The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 7 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 8.77% 19.40% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 44.83% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
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£350 £320 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -32.63%
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 £31.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 31.58% 43.28% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 14
Average daily rate £350 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £11.02 £21.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.76% -46.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.30 £44.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Winchester region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Winchester region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HACMP
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) HPUX
3 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) GPFS
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) SQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Real Time Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) HACMP
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) HPUX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) NetWare
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) V-Model
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Python
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) GPFS
1 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Compaq
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat