The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
South West / Bristol
Rank 51 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Unix 16 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.10% 3.68% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.33% 23.58% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 7
Median daily rate £363 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £455 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
98 123 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.86% 15.63% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 115
Median daily rate £325 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 10
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.25 £49.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Unix.

1 33 (71.74%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) SQL
4 18 (39.13%) Python
5 14 (30.43%) Java
5 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
5 14 (30.43%) REST
6 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
7 12 (26.09%) .NET
7 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
8 11 (23.91%) SAN
9 10 (21.74%) Ingres
9 10 (21.74%) Oracle
9 10 (21.74%) Shell Script
9 10 (21.74%) Clustering
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (21.74%) Analytics
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Optimisation
9 10 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (21.74%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (21.74%) Data Encryption
10 9 (19.57%) DevOps
10 9 (19.57%) Docker
10 9 (19.57%) Information Security
10 9 (19.57%) Solaris
11 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 8 (17.39%) Firewall
11 8 (17.39%) Git (software)

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (15.22%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) SAN
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
2 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) Internet
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (8.70%) HTTP
5 3 (6.52%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) DHCP
6 1 (2.17%) DNS
6 1 (2.17%) Extranet
6 1 (2.17%) FTP
6 1 (2.17%) NAS
6 1 (2.17%) SSH
6 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) Ingres
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.35%) DB2
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) GoCD
3 3 (6.52%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) Ant
4 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.35%) Capybara
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) git-flow
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) JUnit
4 2 (4.35%) Maven
4 2 (4.35%) RSpec
4 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) DBA
4 8 (17.39%) SQL DBA
5 6 (13.04%) Python Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) SOC Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Ingres DBA
8 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Polyglot Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) REST
2 12 (26.09%) .NET
3 10 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (15.22%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (15.22%) SOAP
4 7 (15.22%) ZeroMQ
5 5 (10.87%) XML
6 4 (8.70%) CSS
6 4 (8.70%) HTML
6 4 (8.70%) Spring
6 4 (8.70%) Web Services
7 3 (6.52%) Kafka
8 2 (4.35%) CSS3
8 2 (4.35%) Dropwizard
8 2 (4.35%) EJB
8 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.35%) HTML5
8 2 (4.35%) J2EE
8 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Clustering
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.52%) CESG
4 3 (6.52%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (6.52%) Cryptography
4 3 (6.52%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (6.52%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (6.52%) PKI
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.35%) NHS
5 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (19.57%) Solaris
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.35%) CentOS
5 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.17%) Fedora
6 1 (2.17%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.74%) Analytics
2 10 (21.74%) Data Encryption
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Optimisation
3 9 (19.57%) DevOps
3 9 (19.57%) Information Security
4 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.22%) ETL
4 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.87%) Data Management
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) Microservices
6 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
6 5 (10.87%) SIEM
7 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
7 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (8.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) Python
3 14 (30.43%) Java
3 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
4 10 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.87%) Scala
6 4 (8.70%) C#
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) CISSP
4 3 (6.52%) CISM
4 3 (6.52%) CLAS
5 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.17%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.17%) GCIA
6 1 (2.17%) GCIH
6 1 (2.17%) HND
6 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (19.57%) Docker
3 5 (10.87%) Snort
4 3 (6.52%) LXC
5 1 (2.17%) Gluster
5 1 (2.17%) NFS
5 1 (2.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (15.22%) Nessus
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (10.87%) Ansible
4 5 (10.87%) NetBackup
5 4 (8.70%) QRadar
5 4 (8.70%) SCCM
6 3 (6.52%) Nmap
7 2 (4.35%) Puppet
8 1 (2.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.17%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) SAP
3 6 (13.04%) NetApp
3 6 (13.04%) Veritas
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.87%) Symantec
5 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 4 (8.70%) Intel Security
5 4 (8.70%) ScanSafe
6 3 (6.52%) Qualys
7 2 (4.35%) VMware
8 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.17%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) Sonatype
8 1 (2.17%) Splunk