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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 40 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 29 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.37% 3.55% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.28% 16.53% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 9
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£375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
143 121 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.57% 21.49% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 83 71
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £130 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.91 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 31 August 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 31 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
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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 +11 29 £375 +25.00% 8
UNIX
Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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 34 (54.84%) Linux
1 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.00%) Perl
3 29 (46.77%) SQL
3 29 (46.77%) Software Engineering
4 24 (38.71%) Java
5 18 (29.03%) OO
6 16 (25.81%) MySQL
6 16 (25.81%) Relational Database
7 14 (22.58%) RESTful
8 13 (20.97%) MongoDB
8 13 (20.97%) DevOps
8 13 (20.97%) HTTP
9 12 (19.35%) TDD
9 12 (19.35%) Oracle
9 12 (19.35%) Mojolicious
9 12 (19.35%) Scala
9 12 (19.35%) Hadoop
9 12 (19.35%) jQuery
10 11 (17.74%) OAuth
10 11 (17.74%) SoapUI
10 11 (17.74%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (17.74%) XML
11 10 (16.13%) HTML
12 9 (14.52%) JMeter
12 9 (14.52%) BeanShell
12 9 (14.52%) Legal
13 8 (12.90%) Finance
13 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
13 8 (12.90%) MapReduce

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (17.74%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
2 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.23%) JBoss
3 2 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Project
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) HTTP
2 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.06%) SSL
2 5 (8.06%) VLAN
2 5 (8.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (8.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (8.06%) LAN
3 3 (4.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) MySQL
1 16 (25.81%) Relational Database
2 13 (20.97%) MongoDB
3 12 (19.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) SoapUI
2 9 (14.52%) JMeter
3 3 (4.84%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) Selenium
4 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.61%) Maven
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (14.52%) Legal
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) AWS Developer
3 9 (14.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Perl Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Tester
6 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Test Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Test Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Test Leader
10 2 (3.23%) Middleware Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) RESTful
2 12 (19.35%) Mojolicious
2 12 (19.35%) jQuery
3 11 (17.74%) OAuth
3 11 (17.74%) XML
4 10 (16.13%) HTML
5 7 (11.29%) SOAP
5 7 (11.29%) Web Services
6 5 (8.06%) XML Messaging
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.23%) Spring
7 2 (3.23%) Ajax
7 2 (3.23%) XHTML
7 2 (3.23%) Middleware
7 2 (3.23%) LAMP
7 2 (3.23%) CSS
7 2 (3.23%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.61%) REST
8 1 (1.61%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.61%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Digital Media
3 5 (8.06%) PKI
4 4 (6.45%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.23%) AS400
5 2 (3.23%) iSeries
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) OS/400
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Software Engineering
3 18 (29.03%) OO
4 13 (20.97%) DevOps
5 12 (19.35%) TDD
6 8 (12.90%) MapReduce
7 6 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.06%) Test Management
8 5 (8.06%) Use Case
9 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.84%) Analytics
10 3 (4.84%) UML
10 3 (4.84%) Project Management
11 2 (3.23%) Identity Management
11 2 (3.23%) SOA
11 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.23%) Automation Testing
11 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) Perl
2 29 (46.77%) SQL
3 24 (38.71%) Java
4 12 (19.35%) Scala
5 9 (14.52%) BeanShell
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.45%) Python
9 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.84%) Ruby
10 2 (3.23%) RPG
10 2 (3.23%) COBOL
11 1 (1.61%) C#
11 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
1 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) HP
3 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.06%) F5
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
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