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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 38 52 31
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing UNIX 25 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.03% 2.15% 3.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.12% 11.21% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 10
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£375 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
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
138 116 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.26% 19.14% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 79 72
Average daily rate £365 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 17
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 August 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 +13 23 £375 -6.25% 7
Newport +4 1 - - 1
Bridgend -3 1 £430 -4.44% 7
UNIX
Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 31 (56.36%) Perl
2 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (52.73%) Software Engineering
4 27 (49.09%) Linux
5 25 (45.45%) SQL
6 18 (32.73%) OO
6 18 (32.73%) Java
7 16 (29.09%) MySQL
7 16 (29.09%) Relational Database
8 14 (25.45%) RESTful
9 13 (23.64%) MongoDB
9 13 (23.64%) DevOps
10 12 (21.82%) Mojolicious
10 12 (21.82%) Scala
10 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
10 12 (21.82%) TDD
10 12 (21.82%) jQuery
11 11 (20.00%) XML
11 11 (20.00%) OAuth
11 11 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (16.36%) Legal
13 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.55%) MapReduce
14 7 (12.73%) SoapUI
14 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
14 7 (12.73%) SOAP
15 6 (10.91%) HTTP
15 6 (10.91%) HP
15 6 (10.91%) Oracle

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Project
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) SSL
2 2 (3.64%) VLAN
2 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) MySQL
1 16 (29.09%) Relational Database
2 13 (23.64%) MongoDB
3 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.82%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) SoapUI
2 4 (7.27%) JMeter
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) Maven
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (16.36%) Legal
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) AWS Developer
3 9 (16.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Perl Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Tester
7 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Performance Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) RESTful
2 12 (21.82%) Mojolicious
2 12 (21.82%) jQuery
3 11 (20.00%) OAuth
3 11 (20.00%) XML
4 7 (12.73%) SOAP
5 6 (10.91%) HTML
6 5 (9.09%) XML Messaging
7 3 (5.45%) Web Services
8 2 (3.64%) XHTML
8 2 (3.64%) Middleware
8 2 (3.64%) LAMP
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (3.64%) Spring
8 2 (3.64%) Ajax
8 2 (3.64%) CSS
8 2 (3.64%) WebCenter
9 1 (1.82%) REST
9 1 (1.82%) JAX-RS
9 1 (1.82%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.27%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.64%) AS400
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 2 (3.64%) iSeries
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.64%) OS/400
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) Software Engineering
3 18 (32.73%) OO
4 13 (23.64%) DevOps
5 12 (21.82%) TDD
6 8 (14.55%) MapReduce
7 5 (9.09%) Use Case
7 5 (9.09%) Test Management
8 3 (5.45%) UML
8 3 (5.45%) Analytics
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) RUP
9 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.64%) SOA
9 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.64%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) Perl
2 25 (45.45%) SQL
3 18 (32.73%) Java
4 12 (21.82%) Scala
5 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.27%) Python
7 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.45%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) BeanShell
8 2 (3.64%) COBOL
8 2 (3.64%) RPG
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) C#
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle
1 6 (10.91%) HP
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.64%) F5
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago