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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 33 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 11 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.53% - 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.46% - 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Average daily rate
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£413 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 - £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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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
96 48 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.07% 13.15% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 28 34
Average daily rate £313 £363 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 6
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 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 7 (25.00%) Spring
5 7 (25.00%) JSF
5 7 (25.00%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
6 6 (21.43%) Maven
6 6 (21.43%) Subversion
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.86%) JAX-WS
7 5 (17.86%) Selenium
7 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
7 5 (17.86%) CSS3
7 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.86%) XML Schema
7 5 (17.86%) Ant
7 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
7 5 (17.86%) XML
7 5 (17.86%) LDAP
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Firewall
9 3 (10.71%) C

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LDAP
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) ATM
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 6 (21.43%) Maven
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
2 5 (17.86%) Ant
3 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
3 2 (7.14%) Valgrind
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
1 9 (32.14%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Support Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Wintel Support
2 6 (21.43%) Wintel Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Spring
1 7 (25.00%) JSF
1 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) JAX-WS
3 5 (17.86%) CSS3
3 5 (17.86%) XML Schema
3 5 (17.86%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (3.57%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) JPA
5 1 (3.57%) Facelets
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
5 1 (3.57%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
1 2 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Tandem
2 1 (3.57%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) OO
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.57%) OOD
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) BMC
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee
2 2 (7.14%) QNX
2 2 (7.14%) Coverity
3 1 (3.57%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (3.57%) Qualys
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Juniper
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