Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 52 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -41 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 15 13 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.21% 1.97% 11.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 9.85% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 57
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -23.53% -2.86%
10th Percentile £234 £254 £360
90th Percentile £509 £448 £585
South West median daily rate £435 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +8.61% +0.13% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.27% - -

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 155 132 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 22.86% 20.00% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 53 153
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -21.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £159 £132
90th Percentile £550 £468 £575
South West median daily rate £390 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +11.43% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 24
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.08% +1.92%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.08 £11.36
90th Percentile £48.50 £48.50 £41.95
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £19.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year +51.95% +22.22% -10.00%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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
Gloucester -1 7 £475 - 3
Cirencester -3 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £350 -
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) ETL
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Teradata
5 6 (40.00%) DataStage
5 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (40.00%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
6 5 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 5 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) DB2
6 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Netezza
7 4 (26.67%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (26.67%) Data Management
7 4 (26.67%) Data Security
7 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL

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 4 (26.67%) SAS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (40.00%) DataStage
3 6 (40.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (33.33%) DB2
4 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (20.00%) QualityStage
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (13.33%) MS Access
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ERwin
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) jMock
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) Mockito
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modeller
2 2 (13.33%) ETL Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) ETL Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) ETL Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ETL
2 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
3 5 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Data Governance
4 4 (26.67%) Data Lineage
4 4 (26.67%) Data Management
4 4 (26.67%) Data Security
4 4 (26.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) RAD
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
3 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Netcool
2 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Unicenter
2 2 (13.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) OpenView
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Teradata
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Netezza
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) Meridio
6 2 (13.33%) Veritas
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) VMware