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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 14 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.08% 1.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £410 £445 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
Unix
Somerset

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
9 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.75% 11.11% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Average daily rate £410 £275 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.09% +64.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £237 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -43.00%
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Nessus
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle