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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Wales / South Wales
Rank 40 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.06% 9.04% 4.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.26% 28.57% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 39 13
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £372
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
108 161 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.22% 31.63% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 120 61
Median daily rate £363 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £138 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £23.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -9 8 £413 +17.85% 4
Bridgend -3 2 £425 -5.55%
Unix
Wales

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) JSON
5 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
5 9 (47.37%) Dropwizard
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Web Design
6 7 (36.84%) REST
6 7 (36.84%) Neo4j
6 7 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (36.84%) JAX-RS
6 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
6 7 (36.84%) Mac OS X
6 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
6 7 (36.84%) HTTP
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) RESTful
7 6 (31.58%) Spring
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) Go
7 6 (31.58%) Kafka
7 6 (31.58%) Microservices
7 6 (31.58%) iXBRL
7 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot

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 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
2 7 (36.84%) Neo4j
2 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.26%) DataStage
4 1 (5.26%) DB2
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) HBase
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
3 4 (21.05%) JBehave
3 4 (21.05%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
1 11 (57.89%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operator
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) Dropwizard
2 9 (47.37%) JSON
3 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
3 7 (36.84%) JAX-RS
3 7 (36.84%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) iXBRL
4 6 (31.58%) Kafka
4 6 (31.58%) RESTful
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) XML
7 1 (5.26%) MCollective
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Mac OS X
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) HPUX
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) SUSE
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (36.84%) Web Design
4 6 (31.58%) Microservices
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
7 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Go
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) JCL
4 1 (5.26%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
1 1 (5.26%) Packer
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.26%) Actian
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) Micro Focus
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.26%) ParAccel
4 1 (5.26%) Sonatype
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata