Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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.

Unix
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 41 24
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 -6
Contract jobs citing Unix 39 14 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.01% 2.27% 6.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.11% 12.61% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 38
Gloucestershire median daily rate £483 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.54% +4.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £403 £303 £336
90th Percentile £551 £482 £575
South West median daily rate £463 £440 £375
% change year-on-year +5.11% +17.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 228 111 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 29.31% 17.96% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 48 141
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.23% -6.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £189 £205 £106
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £405 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 33
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% -51.09%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.50 £11.63
90th Percentile £44.00 £42.50 £47.20
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +91.43% +2.94% -13.92%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Gloucestershire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Gloucestershire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Gloucestershire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Gloucestershire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 17 £483 - 3
Gloucester +9 14 £500 +5.26% 1
Cirencester -3 1 - -
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 38 (97.44%) Linux
2 27 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (53.85%) SQL
4 21 (53.85%) Oracle
5 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
6 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
7 15 (38.46%) Degree
8 14 (35.90%) DV Cleared
8 14 (35.90%) Solaris
8 14 (35.90%) Red Hat
8 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
8 14 (35.90%) Data Security
9 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
10 12 (30.77%) High Availability
10 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
10 12 (30.77%) CentOS
10 12 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (30.77%) Replication
10 12 (30.77%) Clustering
10 12 (30.77%) HP
10 12 (30.77%) MySQL
10 12 (30.77%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 12 (30.77%) Task Automation
11 11 (28.21%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database
11 11 (28.21%) Sybase
11 11 (28.21%) Computer Science

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (5.13%) SAS
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 12 (30.77%) MySQL
4 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database
4 11 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (25.64%) Big Data
6 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (10.26%) DataStage
8 4 (10.26%) DB2
8 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (10.26%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (5.13%) QualityStage
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.56%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) ERwin
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) jMock
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Mockito
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) DBA
2 10 (25.64%) Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) Unix Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared DBA
5 6 (15.38%) Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (12.82%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (10.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.26%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) ETL Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior DBA
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
1 3 (7.69%) J2EE
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.56%) CSS3
3 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
3 1 (2.56%) Java SE
3 1 (2.56%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (30.77%) Clustering
2 12 (30.77%) Replication
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (97.44%) Linux
2 26 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (35.90%) Solaris
4 12 (30.77%) CentOS
5 6 (15.38%) Windows
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.56%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (35.90%) Data Security
3 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (30.77%) High Availability
3 12 (30.77%) Task Automation
4 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
5 8 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (20.51%) Technical Leadership
6 7 (17.95%) ETL
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) Inmon Methodology
7 4 (10.26%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
9 2 (5.13%) Data Management
9 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL
9 2 (5.13%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
3 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) C
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) Degree
3 14 (35.90%) DV Cleared
4 11 (28.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle
2 14 (35.90%) Red Hat
3 12 (30.77%) HP
4 11 (28.21%) Sybase
5 4 (10.26%) IBM
5 4 (10.26%) Netezza
5 4 (10.26%) Teradata
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft