The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 14 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing Unix 20 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.52% 1.44% 8.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.75% 5.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 9
Average daily rate £400 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 - £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +23.89%
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
63 60 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 23.68% 28.85% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 38
Average daily rate £350 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £32.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Bournemouth +4 11 £393 - 1
Poole - 4 £425 - 2
Weymouth - 2 - -
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 11 (55.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) Puppet
3 9 (45.00%) F5
4 8 (40.00%) Perl
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) Nagios
4 8 (40.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity
5 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (35.00%) BCP
5 7 (35.00%) IIS
5 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (35.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) Validation
7 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (20.00%) Network Security
8 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (35.00%) IIS
1 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (20.00%) FTP
2 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (20.00%) IPsec
2 4 (20.00%) LDAP
2 4 (20.00%) NAS
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Banking Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Information Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SOX Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) iPad
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) BCP
2 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity
2 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (35.00%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Validation
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) Analytics
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Perl
2 8 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) HND
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.00%) MCSA
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Samba
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 8 (40.00%) Nagios
3 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) F5
1 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) NetApp
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
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