The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 17 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 4.72% 0.92% 3.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 2.38% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £430 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -1.40%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 42 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 23.58% 38.53% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 28
Median daily rate £120 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.90% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £10.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Gloucester

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Gloucester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Gloucester

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix in Gloucester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Gloucester

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucester region with a requirement for Unix.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (63.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (63.64%) Basel II
3 7 (63.64%) Banking
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
7 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
7 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (27.27%) Teradata
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 3 (27.27%) SAS
7 3 (27.27%) ISO 9000
7 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (27.27%) ISEB
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (9.09%) MS Access
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) Basel II
1 7 (63.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (27.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Netcool
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (9.09%) Unicenter
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Teradata
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Meridio
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) VMware