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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 24 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.65% 1.23% 8.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.63% 4.76% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 14
Median daily rate £393 - £420
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
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 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
27 63 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.33% 25.82% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 39
Median daily rate £325 £245 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -36.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £115 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 19
Median hourly rate £15.26 £31.00 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.77% +86.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 24 September 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 +6 8 £393 - 2
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Unix.

1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Nagios
2 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
2 14 (51.85%) Puppet
2 14 (51.85%) F5
3 13 (48.15%) Python
3 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Perl
4 12 (44.44%) Firewall
5 10 (37.04%) Java
6 9 (33.33%) Oracle
6 9 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) iPad
8 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
8 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
8 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
8 7 (25.93%) Solaris
9 6 (22.22%) MQSeries
9 6 (22.22%) LDAP
9 6 (22.22%) J2EE
9 6 (22.22%) FTP
9 6 (22.22%) HTTP
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) VPN
9 6 (22.22%) HTTPS
9 6 (22.22%) NetApp
9 6 (22.22%) BCP
9 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 6 (22.22%) Mainframe

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 6 (22.22%) MQSeries
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.11%) CICS
4 2 (7.41%) Confluence
4 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) BIG-IP
2 6 (22.22%) FTP
2 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 6 (22.22%) HTTPS
2 6 (22.22%) IPsec
2 6 (22.22%) LDAP
2 6 (22.22%) NAS
2 6 (22.22%) Network Security
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (22.22%) tcpdump
2 6 (22.22%) VPN
2 6 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 2 (7.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) PVCS
2 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Unix Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Environment Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Mainframe Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SOX Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) J2EE
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) iPad
2 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 4 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
2 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
3 6 (22.22%) BCP
3 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (3.70%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Perl
1 13 (48.15%) Python
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) JCL
5 2 (7.41%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.41%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Samba
1 6 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Nagios
1 14 (51.85%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) CA Endevor
3 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) F5
1 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 6 (22.22%) NetApp
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) CA
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Splunk