The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 15 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 40 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.49% 8.15% 4.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.78% 27.97% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 10
Median daily rate £450 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
115 143 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.42% 29.12% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 97 57
Median daily rate £394 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 9
Median hourly rate £12.88 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £14.10 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 14 £550 +42.85% 8
Cheltenham -5 7 £410 -1.97% 4
Filton - 1 £388 -
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 82 (85.42%) Security Cleared
2 53 (55.21%) Java
3 47 (48.96%) DV Cleared
4 41 (42.71%) Oracle
5 35 (36.46%) SC Cleared
6 33 (34.38%) Linux
7 30 (31.25%) Python
8 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (23.96%) Perl
9 23 (23.96%) C++
10 22 (22.92%) J2EE
10 22 (22.92%) JBoss
11 20 (20.83%) Solaris
12 19 (19.79%) Bash Shell
13 18 (18.75%) SQL
14 17 (17.71%) SOAP
14 17 (17.71%) Web Services
14 17 (17.71%) Middleware
14 17 (17.71%) webMethods
14 17 (17.71%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (15.63%) WebSphere
15 15 (15.63%) Red Hat
16 14 (14.58%) WebLogic
16 14 (14.58%) Swing
16 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
16 14 (14.58%) SWT
17 13 (13.54%) GlassFish
17 13 (13.54%) Eclipse RCP
17 13 (13.54%) Relational Database
17 13 (13.54%) SQL Server

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (22.92%) JBoss
2 15 (15.63%) WebSphere
3 14 (14.58%) WebLogic
4 13 (13.54%) GlassFish
5 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.04%) Confluence
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) DHCP
1 4 (4.17%) DNS
1 4 (4.17%) Firewall
1 4 (4.17%) Network Security
2 2 (2.08%) SAN
2 2 (2.08%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.04%) IPv6
3 1 (1.04%) LAN
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) WAN
3 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) Relational Database
1 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 11 (11.46%) Hadoop
3 11 (11.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Eclipse
1 13 (13.54%) Eclipse RCP
2 11 (11.46%) JIRA
3 10 (10.42%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.38%) Hudson
4 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.29%) LoadRunner
6 6 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (4.17%) Ant
7 4 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (4.17%) ClearCase
7 4 (4.17%) JMeter
7 4 (4.17%) Maven
7 4 (4.17%) Subversion
7 4 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (4.17%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.04%) JUnit
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (1.04%) Finance
1 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (44.79%) Developer
2 29 (30.21%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.54%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 12 (12.50%) DBA
5 11 (11.46%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared DBA
7 7 (7.29%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Administrator
8 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.21%) Tester
9 4 (4.17%) Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) Test Specialist
10 3 (3.13%) Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 3 (3.13%) Technical Tester
10 3 (3.13%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.08%) Unix Administrator
11 2 (2.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.92%) J2EE
2 17 (17.71%) Middleware
2 17 (17.71%) SOAP
2 17 (17.71%) Web Services
3 14 (14.58%) Swing
3 14 (14.58%) SWT
4 13 (13.54%) EJB
5 11 (11.46%) HTML
5 11 (11.46%) REST
6 10 (10.42%) jQuery
6 10 (10.42%) JSON
7 9 (9.38%) Hibernate
7 9 (9.38%) Spring
8 6 (6.25%) Node.js
8 6 (6.25%) RESTful
9 2 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (2.08%) WSDL
10 1 (1.04%) .NET
10 1 (1.04%) CSS
10 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.04%) Derivative
5 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.04%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.38%) Linux
2 20 (20.83%) Solaris
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.08%) HPUX
5 2 (2.08%) Windows
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (12.50%) TDD
4 11 (11.46%) Configuration Management
5 10 (10.42%) DevOps
5 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.33%) Test Management
8 7 (7.29%) E-business
8 7 (7.29%) ERP
9 6 (6.25%) Functional Testing
9 6 (6.25%) Release Management
10 5 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (5.21%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (5.21%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (4.17%) MapReduce
11 4 (4.17%) Migration
11 4 (4.17%) OO
11 4 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.21%) Java
2 30 (31.25%) Python
3 23 (23.96%) C++
3 23 (23.96%) Perl
4 19 (19.79%) Bash Shell
5 18 (18.75%) SQL
6 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
7 12 (12.50%) C
8 10 (10.42%) C#
8 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
9 9 (9.38%) Ruby
10 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
11 5 (5.21%) PHP
12 4 (4.17%) Lua
13 1 (1.04%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.04%) Korn
13 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (85.42%) Security Cleared
2 47 (48.96%) DV Cleared
3 35 (36.46%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) Sun Certification
5 5 (5.21%) ISEB
6 4 (4.17%) CEH
7 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.04%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (1.04%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) COBIT
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.04%) SRDF
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Puppet
2 9 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.21%) Data Guard
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.08%) yum
6 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 41 (42.71%) Oracle
2 17 (17.71%) webMethods
3 15 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 13 (13.54%) Sybase
5 9 (9.38%) HP
6 4 (4.17%) Endeca
6 4 (4.17%) VMware
7 2 (2.08%) Apple
7 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.08%) Sun
7 2 (2.08%) Veritas
8 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.04%) EMC
8 1 (1.04%) NetApp
8 1 (1.04%) Symantec