The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 29 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 27 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.84% 1.28% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.31% 7.07% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
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£386 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £493 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.76%
UNIX
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 99 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.16% 18.03% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 47 65
Average daily rate £300 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 32
Average hourly rate £20.06 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +58.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Wiltshire region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Wiltshire region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
Swindon +4 15 £398 -9.14% 4
Trowbridge - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 30 (69.77%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Finance
3 12 (27.91%) Firewall
4 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.93%) DNS
6 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (18.60%) DHCP
7 8 (18.60%) PCI DSS
7 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
8 7 (16.28%) Infoblox
8 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
8 7 (16.28%) Internet
8 7 (16.28%) Project Management
8 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
9 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.95%) Oracle
9 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
10 4 (9.30%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.30%) Solaris
10 4 (9.30%) ITIL
10 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.30%) ETL
10 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (6.98%) Change Control

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.33%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Firewall
2 9 (20.93%) DNS
3 8 (18.60%) DHCP
4 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
4 7 (16.28%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) SAN
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.33%) ATM
6 1 (2.33%) SMTP
6 1 (2.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle OWB
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) PowerCenter
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.65%) Data Mart
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.65%) Valgrind
2 1 (2.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) JUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Wintel Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Wintel Support
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Support Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) ETL Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) REST
1 1 (2.33%) Facelets
1 1 (2.33%) Ajax
1 1 (2.33%) JPA
1 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
1 1 (2.33%) Spring Web Flow
1 1 (2.33%) jQuery
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) J2EE
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) JDBC
1 1 (2.33%) JSP
1 1 (2.33%) Servlets
1 1 (2.33%) Struts
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) XSLT
1 1 (2.33%) Spring
1 1 (2.33%) JSF
1 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) Tandem
3 1 (2.33%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Solaris
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) MVS
5 2 (4.65%) VxWorks
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL
3 4 (9.30%) ETL
3 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.98%) Change Control
5 2 (4.65%) SOA
5 2 (4.65%) Workflow
5 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.65%) Migration
5 2 (4.65%) Information Security
5 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.65%) OO
5 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.33%) Line Management
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Perl
2 3 (6.98%) C
3 2 (4.65%) C++
3 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) Assembly Language
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
3 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) CISSP
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Firmware
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) vCloud
3 1 (2.33%) Postfix
3 1 (2.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) YUM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.33%) MOM
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Infoblox
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) BMC
3 3 (6.98%) Informatica
4 2 (4.65%) QNX
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) McAfee
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Coverity
5 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.33%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.33%) Qualys
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) JBoss
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