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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 7 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 23 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.16% 14.29% 8.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.59% 40.00% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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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
54 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 40.30% 35.71% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 11
Average daily rate £425 £165 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% -48.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 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 40 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 34 (75.56%) DV Cleared
3 24 (53.33%) Java
4 22 (48.89%) Perl
4 22 (48.89%) Python
5 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (37.78%) OO
6 17 (37.78%) ClearCase
6 17 (37.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 17 (37.78%) Subversion
6 17 (37.78%) Release Management
6 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (35.56%) Apache Ivy
7 16 (35.56%) Lua
7 16 (35.56%) Maven
7 16 (35.56%) Ant
7 16 (35.56%) PHP
7 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
8 15 (33.33%) Ruby
8 15 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 14 (31.11%) Scrum
9 14 (31.11%) Linux
10 13 (28.89%) Sun
11 12 (26.67%) Sun Certification
12 11 (24.44%) J2EE
13 9 (20.00%) DNS
13 9 (20.00%) McAfee
13 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 9 (20.00%) User Stories
13 9 (20.00%) OCPJP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Acrobat
1 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) DHCP
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) MySQL
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Subversion
1 17 (37.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (37.78%) ClearCase
2 16 (35.56%) Ant
2 16 (35.56%) Apache Ivy
2 16 (35.56%) Maven
3 5 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
3 5 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) DBA
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Author
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Author
7 2 (4.44%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) webMethods Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) J2EE
2 4 (8.89%) SOAP
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Replication
3 3 (6.67%) Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) OO
2 17 (37.78%) Release Management
2 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (31.11%) Scrum
4 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (20.00%) User Stories
5 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Test Management
6 5 (11.11%) SIEM
6 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.11%) SOA
7 4 (8.89%) OOD
7 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Kernel Tuning
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.67%) Database Tuning
8 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Java
2 22 (48.89%) Python
2 22 (48.89%) Perl
3 16 (35.56%) PHP
3 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 16 (35.56%) Lua
4 15 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 15 (33.33%) Ruby
5 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
6 6 (13.33%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 34 (75.56%) DV Cleared
3 12 (26.67%) Sun Certification
4 9 (20.00%) OCPJP
5 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.67%) ISEB
6 3 (6.67%) CISSP
6 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) vSphere
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Sun
2 9 (20.00%) McAfee
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Infoblox
4 4 (8.89%) HP
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.89%) webMethods
5 3 (6.67%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.22%) CA