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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 30 37 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.24% 9.87% 18.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.44% 25.52% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 35
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£458 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £293 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £30.75 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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
128 145 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.61% 38.67% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 69 68
Average daily rate £425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -67.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 -10 18 £458 +30.85% 3
Gloucester +1 4 £550 +46.66% 7
Filton +1 3 £400 -
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 58 (84.06%) Security Cleared
2 55 (79.71%) DV Cleared
3 34 (49.28%) Java
4 30 (43.48%) Linux
4 30 (43.48%) Python
5 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (37.68%) Perl
7 25 (36.23%) Release Management
8 23 (33.33%) OO
9 22 (31.88%) Windows
10 20 (28.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 20 (28.99%) ClearCase
10 20 (28.99%) Subversion
10 20 (28.99%) Ruby
10 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
11 18 (26.09%) SQL
11 18 (26.09%) Oracle
12 17 (24.64%) Ant
12 17 (24.64%) Scrum
13 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
13 16 (23.19%) Lua
14 15 (21.74%) Apache Ivy
14 15 (21.74%) C++
14 15 (21.74%) PHP
14 15 (21.74%) Maven
15 14 (20.29%) OOD
15 14 (20.29%) DNS
16 13 (18.84%) PL/SQL
17 12 (17.39%) SQL Server

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (7.25%) Eucalyptus
1 5 (7.25%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.35%) GlassFish
3 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) LAN
2 5 (7.25%) WAN
2 5 (7.25%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.35%) LDAP
4 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.14%) MySQL
4 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.90%) SQLite
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 20 (28.99%) ClearCase
1 20 (28.99%) Subversion
2 17 (24.64%) Ant
3 15 (21.74%) Apache Ivy
3 15 (21.74%) Maven
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (10.14%) LoadRunner
5 6 (8.70%) Rational Functional Tester
6 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.35%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.45%) Selenium
8 1 (1.45%) JIRA
8 1 (1.45%) JMeter
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) DBA
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (7.25%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Lead Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 4 (5.80%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) J2EE
2 5 (7.25%) Java EE
3 3 (4.35%) jQuery
3 3 (4.35%) SWT
3 3 (4.35%) MFC
3 3 (4.35%) EJB
3 3 (4.35%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) Swing
4 1 (1.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Replication
3 5 (7.25%) Private Cloud
3 5 (7.25%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Linux
2 22 (31.88%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
4 1 (1.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Release Management
3 23 (33.33%) OO
4 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (24.64%) Scrum
6 14 (20.29%) OOD
7 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 9 (13.04%) ITIL
8 8 (11.59%) User Stories
9 7 (10.14%) SIEM
9 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
9 7 (10.14%) SOA
9 7 (10.14%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Test Management
10 6 (8.70%) Functional Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Security Architecture
11 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.25%) Data Migration
11 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
11 5 (7.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) Java
2 30 (43.48%) Python
3 26 (37.68%) Perl
4 20 (28.99%) Ruby
4 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
5 18 (26.09%) SQL
6 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
6 16 (23.19%) Lua
7 15 (21.74%) C++
7 15 (21.74%) PHP
8 13 (18.84%) PL/SQL
9 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.80%) C
11 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (84.06%) Security Cleared
2 55 (79.71%) DV Cleared
3 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
4 10 (14.49%) Sun Certification
5 8 (11.59%) OCPJP
6 5 (7.25%) ISEB
6 5 (7.25%) CISSP
7 4 (5.80%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.90%) Degree
9 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Firmware
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Sun
3 7 (10.14%) Cisco
3 7 (10.14%) McAfee
3 7 (10.14%) VMware
4 5 (7.25%) NetApp
4 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.80%) Sybase
6 3 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (2.90%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.45%) CA