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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 49 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 16 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.52% 3.66% 3.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.32% 18.18% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 12
Median daily rate £419 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £306 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £400 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
155 121 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.45% 20.13% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 96 48
Median daily rate £403 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £263 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 20
Median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.60 £28.13 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +4 9 £408 +16.42% 1
Bridgend -4 2 £425 -5.55% 2
Newport - 1 £750 - 1
Unix
Wales

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Configuration Management
3 13 (48.15%) Linux
4 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 11 (40.74%) Cucumber
5 11 (40.74%) HTML
5 11 (40.74%) Java
6 10 (37.04%) Scrum
7 9 (33.33%) JSON
7 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 9 (33.33%) Dropwizard
8 8 (29.63%) SDLC
8 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Base SAS
9 7 (25.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (25.93%) Web Design
9 7 (25.93%) REST
9 7 (25.93%) Neo4j
9 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (25.93%) SAS
9 7 (25.93%) HTTP
9 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
9 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
9 7 (25.93%) DevOps
9 7 (25.93%) JAX-RS
9 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
9 7 (25.93%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (22.22%) Kafka
10 6 (22.22%) Go

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 (25.93%) SAS
2 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.93%) Base SAS
2 7 (25.93%) Neo4j
2 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) DataStage
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) OLTP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Cucumber
2 6 (22.22%) JUnit
3 5 (18.52%) JBehave
3 5 (18.52%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) SAS Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Hadoop Architect
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) Dropwizard
2 9 (33.33%) JSON
3 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
3 7 (25.93%) JAX-RS
3 7 (25.93%) REST
4 6 (22.22%) iXBRL
4 6 (22.22%) Kafka
4 6 (22.22%) RESTful
4 6 (22.22%) Spring
4 6 (22.22%) Spring Boot
5 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) MCollective
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.70%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.41%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Configuration Management
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
4 8 (29.63%) SDLC
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (25.93%) DevOps
5 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (25.93%) Web Design
6 6 (22.22%) Microservices
6 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) Go
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.70%) PowerHA
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Packer
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Rundeck
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.70%) Actian
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.70%) ParAccel
4 1 (3.70%) Sonatype
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas