The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 29 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 17 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.16% 3.16% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.08% 9.17% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 0
Average daily rate £375 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +86.90%
Unix
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 109 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 19.20% 34.49% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 27
Average daily rate £325 £288 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +69.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £178 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.00 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £32.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Devon region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Devon region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -2 14 £388 -18.42%
Exeter +5 3 £255 -50.72%
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Unix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unix.

1 25 (86.21%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) Linux
3 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 20 (68.97%) Relational Database
5 19 (65.52%) HTML
6 18 (62.07%) Subversion
7 16 (55.17%) Mac OS X
8 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
8 15 (51.72%) HTTP
8 15 (51.72%) IBM
8 15 (51.72%) DB2
8 15 (51.72%) EJB
8 15 (51.72%) SOAP
8 15 (51.72%) Struts
8 15 (51.72%) Hibernate
8 15 (51.72%) Web Design
8 15 (51.72%) WebSphere
8 15 (51.72%) WebSphere Portal
8 15 (51.72%) MongoDB
8 15 (51.72%) REST
8 15 (51.72%) JAX-RS
8 15 (51.72%) Neo4j
8 15 (51.72%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (31.03%) SDLC
9 9 (31.03%) Oracle
10 6 (20.69%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (17.24%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (17.24%) Talend
11 5 (17.24%) Linked Data

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Unix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (51.72%) WebSphere
1 15 (51.72%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) Relational Database
2 15 (51.72%) DB2
2 15 (51.72%) MongoDB
2 15 (51.72%) Neo4j
3 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Subversion
2 5 (17.24%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (13.79%) ClearCase
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.79%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) ETL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 15 (51.72%) EJB
2 15 (51.72%) Hibernate
2 15 (51.72%) JAX-RS
2 15 (51.72%) REST
2 15 (51.72%) SOAP
2 15 (51.72%) Struts
3 4 (13.79%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) XSL
4 2 (6.90%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Linked Data
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
2 15 (51.72%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (51.72%) Web Design
3 9 (31.03%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
4 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 5 (17.24%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (13.79%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
6 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) ITSM
6 3 (10.34%) UML
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Delphi
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 4 (13.79%) PL/1
3 4 (13.79%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) IBM
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Talend
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) VMware