The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Unix Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Support
England / South West
Rank 133 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.074% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £250 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £375 £265
% change year-on-year
-14.33% +41.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+81.39% +65.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2566 2881 3064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 96.19% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1911 1936
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 167 161
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Unix Support in the job title.

Unix Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Unix Support
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Unix Support Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Unix Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Unix Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Unix Support
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Bristol - 1 £250 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Unix Support
England

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Unix Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Unix Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL

Unix Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle