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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 37 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 25 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.48% 3.73% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.24% 18.27% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £225 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
145 104 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.17% 20.43% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 56 88
Average daily rate £375 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 6 22
Average hourly rate £22.69 £24.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.38% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.50 £92.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -8 14 £375 -27.60% 7
Chippenham - 2 £400 - 6
Corsham - - - - 1
Trowbridge - - - -
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (36.00%) Finance
4 15 (30.00%) Firewall
5 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (18.00%) DNS
7 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (16.00%) ITIL
9 7 (14.00%) Solaris
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle
9 7 (14.00%) Internet
9 7 (14.00%) DHCP
9 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.00%) Infoblox
10 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (12.00%) Project Management
10 6 (12.00%) Migration
10 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (12.00%) CISSP
11 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (10.00%) SQL
11 5 (10.00%) Identity Management
11 5 (10.00%) VMware
11 5 (10.00%) NetBackup
11 5 (10.00%) TOGAF
11 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.00%) DNS
3 7 (14.00%) Internet
3 7 (14.00%) DHCP
3 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) Network Security
5 2 (4.00%) NAS
5 2 (4.00%) SSL
5 2 (4.00%) SMTP
6 1 (2.00%) ATM
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.00%) HBase
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.00%) Voldemort
2 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.00%) DB2
2 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.00%) JUnit
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Architect
2 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Active Directory Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.00%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Backup Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (6.00%) J2EE
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) JDBC
2 1 (2.00%) JSP
2 1 (2.00%) Servlets
2 1 (2.00%) Struts
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XSLT
2 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.00%) Ajax
2 1 (2.00%) Spring
2 1 (2.00%) JSF
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) JPA
2 1 (2.00%) Facelets
2 1 (2.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.00%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) CMDB
2 2 (4.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) EFT
3 1 (2.00%) Tandem
3 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) Solaris
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.00%) AIX
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
3 6 (12.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 5 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.00%) Information Security
6 3 (6.00%) SOA
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.00%) Test Management
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.00%) High Availability
7 2 (4.00%) Change Control
7 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
1 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) Korn
4 2 (4.00%) Jython
4 2 (4.00%) C
4 2 (4.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
4 2 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) CISSP
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) CISA
4 2 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Postfix
3 2 (4.00%) Nmap
4 1 (2.00%) Snort
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.00%) Nessus
3 2 (4.00%) yum
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Infoblox
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) SAP
4 4 (8.00%) BMC
4 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.00%) IBM
4 4 (8.00%) EMC
5 3 (6.00%) Juniper
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) Siebel
6 2 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.00%) McAfee
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Sun
7 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.00%) Jaspersoft