The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Dorset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 16 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 18 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.86% 5.95% 8.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.78% 24.44% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 16
Average daily rate £425 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £285 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 45 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.50% 24.32% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 36
Average daily rate £425 £213 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -40.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £118 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £141.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
South West

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +1 17 £425 +30.76%
Poole - - - - 1
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) Oracle
3 14 (56.00%) VMware
4 10 (40.00%) SAN
4 10 (40.00%) NAS
4 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 9 (36.00%) ITIL
5 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) Perl
6 8 (32.00%) NetApp
7 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (24.00%) iSCSI
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (24.00%) NFS
9 5 (20.00%) Firewall
9 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
10 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (16.00%) NCDA
10 4 (16.00%) Time Management
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (16.00%) VMware Server

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (8.00%) Tuxedo
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) SAN
1 10 (40.00%) NAS
2 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (24.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security
6 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.00%) DTS
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.00%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (4.00%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) DBA
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) CGI
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (16.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) BCP
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) sed
5 2 (8.00%) Bourne shell
5 2 (8.00%) AWK
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (16.00%) NCDA
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) NFS
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Server
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) Xen
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) nmon
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (8.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 14 (56.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) NetApp
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.00%) Symantec
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.00%) FalconStor
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) JBoss
8 1 (4.00%) Sybase
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix
8 1 (4.00%) Sun
8 1 (4.00%) CA
8 1 (4.00%) Brocade