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 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 44 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Unix 9 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.78% 3.63% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.57% 17.61% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 12
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £450 £421
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
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
94 142 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.54% 20.61% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 117 66
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £21.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

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

Unix Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 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
Cardiff +3 5 £369 -1.66% 2
Newport - 3 £750 -
Unix
Wales

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Perl
2 15 (44.12%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) Java
4 13 (38.24%) CSS
4 13 (38.24%) jQuery
4 13 (38.24%) Web Development
4 13 (38.24%) TDD
5 12 (35.29%) OO
6 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
7 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 9 (26.47%) DevOps
9 8 (23.53%) SDLC
9 8 (23.53%) Legal
10 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
10 7 (20.59%) Linux
10 7 (20.59%) SAS
10 7 (20.59%) Oracle
10 7 (20.59%) Base SAS
10 7 (20.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
11 6 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (17.65%) HTML
12 5 (14.71%) SQL
12 5 (14.71%) XHTML
12 5 (14.71%) XML

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 7 (20.59%) SAS
2 3 (8.82%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) SSL
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Base SAS
1 7 (20.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) DataStage
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) HBase
4 1 (2.94%) OLAP
4 1 (2.94%) OLTP
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.94%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.94%) QlikView
4 1 (2.94%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
1 15 (44.12%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) JBehave
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 8 (23.53%) Legal
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Perl Developer
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (20.59%) SAS Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Perl Web Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Unix Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) CSS
1 13 (38.24%) jQuery
2 6 (17.65%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) Ajax
3 5 (14.71%) XHTML
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) Mojolicious
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) SUSE
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) TDD
2 13 (38.24%) Web Development
3 12 (35.29%) OO
4 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) DevOps
6 8 (23.53%) SDLC
7 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.76%) OOP
9 3 (8.82%) ITIL
10 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.88%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Migration
10 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (5.88%) QA Automation
10 2 (5.88%) Scrum
10 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Perl
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) F5
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.94%) Actian
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) ParAccel
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) Teradata
4 1 (2.94%) Veritas