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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 13 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.15% 20.69% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.74% 52.17% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 3
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£450 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £30.01 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
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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
53 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 40.15% 39.66% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 8
Average daily rate £450 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.87% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £115 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £405 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £30.50 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 28 November 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 28 November 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 18 (66.67%) Python
1 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) DV Cleared
3 16 (59.26%) Perl
4 15 (55.56%) Java
4 15 (55.56%) Release Management
4 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (51.85%) OO
6 13 (48.15%) ClearCase
6 13 (48.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (48.15%) Subversion
7 12 (44.44%) Maven
7 12 (44.44%) Lua
7 12 (44.44%) Ant
7 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 12 (44.44%) PHP
7 12 (44.44%) Apache Ivy
8 11 (40.74%) Sun
9 10 (37.04%) Sun Certification
10 8 (29.63%) Linux
10 8 (29.63%) Ruby
10 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
11 7 (25.93%) Scrum
12 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 6 (22.22%) Windows
13 5 (18.52%) C++
13 5 (18.52%) J2EE
13 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
13 5 (18.52%) Software Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (3.70%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) MPLS
1 2 (7.41%) BGP
1 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) TACACS
2 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) ClearCase
1 13 (48.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 13 (48.15%) Subversion
2 12 (44.44%) Maven
2 12 (44.44%) Ant
2 12 (44.44%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 3 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) DBA
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) MFC
2 1 (3.70%) Struts
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
3 2 (7.41%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Release Management
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) OO
3 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.93%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 5 (18.52%) User Stories
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) OOD
8 3 (11.11%) Information Management
8 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Test Management
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
9 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Python
2 16 (59.26%) Perl
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) Lua
4 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 12 (44.44%) PHP
5 8 (29.63%) Ruby
5 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
6 5 (18.52%) C++
6 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) COBOL
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) DV Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Sun Certification
4 4 (14.81%) OCPJP
5 3 (11.11%) ISEB
5 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) CCNA
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.70%) MCSE
7 1 (3.70%) MCSD
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) CCA
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.70%) CCEA
7 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Sun
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Nokia
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Micro Focus
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software
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