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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 22 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 31 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.16% 11.15% 10.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.26% 34.97% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 34
Median daily rate £400 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £380 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £515 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
153 163 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.33% 31.90% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 92 82
Median daily rate £269 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £110 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 4 23
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +147.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £74.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -5 12 £413 -15.38% 5
Cheltenham -8 9 £324 -19.06% 2
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 47 (66.20%) Security Cleared
2 39 (54.93%) Oracle
3 33 (46.48%) Java
4 30 (42.25%) Linux
5 29 (40.85%) DV Cleared
6 20 (28.17%) Python
6 20 (28.17%) SQL
7 17 (23.94%) Shell Script
7 17 (23.94%) Solaris
7 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (22.54%) C++
8 16 (22.54%) PL/SQL
8 16 (22.54%) Bash Shell
9 14 (19.72%) JBoss
9 14 (19.72%) Perl
9 14 (19.72%) HP
10 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
10 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
11 12 (16.90%) Hadoop
11 12 (16.90%) WebLogic
11 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
12 11 (15.49%) Swing
12 11 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (15.49%) J2EE
12 11 (15.49%) SWT
13 10 (14.08%) WebSphere
13 10 (14.08%) GlassFish
13 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database
13 10 (14.08%) 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 14 (19.72%) JBoss
2 12 (16.90%) WebLogic
3 10 (14.08%) GlassFish
3 10 (14.08%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.23%) SAS
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (1.41%) Apache
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) DHCP
1 7 (9.86%) DNS
2 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) Hadoop
3 11 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.86%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.82%) MySQL
8 1 (1.41%) Big Data
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Eclipse
1 10 (14.08%) Eclipse RCP
1 10 (14.08%) LoadRunner
2 9 (12.68%) JIRA
3 6 (8.45%) Ant
3 6 (8.45%) Maven
3 6 (8.45%) Selenium
4 5 (7.04%) JMeter
4 5 (7.04%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (7.04%) WebDriver
4 5 (7.04%) Zephyr
5 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.63%) Hudson
5 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.63%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (5.63%) Subversion
5 4 (5.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.41%) JUnit
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.31%) DBA
4 12 (16.90%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (9.86%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared DBA
5 7 (9.86%) Tester
5 7 (9.86%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Oracle BI Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Test Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) J2EE
1 11 (15.49%) Swing
1 11 (15.49%) SWT
2 10 (14.08%) EJB
3 5 (7.04%) HTML
3 5 (7.04%) jQuery
3 5 (7.04%) JSON
4 4 (5.63%) .NET
4 4 (5.63%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.63%) Spring
5 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.41%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.25%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) Solaris
3 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
4 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (12.68%) Test Management
5 7 (9.86%) E-business
5 7 (9.86%) ERP
5 7 (9.86%) Kernel Tuning
5 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.86%) TDD
6 6 (8.45%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (8.45%) Functional Testing
6 6 (8.45%) Release Management
6 6 (8.45%) SDLC
6 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.04%) BDD
7 5 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.04%) Software Delivery
7 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) Java
2 20 (28.17%) Python
2 20 (28.17%) SQL
3 17 (23.94%) Shell Script
4 16 (22.54%) Bash Shell
4 16 (22.54%) C++
4 16 (22.54%) PL/SQL
5 14 (19.72%) Perl
6 7 (9.86%) Ruby
7 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.04%) C
8 5 (7.04%) C#
9 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.82%) PHP
11 1 (1.41%) Lua
Qualifications
1 47 (66.20%) Security Cleared
2 29 (40.85%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.27%) ISEB
4 8 (11.27%) ISTQB
5 5 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (7.04%) Sun Certification
6 4 (5.63%) CEH
7 2 (2.82%) Degree
8 1 (1.41%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (1.41%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) Basel II
1 4 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.23%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) vSphere
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.82%) SRDF
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (8.45%) Puppet
2 5 (7.04%) yum
3 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) Oracle
2 14 (19.72%) HP
3 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
4 10 (14.08%) Sybase
5 7 (9.86%) VMware
6 6 (8.45%) Teradata
7 5 (7.04%) Atlassian
7 5 (7.04%) Cloudera
7 5 (7.04%) TOWER Software
8 2 (2.82%) EMC
9 1 (1.41%) Apple
9 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) SAP
9 1 (1.41%) Sun
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec
9 1 (1.41%) Veritas