The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank - 35 16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 2.89% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 26.32% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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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 Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.57% 10.98% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 4
Average daily rate £398 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £20.60 - £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing