The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wiltshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 30 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing UNIX 40 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.58% 1.25% 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.97% 6.59% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 13
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £370 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 91 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.94% 19.00% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 48
Average daily rate £328 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 32
Average hourly rate £13.87 £16.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
South West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +6 23 £350 -5.40% 6
Salisbury - 2 £400 -
Chippenham - 1 £335 - 1
Corsham - - - -
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 43 (64.18%) Linux
2 31 (46.27%) Oracle
3 26 (38.81%) SQL
4 22 (32.84%) CSS
4 22 (32.84%) Spring
5 21 (31.34%) XML
6 20 (29.85%) Subversion
7 18 (26.87%) XML Schema
7 18 (26.87%) jQuery
8 17 (25.37%) Maven
8 17 (25.37%) Jenkins
8 17 (25.37%) Eclipse
8 17 (25.37%) Ant
8 17 (25.37%) Configuration Management
9 16 (23.88%) Java
9 16 (23.88%) LDAP
10 15 (22.39%) Windows
10 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
11 14 (20.90%) SAS
12 13 (19.40%) PL/SQL
12 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
12 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database
13 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
13 12 (17.91%) Finance
14 11 (16.42%) SAN
14 11 (16.42%) JUnit
14 11 (16.42%) Solaris
14 11 (16.42%) JSF
15 10 (14.93%) JAX-WS
15 10 (14.93%) CSS3

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (20.90%) SAS
2 10 (14.93%) WebLogic
3 8 (11.94%) IIS
3 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) LDAP
2 11 (16.42%) SAN
3 9 (13.43%) X.509
4 8 (11.94%) SSL
5 6 (8.96%) Firewall
5 6 (8.96%) LAN
5 6 (8.96%) WAN
6 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.99%) NAS
7 2 (2.99%) SSH
7 2 (2.99%) DNS
7 2 (2.99%) DHCP
7 2 (2.99%) FTP
7 2 (2.99%) HTTP
8 1 (1.49%) Internet
8 1 (1.49%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.96%) DB2
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.49%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Subversion
2 17 (25.37%) Maven
2 17 (25.37%) Jenkins
2 17 (25.37%) Eclipse
2 17 (25.37%) Ant
3 11 (16.42%) JUnit
4 8 (11.94%) WebDriver
4 8 (11.94%) Selenium
4 8 (11.94%) Mockito
5 7 (10.45%) Gradle
5 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.99%) Metasploit
8 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Architect
3 11 (16.42%) Consultant
4 7 (10.45%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.96%) UI Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Support Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Wintel Support
6 5 (7.46%) Wintel Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) SAS Architect
7 4 (5.97%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) CSS
1 22 (32.84%) Spring
2 21 (31.34%) XML
3 18 (26.87%) XML Schema
3 18 (26.87%) jQuery
4 11 (16.42%) JSF
5 10 (14.93%) JAX-WS
5 10 (14.93%) CSS3
6 7 (10.45%) Spring MVC
7 6 (8.96%) Guice
8 5 (7.46%) SAML
9 4 (5.97%) JSP
9 4 (5.97%) HTML
10 3 (4.48%) J2EE
10 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.99%) PowerMock
12 1 (1.49%) Web Services
12 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (1.49%) WSDL
12 1 (1.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Grid Computing
2 2 (2.99%) Celerra
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.99%) CLARiiON
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) HACMP
3 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.49%) Derivative
3 1 (1.49%) Open Source
3 1 (1.49%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 43 (64.18%) Linux
2 15 (22.39%) Windows
3 11 (16.42%) Solaris
4 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.97%) VMS
5 4 (5.97%) AIX
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.49%) CentOS
6 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Configuration Management
2 8 (11.94%) Validation
3 7 (10.45%) Migration
3 7 (10.45%) MVC
4 6 (8.96%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (8.96%) ITIL
5 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.46%) SOA
6 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.97%) Web Development
6 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.48%) OO
7 3 (4.48%) BCP
7 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.48%) Electronic Design Automation
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.48%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.99%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) Java
3 13 (19.40%) PL/SQL
4 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.43%) Perl
6 8 (11.94%) Python
7 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.96%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (2.99%) VBScript
9 1 (1.49%) VB
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) REXX
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.97%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.96%) vCloud
4 2 (2.99%) vSphere
4 2 (2.99%) Nmap
4 2 (2.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.99%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.99%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (46.27%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) HP
2 9 (13.43%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.94%) Sun
4 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.97%) 3PAR
5 4 (5.97%) IBM
6 3 (4.48%) EMC
7 1 (1.49%) Symantec
7 1 (1.49%) McAfee
7 1 (1.49%) CommVault
7 1 (1.49%) Qualys
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