne shell
7 2 (7.14%) Korn
7 2 (7.14%) VB
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) Lua
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) ISEB
5 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.57%) RHCE
7 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) webMethods
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Endeca
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Sun
4 1 (3.57%) Veritas
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, UK,
Axiom Software Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago