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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 9 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 19 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.19% 6.56% 8.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.78% 25.81% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 0
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
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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
49 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.03% 25.41% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 11
Average daily rate £425 £165 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% -49.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 37 (86.05%) Security Cleared
2 31 (72.09%) DV Cleared
3 22 (51.16%) Java
4 19 (44.19%) Perl
4 19 (44.19%) Python
5 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.88%) Linux
7 13 (30.23%) OO
7 13 (30.23%) ClearCase
7 13 (30.23%) PHP
7 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
7 13 (30.23%) Ant
7 13 (30.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 13 (30.23%) Subversion
7 13 (30.23%) Maven
7 13 (30.23%) Ruby
7 13 (30.23%) Lua
7 13 (30.23%) Release Management
7 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (30.23%) Bash Shell
7 13 (30.23%) Apache Ivy
8 11 (25.58%) Scrum
8 11 (25.58%) Sun
9 10 (23.26%) Sun Certification
10 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
10 9 (20.93%) McAfee
10 9 (20.93%) DNS
10 9 (20.93%) J2EE
10 9 (20.93%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (16.28%) User Stories

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Acrobat
1 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) DHCP
2 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) LDAP
4 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Ant
1 13 (30.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 13 (30.23%) ClearCase
1 13 (30.23%) Subversion
1 13 (30.23%) Maven
1 13 (30.23%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (13.95%) Rational Functional Tester
2 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (13.95%) DBA
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Author
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Author
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Senior DBA
7 2 (4.65%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) J2EE
2 4 (9.30%) SOAP
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) Middleware
2 4 (9.30%) REST
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Replication
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) OO
2 13 (30.23%) Release Management
2 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.58%) Scrum
4 9 (20.93%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (16.28%) User Stories
5 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.95%) Test Management
6 6 (13.95%) Functional Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.63%) SOA
7 5 (11.63%) Database Tuning
7 5 (11.63%) SIEM
8 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Kernel Tuning
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) Java
2 19 (44.19%) Perl
2 19 (44.19%) Python
3 13 (30.23%) Ruby
3 13 (30.23%) Lua
3 13 (30.23%) Bash Shell
3 13 (30.23%) PHP
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) Security Cleared
2 31 (72.09%) DV Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) Sun Certification
4 7 (16.28%) OCPJP
5 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) ISEB
6 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
7 3 (6.98%) CISSP
7 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (9.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Sun
2 9 (20.93%) McAfee
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Infoblox
4 4 (9.30%) HP
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.30%) webMethods
5 3 (6.98%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.33%) CA