The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 40 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 44 13 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.74% 2.60% 7.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.73% 9.77% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £313 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
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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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
171 133 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.32% 26.60% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 56 43
Average daily rate £300 £270 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Wales

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -9 21 £350 +32.07% 7
North Wales - - - -
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 34 (47.89%) Windows
2 33 (46.48%) SQL
3 31 (43.66%) Oracle
3 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (42.25%) Relational Database
5 25 (35.21%) RDBMS
6 21 (29.58%) Linux
6 21 (29.58%) Open Source
7 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
7 19 (26.76%) Java
8 17 (23.94%) Web Services
9 16 (22.54%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (22.54%) MongoDB
10 15 (21.13%) AIX
11 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
12 12 (16.90%) DevOps
12 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
13 11 (15.49%) Database Tuning
13 11 (15.49%) TDD
14 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database
14 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
14 10 (14.08%) Perl
14 10 (14.08%) .NET
14 10 (14.08%) Data Modelling
14 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (14.08%) Scrum
14 10 (14.08%) Replication
14 10 (14.08%) Finance

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 9 (12.68%) OpenROAD
2 3 (4.23%) SAS
3 2 (2.82%) nginx
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.82%) Documentum
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) GitHub
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) AMQP
2 6 (8.45%) HTTP
3 3 (4.23%) Internet
4 2 (2.82%) Firewall
4 2 (2.82%) Wireless
4 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.41%) LDAP
5 1 (1.41%) Intranet
5 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.25%) Relational Database
2 25 (35.21%) RDBMS
3 16 (22.54%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (22.54%) MongoDB
4 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
5 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database
5 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (12.68%) Ingres
7 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (8.45%) MySQL
9 6 (8.45%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (4.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.27%) CA Gen
3 7 (9.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (5.63%) TestNG
4 4 (5.63%) Selenium
4 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.82%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (2.82%) Subversion
6 2 (2.82%) JIRA
6 2 (2.82%) JMeter
6 2 (2.82%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.82%) JUnit
6 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.41%) Ant
7 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (43.66%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) DBA
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.63%) OpenROAD Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.23%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.23%) Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Security Operations Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Designer
8 2 (2.82%) CA Gen Developer
8 2 (2.82%) ETL Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) Web Services
2 10 (14.08%) .NET
3 9 (12.68%) SOAP
3 9 (12.68%) REST
4 8 (11.27%) Spring
4 8 (11.27%) Spring MVC
4 8 (11.27%) JSON
4 8 (11.27%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.41%) LAMP
6 1 (1.41%) WCF
6 1 (1.41%) jQuery
6 1 (1.41%) Mojolicious
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) Open Source
2 10 (14.08%) Replication
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) AS400
3 4 (5.63%) iSeries
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Statistics
5 2 (2.82%) PKI
5 2 (2.82%) LPAR
5 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) Windows
2 21 (29.58%) Linux
3 15 (21.13%) AIX
4 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.68%) CentOS
6 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) DevOps
3 11 (15.49%) Database Tuning
3 11 (15.49%) TDD
4 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
4 10 (14.08%) Data Modelling
4 10 (14.08%) Scrum
5 9 (12.68%) MVC
5 9 (12.68%) SOA
5 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.86%) Coaching
8 5 (7.04%) Change Management
8 5 (7.04%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) Java
3 10 (14.08%) Perl
4 8 (11.27%) C#
5 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.45%) Ruby
6 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.45%) Python
7 4 (5.63%) Korn
7 4 (5.63%) C
8 3 (4.23%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) ISEB
3 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.82%) GCIA
4 2 (2.82%) GCFW
4 2 (2.82%) GCWN
4 2 (2.82%) GIAC
4 2 (2.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (2.82%) UAG
2 2 (2.82%) NFS
2 2 (2.82%) MetaFrame
2 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.23%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.23%) Puppet
3 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.82%) Ansible
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
3 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.41%) Nagios
4 1 (1.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) IBM
2 8 (11.27%) CA
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.63%) Informatica
4 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.23%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) Remedy
5 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.82%) Trend Micro
5 2 (2.82%) Google
5 2 (2.82%) Sourcefire
5 2 (2.82%) McAfee
5 2 (2.82%) Sophos
5 2 (2.82%) Juniper
5 2 (2.82%) Websense
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Teradata
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix