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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 29 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.32% 0.61% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.22% 4.88% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£399 £414 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £395 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £433 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.50%
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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
92 41 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.80% 12.58% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 37
Average daily rate £300 £363 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £112 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.06 £12.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Finance
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
5 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
9 4 (14.81%) CSS
9 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
9 4 (14.81%) Spring
9 4 (14.81%) JSF
9 4 (14.81%) Maven
9 4 (14.81%) Subversion
9 4 (14.81%) jQuery
10 3 (11.11%) JAX-WS
10 3 (11.11%) CSS3
10 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
10 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
10 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 3 (11.11%) Selenium
10 3 (11.11%) LDAP
10 3 (11.11%) Ant
10 3 (11.11%) XML
10 3 (11.11%) C
10 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 3 (11.11%) XML Schema
10 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
10 3 (11.11%) BMC

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.70%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) ATM
3 1 (3.70%) SMTP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
1 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Ant
3 2 (7.41%) ClearCase
3 2 (7.41%) Valgrind
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Support Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Wintel Support
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
4 1 (3.70%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (3.70%) QA Leader
4 1 (3.70%) UI Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) Spring
1 4 (14.81%) JSF
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
2 3 (11.11%) JAX-WS
2 3 (11.11%) CSS3
2 3 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.70%) Facelets
3 1 (3.70%) JPA
3 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) XSLT
3 1 (3.70%) JDBC
3 1 (3.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
1 2 (7.41%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) Tandem
2 1 (3.70%) EFT
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C
2 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.70%) YUM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) BMC
3 2 (7.41%) McAfee
3 2 (7.41%) QNX
3 2 (7.41%) Coverity
4 1 (3.70%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (3.70%) Qualys
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
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