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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 30 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.52% 2.31% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 12.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£349 £373 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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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
66 73 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.62% 18.72% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 36
Average daily rate £360 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £170 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.35 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.57% +69.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 July 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 July 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 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Brocade
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Puppet
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) JMS
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Apache
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) JUnit

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) C Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Build Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) JSP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) JMS
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Grid Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Solaris
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) OOD
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Brocade
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Teradata
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