The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 19 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.15% 4.88% 7.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.07% 13.64% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £335 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.63%
UNIX
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 Gloucester region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 44 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 30.15% 35.77% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 8
Average daily rate £363 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) Business Objects
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
7 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
8 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (21.05%) Release Management
8 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Database Tuning
9 3 (15.79%) Python
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
10 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.53%) Retail
10 2 (10.53%) VMware
10 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
10 2 (10.53%) Firmware
10 2 (10.53%) DNS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Toad
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) JMeter
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) DBA
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Database Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) EJB
1 1 (5.26%) Swing
1 1 (5.26%) POSIX
1 1 (5.26%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
1 4 (21.05%) Release Management
1 4 (21.05%) Database Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) E-business
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Lua
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Firmware
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Sun