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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 38 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.86% - 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% - 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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£425 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.51% 14.32% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 30
Average daily rate £250 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.57% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £12.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +24.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 (72.41%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) CSS
3 12 (41.38%) Spring
4 11 (37.93%) jQuery
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) XML
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) XML Schema
5 10 (34.48%) Eclipse
5 10 (34.48%) Ant
5 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
5 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
5 10 (34.48%) Subversion
5 10 (34.48%) Maven
6 9 (31.03%) LDAP
7 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
7 8 (27.59%) Java
7 8 (27.59%) JSF
7 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
7 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
8 7 (24.14%) CSS3
8 7 (24.14%) JAX-WS
8 7 (24.14%) Windows
8 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
9 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
10 5 (17.24%) Mockito
10 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
10 5 (17.24%) Selenium
10 5 (17.24%) X.509

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) LDAP
2 5 (17.24%) X.509
3 4 (13.79%) SSL
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Eclipse
1 10 (34.48%) Ant
1 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
1 10 (34.48%) Subversion
1 10 (34.48%) Maven
2 5 (17.24%) Mockito
2 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
2 5 (17.24%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Gradle
4 2 (6.90%) Valgrind
4 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Support Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Wintel Support
3 6 (20.69%) Wintel Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) UI Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) UI Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) IT Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) CSS
1 12 (41.38%) Spring
2 11 (37.93%) jQuery
2 11 (37.93%) XML
2 11 (37.93%) XML Schema
3 8 (27.59%) JSF
4 7 (24.14%) CSS3
4 7 (24.14%) JAX-WS
5 3 (10.34%) J2EE
5 3 (10.34%) Guice
5 3 (10.34%) Spring MVC
6 2 (6.90%) PowerMock
7 1 (3.45%) SAML
7 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (3.45%) WSDL
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) HACMP
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
3 2 (6.90%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.79%) Validation
3 3 (10.34%) MVC
3 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
5 1 (3.45%) UML
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.45%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) C
6 2 (6.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.45%) REXX
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Coverity
2 2 (6.90%) QNX
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Qualys
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