The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 41 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 30 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.06% 3.43% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.41% 16.79% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 7
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£375 £425 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +44.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £468 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
UNIX
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 131 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.79% 20.44% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 83 66
Average daily rate £350 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 17
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £16.45 £15.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the South Wales region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the South Wales region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 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
(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
Cardiff +17 23 £370 -7.50% 3
Bridgend +2 2 £409 -9.16% 3
Newport -11 2 - - 1
UNIX
Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 27 (55.10%) SQL
2 26 (53.06%) Perl
3 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.94%) Software Engineering
5 20 (40.82%) OO
6 16 (32.65%) Linux
7 14 (28.57%) Java
7 14 (28.57%) RESTful
8 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
9 12 (24.49%) Mojolicious
9 12 (24.49%) Scala
9 12 (24.49%) jQuery
9 12 (24.49%) TDD
10 11 (22.45%) OAuth
10 11 (22.45%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
11 10 (20.41%) XML
12 9 (18.37%) MySQL
12 9 (18.37%) Legal
13 8 (16.33%) Degree
13 8 (16.33%) DevOps
13 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
14 7 (14.29%) Hadoop
14 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 7 (14.29%) Finance
14 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.24%) HP
15 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
15 6 (12.24%) MS Project
15 6 (12.24%) SOAP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (22.45%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.12%) OpenROAD
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Project
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
2 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.37%) MySQL
4 7 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.16%) DB2
6 3 (6.12%) Ingres
7 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) TestDirector
1 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.37%) Legal
2 7 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) AWS Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Perl Developer
5 7 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.16%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.08%) OpenROAD Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Lead Test Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Auditor
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) RESTful
2 12 (24.49%) Mojolicious
2 12 (24.49%) jQuery
3 11 (22.45%) OAuth
4 10 (20.41%) XML
5 6 (12.24%) SOAP
6 5 (10.20%) XML Messaging
7 4 (8.16%) HTML
8 2 (4.08%) XHTML
8 2 (4.08%) LAMP
8 2 (4.08%) Spring
8 2 (4.08%) Ajax
8 2 (4.08%) CSS
9 1 (2.04%) Java SE
9 1 (2.04%) MyBatis
9 1 (2.04%) REST
9 1 (2.04%) JAX-RS
9 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.04%) .NET
9 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) AS400
1 4 (8.16%) iSeries
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) AIX
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
4 4 (8.16%) OS/400
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Software Engineering
3 20 (40.82%) OO
4 12 (24.49%) TDD
5 8 (16.33%) DevOps
6 5 (10.20%) UML
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Use Case
6 5 (10.20%) Test Management
7 4 (8.16%) MapReduce
7 4 (8.16%) SDLC
8 3 (6.12%) Analytics
8 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.12%) RUP
9 2 (4.08%) ERP
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL
9 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.08%) Change Management
9 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) SQL
2 26 (53.06%) Perl
3 14 (28.57%) Java
4 12 (24.49%) Scala
5 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.16%) RPG
7 4 (8.16%) COBOL
8 3 (6.12%) Ruby
8 3 (6.12%) Python
9 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.08%) C
10 1 (2.04%) C#
10 1 (2.04%) C++
10 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
1 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.04%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) COSO
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) HP
3 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
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