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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 16 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.11% 6.80% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 23.26% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate £438 £410 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +86.90%
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
22 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 23.16% 29.25% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 17
Average daily rate £280 £385 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -22.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 February 2016, 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 15 (71.43%) SAS
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
1 15 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (66.67%) Finance
3 12 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
6 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
6 9 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (42.86%) Banking
6 9 (42.86%) Web Development
6 9 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (38.10%) C#
7 8 (38.10%) .NET
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
8 6 (28.57%) Teradata
8 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Selenium
9 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution
9 5 (23.81%) Java
9 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (19.05%) Windows
10 4 (19.05%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) Python
10 4 (19.05%) MVC

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (71.43%) SAS
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
6 1 (4.76%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 3 (14.29%) RSpec
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle BI Developer
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Tester
5 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Penetration Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Teradata Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Applications Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Applications Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Web Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) JMS
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
2 9 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
2 9 (42.86%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 8 (38.10%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
7 4 (19.05%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) VB
9 2 (9.52%) C
9 2 (9.52%) C++
10 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) HNC
3 2 (9.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Basel II
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Teradata
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos
4 1 (4.76%) VMware