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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 13 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.64% 11.76% 11.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.74% 40.00% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 0
Average daily rate £400 £478 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +86.90%
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
46 45 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 48.94% 29.41% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 4
Average daily rate £400 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £275 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £678 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 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 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (48.39%) REST
2 15 (48.39%) SOAP
2 15 (48.39%) Web Services
2 15 (48.39%) Middleware
3 14 (45.16%) webMethods
4 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (29.03%) DV Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
6 7 (22.58%) Windows
6 7 (22.58%) Java
6 7 (22.58%) Linux
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) Python
9 4 (12.90%) Perl
9 4 (12.90%) ISEB
9 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
9 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
10 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (9.68%) SAN
10 3 (9.68%) Informatica
10 3 (9.68%) HP
10 3 (9.68%) Migration
10 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
10 3 (9.68%) HPUX
10 3 (9.68%) Solaris
10 3 (9.68%) ITIL

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Eucalyptus
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) NAS
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.23%) IPv6
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) OLAP
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (6.45%) RSpec
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Architect
3 6 (19.35%) webMethods Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Middleware
1 15 (48.39%) REST
1 15 (48.39%) SOAP
1 15 (48.39%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) HPUX
2 3 (9.68%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.45%) BDD
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.45%) ETL
4 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) TDD
4 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.45%) Test Management
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
1 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
2 5 (16.13%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Korn
6 1 (3.23%) Lua
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) ISEB
5 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Samba
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) webMethods
2 3 (9.68%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) Informatica
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) VMware