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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 20 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 32 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.69% 5.12% 7.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.02% 17.33% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 17
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£400 £513 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £503 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
123 75 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.73% 29.53% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 19 52
Average daily rate £350 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £358 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 10
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.88 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £35.00 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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 0 12 £438 - 4
Gloucester -5 8 £375 -28.57% 3
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (34.48%) Shell Script
3 18 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 15 (25.86%) Java
5 14 (24.14%) Oracle
5 14 (24.14%) Solaris
6 13 (22.41%) Linux
7 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.97%) Windows
8 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.97%) Perl
9 10 (17.24%) Python
9 10 (17.24%) Maven
10 9 (15.52%) Finance
10 9 (15.52%) Subversion
10 9 (15.52%) OO
10 9 (15.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (15.52%) PHP
10 9 (15.52%) J2EE
10 9 (15.52%) ClearCase
10 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
10 9 (15.52%) Lua
11 8 (13.79%) Release Management
11 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (13.79%) Apache Ivy
11 8 (13.79%) Ant
11 8 (13.79%) SQL
12 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
13 6 (10.34%) Business Objects
13 6 (10.34%) LAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (8.62%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) SAS
3 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.72%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) LAN
2 5 (8.62%) WAN
2 5 (8.62%) SAN
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) BGP
4 2 (3.45%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.45%) MPLS
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.72%) VPN
5 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.72%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
2 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.17%) DB2
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Maven
2 9 (15.52%) Subversion
2 9 (15.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (15.52%) ClearCase
3 8 (13.79%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (13.79%) Ant
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.72%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.72%) Toad
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
2 5 (8.62%) Military
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Administrator
5 7 (12.07%) Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) J2EE
2 6 (10.34%) jQuery
3 5 (8.62%) Spring
3 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.17%) Java EE
4 3 (5.17%) SOAP
4 3 (5.17%) Struts
4 3 (5.17%) .NET
5 2 (3.45%) Web Services
5 2 (3.45%) RESTful
5 2 (3.45%) FFmpeg
6 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.72%) SWT
6 1 (1.72%) Middleware
6 1 (1.72%) EJB
6 1 (1.72%) XML
6 1 (1.72%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Streaming Video
2 2 (3.45%) DTV
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Solaris
2 13 (22.41%) Linux
3 11 (18.97%) Windows
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) HPUX
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.52%) OO
3 8 (13.79%) Release Management
3 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
4 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.62%) Service Management
5 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) IT Governance
6 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.45%) TDD
7 2 (3.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL
7 2 (3.45%) ERP
7 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) Shell Script
2 15 (25.86%) Java
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.97%) Perl
4 10 (17.24%) Python
5 9 (15.52%) PHP
5 9 (15.52%) Lua
6 8 (13.79%) SQL
7 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.90%) Bourne shell
8 4 (6.90%) Korn
9 3 (5.17%) C++
10 2 (3.45%) C
10 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) MCTS
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.62%) Sun Certification
5 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.17%) ISEB
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.45%) CCNA
6 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Business Objects
3 5 (8.62%) Sun
3 5 (8.62%) webMethods
3 5 (8.62%) SAP
3 5 (8.62%) Remedy
4 4 (6.90%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco
5 3 (5.17%) Informatica
6 2 (3.45%) Nokia
6 2 (3.45%) HP
6 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) JBoss
7 1 (1.72%) Sybase
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £495 per day
Posted: 18 days ago