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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 33 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 15 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.09% 2.96% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.24% 12.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.47%
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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
87 101 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.94% 23.01% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 26
Average daily rate £380 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 7
Average hourly rate £19.03 £22.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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 10 (47.62%) Solaris
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
5 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
6 4 (19.05%) HTTP
6 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (19.05%) Apache
6 4 (19.05%) Nagios
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) iptables
6 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (19.05%) Ganglia
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
6 4 (19.05%) Brocade
6 4 (19.05%) Migration
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
7 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 2 (9.52%) Middleware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Build Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) C Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Grid Computing
2 2 (9.52%) Wiki
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Solaris
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) AIX
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) OOD
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCIE
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) iptables
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Ganglia
2 4 (19.05%) Nagios
3 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Brocade
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Intel
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Teradata
4 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
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