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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 36 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 11 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.01% 5.93% 8.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.00% 22.22% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 27
Median daily rate £450 £400 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £363 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
100 126 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.32% 26.69% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 69 80
Median daily rate £165 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £88 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £42.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +110.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £42.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.20 £43.20 £74.00
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -3 3 £288 -28.12% 2
Gloucester -5 3 £475 +8.57% 3
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 34 (59.65%) Security Cleared
2 28 (49.12%) Oracle
3 23 (40.35%) Java
4 20 (35.09%) DV Cleared
5 17 (29.82%) Shell Script
5 17 (29.82%) Linux
6 15 (26.32%) SQL
6 15 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (24.56%) PL/SQL
8 13 (22.81%) Python
9 12 (21.05%) HP
9 12 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (19.30%) LoadRunner
10 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
10 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
10 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
11 10 (17.54%) Solaris
11 10 (17.54%) WebLogic
11 10 (17.54%) Finance
12 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
12 9 (15.79%) SWT
12 9 (15.79%) Swing
12 9 (15.79%) J2EE
12 9 (15.79%) Perl
12 9 (15.79%) C++
12 9 (15.79%) ISEB
12 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
12 9 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (14.04%) Hadoop

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 10 (17.54%) WebLogic
2 8 (14.04%) GlassFish
2 8 (14.04%) JBoss
2 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) SAS
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) DHCP
1 7 (12.28%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.04%) Hadoop
4 7 (12.28%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (3.51%) MySQL
8 1 (1.75%) Big Data
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) LoadRunner
2 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
2 8 (14.04%) Eclipse RCP
3 6 (10.53%) Ant
3 6 (10.53%) Maven
3 6 (10.53%) Selenium
4 5 (8.77%) JIRA
4 5 (8.77%) JMeter
4 5 (8.77%) Rational Functional Tester
4 5 (8.77%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
4 5 (8.77%) Zephyr
5 4 (7.02%) Subversion
5 4 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.28%) DBA
3 7 (12.28%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (10.53%) Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle BI Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) J2EE
1 9 (15.79%) Swing
1 9 (15.79%) SWT
2 8 (14.04%) EJB
3 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 4 (7.02%) Middleware
3 4 (7.02%) RESTful
3 4 (7.02%) SOAP
3 4 (7.02%) Web Services
4 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) jQuery
5 1 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Solaris
3 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) HPUX
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 9 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (14.04%) Test Management
5 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Kernel Tuning
6 6 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (10.53%) Release Management
6 6 (10.53%) SDLC
6 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.77%) BDD
7 5 (8.77%) Software Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (5.26%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) Java
2 17 (29.82%) Shell Script
3 15 (26.32%) SQL
4 14 (24.56%) PL/SQL
5 13 (22.81%) Python
6 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
7 9 (15.79%) C++
7 9 (15.79%) Perl
8 6 (10.53%) Ruby
9 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.51%) PHP
11 1 (1.75%) C
11 1 (1.75%) C#
11 1 (1.75%) Lua
Qualifications
1 34 (59.65%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.09%) DV Cleared
3 9 (15.79%) ISEB
3 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (1.75%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) Basel II
1 5 (8.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.26%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) vSphere
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.51%) SRDF
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.77%) yum
3 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) HP
3 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.04%) Sybase
4 7 (12.28%) VMware
5 6 (10.53%) Teradata
6 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
6 5 (8.77%) Cloudera
6 5 (8.77%) TOWER Software
7 4 (7.02%) webMethods
8 2 (3.51%) EMC
9 1 (1.75%) Apple
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.75%) SAP