The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 32 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.85% 5.58% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.43% 25.25% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 4
Median daily rate £369 £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.46% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
Unix
South Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 99 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.56% 22.10% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 88 47
Median daily rate £475 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.75 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Unix.

1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) OO
3 9 (50.00%) Selenium
3 9 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (44.44%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) Perl
4 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) Web Development
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 7 (38.89%) Legal
5 7 (38.89%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) QA
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
10 2 (11.11%) LAN
10 2 (11.11%) HTTP
10 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.11%) SSL
10 2 (11.11%) JUnit
10 2 (11.11%) SAP
10 2 (11.11%) Web Services
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) OLTP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) JBehave
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 7 (38.89%) Legal
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Perl Developer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Perl Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) jQuery
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
4 1 (5.56%) XHTML
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) SUSE
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) OO
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) Web Development
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) QA Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 8 (44.44%) Perl
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) F5
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas
3 1 (5.56%) VMware