The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 40 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.35% 3.14% 6.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.33% 13.21% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -14.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +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 Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.41% 23.77% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 11
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £340 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.75 £33.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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
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 20 August 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
Taunton -12 7 £325 +4.83%
Bath - - - - 22
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (26.67%) MCP
4 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (26.67%) MCITP
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) assyst
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (20.00%) Netezza
5 3 (20.00%) Greenplum
5 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (20.00%) Big Data
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) Linux

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) GIMP
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) MS Access
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (6.67%) Scilab
2 1 (6.67%) Mustache
2 1 (6.67%) Sass
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) JRuby
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) DHTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CESG
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) MCP
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.67%) Squid
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Netezza
2 3 (20.00%) Greenplum
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss