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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 10 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs citing Unix 60 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.22% 9.61% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.78% 30.34% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 9
Median daily rate £444 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.85%
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
134 145 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.29% 31.66% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 105 71
Median daily rate £400 £408 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £20.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 July 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
Cheltenham +1 20 £304 -28.52% 2
Gloucester -2 12 £450 +20.00% 4
Filton - 1 £388 -
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 81 (91.01%) Security Cleared
2 48 (53.93%) DV Cleared
2 48 (53.93%) Java
3 38 (42.70%) Oracle
3 38 (42.70%) SC Cleared
4 28 (31.46%) Linux
4 28 (31.46%) Python
5 23 (25.84%) JBoss
6 21 (23.60%) Perl
6 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (22.47%) J2EE
8 19 (21.35%) Solaris
9 18 (20.22%) SOAP
9 18 (20.22%) Web Services
9 18 (20.22%) SQL
9 18 (20.22%) Enterprise Architecture
9 18 (20.22%) Middleware
9 18 (20.22%) webMethods
10 17 (19.10%) C++
11 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
12 15 (16.85%) C
12 15 (16.85%) Red Hat
12 15 (16.85%) Bash Shell
13 14 (15.73%) WebSphere
14 12 (13.48%) SWT
14 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (13.48%) jQuery
14 12 (13.48%) GlassFish
14 12 (13.48%) REST
14 12 (13.48%) Eclipse RCP

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 23 (25.84%) JBoss
2 14 (15.73%) WebSphere
3 12 (13.48%) GlassFish
3 12 (13.48%) WebLogic
4 9 (10.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Acrobat
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) DHCP
1 4 (4.49%) DNS
1 4 (4.49%) Firewall
1 4 (4.49%) Network Security
2 2 (2.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.12%) IPv6
3 1 (1.12%) LAN
3 1 (1.12%) SAN
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (11.24%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Eclipse
1 12 (13.48%) Eclipse RCP
2 11 (12.36%) JIRA
3 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.11%) Hudson
4 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.74%) Ant
5 6 (6.74%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (6.74%) ClearCase
5 6 (6.74%) Maven
5 6 (6.74%) Subversion
5 6 (6.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (3.37%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.37%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (50.56%) Developer
2 30 (33.71%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 11 (12.36%) DBA
5 10 (11.24%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared DBA
6 6 (6.74%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Administrator
7 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.25%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) J2EE
2 18 (20.22%) Middleware
2 18 (20.22%) SOAP
2 18 (20.22%) Web Services
3 12 (13.48%) EJB
3 12 (13.48%) HTML
3 12 (13.48%) jQuery
3 12 (13.48%) REST
3 12 (13.48%) Swing
3 12 (13.48%) SWT
4 10 (11.24%) JSON
5 9 (10.11%) Hibernate
5 9 (10.11%) Spring
6 6 (6.74%) Node.js
6 6 (6.74%) RESTful
7 2 (2.25%) CSS
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.25%) WSDL
7 2 (2.25%) XML
8 1 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.37%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.25%) Derivative
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.12%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.46%) Linux
2 19 (21.35%) Solaris
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.25%) Windows
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) HPUX
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (11.24%) DevOps
4 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (11.24%) TDD
5 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
6 8 (8.99%) Release Management
7 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.87%) E-business
7 7 (7.87%) ERP
8 6 (6.74%) OO
9 5 (5.62%) Test Management
10 4 (4.49%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (4.49%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (4.49%) MapReduce
10 4 (4.49%) Migration
10 4 (4.49%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.49%) Reverse Engineering
11 3 (3.37%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.93%) Java
2 28 (31.46%) Python
3 21 (23.60%) Perl
4 18 (20.22%) SQL
5 17 (19.10%) C++
6 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
7 15 (16.85%) Bash Shell
7 15 (16.85%) C
8 10 (11.24%) C#
8 10 (11.24%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.74%) Lua
9 6 (6.74%) PHP
10 5 (5.62%) Ruby
10 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.12%) Korn
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (91.01%) Security Cleared
2 48 (53.93%) DV Cleared
3 38 (42.70%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.99%) Sun Certification
5 5 (5.62%) ISEB
6 4 (4.49%) CEH
7 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) COBIT
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) vSphere
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) Puppet
2 9 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (4.49%) Data Guard
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.25%) yum
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 38 (42.70%) Oracle
2 18 (20.22%) webMethods
3 15 (16.85%) Red Hat
4 12 (13.48%) Sybase
5 4 (4.49%) Endeca
5 4 (4.49%) Sun
5 4 (4.49%) VMware
6 3 (3.37%) HP
7 2 (2.25%) Apple
7 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.25%) Veritas
8 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.12%) NetApp
8 1 (1.12%) Symantec