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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Unix 15 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.82% 2.60% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.15% 14.47% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 12
Average daily rate £338 £369 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% -23.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £323 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £376 £575
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 £34.50 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +86.90%
Unix
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
106 76 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 26.97% 17.97% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 40 48
Average daily rate £350 £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +90.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 9 (47.37%) ITIL
1 9 (47.37%) ITSM
1 9 (47.37%) Capacity Management
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
3 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) SAN
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (21.05%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) Puppet
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) Solaris
7 3 (15.79%) SLA
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (10.53%) SCCM
8 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
8 2 (10.53%) Data Guard

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Capacity and Availability Manager
1 7 (36.84%) Capacity Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Availability Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Capacity Management
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
1 9 (47.37%) ITSM
2 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (10.53%) Data Guard
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Intel
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) Nokia
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
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