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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 49 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 24 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.72% 3.04% 3.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 15.89% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 12
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£350 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +49.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.26% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%
UNIX
UK

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
180 151 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.41% 19.14% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 91 82
Average daily rate £365 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 21
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -3.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 £19.00 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 20 £350 -12.50% 11
West Wales -6 3 £338 -29.68%
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) Perl
3 29 (47.54%) Software Engineering
4 26 (42.62%) SQL
4 26 (42.62%) Linux
5 18 (29.51%) OO
6 15 (24.59%) MySQL
6 15 (24.59%) Java
6 15 (24.59%) Relational Database
7 14 (22.95%) RESTful
8 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
9 12 (19.67%) Scala
9 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
9 12 (19.67%) Mojolicious
9 12 (19.67%) DevOps
9 12 (19.67%) TDD
9 12 (19.67%) jQuery
10 11 (18.03%) XML
10 11 (18.03%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (18.03%) OAuth
10 11 (18.03%) Hadoop
11 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
11 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (14.75%) Legal
13 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.11%) HP
13 8 (13.11%) Windows
13 8 (13.11%) Oracle
14 7 (11.48%) MS Project
14 7 (11.48%) SOAP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (18.03%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.92%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
3 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Project
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) SSH
1 3 (4.92%) PuTTY
2 2 (3.28%) FTP
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) MySQL
1 15 (24.59%) Relational Database
2 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
3 11 (18.03%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.28%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) Ingres
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 2 (3.28%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.64%) JMeter
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (14.75%) Legal
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) AWS Developer
4 9 (14.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Test Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Perl Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Tester
9 3 (4.92%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) UNIX Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Lead Test Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (3.28%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) RESTful
2 12 (19.67%) Mojolicious
2 12 (19.67%) jQuery
3 11 (18.03%) OAuth
3 11 (18.03%) XML
4 7 (11.48%) SOAP
5 5 (8.20%) XML Messaging
6 4 (6.56%) HTML
7 2 (3.28%) XHTML
7 2 (3.28%) Middleware
7 2 (3.28%) LAMP
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.28%) Spring
7 2 (3.28%) Ajax
7 2 (3.28%) CSS
7 2 (3.28%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.64%) REST
8 1 (1.64%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.64%) MyBatis
8 1 (1.64%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.56%) Video on Demand
4 3 (4.92%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.28%) AS400
5 2 (3.28%) iSeries
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) AIX
4 3 (4.92%) HPUX
5 2 (3.28%) OS/400
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (47.54%) Software Engineering
3 18 (29.51%) OO
4 12 (19.67%) TDD
4 12 (19.67%) DevOps
5 7 (11.48%) MapReduce
6 6 (9.84%) ITIL
6 6 (9.84%) RUP
7 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.20%) Service Management
7 5 (8.20%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Use Case
7 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Test Management
7 5 (8.20%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.20%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.56%) Project Management
8 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) Perl
2 26 (42.62%) SQL
3 15 (24.59%) Java
4 12 (19.67%) Scala
5 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.56%) Python
7 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.92%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) COBOL
8 2 (3.28%) RPG
8 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.28%) C
9 1 (1.64%) C#
9 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.48%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.48%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) ISEB
4 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.64%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (13.11%) HP
2 3 (4.92%) BMC
2 3 (4.92%) IBM
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