The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 30 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 13 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.66% 2.94% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.88% 14.47% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 14
Median daily rate £300 £255 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -32.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
77 76 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.69% 20.32% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 53 47
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £227 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £370 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -44.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Unix.

1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) vSphere
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) C
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) VCE vBlock
4 5 (23.81%) AIX
4 5 (23.81%) Solaris
4 5 (23.81%) Ant
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Jython
6 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (14.29%) Ansible
6 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (14.29%) Release Management
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
6 3 (14.29%) PuTTY

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) PuTTY
1 3 (14.29%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Ant
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Unix Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Build Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Perl Scripter
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Murex Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) OBIEE Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) VCE vBlock
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) AIX
2 5 (23.81%) Solaris
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
2 3 (14.29%) ETL
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 3 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Jython
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Informatica
4 2 (9.52%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Murex