The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Gloucestershire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.03% 9.80% 8.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.39% 29.76% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 28
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£360 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £375 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -2.54%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 84 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.92% 32.94% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 70
Average daily rate £360 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.50 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +2 10 £438 - 3
Gloucester -13 1 - - 2
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 21 (36.21%) Solaris
3 20 (34.48%) Shell Script
4 19 (32.76%) Linux
5 16 (27.59%) Oracle
6 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
7 13 (22.41%) J2EE
7 13 (22.41%) Java
8 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.24%) ITIL
9 10 (17.24%) Finance
9 10 (17.24%) jQuery
10 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
10 9 (15.52%) Perl
11 8 (13.79%) SAP
11 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (13.79%) Maven
12 7 (12.07%) Spring
12 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
12 7 (12.07%) SAN
12 7 (12.07%) C
12 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
13 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (10.34%) HTML
13 6 (10.34%) PHP
13 6 (10.34%) SOAP
13 6 (10.34%) Web Services
13 6 (10.34%) Kanban
14 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (5.17%) SAS
1 3 (5.17%) OpenEdge
2 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Windchill
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) SAN
2 5 (8.62%) LAN
2 5 (8.62%) WAN
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
4 3 (5.17%) FTP
4 3 (5.17%) Internet
4 3 (5.17%) SSH
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) Essbase
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.45%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Maven
2 4 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (6.90%) ClearCase
2 4 (6.90%) Subversion
3 3 (5.17%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (5.17%) Ant
4 2 (3.45%) WebSpeed
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Electronics
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Administrator
4 6 (10.34%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) DBA
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Business Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.45%) webMethods Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) J2EE
2 10 (17.24%) jQuery
3 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
3 7 (12.07%) Spring
4 6 (10.34%) SOAP
4 6 (10.34%) HTML
4 6 (10.34%) Web Services
5 5 (8.62%) .NET
5 5 (8.62%) RESTful
6 3 (5.17%) CSS
6 3 (5.17%) XML
6 3 (5.17%) DOM
6 3 (5.17%) Swing
6 3 (5.17%) SonicMQ
6 3 (5.17%) Ajax
6 3 (5.17%) Java EE
7 2 (3.45%) Struts
7 2 (3.45%) Middleware
7 2 (3.45%) FFmpeg
8 1 (1.72%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Clustering
1 5 (8.62%) DTV
2 2 (3.45%) Streaming Video
2 2 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.72%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Solaris
2 19 (32.76%) Linux
3 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Windows
5 4 (6.90%) HPUX
6 2 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.34%) Kanban
4 5 (8.62%) TDD
4 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (8.62%) Scrum
4 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.90%) OO
6 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.17%) Change Management
6 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.17%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (5.17%) Web Development
6 3 (5.17%) Release Management
6 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.17%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) Shell Script
2 13 (22.41%) Java
3 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.52%) Perl
5 7 (12.07%) C
6 6 (10.34%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) C++
7 4 (6.90%) Python
7 4 (6.90%) Korn
7 4 (6.90%) Lua
7 4 (6.90%) Bourne shell
8 3 (5.17%) VBScript
9 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.45%) SQL
10 1 (1.72%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (1.72%) AWK
10 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.72%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) OCP
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.17%) NFS
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
3 8 (13.79%) SAP
4 5 (8.62%) webMethods
5 4 (6.90%) NetApp
5 4 (6.90%) Sun
6 3 (5.17%) StorageTek
6 3 (5.17%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.17%) Informatica
7 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) Sybase
7 1 (1.72%) JBoss
7 1 (1.72%) Progress
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago