The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 12 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing UNIX 44 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.05% 6.43% 10.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.14% 17.01% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £358 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -20.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
UNIX
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 147 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.33% 37.79% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 78 38
Average daily rate £399 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £13.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 23 £425 +34.92% 1
Gloucester +21 16 £375 - 8
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 57 (74.03%) Security Cleared
2 48 (62.34%) DV Cleared
3 32 (41.56%) Java
4 24 (31.17%) Python
5 23 (29.87%) Perl
5 23 (29.87%) Oracle
5 23 (29.87%) Linux
5 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (24.68%) Release Management
6 19 (24.68%) Ant
6 19 (24.68%) Shell Script
7 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
7 18 (23.38%) OO
7 18 (23.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 18 (23.38%) ClearCase
7 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (23.38%) Subversion
8 17 (22.08%) Maven
8 17 (22.08%) Lua
8 17 (22.08%) Apache Ivy
8 17 (22.08%) PHP
9 16 (20.78%) SQL
9 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
9 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
10 15 (19.48%) Ruby
10 15 (19.48%) Windows
10 15 (19.48%) DNS
11 14 (18.18%) Sun
11 14 (18.18%) Scrum
12 13 (16.88%) Sun Certification

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (12.99%) SAS
2 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.60%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.60%) Eucalyptus
3 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.60%) JBoss
3 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Acrobat
1 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) DNS
2 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.79%) DHCP
3 3 (3.90%) LDAP
4 2 (2.60%) LAN
4 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (11.69%) BusinessObjects XI
4 8 (10.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.09%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) SQLite
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Ant
2 18 (23.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 18 (23.38%) ClearCase
2 18 (23.38%) Subversion
3 17 (22.08%) Maven
3 17 (22.08%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (7.79%) LoadRunner
5 5 (6.49%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (2.60%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.30%) Selenium
7 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.30%) JMeter
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Developer
2 19 (24.68%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.49%) DBA
6 5 (6.49%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) webMethods Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Author
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Author
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
9 2 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) J2EE
2 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET
2 8 (10.39%) .NET
3 5 (6.49%) SOAP
3 5 (6.49%) Web Services
3 5 (6.49%) Middleware
3 5 (6.49%) REST
4 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.90%) CSS
5 3 (3.90%) XML
5 3 (3.90%) HTML
6 2 (2.60%) EJB
6 2 (2.60%) Swing
6 2 (2.60%) Java EE
6 2 (2.60%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Replication
3 3 (3.90%) Derivative
3 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Linux
2 15 (19.48%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) Debian
4 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Release Management
3 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (23.38%) OO
4 14 (18.18%) Scrum
5 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (11.69%) Dimensional Modelling
6 9 (11.69%) Test Scripting
6 9 (11.69%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (11.69%) User Stories
6 9 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.09%) SIEM
7 7 (9.09%) SOA
7 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.79%) Security Architecture
8 6 (7.79%) Kernel Tuning
8 6 (7.79%) SDLC
9 5 (6.49%) Functional Testing
9 5 (6.49%) ITIL
9 5 (6.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) Java
2 24 (31.17%) Python
3 23 (29.87%) Perl
4 19 (24.68%) Shell Script
5 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
6 17 (22.08%) PHP
6 17 (22.08%) Lua
7 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
7 16 (20.78%) SQL
8 15 (19.48%) Ruby
9 12 (15.58%) PL/SQL
10 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
11 7 (9.09%) C#
12 6 (7.79%) C++
13 2 (2.60%) C
14 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (74.03%) Security Cleared
2 48 (62.34%) DV Cleared
3 13 (16.88%) Sun Certification
4 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
5 9 (11.69%) OCPJP
6 5 (6.49%) CISSP
6 5 (6.49%) Degree
7 4 (5.19%) HNC
7 4 (5.19%) HND
7 4 (5.19%) ISEB
8 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (5.19%) Basel II
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.79%) vSphere
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Oracle
2 14 (18.18%) Sun
3 11 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 11 (14.29%) McAfee
4 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.39%) VMware
6 7 (9.09%) HP
7 6 (7.79%) Teradata
7 6 (7.79%) Infoblox
8 5 (6.49%) webMethods
9 4 (5.19%) Cisco
10 3 (3.90%) TOWER Software
11 2 (2.60%) NetApp
11 2 (2.60%) Sybase
12 1 (1.30%) SAP
12 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.30%) CA
12 1 (1.30%) Capita
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