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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 50 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 34 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.78% 3.39% 3.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.92% 16.22% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 11
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£375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £315
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 £37.50 £33.11 £31.03
% change year-on-year
+13.25% +6.71%
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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
201 148 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.33% 20.90% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 95 77
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £135 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 16
Average hourly rate £11.80 £15.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.90 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 29 £375 +11.11% 14
West Wales -3 2 £400 -16.66%
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 39 (53.42%) Linux
1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (42.47%) Perl
2 31 (42.47%) SQL
3 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
4 24 (32.88%) Java
5 18 (24.66%) MySQL
5 18 (24.66%) OO
6 16 (21.92%) Oracle
6 16 (21.92%) Relational Database
7 15 (20.55%) DevOps
8 14 (19.18%) jQuery
8 14 (19.18%) RESTful
9 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
9 13 (17.81%) HTTP
10 12 (16.44%) HTML
10 12 (16.44%) TDD
10 12 (16.44%) Mojolicious
10 12 (16.44%) Scala
10 12 (16.44%) Hadoop
10 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
11 11 (15.07%) OAuth
11 11 (15.07%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (15.07%) SoapUI
12 10 (13.70%) XML
12 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
12 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.33%) BeanShell
13 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
13 9 (12.33%) JMeter

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (15.07%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.11%) Apache
2 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Project
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) HTTP
2 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) SSL
2 5 (6.85%) VLAN
2 5 (6.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (6.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (6.85%) LAN
3 3 (4.11%) PuTTY
3 3 (4.11%) Network Security
3 3 (4.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) MySQL
2 16 (21.92%) Relational Database
3 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
4 12 (16.44%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.74%) DB2
8 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.37%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) SoapUI
2 9 (12.33%) JMeter
3 4 (5.48%) Subversion
4 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.11%) JIRA
4 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.74%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.74%) Selenium
5 2 (2.74%) JSUnit
5 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 9 (12.33%) Legal
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) AWS Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Perl Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Tester
6 6 (8.22%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Performance Tester
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Tester
8 4 (5.48%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Performance Test Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Performance Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) UNIX Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) jQuery
1 14 (19.18%) RESTful
2 12 (16.44%) Mojolicious
2 12 (16.44%) HTML
3 11 (15.07%) OAuth
4 10 (13.70%) XML
5 7 (9.59%) Web Services
6 6 (8.22%) SOAP
7 5 (6.85%) XML Messaging
8 4 (5.48%) CSS
9 2 (2.74%) XHTML
9 2 (2.74%) Middleware
9 2 (2.74%) LAMP
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.74%) Spring
9 2 (2.74%) Ajax
9 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.74%) WebCenter
10 1 (1.37%) REST
10 1 (1.37%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Digital Media
3 5 (6.85%) PKI
4 4 (5.48%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.74%) iSeries
5 2 (2.74%) NHS
5 2 (2.74%) AS400
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) AIX
3 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.11%) HPUX
5 2 (2.74%) OS/400
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.37%) CentOS
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
3 18 (24.66%) OO
4 15 (20.55%) DevOps
5 12 (16.44%) TDD
6 8 (10.96%) MapReduce
7 7 (9.59%) Performance Testing
8 6 (8.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.85%) ITIL
9 5 (6.85%) Test Management
9 5 (6.85%) Use Case
10 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.48%) Service Management
11 3 (4.11%) Regression Testing
11 3 (4.11%) Migration
11 3 (4.11%) Scrum
11 3 (4.11%) Project Management
11 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) Perl
1 31 (42.47%) SQL
2 24 (32.88%) Java
3 12 (16.44%) Scala
4 9 (12.33%) BeanShell
4 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.48%) Python
7 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.11%) Ruby
8 2 (2.74%) COBOL
8 2 (2.74%) RPG
8 2 (2.74%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) C#
9 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.48%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
1 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.37%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.11%) Puppet
2 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.37%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) HP
3 7 (9.59%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.85%) F5
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.11%) BMC
5 3 (4.11%) IBM
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