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 24 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 10 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 37 61 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.89% 18.60% 13.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.52% 50.00% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 60
Average daily rate £375 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £30.75 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.83% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
145 122 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 38.77% 37.20% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 119
Average daily rate £350 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 6
Average hourly rate £13.75 £42.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.26% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +11 22 £350 -22.22%
Gloucester -11 6 £375 -9.63% 1
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (44.23%) Linux
2 21 (40.38%) Solaris
2 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
3 16 (30.77%) Oracle
4 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
4 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
5 10 (19.23%) Java
5 10 (19.23%) J2EE
5 10 (19.23%) ITIL
6 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
6 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
6 9 (17.31%) Finance
6 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (15.38%) jQuery
7 8 (15.38%) SAP
7 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (15.38%) SAN
8 7 (13.46%) HTML
9 6 (11.54%) .NET
9 6 (11.54%) Web Services
9 6 (11.54%) Kanban
9 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
10 5 (9.62%) RESTful
10 5 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (9.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (9.62%) Spring
10 5 (9.62%) Maven
10 5 (9.62%) Marketing
10 5 (9.62%) SOAP
10 5 (9.62%) Windows

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) SAS
2 3 (5.77%) OpenEdge
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Windchill
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) SAN
2 5 (9.62%) LAN
2 5 (9.62%) WAN
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) DNS
4 3 (5.77%) FTP
4 3 (5.77%) Internet
4 3 (5.77%) SSH
5 2 (3.85%) NAS
5 2 (3.85%) LDAP
6 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.77%) Essbase
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.85%) ReportNet
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Maven
2 3 (5.77%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.85%) WebSpeed
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Electronics
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.62%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (13.46%) Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) DBA
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Business Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) J2EE
2 8 (15.38%) jQuery
3 7 (13.46%) HTML
4 6 (11.54%) .NET
4 6 (11.54%) Web Services
5 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
5 5 (9.62%) Spring
5 5 (9.62%) SOAP
5 5 (9.62%) RESTful
6 4 (7.69%) XML
7 3 (5.77%) DOM
7 3 (5.77%) CSS
7 3 (5.77%) Ajax
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.77%) Java EE
7 3 (5.77%) SonicMQ
8 2 (3.85%) Middleware
8 2 (3.85%) Swing
9 1 (1.92%) OpenMP
9 1 (1.92%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) DTV
1 5 (9.62%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.92%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Linux
2 21 (40.38%) Solaris
3 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Windows
5 4 (7.69%) HPUX
6 2 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.54%) Kanban
4 5 (9.62%) TDD
4 5 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (9.62%) Scrum
4 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.69%) Web Development
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.77%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) Change Management
6 3 (5.77%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (3.85%) ITSM
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) CAD
7 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
2 10 (19.23%) Java
3 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) Perl
4 5 (9.62%) C
5 4 (7.69%) Korn
5 4 (7.69%) Bourne shell
5 4 (7.69%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) VBScript
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (1.92%) AWK
8 1 (1.92%) sed
8 1 (1.92%) Lua
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) OCP
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) NFS
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.85%) OpenView
3 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
3 8 (15.38%) SAP
4 5 (9.62%) webMethods
4 5 (9.62%) Business Objects
4 5 (9.62%) Informatica
5 4 (7.69%) NetApp
6 3 (5.77%) StorageTek
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.77%) Sun
6 3 (5.77%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Cognos
7 2 (3.85%) Teradata
7 2 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.92%) Progress
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco
8 1 (1.92%) EMC