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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 38 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 36 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.67% 5.51% 3.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.67% 27.21% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 9
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£365 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £205 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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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
183 147 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.74% 20.25% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 89 56
Average daily rate £315 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Average hourly rate £12.45 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.21% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.82 £20.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 -8 30 £365 -2.66% 7
West Wales - 3 £380 -
North Wales - 2 £275 -
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (49.21%) SQL
2 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (36.51%) Perl
4 22 (34.92%) Linux
5 20 (31.75%) Oracle
5 20 (31.75%) Software Engineering
6 17 (26.98%) OO
6 17 (26.98%) Security Cleared
7 16 (25.40%) Java
8 15 (23.81%) AIX
8 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
9 13 (20.63%) Windows
10 10 (15.87%) Finance
10 10 (15.87%) RESTful
11 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
11 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database
11 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
11 9 (14.29%) Web Services
11 9 (14.29%) XML
12 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
12 8 (12.70%) MySQL
12 8 (12.70%) TDD
12 8 (12.70%) Mojolicious
12 8 (12.70%) Scala
12 8 (12.70%) jQuery
12 8 (12.70%) Degree
12 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.11%) OAuth
13 7 (11.11%) Elasticsearch

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.52%) OpenROAD
3 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Project
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) PuTTY
1 3 (4.76%) SSH
2 2 (3.17%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) FTP
2 2 (3.17%) SNMP
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 8 (12.70%) MySQL
4 6 (9.52%) Ingres
5 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.76%) DB2
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) CA Gen
1 7 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.76%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Legal
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) AWS Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Perl Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (9.52%) DBA
6 5 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) OpenROAD Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) RESTful
2 9 (14.29%) Web Services
2 9 (14.29%) XML
3 8 (12.70%) Mojolicious
3 8 (12.70%) jQuery
4 7 (11.11%) OAuth
5 6 (9.52%) SOAP
6 4 (6.35%) XML Messaging
7 2 (3.17%) HTML
7 2 (3.17%) Spring
7 2 (3.17%) LAMP
8 1 (1.59%) MyBatis
8 1 (1.59%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.59%) REST
8 1 (1.59%) Java SE
8 1 (1.59%) Ajax
8 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.59%) CSS
8 1 (1.59%) WSDL
8 1 (1.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.76%) iSeries
2 3 (4.76%) AS400
3 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) AIX
3 13 (20.63%) Windows
4 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.76%) HPUX
5 3 (4.76%) OS/400
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Software Engineering
3 17 (26.98%) OO
4 8 (12.70%) TDD
5 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.94%) DevOps
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL
7 4 (6.35%) UML
7 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 4 (6.35%) Change Management
7 4 (6.35%) Service Management
7 4 (6.35%) Use Case
7 4 (6.35%) Database Tuning
7 4 (6.35%) Test Management
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.76%) Analytics
8 3 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (4.76%) Video Analytics
8 3 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) SQL
2 23 (36.51%) Perl
3 16 (25.40%) Java
4 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.70%) Scala
6 5 (7.94%) C
7 4 (6.35%) Korn
8 3 (4.76%) Ruby
8 3 (4.76%) C++
8 3 (4.76%) COBOL
8 3 (4.76%) RPG
8 3 (4.76%) Python
9 2 (3.17%) C#
10 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) Degree
4 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) CISA
6 1 (1.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) COSO
2 1 (1.59%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.17%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.17%) BladeLogic
4 2 (3.17%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (3.17%) SCOM
5 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) HP
2 7 (11.11%) CA
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.94%) BMC
5 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 3 (4.76%) Remedy
6 2 (3.17%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
South Wales
Stott & May
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day N/A
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago