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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 36 32 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 7 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.08% 2.82% 18.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 14.58% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 27
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£445 £419 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.26% +35.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £19.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.18%
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
36 48 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.46% 19.35% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 39
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £163 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +107.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £21.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 2015. 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 +5 4 - - 2
Taunton -4 1 £445 +4.70%
Yeovil - - - -
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (75.00%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) DB2
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (16.67%) JBoss
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Voldemort
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) HBase
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Perl Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) Struts
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) JSF
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Erlang
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Netezza
4 1 (8.33%) Greenplum
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago