The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 6 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 25 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.32% 17.31% 18.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.35% 50.94% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 10
Median daily rate £308 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £373 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £358
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.07% 33.97% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 27
Median daily rate £308 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £386 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.63 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 - £17.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 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 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Unix.

1 27 (87.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
3 15 (48.39%) Middleware
4 14 (45.16%) webMethods
4 14 (45.16%) SOAP
4 14 (45.16%) Web Services
4 14 (45.16%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (41.94%) REST
6 12 (38.71%) Java
7 8 (25.81%) DV Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) Solaris
9 6 (19.35%) Python
9 6 (19.35%) Perl
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) J2EE
10 5 (16.13%) Oracle
10 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
10 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Endeca
11 4 (12.90%) Ruby
11 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (12.90%) Test Management
11 4 (12.90%) Rational Functional Tester
11 4 (12.90%) Data Guard
11 4 (12.90%) Network Security
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
11 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
1 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) IPv6
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
1 4 (12.90%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (3.23%) Ant
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) DBA
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared DBA
4 3 (9.68%) webMethods Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Middleware
2 14 (45.16%) SOAP
2 14 (45.16%) Web Services
3 13 (41.94%) REST
4 5 (16.13%) J2EE
5 2 (6.45%) WSDL
6 1 (3.23%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Ergonomics
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Solaris
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) HPUX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Test Management
4 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.23%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Perl
2 6 (19.35%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) C++
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Korn
6 1 (3.23%) Lua
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (87.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.81%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) ISEB
4 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Data Guard
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) webMethods
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Endeca
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas