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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 42 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.96% 4.70% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 24.29% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £575 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.63%
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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
64 70 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.69% 19.34% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 27
Average daily rate £350 £312 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -30.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £15.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 6 March 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 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) EMC
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Solaris
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) J2EE
6 3 (14.29%) CISSP
6 3 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (14.29%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (9.52%) Test Management
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Network Security
7 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Metasploit
7 2 (9.52%) Nessus
7 2 (9.52%) Korn

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) SMTP
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Metasploit
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Architect
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Python Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) J2EE
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (4.76%) JSP
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) SOA
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Project Management
1 2 (9.52%) Migration
1 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
1 2 (9.52%) Test Management
1 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
1 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
2 1 (4.76%) Information Security
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.76%) Validation
2 1 (4.76%) OO
2 1 (4.76%) OOD
2 1 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Jython
2 2 (9.52%) Korn
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Postfix
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Snort
3 1 (4.76%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
1 2 (9.52%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) EMC
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 2 (9.52%) Siebel
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) BMC
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco