The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 Taunton 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 37 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 0.47% 14.10% 11.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 28.95% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate £425 £310 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% +5.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 38 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.19% 48.72% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 6 2
Average daily rate £325 £310 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +16.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
Somerset

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Taunton region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Taunton region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

UNIX
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Squid