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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 41 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 17 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.62% 5.22% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.41% 22.81% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 18
Average daily rate
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£363 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £257 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £575 £457
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 - - £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+69.64% -23.63%
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
118 114 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.15% 22.89% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 65 75
Average daily rate £355 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 19
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.31 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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
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 23 January 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
Swindon -15 11 £375 -27.60% 3
Chippenham - 1 £363 - 4
Corsham - - - - 2
Trowbridge - - - - 1
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Windows
3 13 (28.26%) Finance
4 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
5 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
5 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 9 (19.57%) Firewall
7 8 (17.39%) Migration
7 8 (17.39%) ITIL
8 7 (15.22%) Solaris
8 7 (15.22%) Oracle
8 7 (15.22%) Project Management
8 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.04%) EMC
9 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.04%) DNS
9 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
10 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) VMware
10 5 (10.87%) NetBackup
10 5 (10.87%) Identity Management
10 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
11 4 (8.70%) Java
11 4 (8.70%) SAP
11 4 (8.70%) AIX

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.17%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) SAN
3 3 (6.52%) Internet
3 3 (6.52%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) SSL
4 2 (4.35%) Network Security
4 2 (4.35%) NAS
4 2 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.17%) ATM
5 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.35%) CouchDB
2 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) HBase
2 2 (4.35%) Voldemort
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Active Directory Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) J2EE
1 3 (6.52%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
2 1 (2.17%) JPA
2 1 (2.17%) Facelets
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.17%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) JSF
2 1 (2.17%) Ajax
2 1 (2.17%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.17%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) JDBC
2 1 (2.17%) JSP
2 1 (2.17%) Servlets
2 1 (2.17%) Struts
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) CMDB
2 2 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Tandem
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) EFT
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Solaris
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
1 8 (17.39%) Migration
2 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) Project Management
3 5 (10.87%) Identity Management
3 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.52%) SOA
4 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.35%) Information Security
5 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Test Management
5 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.35%) High Availability
5 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
1 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.70%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) Perl
3 3 (6.52%) PHP
3 3 (6.52%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) Jython
4 2 (4.35%) Korn
4 2 (4.35%) C
4 2 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
1 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) CISSP
3 2 (4.35%) CISA
3 2 (4.35%) CISM
3 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Nmap
3 2 (4.35%) Postfix
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.52%) Nessus
3 2 (4.35%) yum
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) EMC
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) IBM
5 4 (8.70%) BMC
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.70%) SAP
6 3 (6.52%) Juniper
6 3 (6.52%) Infoblox
7 2 (4.35%) Remedy
7 2 (4.35%) Siebel
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco
8 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.17%) Sun
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) Jaspersoft