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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 31 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.29% 4.05% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 22.08% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
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£405 £355 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.08% -4.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
UNIX
Wiltshire

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
58 77 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.65% 18.33% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 39
Average daily rate £375 £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.83 £40.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.45% +161.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.50 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Solaris
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Brocade
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
6 2 (15.38%) AIX
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) BMC

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Python Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Test Management
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Brocade
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) Teradata
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