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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 31 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 30 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.15% 6.60% 3.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% 29.23% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 7
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£365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £203 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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
114 130 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.36% 22.57% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 77 50
Average daily rate £315 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +40.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.03 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
Cardiff +8 21 £365 -2.66% 4
Newport -10 3 £313 -10.39% 2
Bridgend +5 2 £350 -17.64%
UNIX
Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (63.27%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) Perl
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Linux
4 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
5 17 (34.69%) OO
6 13 (26.53%) Relational Database
7 12 (24.49%) AIX
8 10 (20.41%) Windows
8 10 (20.41%) Java
8 10 (20.41%) RESTful
9 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
9 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
9 9 (18.37%) Oracle
9 9 (18.37%) XML
9 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
10 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
10 8 (16.33%) MySQL
10 8 (16.33%) TDD
10 8 (16.33%) Degree
10 8 (16.33%) jQuery
10 8 (16.33%) Finance
10 8 (16.33%) Scala
10 8 (16.33%) Mojolicious
11 7 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 7 (14.29%) OAuth
12 6 (12.24%) OpenROAD
12 6 (12.24%) Ingres
12 6 (12.24%) Microsoft

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (12.24%) OpenROAD
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Project
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
1 2 (4.08%) SNMP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
3 8 (16.33%) MySQL
4 6 (12.24%) Ingres
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
5 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (6.12%) DB2
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) TestDirector
1 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) AWS Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Perl Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (10.20%) DBA
3 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) OpenROAD Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Tester
6 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Change Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Tester
6 2 (4.08%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) RESTful
2 9 (18.37%) XML
3 8 (16.33%) jQuery
3 8 (16.33%) Mojolicious
4 7 (14.29%) OAuth
5 6 (12.24%) SOAP
6 4 (8.16%) XML Messaging
7 3 (6.12%) Web Services
8 2 (4.08%) HTML
8 2 (4.08%) LAMP
8 2 (4.08%) Spring
9 1 (2.04%) Java SE
9 1 (2.04%) Ajax
9 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.04%) XHTML
9 1 (2.04%) CSS
9 1 (2.04%) WSDL
9 1 (2.04%) JAX-RS
9 1 (2.04%) REST
9 1 (2.04%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) AS400
2 3 (6.12%) iSeries
2 3 (6.12%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) AIX
3 10 (20.41%) Windows
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.12%) OS/400
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
3 17 (34.69%) OO
4 8 (16.33%) TDD
5 5 (10.20%) DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.16%) Database Tuning
6 4 (8.16%) Test Management
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) UML
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) Use Case
7 3 (6.12%) RUP
7 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.12%) Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Video Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Coaching
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) Perl
3 10 (20.41%) Java
4 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
5 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
5 8 (16.33%) Scala
6 4 (8.16%) Korn
7 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 3 (6.12%) Python
7 3 (6.12%) RPG
7 3 (6.12%) C++
7 3 (6.12%) COBOL
8 2 (4.08%) C
9 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) Degree
3 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.08%) ISEB
6 1 (2.04%) CISA
6 1 (2.04%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.04%) COSO
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
3 2 (4.08%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.08%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.08%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) Remedy
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) BMC
5 2 (4.08%) Sybase
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
South Wales
Stott & May
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day N/A
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago