The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 56 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Unix 88 114 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.25% 3.57% 4.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.84% 17.57% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 70 89
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £349 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Unix
England

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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
593 649 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.88% 20.34% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 369 408
Median daily rate £315 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 64 129
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Unix
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 across the South West region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Unix
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 across the South West region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Unix
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Gloucestershire -9 31 £400 -12.32% 12
Bristol +4 27 £369 -15.71% 13
Wiltshire +2 14 £325 -7.14% 5
Devon +5 10 £440 +10.00%
Dorset - 3 £494 - 3
Somerset +23 1 £475 +17.28% 2
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 West region with a requirement for Unix.

1 104 (54.74%) Linux
2 77 (40.53%) Security Cleared
3 71 (37.37%) Oracle
4 60 (31.58%) Java
5 57 (30.00%) SQL
6 43 (22.63%) Windows
7 41 (21.58%) Python
8 39 (20.53%) Solaris
8 39 (20.53%) SQL Server
8 39 (20.53%) DV Cleared
9 34 (17.89%) Shell Script
10 33 (17.37%) SC Cleared
11 27 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (13.68%) Configuration Management
13 25 (13.16%) Relational Database
14 24 (12.63%) Finance
14 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (12.63%) PL/SQL
15 23 (12.11%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (12.11%) Red Hat
15 23 (12.11%) REST
16 22 (11.58%) TCP/IP
17 20 (10.53%) Perl
17 20 (10.53%) .NET
17 20 (10.53%) Software Engineering
17 20 (10.53%) VMware
17 20 (10.53%) DevOps
18 19 (10.00%) HP
19 18 (9.47%) HTML
19 18 (9.47%) PowerShell

Unix
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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.37%) JBoss
2 13 (6.84%) WebLogic
3 12 (6.32%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.26%) GlassFish
5 7 (3.68%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.63%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.63%) SAS
8 3 (1.58%) Apache
8 3 (1.58%) CICS
8 3 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.05%) Confluence
9 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.68%) MS Office
3 5 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.53%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.05%) GitHub
2 2 (1.05%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.58%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.95%) Firewall
2 17 (8.95%) SAN
3 13 (6.84%) HTTP
4 9 (4.74%) DHCP
4 9 (4.74%) DNS
5 6 (3.16%) Internet
6 5 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.63%) WAN
7 3 (1.58%) LAN
7 3 (1.58%) VPN
8 2 (1.05%) ADSL
8 2 (1.05%) Extranet
8 2 (1.05%) FTP
8 2 (1.05%) LDAP
8 2 (1.05%) MPLS
8 2 (1.05%) NAS
8 2 (1.05%) Network Security
8 2 (1.05%) WebEx
8 2 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 23 (12.11%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (8.95%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (6.84%) Ingres
6 13 (6.84%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (6.32%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (4.21%) MongoDB
10 7 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (3.16%) Neo4j
12 5 (2.63%) MySQL
13 3 (1.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (1.58%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.05%) Base SAS
14 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.42%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.37%) Ant
4 11 (5.79%) LoadRunner
5 10 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 10 (5.26%) Eclipse RCP
5 10 (5.26%) JIRA
6 8 (4.21%) Maven
7 7 (3.68%) Selenium
7 7 (3.68%) Subversion
8 6 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.16%) Gradle
8 6 (3.16%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (3.16%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.63%) JMeter
9 5 (2.63%) JUnit
9 5 (2.63%) Zephyr
10 4 (2.11%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.58%) Hudson
General
1 24 (12.63%) Finance
2 8 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.68%) Banking
4 4 (2.11%) Marketing
5 3 (1.58%) Electronics
5 3 (1.58%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (28.95%) Developer
2 31 (16.32%) Java Developer
3 29 (15.26%) DBA
4 26 (13.68%) Administrator
5 17 (8.95%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (8.42%) Analyst
7 15 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
8 14 (7.37%) Unix Administrator
8 14 (7.37%) Unix Engineer
9 13 (6.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 12 (6.32%) SQL DBA
11 8 (4.21%) Consultant
11 8 (4.21%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (4.21%) SC Cleared DBA
12 7 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (3.68%) DV Cleared Java Developer
12 7 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) Python Developer
12 7 (3.68%) Tester
13 6 (3.16%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.11%) REST
2 20 (10.53%) .NET
3 18 (9.47%) HTML
4 16 (8.42%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (6.84%) J2EE
5 13 (6.84%) Spring
5 13 (6.84%) XML
6 11 (5.79%) EJB
6 11 (5.79%) Hibernate
6 11 (5.79%) Swing
6 11 (5.79%) SWT
7 8 (4.21%) Dropwizard
8 7 (3.68%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (3.68%) SOAP
8 7 (3.68%) ZeroMQ
9 6 (3.16%) Grails
9 6 (3.16%) JAX-RS
10 5 (2.63%) JSON
11 4 (2.11%) CSS
11 4 (2.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.89%) Clustering
2 11 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.21%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (3.16%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (3.16%) Freedom of Information Act
4 6 (3.16%) VCE vBlock
5 5 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.11%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.11%) NHS
7 3 (1.58%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.58%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.05%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.05%) iPad
9 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 104 (54.74%) Linux
2 43 (22.63%) Windows
3 39 (20.53%) Solaris
4 14 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.32%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.68%) AIX
7 4 (2.11%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.58%) NetWare
9 2 (1.05%) Android
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.53%) CentOS
10 1 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (13.68%) Configuration Management
3 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (10.53%) DevOps
4 20 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 15 (7.89%) Analytics
6 13 (6.84%) Data Encryption
6 13 (6.84%) ITIL
6 13 (6.84%) SQL Optimisation
7 12 (6.32%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (5.79%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (5.79%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (5.26%) ETL
9 10 (5.26%) Information Security
9 10 (5.26%) Migration
9 10 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.26%) Project Management
9 10 (5.26%) Release Management
9 10 (5.26%) SIEM
9 10 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (31.58%) Java
2 57 (30.00%) SQL
3 41 (21.58%) Python
4 34 (17.89%) Shell Script
5 24 (12.63%) PL/SQL
6 20 (10.53%) Perl
7 18 (9.47%) PowerShell
8 16 (8.42%) Bash Shell
9 15 (7.89%) C++
9 15 (7.89%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.26%) C
11 9 (4.74%) C#
11 9 (4.74%) Ruby
12 6 (3.16%) Groovy
13 5 (2.63%) Scala
14 4 (2.11%) Jython
14 4 (2.11%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.05%) JCL
15 2 (1.05%) PHP
15 2 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (40.53%) Security Cleared
2 39 (20.53%) DV Cleared
3 33 (17.37%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.74%) ISEB
4 9 (4.74%) ISTQB
5 8 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (4.21%) Degree
6 6 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.63%) Sun Certification
8 4 (2.11%) CEH
8 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.58%) CISSP
10 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.05%) CREST Certified
10 2 (1.05%) HND
10 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.05%) MCSA
10 2 (1.05%) MCSE
10 2 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.11%) Basel II
2 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.58%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.89%) Docker
1 15 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
1 15 (7.89%) vSphere
2 7 (3.68%) Snort
2 7 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.58%) LXC
4 3 (1.58%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.05%) RACF
5 2 (1.05%) Samba
5 2 (1.05%) SRDF
5 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) NFS
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (6.84%) Failover Clustering
2 13 (6.84%) NetBackup
3 10 (5.26%) Puppet
4 9 (4.74%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (4.21%) Ansible
6 7 (3.68%) Nessus
7 6 (3.16%) QRadar
8 5 (2.63%) RSA enVision
8 5 (2.63%) SCCM
8 5 (2.63%) yum
9 4 (2.11%) Nagios
10 3 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.05%) CA Endevor
11 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
11 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 2 (1.05%) Nmap
11 2 (1.05%) vRealize
12 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.53%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 71 (37.37%) Oracle
2 23 (12.11%) Red Hat
3 20 (10.53%) VMware
4 19 (10.00%) HP
5 15 (7.89%) Cisco
5 15 (7.89%) NetApp
5 15 (7.89%) Veritas
6 12 (6.32%) SAP
6 12 (6.32%) Symantec
7 11 (5.79%) Microsoft
7 11 (5.79%) Sybase
8 8 (4.21%) Citrix
9 7 (3.68%) Splunk
9 7 (3.68%) Teradata
10 6 (3.16%) ArcSight
10 6 (3.16%) Atlassian
10 6 (3.16%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.16%) Cloudera
10 6 (3.16%) Intel Security
11 5 (2.63%) IBM
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