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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 45 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 36 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.62% 2.17% 5.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.93% 9.02% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £248 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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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
157 133 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.13% 24.05% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 74 35
Average daily rate £331 £263 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.90% -15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £13.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 20 £338 +22.72% 6
West Wales - 14 £319 - 4
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 30 (44.78%) Windows
3 28 (41.79%) Oracle
3 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
5 21 (31.34%) Relational Database
6 20 (29.85%) Java
7 19 (28.36%) RDBMS
8 18 (26.87%) Open Source
9 17 (25.37%) MongoDB
10 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
10 16 (23.88%) TDD
11 13 (19.40%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (19.40%) Linux
12 11 (16.42%) Web Services
12 11 (16.42%) Finance
12 11 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (14.93%) Scrum
13 10 (14.93%) AIX
13 10 (14.93%) SOAP
13 10 (14.93%) IBM
14 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
14 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
14 9 (13.43%) .NET
14 9 (13.43%) Replication
14 9 (13.43%) CentOS
14 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
15 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (8.96%) OpenROAD
2 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.48%) SAS
4 2 (2.99%) CICS
4 2 (2.99%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) Documentum
4 2 (2.99%) nginx
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) GitHub
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) HTTP
1 6 (8.96%) AMQP
2 5 (7.46%) Internet
3 4 (5.97%) Wireless
4 3 (4.48%) SAN
4 3 (4.48%) Firewall
4 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.99%) SSL
5 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.99%) WAN
6 1 (1.49%) SSH
6 1 (1.49%) LDAP
6 1 (1.49%) LAN
6 1 (1.49%) MPLS
6 1 (1.49%) OSPF
6 1 (1.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) Relational Database
2 19 (28.36%) RDBMS
3 17 (25.37%) MongoDB
4 13 (19.40%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
6 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
7 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (8.96%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (8.96%) Ingres
8 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (4.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.99%) MySQL
10 2 (2.99%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.96%) Selenium
3 5 (7.46%) CA Gen
3 5 (7.46%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.97%) TestNG
4 4 (5.97%) JIRA
4 4 (5.97%) JUnit
4 4 (5.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (5.97%) Subversion
5 3 (4.48%) Maven
5 3 (4.48%) Ant
5 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.99%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.99%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (2.99%) JBehave
6 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.99%) JMeter
6 2 (2.99%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.99%) Hudson
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Local Government
4 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 10 (14.93%) Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) DBA
4 6 (8.96%) Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Perl Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Tester
7 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.48%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) OpenROAD Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) CA Gen Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Web Services
2 10 (14.93%) SOAP
3 9 (13.43%) .NET
4 8 (11.94%) JSON
4 8 (11.94%) REST
5 7 (10.45%) RESTful
6 6 (8.96%) Spring MVC
6 6 (8.96%) Spring
6 6 (8.96%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (7.46%) Mojolicious
7 5 (7.46%) jQuery
8 4 (5.97%) OAuth
8 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.48%) J2EE
9 3 (4.48%) HTML
9 3 (4.48%) XML
10 1 (1.49%) XHTML
10 1 (1.49%) Middleware
10 1 (1.49%) LAMP
10 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Open Source
2 9 (13.43%) Replication
3 5 (7.46%) iSeries
3 5 (7.46%) AS400
4 3 (4.48%) PKI
5 2 (2.99%) Statistics
5 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.99%) LPAR
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.78%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Linux
3 11 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (14.93%) AIX
5 9 (13.43%) CentOS
6 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.49%) OS/400
7 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) TDD
3 10 (14.93%) Scrum
4 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
5 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.45%) DevOps
6 7 (10.45%) Database Tuning
6 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.45%) MVC
6 7 (10.45%) SOA
7 6 (8.96%) OO
7 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.46%) BDD
8 5 (7.46%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (7.46%) Automation Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Coaching
8 5 (7.46%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 20 (29.85%) Java
3 7 (10.45%) C#
4 6 (8.96%) Perl
5 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.46%) Scala
6 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.48%) SAS Macro
7 3 (4.48%) Groovy
7 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) XPath
8 2 (2.99%) VB
8 2 (2.99%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) MUMPS
8 2 (2.99%) XQuery
8 2 (2.99%) C
9 1 (1.49%) COBOL
9 1 (1.49%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.97%) ISEB
5 3 (4.48%) CISSP
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (4.48%) GIAC
5 3 (4.48%) GCIA
5 3 (4.48%) GCFW
5 3 (4.48%) GCWN
6 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
1 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.49%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) MetaFrame
1 5 (7.46%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.48%) XenServer
2 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.48%) vSphere
2 3 (4.48%) vCloud
3 2 (2.99%) NFS
3 2 (2.99%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (2.99%) UAG
4 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.48%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.99%) WSUS
3 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 2 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.99%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.49%) Cacti
4 1 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.49%) Nagios
4 1 (1.49%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) IBM
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.96%) Citrix
4 6 (8.96%) CA
5 5 (7.46%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) VMware
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco
6 4 (5.97%) Informatica
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.48%) Symantec
7 3 (4.48%) Remedy
7 3 (4.48%) Juniper
7 3 (4.48%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.48%) Trend Micro
8 2 (2.99%) Google
8 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.99%) BMC
8 2 (2.99%) EMC
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