The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Somerset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 46 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.88% 12.20% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 30.86% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
Average daily rate £413 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £469 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 81 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.65% 39.51% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 11
Average daily rate £325 £232 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.08% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £16.20 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Somerset region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Somerset region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -7 4 £413 - 2
Taunton -23 1 £425 +37.09%
Street - 1 £540 -
Bridgwater - - - - 1
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 5 (35.71%) LAMP
3 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Publishing
6 1 (7.14%) Squid
6 1 (7.14%) Korn
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Xen
6 1 (7.14%) Degree

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (7.14%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
3 1 (7.14%) Essbase
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Database Designer
2 4 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Essbase Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) Mustache
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) EJB
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) JSP
3 1 (7.14%) Servlets
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) SUSE
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ETL
1 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) MSF
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) Korn
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Fortran
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Squid
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
1 1 (7.14%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (7.14%) KVM
1 1 (7.14%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) GoldenSource
2 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat