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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 41 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 21 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.07% 2.82% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 11.59% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 3
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£350 £374 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% +24.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £286 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £455 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
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
133 164 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.42% 24.33% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 84 50
Average daily rate £325 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £144 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 18
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 +3 14 £313 -24.01% 2
Salisbury - 4 £405 -
Warminster - 1 - -
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 12 (36.36%) Java
4 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 8 (24.24%) Puppet
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle
6 8 (24.24%) Solaris
6 8 (24.24%) Finance
6 8 (24.24%) VMware
7 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 7 (21.21%) Apache
7 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.18%) AIX
8 6 (18.18%) C++
8 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 5 (15.15%) Degree
9 5 (15.15%) Brocade
9 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
9 5 (15.15%) HTTP
9 5 (15.15%) C
9 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
9 5 (15.15%) Python
9 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
10 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.12%) iptables
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.12%) JBoss
4 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) NetBeans
4 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) Toad
5 1 (3.03%) Ant
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Hudson
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.03%) DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) J2EE
2 3 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.06%) JMS
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) WSDL
4 1 (3.03%) Java EE
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) XSD
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) JSP
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Wiki
3 2 (6.06%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) Solaris
4 6 (18.18%) AIX
5 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (6.06%) OOD
4 2 (6.06%) SOA
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Release Management
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.06%) Validation
5 1 (3.03%) Server Building
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) C
5 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.06%) Ada
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) Jython
8 1 (3.03%) Korn
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) OCP
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) iptables
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Ganglia
2 4 (12.12%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
1 8 (24.24%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) Brocade
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) Teradata
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Nokia
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Siebel