The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 11 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 21 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.37% 5.29% 9.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 20.41% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 23
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £380 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.76 £11.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
UNIX
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 49 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 27.89% 25.93% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 44
Average daily rate £400 £379 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% +13.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £110 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Dorset region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Dorset region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +5 9 £415 +3.75%
Poole +4 4 £338 - 2
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) Java
5 9 (31.03%) Migration
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 7 (24.14%) OO
6 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (20.69%) Solaris
7 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
8 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.24%) Banking
8 5 (17.24%) C++
8 5 (17.24%) Perl
8 5 (17.24%) Python
8 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
8 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
8 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
9 4 (13.79%) Korn
9 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
9 4 (13.79%) Multicast
9 4 (13.79%) NFS
9 4 (13.79%) DNS
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) SSH
9 4 (13.79%) Validation
10 3 (10.34%) Finance
10 3 (10.34%) Clustering
10 3 (10.34%) Symantec

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (10.34%) CICS
1 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Multicast
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
1 4 (13.79%) SSH
2 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.45%) PuTTY
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) Ingres
4 1 (3.45%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) DTS
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ERwin
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
1 1 (3.45%) Ant
1 1 (3.45%) JUnit
1 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Environment Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) C++ Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Security Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Laravel
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) JDBC
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) ISPF
2 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.45%) DAO
2 1 (3.45%) Spring
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) WPF
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) EJB
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) Servlets
2 1 (3.45%) Struts
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
1 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) iSeries
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Solaris
4 3 (10.34%) VMS
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
4 4 (13.79%) Validation
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) Process Management
7 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.24%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) Perl
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) Korn
6 3 (10.34%) JCL
6 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) REXX
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.90%) C#
7 2 (6.90%) AWK
8 1 (3.45%) C
8 1 (3.45%) RPG
8 1 (3.45%) sed
8 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) NFS
3 3 (10.34%) RACF
3 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) CA Endevor
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Symantec
2 3 (10.34%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) FalconStor
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) CA
4 1 (3.45%) Telerik
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco