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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 40 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 25 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.46% 1.27% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.62% 7.45% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
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£399 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £240 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £409 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
171 94 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.68% 17.00% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 46 61
Average daily rate £300 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £113 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 33
Average hourly rate £20.06 £21.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 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 19 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 +6 14 £399 -3.68% 3
Trowbridge - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 3
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 34 (77.27%) Linux
2 22 (50.00%) Finance
3 19 (43.18%) Windows
4 14 (31.82%) SQL
5 12 (27.27%) Firewall
6 9 (20.45%) DNS
6 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
7 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (18.18%) DHCP
7 8 (18.18%) Oracle
8 7 (15.91%) Project Management
8 7 (15.91%) Internet
8 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
8 7 (15.91%) Infoblox
9 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
9 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
9 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 4 (9.09%) Subversion
10 4 (9.09%) jQuery
10 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
10 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.09%) Solaris
10 4 (9.09%) CSS
10 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.09%) Spring
10 4 (9.09%) JSF
10 4 (9.09%) Maven

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 2 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) BASE24
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) DNS
3 8 (18.18%) DHCP
4 7 (15.91%) Internet
4 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
5 3 (6.82%) LDAP
6 1 (2.27%) DMZ
6 1 (2.27%) ATM
6 1 (2.27%) SMTP
6 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (6.82%) PowerCenter
1 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Data Mart
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) OLAP
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
1 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 4 (9.09%) Maven
2 3 (6.82%) Ant
2 3 (6.82%) Selenium
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.55%) Valgrind
3 2 (4.55%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.27%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Wintel Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Support Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Wintel Support
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Backup Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) ETL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) jQuery
1 4 (9.09%) CSS
1 4 (9.09%) Spring
1 4 (9.09%) JSF
2 3 (6.82%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) XML Schema
2 3 (6.82%) JAX-WS
2 3 (6.82%) CSS3
3 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.27%) XSLT
3 1 (2.27%) JDBC
3 1 (2.27%) JSP
3 1 (2.27%) Servlets
3 1 (2.27%) Struts
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.27%) JPA
3 1 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) CMDB
2 2 (4.55%) Firmware
3 1 (2.27%) Tandem
3 1 (2.27%) EFT
3 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) MVS
4 2 (4.55%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) Project Management
3 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.82%) ETL
4 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.82%) Change Control
5 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.55%) SOA
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) OO
5 2 (4.55%) Workflow
5 2 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.27%) MVC
6 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.27%) UML
6 1 (2.27%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Perl
3 3 (6.82%) C
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) Assembly Language
4 2 (4.55%) C++
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) VBScript
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (2.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) vCloud
3 1 (2.27%) Nmap
3 1 (2.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.27%) Nessus
3 1 (2.27%) MOM
3 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.27%) YUM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Infoblox
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) BMC
4 3 (6.82%) Informatica
4 3 (6.82%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Coverity
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) QNX
5 2 (4.55%) McAfee
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Remedy
6 1 (2.27%) JBoss
6 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) Qualys
6 1 (2.27%) Jaspersoft
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