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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 17 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.29% 4.80% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.95% 12.24% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£405 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -14.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -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 49 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 28.67% 39.20% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 7
Average daily rate £375 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 (77.78%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) PL/SQL
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Business Objects
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
7 4 (22.22%) Release Management
7 4 (22.22%) Banking
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.11%) Sybase
9 2 (11.11%) MS Office
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) DBA
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) EJB
1 1 (5.56%) POSIX
1 1 (5.56%) Swing
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
1 4 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) User Stories
3 1 (5.56%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) E-business
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) PL/SQL
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) Lua
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Business Objects
3 2 (11.11%) Sybase
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) VMware