The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 20 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Unix 14 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.65% 2.90% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 11.11% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 9
Median daily rate £393 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 - £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +18.85%
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 Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.94% 26.09% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 29
Median daily rate £370 £265 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% -33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £16.97 £42.46 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.03% +277.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +2 11 £393 -
Weymouth -3 1 - -
Poole - 1 £400 - 1
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Unix.

1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
2 16 (48.48%) Puppet
2 16 (48.48%) F5
3 15 (45.45%) Nagios
3 15 (45.45%) ITIL
3 15 (45.45%) Firewall
4 14 (42.42%) Perl
4 14 (42.42%) Python
5 12 (36.36%) Oracle
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
6 9 (27.27%) Business Continuity
6 9 (27.27%) BCP
6 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 9 (27.27%) IIS
6 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
6 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
7 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
8 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.21%) NAS
8 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (21.21%) iPad
8 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
8 7 (21.21%) Network Security
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
8 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 9 (27.27%) IIS
1 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.21%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) FTP
2 7 (21.21%) HTTP
2 7 (21.21%) HTTPS
2 7 (21.21%) IPsec
2 7 (21.21%) LDAP
2 7 (21.21%) NAS
2 7 (21.21%) Network Security
2 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.21%) VPN
3 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
3 6 (18.18%) tcpdump
3 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) PVCS
1 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.03%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Unix Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Services Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Banking Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) SOX Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Environment Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Information Risk Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) IT Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Project Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (21.21%) iPad
3 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
4 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) BCP
2 9 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 9 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
2 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 9 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
4 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
5 6 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 6 (18.18%) Validation
6 4 (12.12%) DevOps
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
9 1 (3.03%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) Perl
2 14 (42.42%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) HND
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.03%) MCSA
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Samba
1 7 (21.21%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (48.48%) Puppet
2 15 (45.45%) Nagios
3 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) F5
1 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) NetApp
3 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Splunk