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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 35 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.53% 4.58% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.93% 21.54% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 14
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£375 £518 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.60% +21.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £355 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -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
67 65 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.92% 21.24% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 51
Average daily rate £363 £285 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Average hourly rate £22.69 £11.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.27% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) EMC
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) Solaris
6 4 (15.38%) IBM
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) DNS
7 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (11.54%) CISSP
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
7 3 (11.54%) QA
7 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (7.69%) Test Management
8 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (7.69%) Korn
8 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (7.69%) Nessus
8 2 (7.69%) Postfix

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.85%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) SMTP
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) ATM
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) EFT
2 1 (3.85%) Tandem
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Test Management
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) ETL
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security
4 1 (3.85%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Korn
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.69%) Jython
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) CISA
3 2 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Postfix
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Snort
3 1 (3.85%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Nessus
1 2 (7.69%) yum
1 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) EMC
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Siebel
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) BMC
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) HP