The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Swindon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 23 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.18% 1.48% 4.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.75% 9.52% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 9
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £370 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
80 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.02% 15.56% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 29
Average daily rate £325 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £26.75 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
Wiltshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 15 (39.47%) CSS
3 15 (39.47%) Spring
4 14 (36.84%) jQuery
4 14 (36.84%) XML
4 14 (36.84%) XML Schema
5 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
5 13 (34.21%) SAS
5 13 (34.21%) Eclipse
5 13 (34.21%) Ant
5 13 (34.21%) Maven
5 13 (34.21%) Subversion
5 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
6 12 (31.58%) Finance
6 12 (31.58%) LDAP
7 11 (28.95%) Java
8 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
8 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
9 8 (21.05%) X.509
9 8 (21.05%) JSF
10 7 (18.42%) Validation
10 7 (18.42%) JAX-WS
10 7 (18.42%) Mockito
10 7 (18.42%) SSL
10 7 (18.42%) IIS
10 7 (18.42%) JUnit
10 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (34.21%) SAS
2 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
3 7 (18.42%) IIS
3 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) LDAP
2 8 (21.05%) X.509
3 7 (18.42%) SSL
4 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (10.53%) DB2
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Eclipse
1 13 (34.21%) Ant
1 13 (34.21%) Maven
1 13 (34.21%) Subversion
1 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.42%) Mockito
2 7 (18.42%) JUnit
3 6 (15.79%) Gradle
3 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.16%) Selenium
4 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.63%) Metasploit
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Wintel Support
4 5 (13.16%) UI Developer
4 5 (13.16%) SAS Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Support Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Support
7 1 (2.63%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) SAS Developer
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) CSS
1 15 (39.47%) Spring
2 14 (36.84%) jQuery
2 14 (36.84%) XML
2 14 (36.84%) XML Schema
3 8 (21.05%) JSF
4 7 (18.42%) JAX-WS
4 7 (18.42%) CSS3
5 6 (15.79%) Spring MVC
6 5 (13.16%) Guice
7 4 (10.53%) SAML
8 3 (7.89%) J2EE
9 2 (5.26%) PowerMock
10 1 (2.63%) LAMP
10 1 (2.63%) WSDL
10 1 (2.63%) HTML
10 1 (2.63%) Web Services
10 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) LPAR
1 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.63%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
2 7 (18.42%) Validation
3 6 (15.79%) MVC
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (7.89%) Electronic Design Automation
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) BCP
7 1 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Scrum
7 1 (2.63%) Information Security
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) TDD
7 1 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Time Management
7 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Qualys
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee