The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 36 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.40% 3.67% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 16.88% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +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 Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 77 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.26% 21.75% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 67
Median daily rate £212 £255 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £147 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% +34.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.65 £36.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Taunton +25 1 £450 +1.12%
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Unix.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) WorldPay
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ATG
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Nessus
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Fredhopper
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Informix
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) WSDL
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) DSDM
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (25.00%) ATG
2 1 (25.00%) BEA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) VeriFone
2 1 (25.00%) VMware