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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / South West
Rank 67 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Unix 67 92 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.60% 3.07% 3.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.16% 15.18% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 74 70
Median daily rate £363 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £268 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +25.00%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
473 606 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.33% 20.25% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 381 371
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £36.24
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 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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
Wiltshire +10 20 £350 +18.14% 2
Bristol -17 16 £363 +3.57% 8
Gloucestershire -11 11 £450 +12.50% 7
Devon +3 9 £470 +25.33%
Somerset +11 7 £475 +11.76% 1
Dorset - 3 £494 - 5
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Unix.

1 84 (49.41%) Linux
2 68 (40.00%) Oracle
3 63 (37.06%) Security Cleared
4 61 (35.88%) SQL
5 52 (30.59%) Java
6 36 (21.18%) Shell Script
7 35 (20.59%) SQL Server
8 34 (20.00%) Windows
9 32 (18.82%) Python
10 31 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (17.65%) SC Cleared
12 27 (15.88%) Solaris
13 26 (15.29%) DV Cleared
14 25 (14.71%) REST
15 24 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (13.53%) Relational Database
17 22 (12.94%) PL/SQL
17 22 (12.94%) Configuration Management
17 22 (12.94%) Finance
17 22 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (11.76%) Software Engineering
19 19 (11.18%) Red Hat
19 19 (11.18%) HTML
19 19 (11.18%) .NET
19 19 (11.18%) Git (software)
20 17 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
20 17 (10.00%) HP
20 17 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
20 17 (10.00%) VMware
21 16 (9.41%) TCP/IP

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 16 (9.41%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.29%) JBoss
4 8 (4.71%) GlassFish
5 7 (4.12%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.94%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.35%) Apache
7 4 (2.35%) Confluence
7 4 (2.35%) SAS
8 3 (1.76%) CICS
8 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (4.71%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.59%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.59%) Magento
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.18%) GitHub
3 1 (0.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.41%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.24%) SAN
3 13 (7.65%) HTTP
4 10 (5.88%) Firewall
5 9 (5.29%) DHCP
5 9 (5.29%) DNS
6 5 (2.94%) DMZ
6 5 (2.94%) Internet
7 4 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.76%) Network Security
8 3 (1.76%) PuTTY
8 3 (1.76%) WinSCP
9 2 (1.18%) VPN
9 2 (1.18%) WebEx
10 1 (0.59%) ATM
10 1 (0.59%) Extranet
10 1 (0.59%) FTP
10 1 (0.59%) LAN
10 1 (0.59%) VoIP
10 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (13.53%) Relational Database
4 17 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (7.65%) Oracle Database
5 13 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (7.06%) Ingres
6 12 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (5.29%) Hadoop
8 9 (5.29%) MongoDB
8 9 (5.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (4.12%) Neo4j
10 6 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.94%) MySQL
11 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.76%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 19 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.41%) Ant
3 15 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.06%) LoadRunner
5 11 (6.47%) Eclipse
5 11 (6.47%) JIRA
5 11 (6.47%) Subversion
6 10 (5.88%) Maven
7 8 (4.71%) Eclipse RCP
7 8 (4.71%) Selenium
8 7 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (4.12%) Gradle
8 7 (4.12%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.53%) Selenium IDE
10 5 (2.94%) JMeter
10 5 (2.94%) JUnit
10 5 (2.94%) Rational Functional Tester
10 5 (2.94%) Zephyr
11 4 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (1.76%) GoCD
General
1 22 (12.94%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.88%) Banking
4 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.76%) Marketing
4 3 (1.76%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (30.00%) Developer
2 28 (16.47%) DBA
2 28 (16.47%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.18%) Administrator
4 15 (8.82%) Oracle DBA
4 15 (8.82%) Unix Engineer
5 14 (8.24%) Analyst
6 11 (6.47%) Consultant
6 11 (6.47%) SQL DBA
7 9 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.12%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 7 (4.12%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (4.12%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.12%) Unix Administrator
9 6 (3.53%) Python Developer
9 6 (3.53%) Tester
9 6 (3.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.71%) REST
2 19 (11.18%) .NET
2 19 (11.18%) HTML
3 17 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (9.41%) XML
5 14 (8.24%) Spring
6 13 (7.65%) SOAP
7 12 (7.06%) EJB
7 12 (7.06%) Hibernate
7 12 (7.06%) J2EE
8 9 (5.29%) Dropwizard
8 9 (5.29%) Swing
8 9 (5.29%) SWT
8 9 (5.29%) Web Services
9 7 (4.12%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (4.12%) CSS
9 7 (4.12%) Grails
9 7 (4.12%) JAX-RS
9 7 (4.12%) ZeroMQ
10 5 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) Clustering
2 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.53%) VCE vBlock
3 5 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (2.35%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.76%) CESG
5 3 (1.76%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (1.76%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.76%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (1.76%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (1.76%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.76%) PKI
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.18%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.18%) NHS
6 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 84 (49.41%) Linux
2 34 (20.00%) Windows
3 27 (15.88%) Solaris
4 13 (7.65%) Mac OS X
4 13 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.53%) AIX
6 4 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.18%) CentOS
7 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.59%) Fedora
8 1 (0.59%) HPUX
8 1 (0.59%) NetWare
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.94%) Configuration Management
3 20 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 14 (8.24%) Analytics
4 14 (8.24%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (7.65%) ETL
6 12 (7.06%) Continuous Deployment
6 12 (7.06%) Data Encryption
6 12 (7.06%) SQL Optimisation
7 11 (6.47%) Migration
8 10 (5.88%) DevOps
8 10 (5.88%) ITIL
8 10 (5.88%) Release Management
9 9 (5.29%) Information Security
9 9 (5.29%) Open Source
9 9 (5.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (5.29%) SDLC
9 9 (5.29%) Web Design
10 8 (4.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.88%) SQL
2 52 (30.59%) Java
3 36 (21.18%) Shell Script
4 32 (18.82%) Python
5 22 (12.94%) PL/SQL
6 16 (9.41%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.41%) PowerShell
7 14 (8.24%) Perl
8 13 (7.65%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.29%) C++
10 8 (4.71%) Ruby
11 7 (4.12%) C
11 7 (4.12%) Groovy
12 6 (3.53%) C#
13 5 (2.94%) Scala
14 4 (2.35%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.76%) Jython
16 2 (1.18%) PHP
16 2 (1.18%) REXX
16 2 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (37.06%) Security Cleared
2 30 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 26 (15.29%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.88%) ISEB
4 10 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 8 (4.71%) Degree
6 7 (4.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.94%) CISSP
9 4 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.76%) CISM
10 3 (1.76%) CLAS
11 2 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (1.18%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.18%) SANS
12 1 (0.59%) CHECK Team Leader
12 1 (0.59%) GCIA
12 1 (0.59%) GCIH
12 1 (0.59%) HND
12 1 (0.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) Basel II
1 5 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.76%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.18%) RMADS
5 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.41%) Docker
2 15 (8.82%) vSphere
3 13 (7.65%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (4.12%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.94%) Snort
5 5 (2.94%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.76%) LXC
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.18%) RACF
8 2 (1.18%) SRDF
9 1 (0.59%) Gluster
9 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.59%) NFS
9 1 (0.59%) Samba
9 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (7.06%) Failover Clustering
2 9 (5.29%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (4.71%) Nessus
4 7 (4.12%) Ansible
4 7 (4.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 6 (3.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (3.53%) QRadar
6 5 (2.94%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.94%) yum
7 4 (2.35%) Nmap
7 4 (2.35%) SCCM
8 3 (1.76%) Puppet
9 2 (1.18%) CA Endevor
9 2 (1.18%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.18%) vRealize
10 1 (0.59%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 1 (0.59%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.59%) Opsview
10 1 (0.59%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 68 (40.00%) Oracle
2 19 (11.18%) Red Hat
3 17 (10.00%) HP
3 17 (10.00%) VMware
4 13 (7.65%) Cisco
4 13 (7.65%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.47%) SAP
6 9 (5.29%) Citrix
6 9 (5.29%) Sybase
7 8 (4.71%) IBM
8 7 (4.12%) Teradata
8 7 (4.12%) Veritas
9 6 (3.53%) Atlassian
9 6 (3.53%) Cloudera
9 6 (3.53%) NetApp
10 5 (2.94%) Hyperion
10 5 (2.94%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.94%) Sophos
10 5 (2.94%) Symantec
10 5 (2.94%) TOWER Software
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Austin Fraser
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