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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 28 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.91% - 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% - 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£438 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
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
52 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 24.88% 20.18% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 21
Average daily rate £225 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.20 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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
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 6 May 2015. 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
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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
Exeter - 2 - - 1
Plymouth - 2 £438 -
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) Solaris
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
6 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) zOS
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 2 (14.29%) Change Management
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 1 (7.14%) Python
9 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Administrator
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX Administrator
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 7 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
6 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX Support
6 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) zOS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) HP