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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 36 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.81% 2.39% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.06% 9.09% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £305 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £685 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.14 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
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
85 55 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 25.68% 26.32% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 21
Average daily rate £250 £268 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.30 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% +48.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.17 £31.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 - 2 £306 - 4
Taunton -9 1 - - 1
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Big Data
4 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) MCSE
5 4 (26.67%) MCP
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) DB2
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) MCITP
5 4 (26.67%) Netezza
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (26.67%) Greenplum
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (20.00%) assyst
6 3 (20.00%) HP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2003
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) GIMP
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) assyst
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) Voldemort
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) HBase
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Perl Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) JRuby
2 1 (6.67%) Scilab
2 1 (6.67%) DHTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
1 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
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%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) Erlang
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
2 4 (26.67%) MCP
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Netezza
2 4 (26.67%) Greenplum
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) SAP