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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.00% 5.91% 6.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 22.92% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Average daily rate
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- £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
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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 Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 48 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 28.00% 25.81% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 34
Average daily rate £250 £425 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +107.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £610 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Symfony
2 5 (45.45%) Laravel
2 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (36.36%) Time Management
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Server
3 4 (36.36%) PHP5
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) CMS
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) Symfony
1 5 (45.45%) Laravel
1 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
1 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PHP5
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Server
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Symantec