The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 36 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 15 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.01% 2.99% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 14.40% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 11
Median daily rate £400 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.85%
Unix
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 125 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.05% 20.76% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 82 80
Median daily rate £350 £358 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.16% +14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £171 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Unix
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
Newport +8 7 - -
Cardiff +2 3 £375 +5.55% 2
Unix
Wales

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 71 (77.17%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (59.78%) Perl
3 52 (56.52%) OO
3 52 (56.52%) jQuery
4 51 (55.43%) Software Engineering
5 49 (53.26%) TDD
6 47 (51.09%) Java
7 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
7 44 (47.83%) Selenium
7 44 (47.83%) Cucumber
8 40 (43.48%) Web Development
9 39 (42.39%) CSS
10 31 (33.70%) Legal
11 18 (19.57%) SQL
12 17 (18.48%) Configuration Management
12 17 (18.48%) Security Cleared
13 16 (17.39%) Linux
13 16 (17.39%) MongoDB
14 14 (15.22%) Windows
14 14 (15.22%) Oracle
15 13 (14.13%) NoSQL
15 13 (14.13%) Mojolicious
16 12 (13.04%) HTML
16 12 (13.04%) XML
17 11 (11.96%) SAS
17 11 (11.96%) RESTful
17 11 (11.96%) Subversion
17 11 (11.96%) Automated Testing
18 10 (10.87%) Disclosure Scotland
19 9 (9.78%) DevOps

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 11 (11.96%) SAS
2 6 (6.52%) Apache
3 2 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (2.17%) HTTP
1 2 (2.17%) LAN
1 2 (2.17%) SSL
1 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 13 (14.13%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.61%) Base SAS
3 7 (7.61%) Redis
3 7 (7.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.17%) DB2
8 2 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.09%) MySQL
9 1 (1.09%) OLTP
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.09%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 44 (47.83%) Cucumber
1 44 (47.83%) Selenium
2 11 (11.96%) Subversion
3 4 (4.35%) Concordion
3 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.35%) JIRA
3 4 (4.35%) QAComplete
4 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (1.09%) JBehave
6 1 (1.09%) JUnit
General
1 31 (33.70%) Legal
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (72.83%) Developer
2 33 (35.87%) Web Developer
3 23 (25.00%) Perl Developer
4 16 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (16.30%) Website Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Unix Developer
7 7 (7.61%) SAS Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Perl Web Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Configuration Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Teradata Tester
10 3 (3.26%) Tester
11 2 (2.17%) Data Centre Operator
11 2 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) HPUX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (56.52%) jQuery
2 39 (42.39%) CSS
3 13 (14.13%) Mojolicious
4 12 (13.04%) HTML
4 12 (13.04%) XML
5 11 (11.96%) RESTful
6 8 (8.70%) Ajax
6 8 (8.70%) XHTML
7 7 (7.61%) Kafka
8 4 (4.35%) Middleware
9 3 (3.26%) REST
10 2 (2.17%) .NET
10 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (2.17%) STL
10 2 (2.17%) Web Services
10 2 (2.17%) WPF
11 1 (1.09%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.17%) CMDB
3 2 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Linux
2 14 (15.22%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.17%) HPUX
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (77.17%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (56.52%) OO
3 51 (55.43%) Software Engineering
4 49 (53.26%) TDD
5 40 (43.48%) Web Development
6 17 (18.48%) Configuration Management
7 11 (11.96%) Automated Testing
8 9 (9.78%) DevOps
8 9 (9.78%) SDLC
9 7 (7.61%) ITIL
10 6 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (6.52%) Scrum
11 4 (4.35%) Defect Management
11 4 (4.35%) Exploratory Testing
11 4 (4.35%) OOP
11 4 (4.35%) Process Management
11 4 (4.35%) Release Management
12 3 (3.26%) Content Development
12 3 (3.26%) Data Centre Operations
12 3 (3.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.78%) Perl
2 47 (51.09%) Java
3 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.57%) SQL
5 8 (8.70%) Go
5 8 (8.70%) Scala
6 6 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.35%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (3.26%) JCL
8 3 (3.26%) Korn
9 2 (2.17%) C#
9 2 (2.17%) C++
9 2 (2.17%) VC++
10 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Control-M
1 3 (3.26%) Rundeck
2 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.09%) Ansible
3 1 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Informatica
3 4 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (4.35%) Teradata
4 3 (3.26%) Micro Focus
4 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.26%) VMware
5 2 (2.17%) BMC
5 2 (2.17%) BT
5 2 (2.17%) F5
5 2 (2.17%) HP
5 2 (2.17%) InterSystems
5 2 (2.17%) NetApp
5 2 (2.17%) SAP
5 2 (2.17%) Sybase
5 2 (2.17%) Symantec
5 2 (2.17%) Xerox
6 1 (1.09%) Veritas