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 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 40 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.86% 3.70% 7.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.87% 14.81% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £263 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £312 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.14% 25.00% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 17
Average daily rate £325 £288 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £320 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.30 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.30 £25.38
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 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 19 September 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 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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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
Bath - - - - 11
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 4 (28.57%) MCP
4 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 4 (28.57%) MCSE
4 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) MCITP
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (21.43%) Greenplum
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (21.43%) Big Data
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) assyst
5 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (21.43%) Netezza
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) DB2
5 3 (21.43%) HP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) GIMP
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (21.43%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Server Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Perl Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JRuby
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) Scilab
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (7.14%) XHTML
1 1 (7.14%) DHTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) CESG
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Erlang
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCP
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
2 4 (28.57%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.14%) Squid
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Greenplum
2 3 (21.43%) Netezza
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) Sun