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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 11 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.08% 7.07% 13.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 15.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 15
Median daily rate £450 £363 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -24.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -42.13%

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
17 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.42% 46.46% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 25
Median daily rate £285 £400 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% -14.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £630 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -69.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 February 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Ant
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Maven
3 6 (54.55%) Release Management
4 5 (45.45%) Atlassian
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) ISEB
4 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
4 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
4 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Cloudera
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Perl

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Ant
1 6 (54.55%) Maven
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Release Management
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) MODAF
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Lua
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Atlassian
1 5 (45.45%) Cloudera
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) SAP