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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 36 50 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.53% 2.11% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.00% 12.16% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +16.66%
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
75 74 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.07% 17.33% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 14
Average daily rate £325 £325 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £195 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £418 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.92 £36.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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 - 6 £400 - 2
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 12 (66.67%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (55.56%) PL/SQL
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) Firewall
10 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
10 2 (11.11%) Security Management
10 2 (11.11%) Information Security
10 2 (11.11%) TDD
10 2 (11.11%) Spring
10 2 (11.11%) JSF
10 2 (11.11%) Maven
10 2 (11.11%) Network Security
10 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
10 2 (11.11%) Java EE
10 2 (11.11%) JBoss
10 2 (11.11%) AIX
10 2 (11.11%) Solaris
10 2 (11.11%) J2EE

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Toad
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) JSP
1 2 (11.11%) Struts
1 2 (11.11%) Spring
1 2 (11.11%) JSF
1 2 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Information Security
1 2 (11.11%) TDD
1 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
1 2 (11.11%) Security Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) CISM
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Capita