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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 26 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 25 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.57% 6.40% 4.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.38% 22.38% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 6
Average daily rate £450 £463 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +113.51%
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
136 143 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.29% 28.60% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 87 34
Average daily rate £400 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 22
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% +103.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £74.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 9 £381 -20.24% 1
Gloucester -1 2 £438 +8.02% 7
Filton - 2 £400 -
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (69.51%) Security Cleared
2 42 (51.22%) DV Cleared
3 33 (40.24%) Java
4 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (29.27%) Web Services
6 23 (28.05%) Oracle
7 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
8 20 (24.39%) SQL
9 19 (23.17%) SC Cleared
10 18 (21.95%) Shell Script
11 17 (20.73%) PL/SQL
11 17 (20.73%) C
11 17 (20.73%) C#
11 17 (20.73%) Linux
11 17 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (19.51%) Python
12 16 (19.51%) Finance
13 15 (18.29%) Middleware
13 15 (18.29%) SOAP
13 15 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (18.29%) SAS
13 15 (18.29%) Perl
13 15 (18.29%) .NET
13 15 (18.29%) J2EE
13 15 (18.29%) Windows
13 15 (18.29%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (18.29%) REST
14 14 (17.07%) Selenium
14 14 (17.07%) webMethods
15 13 (15.85%) C++

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (18.29%) SAS
2 10 (12.20%) Apache
3 8 (9.76%) JBoss
4 6 (7.32%) GlassFish
4 6 (7.32%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.88%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.66%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.22%) CMS
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Acrobat
1 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) LDAP
2 5 (6.10%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) LAN
2 5 (6.10%) WAN
3 3 (3.66%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.66%) SAN
4 2 (2.44%) NAS
5 1 (1.22%) DHCP
5 1 (1.22%) IPv6
5 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (14.63%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.66%) Big Data
4 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (2.44%) OLAP
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.44%) SQLite
6 1 (1.22%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.22%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Selenium
2 9 (10.98%) Ant
2 9 (10.98%) JUnit
3 8 (9.76%) ClearCase
4 7 (8.54%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (8.54%) LoadRunner
4 7 (8.54%) Maven
5 6 (7.32%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.32%) Eclipse RCP
5 6 (7.32%) Subversion
5 6 (7.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.10%) HP UFT
6 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.10%) RSpec
7 2 (2.44%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (15.85%) Oracle BI Developer
4 13 (15.85%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (14.63%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 11 (13.41%) Architect
7 7 (8.54%) Technical Architect
8 6 (7.32%) webMethods Architect
9 5 (6.10%) Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Tester
9 5 (6.10%) Unix Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) webMethods Developer
11 3 (3.66%) Administrator
11 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
12 2 (2.44%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 2 (2.44%) Web Applications Tester
12 2 (2.44%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.27%) Web Services
2 15 (18.29%) .NET
2 15 (18.29%) J2EE
2 15 (18.29%) Middleware
2 15 (18.29%) REST
2 15 (18.29%) SOAP
3 11 (13.41%) XML
4 9 (10.98%) Hibernate
4 9 (10.98%) JMS
4 9 (10.98%) XSLT
5 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.32%) EJB
5 6 (7.32%) Swing
5 6 (7.32%) SWT
6 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.66%) Java EE
8 2 (2.44%) CSS
8 2 (2.44%) HTML
8 2 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.66%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) Replication
5 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.44%) Derivative
5 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Linux
2 15 (18.29%) Windows
3 5 (6.10%) HPUX
3 5 (6.10%) Solaris
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (18.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (14.63%) TDD
5 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.41%) Open Source
5 11 (13.41%) Unit Testing
6 10 (12.20%) OO
6 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.20%) System Testing
7 9 (10.98%) Dimensional Modelling
7 9 (10.98%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (10.98%) SOA
7 9 (10.98%) UML
7 9 (10.98%) Web Development
8 7 (8.54%) Release Management
9 6 (7.32%) ITIL
10 5 (6.10%) BDD
10 5 (6.10%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) Java
2 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 20 (24.39%) SQL
4 18 (21.95%) Shell Script
5 17 (20.73%) C
5 17 (20.73%) C#
5 17 (20.73%) PL/SQL
6 16 (19.51%) Python
7 15 (18.29%) Perl
8 13 (15.85%) C++
9 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
10 8 (9.76%) Lua
10 8 (9.76%) PHP
11 6 (7.32%) VB.NET
12 5 (6.10%) VB
13 3 (3.66%) Ruby
14 1 (1.22%) Bourne shell
14 1 (1.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 57 (69.51%) Security Cleared
2 42 (51.22%) DV Cleared
3 19 (23.17%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.76%) ISEB
5 7 (8.54%) Sun Certification
6 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.44%) Degree
7 2 (2.44%) HNC
7 2 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Basel II
1 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.66%) Samba
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) OpenView
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Oracle
2 14 (17.07%) webMethods
3 10 (12.20%) Sun
4 9 (10.98%) HP
5 6 (7.32%) Sybase
5 6 (7.32%) Teradata
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco
7 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.88%) VMware
8 3 (3.66%) Informatica
8 3 (3.66%) NetApp
9 1 (1.22%) Sophos