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 3 months to 29 June 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.

Unix
South West > Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -31 +4  
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.92% 12.60% 9.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 44.53% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 28 35
Gloucestershire median daily rate £250 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +5.88%  
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £39.50 - £40.00

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 78 137 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 23.85% 28.31% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 143 269
Gloucestershire median daily rate £210 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.50% -2.43%  
10th Percentile £115 £220 £150
90th Percentile £438 £600 £481
South West median daily rate £371 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.06% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -7.80%  
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.63 £11.64
90th Percentile £48.00 £14.34 £20.00
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +163.33% -14.28%  

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 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -11 1 - - 2
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) SOAP
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
6 4 (22.22%) RESTful
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 4 (22.22%) C
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 4 (22.22%) webMethods
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB
7 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
7 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (16.67%) Basel II
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) Perl
7 3 (16.67%) Windows

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 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) MS Access
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 3 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.56%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) SOAP
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 4 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Debian
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Demand Management
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) C
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) ISEB
4 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Basel II
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9000
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.11%) Netcool
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (11.11%) Unicenter
1 2 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (5.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) webMethods
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Meridio
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Veritas
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata