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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 38 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 24 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.35% 0.88% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.79% 5.43% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 14
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£400 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £335 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.11 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -4.41%
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
174 92 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.30% 16.28% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 45 59
Average daily rate £300 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £120 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 32
Average hourly rate £20.06 £15.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.36% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £36.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 13 £400 - 5
Trowbridge - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 5
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 42 (75.00%) Linux
2 24 (42.86%) Finance
3 22 (39.29%) Windows
3 22 (39.29%) SQL
4 14 (25.00%) Oracle
5 13 (23.21%) Firewall
6 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 12 (21.43%) CSS
6 12 (21.43%) Spring
7 11 (19.64%) Subversion
8 10 (17.86%) JSF
8 10 (17.86%) XML
8 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
9 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
9 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
9 9 (16.07%) Maven
9 9 (16.07%) jQuery
9 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
9 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 8 (14.29%) CSS3
10 8 (14.29%) JAX-WS
10 8 (14.29%) Selenium
10 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
10 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 8 (14.29%) DHCP
10 8 (14.29%) LDAP
10 8 (14.29%) DNS
10 8 (14.29%) XML Schema

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) Firewall
2 8 (14.29%) LDAP
2 8 (14.29%) DHCP
2 8 (14.29%) DNS
3 7 (12.50%) Internet
3 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.93%) SAN
5 2 (3.57%) HTTP
6 1 (1.79%) ATM
6 1 (1.79%) DMZ
6 1 (1.79%) X.509
6 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.36%) PowerCenter
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (3.57%) Data Mart
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.79%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Subversion
2 9 (16.07%) Maven
2 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
3 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.29%) Ant
3 8 (14.29%) Selenium
3 8 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.36%) JUnit
5 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.57%) Valgrind
5 2 (3.57%) Metasploit
6 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Support Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Wintel Support
4 6 (10.71%) Wintel Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) UI Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) UI Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Backup Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) CSS
1 12 (21.43%) Spring
2 10 (17.86%) JSF
2 10 (17.86%) XML
3 9 (16.07%) jQuery
4 8 (14.29%) JAX-WS
4 8 (14.29%) XML Schema
4 8 (14.29%) CSS3
5 4 (7.14%) HTML
6 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.57%) Web Services
7 2 (3.57%) J2EE
8 1 (1.79%) XSLT
8 1 (1.79%) WSDL
8 1 (1.79%) JDBC
8 1 (1.79%) JSP
8 1 (1.79%) Servlets
8 1 (1.79%) Struts
8 1 (1.79%) JPA
8 1 (1.79%) Facelets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Firmware
1 2 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.79%) Tandem
2 1 (1.79%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (75.00%) Linux
2 22 (39.29%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Solaris
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.57%) MVS
4 2 (3.57%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
2 7 (12.50%) Project Management
2 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.14%) OO
4 4 (7.14%) SOA
5 3 (5.36%) ETL
5 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.36%) Change Control
5 3 (5.36%) Information Security
6 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.57%) Workflow
6 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.79%) OOD
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.79%) UML
7 1 (1.79%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (1.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 6 (10.71%) Perl
3 6 (10.71%) Java
4 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) Python
4 5 (8.93%) Ruby
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.36%) C
6 2 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) VBScript
6 2 (3.57%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) vCloud
3 2 (3.57%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.57%) Nessus
3 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) MOM
4 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Infoblox
3 6 (10.71%) HP
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.36%) Informatica
7 2 (3.57%) McAfee
7 2 (3.57%) QNX
7 2 (3.57%) BMC
7 2 (3.57%) Coverity
8 1 (1.79%) Juniper
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.79%) JBoss
8 1 (1.79%) Veritas
8 1 (1.79%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.79%) Qualys
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