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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 37 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 40 39 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.01% 4.65% 3.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.39% 25.83% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 10
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£365 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £201 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.09% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
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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
187 151 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.43% 18.02% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 86 69
Average daily rate £350 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.04% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 £20.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 May 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 May 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 +3 33 £365 -2.66% 10
West Wales +15 5 £353 -
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (51.67%) SQL
2 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.67%) Software Engineering
3 22 (36.67%) Perl
3 22 (36.67%) Linux
4 20 (33.33%) OO
5 15 (25.00%) Java
5 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (21.67%) Windows
6 13 (21.67%) RESTful
6 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
7 12 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 11 (18.33%) Scala
8 11 (18.33%) Mojolicious
8 11 (18.33%) jQuery
8 11 (18.33%) XML
8 11 (18.33%) Oracle
8 11 (18.33%) TDD
9 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.67%) Degree
9 10 (16.67%) OAuth
9 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 10 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (15.00%) MS Project
10 9 (15.00%) AIX
10 9 (15.00%) Finance
11 8 (13.33%) Legal
11 8 (13.33%) HP
11 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (11.67%) ISTQB

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) OpenROAD
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Project
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (5.00%) SSH
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) SAN
2 2 (3.33%) FTP
2 2 (3.33%) SNMP
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.67%) MySQL
4 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.67%) DB2
6 3 (5.00%) Ingres
7 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) TestDirector
2 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.33%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Legal
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) AWS Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Perl Developer
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) DBA
9 2 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) OpenROAD Developer
9 2 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) RESTful
2 11 (18.33%) Mojolicious
2 11 (18.33%) jQuery
2 11 (18.33%) XML
3 10 (16.67%) OAuth
4 7 (11.67%) SOAP
5 5 (8.33%) XML Messaging
6 4 (6.67%) HTML
6 4 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (3.33%) LAMP
7 2 (3.33%) Ajax
7 2 (3.33%) Spring
7 2 (3.33%) CSS
7 2 (3.33%) XHTML
8 1 (1.67%) REST
8 1 (1.67%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.67%) MyBatis
8 1 (1.67%) Java SE
8 1 (1.67%) WSDL
8 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) AS400
2 4 (6.67%) iSeries
3 3 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Linux
2 13 (21.67%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) AIX
4 4 (6.67%) OS/400
5 3 (5.00%) HPUX
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) Software Engineering
3 20 (33.33%) OO
4 11 (18.33%) TDD
5 6 (10.00%) RUP
6 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps
6 5 (8.33%) Use Case
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Test Management
6 5 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.33%) UML
6 5 (8.33%) ITIL
6 5 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Service Management
7 4 (6.67%) SDLC
7 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) SQL
2 22 (36.67%) Perl
3 15 (25.00%) Java
4 11 (18.33%) Scala
5 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.67%) RPG
7 4 (6.67%) COBOL
8 3 (5.00%) Python
8 3 (5.00%) C
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby
9 2 (3.33%) C#
9 2 (3.33%) C++
9 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.67%) Degree
4 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.33%) ISEB
5 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CISSP
6 1 (1.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
1 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.67%) COBIT
2 1 (1.67%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.33%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) HP
4 5 (8.33%) BMC
5 4 (6.67%) IBM
6 2 (3.33%) CA
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Sybase