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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 6 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 28 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.72% 18.75% 3.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.85% 42.00% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 0
Average daily rate
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£444 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £362
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+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
54 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.18% 44.64% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 9
Average daily rate £425 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £120 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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 40 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 37 (80.43%) DV Cleared
3 25 (54.35%) Perl
3 25 (54.35%) Python
4 24 (52.17%) Java
4 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (45.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 21 (45.65%) OO
5 21 (45.65%) ClearCase
5 21 (45.65%) Subversion
5 21 (45.65%) Release Management
5 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (36.96%) Lua
6 17 (36.96%) Maven
6 17 (36.96%) Ant
6 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
6 17 (36.96%) PHP
6 17 (36.96%) Apache Ivy
7 16 (34.78%) Ruby
7 16 (34.78%) Bash Shell
8 15 (32.61%) Scrum
8 15 (32.61%) Linux
9 12 (26.09%) Sun
10 11 (23.91%) Sun Certification
11 10 (21.74%) DNS
11 10 (21.74%) J2EE
12 9 (19.57%) OOD
12 9 (19.57%) McAfee
13 8 (17.39%) OCPJP
13 8 (17.39%) Windows

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.17%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Acrobat
1 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) LDAP
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MySQL
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Subversion
1 21 (45.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 21 (45.65%) ClearCase
2 17 (36.96%) Ant
2 17 (36.96%) Apache Ivy
2 17 (36.96%) Maven
3 4 (8.70%) Rational Functional Tester
3 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Author
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Author
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) webMethods Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) J2EE
2 4 (8.70%) SOAP
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) Middleware
2 4 (8.70%) REST
3 3 (6.52%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Derivative
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) OO
2 21 (45.65%) Release Management
2 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (32.61%) Scrum
4 9 (19.57%) OOD
5 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
5 7 (15.22%) User Stories
6 5 (10.87%) SOA
6 5 (10.87%) SIEM
7 4 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.70%) Kernel Tuning
7 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.70%) Test Management
8 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Perl
1 25 (54.35%) Python
2 24 (52.17%) Java
3 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.96%) PHP
3 17 (36.96%) Lua
4 16 (34.78%) Bash Shell
4 16 (34.78%) Ruby
5 8 (17.39%) C++
6 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.70%) SQL
6 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 37 (80.43%) DV Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) Sun Certification
4 8 (17.39%) OCPJP
5 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) CISSP
6 2 (4.35%) ISEB
6 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) vSphere
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Sun
2 9 (19.57%) McAfee
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Infoblox
4 4 (8.70%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.70%) webMethods
5 3 (6.52%) TOWER Software
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) CA
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp