The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Gloucester 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 5 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.08% 7.81% 21.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.36% 45.45% 63.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 33
Average daily rate £375 £415 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -17.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 11 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 37.16% 17.19% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 63
Average daily rate £375 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
Gloucestershire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) OpenEdge
4 2 (15.38%) SonicMQ
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) Swing
4 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) DOM
4 2 (15.38%) DTV
4 2 (15.38%) WebSpeed
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Electronics
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) OpenEdge
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Essbase
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) WebSpeed
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Swing Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Progress Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Author
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) SonicMQ
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Swing
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) DOM
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Kanban
2 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Bourne shell
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) HP