The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 32 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.11% 4.00% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.50% 21.67% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 14
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£375 £518 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.60% +21.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
80 60 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.78% 18.46% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 59
Average daily rate £390 £270 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -34.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £615 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 £11.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.27% -74.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £11.00 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) VMware
6 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) EMC
7 4 (14.29%) CISSP
7 4 (14.29%) BMC
7 4 (14.29%) IBM
8 3 (10.71%) Juniper
8 3 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (10.71%) J2EE
8 3 (10.71%) SOA
8 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
8 3 (10.71%) QA
8 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
9 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
9 2 (7.14%) Jython
9 2 (7.14%) Information Security
9 2 (7.14%) Korn
9 2 (7.14%) Incident Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.57%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Network Security
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) SMTP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) ATM
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (10.71%) J2EE
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) JDBC
2 1 (3.57%) JSP
2 1 (3.57%) Servlets
2 1 (3.57%) Struts
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XSLT
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.57%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) Facelets
2 1 (3.57%) JPA
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) JSF
2 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) CMDB
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) EFT
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) SOA
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.14%) Test Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) OOD
5 1 (3.57%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Jython
3 2 (7.14%) Korn
3 2 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) CISA
2 2 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Postfix
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Snort
3 1 (3.57%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nessus
1 2 (7.14%) yum
1 2 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) EMC
2 4 (14.29%) BMC
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (10.71%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Remedy
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Siebel
5 1 (3.57%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee
5 1 (3.57%) Business Objects