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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 35 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.86% 1.87% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.58% 9.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
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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
77 87 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.38% 20.37% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 34
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £180 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.28 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% +37.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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 29 July 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Solaris
2 8 (47.06%) Puppet
2 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Nagios
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
5 4 (23.53%) HTTP
5 4 (23.53%) Apache
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
5 4 (23.53%) Brocade
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) Ganglia
5 4 (23.53%) iptables
5 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Grid Computing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Build Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) JSP
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) JMS
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Wiki
2 2 (11.76%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Solaris
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Nagios
2 4 (23.53%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
1 4 (23.53%) Brocade
2 1 (5.88%) Teradata
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
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