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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 5 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.67% 16.55% 7.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.84% 43.40% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 5
Median daily rate £304 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £358 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +18.85%
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
43 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.13% 38.13% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 19
Median daily rate £350 £435 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £470 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.63 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 25 July 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 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (46.67%) Middleware
4 13 (43.33%) webMethods
4 13 (43.33%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) SOAP
4 13 (43.33%) Web Services
4 13 (43.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (40.00%) REST
6 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
7 7 (23.33%) Solaris
8 6 (20.00%) C++
9 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 5 (16.67%) J2EE
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (13.33%) Python
10 4 (13.33%) Perl
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (13.33%) Sun Certification
10 4 (13.33%) C
10 4 (13.33%) Firewall
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (13.33%) Migration
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (13.33%) Data Guard
10 4 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
10 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC

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 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) IPv6
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (3.33%) Ant
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) DBA
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Middleware
2 13 (43.33%) SOAP
2 13 (43.33%) Web Services
3 12 (40.00%) REST
4 5 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) WSDL
6 1 (3.33%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) HTML
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Ergonomics
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Solaris
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Innovation Management
3 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Test Management
3 2 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) Release Management
4 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) C
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Korn
7 1 (3.33%) Lua
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) CEH
4 4 (13.33%) Sun Certification
5 2 (6.67%) ISEB
5 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Data Guard
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) webMethods
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Endeca
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas