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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 20 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.10% 8.06% 6.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.30% 22.73% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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
43 44 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 33.33% 35.48% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 8
Average daily rate £350 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 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 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 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 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Database Tuning
6 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Release Management
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) HP
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (16.67%) Firmware
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DBA
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) EJB
1 1 (8.33%) Swing
1 1 (8.33%) POSIX
1 1 (8.33%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Release Management
1 4 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) E-business
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Lua
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Sybase
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects