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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 40 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.65% 1.66% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 10.20% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £418 £341 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% -18.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £258 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £424 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +86.90%
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
48 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.48% 16.23% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 19
Average daily rate £338 £236 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £110 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.15 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Taunton +11 1 £410 -7.86%
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Nessus
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) WorldPay
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Fredhopper
4 2 (28.57%) ATG
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Fredhopper
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Informix
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Security Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) EJB
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) WSDL
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
1 3 (42.86%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) DSDM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) WorldPay
3 2 (28.57%) ATG
4 1 (14.29%) BEA
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) VeriFone