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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 50 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs citing Unix 119 92 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.90% 2.88% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.17% 13.39% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 35
Median daily rate £400 £386 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -1.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.85%
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
655 687 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.48% 21.47% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 406 350
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 84 91
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +4 59 £444 +4.41% 8
Bristol +27 38 £375 +1.35% 6
Dorset +4 13 £393 - 3
Wiltshire -22 5 £340 -1.09% 7
Cornwall - 2 - - 2
Somerset +12 1 - - 2
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 119 (49.38%) Security Cleared
2 103 (42.74%) Linux
3 96 (39.83%) Oracle
4 89 (36.93%) Java
5 60 (24.90%) Python
6 59 (24.48%) DV Cleared
7 58 (24.07%) SC Cleared
7 58 (24.07%) Solaris
7 58 (24.07%) Windows
8 55 (22.82%) SQL
9 41 (17.01%) Perl
10 37 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (14.94%) Red Hat
12 35 (14.52%) NetApp
13 32 (13.28%) Oracle RMAN
13 32 (13.28%) JavaScript
13 32 (13.28%) HTML
14 31 (12.86%) Veritas
14 31 (12.86%) Shell Script
15 30 (12.45%) SQL Server
15 30 (12.45%) Firewall
16 29 (12.03%) Puppet
17 28 (11.62%) DevOps
17 28 (11.62%) J2EE
18 27 (11.20%) Symantec
18 27 (11.20%) Ruby
19 26 (10.79%) WebSphere
19 26 (10.79%) Configuration Management
19 26 (10.79%) NetBackup
20 25 (10.37%) PL/SQL

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 26 (10.79%) WebSphere
2 23 (9.54%) JBoss
3 12 (4.98%) GlassFish
3 12 (4.98%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.73%) IIS
4 9 (3.73%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.90%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.66%) Confluence
6 4 (1.66%) Mule
6 4 (1.66%) Mule ESB
7 3 (1.24%) Apache
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.39%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.32%) Oracle Payroll
4 7 (2.90%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.49%) GitHub
2 2 (0.83%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.45%) Firewall
2 21 (8.71%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.22%) Network Security
4 14 (5.81%) HTTP
4 14 (5.81%) SAN
5 10 (4.15%) LDAP
6 9 (3.73%) DHCP
6 9 (3.73%) DNS
7 8 (3.32%) VPN
8 7 (2.90%) FTP
8 7 (2.90%) HTTPS
8 7 (2.90%) IPsec
8 7 (2.90%) NAS
9 6 (2.49%) BIG-IP
9 6 (2.49%) tcpdump
9 6 (2.49%) Wireshark
10 5 (2.07%) WAN
11 3 (1.24%) Internet
11 3 (1.24%) LAN
12 2 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.30%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.47%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.81%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.56%) Ingres
5 11 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.49%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.66%) DB2
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.83%) Big Data
10 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.41%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 22 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.30%) Subversion
3 17 (7.05%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.22%) Eclipse
5 14 (5.81%) JIRA
6 12 (4.98%) Eclipse RCP
7 10 (4.15%) ClearCase
7 10 (4.15%) JUnit
7 10 (4.15%) Maven
8 9 (3.73%) Hudson
9 8 (3.32%) Ant
10 6 (2.49%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (2.49%) Capybara
10 6 (2.49%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.49%) git-flow
10 6 (2.49%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (2.49%) RSpec
10 6 (2.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (1.66%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (8.30%) Finance
2 6 (2.49%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.07%) Banking
4 4 (1.66%) Retail
5 3 (1.24%) Games
5 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.83%) Electronics
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (34.44%) Developer
2 33 (13.69%) Java Developer
3 30 (12.45%) Administrator
4 23 (9.54%) Analyst
5 22 (9.13%) DBA
6 21 (8.71%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (7.05%) Unix Administrator
7 17 (7.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 13 (5.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 13 (5.39%) Unix Engineer
9 12 (4.98%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 12 (4.98%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (4.56%) Consultant
10 11 (4.56%) Operations Engineer
11 10 (4.15%) Oracle DBA
11 10 (4.15%) SC Cleared DBA
11 10 (4.15%) SQL DBA
12 9 (3.73%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 7 (2.90%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.28%) HTML
2 28 (11.62%) J2EE
3 23 (9.54%) Middleware
3 23 (9.54%) SOAP
4 18 (7.47%) CSS
4 18 (7.47%) Web Services
5 16 (6.64%) REST
5 16 (6.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (4.98%) EJB
6 12 (4.98%) jQuery
6 12 (4.98%) Swing
6 12 (4.98%) SWT
7 11 (4.56%) JSON
8 9 (3.73%) Hibernate
8 9 (3.73%) Spring
8 9 (3.73%) XML
9 6 (2.49%) Dropwizard
9 6 (2.49%) Node.js
9 6 (2.49%) RESTful
9 6 (2.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.64%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.81%) Clustering
3 12 (4.98%) Visualisation
4 10 (4.15%) Freedom of Information
4 10 (4.15%) Freedom of Information Act
5 9 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.73%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.90%) iPad
6 7 (2.90%) NHS
7 6 (2.49%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.66%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.66%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.83%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.83%) Derivative
10 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.83%) User Experience
11 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.41%) Ergonomics
11 1 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 103 (42.74%) Linux
2 58 (24.07%) Solaris
2 58 (24.07%) Windows
3 9 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.90%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.49%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.66%) AIX
7 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.24%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.24%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.83%) Android
9 2 (0.83%) NetWare
9 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (11.62%) DevOps
3 26 (10.79%) Configuration Management
4 25 (10.37%) ITIL
5 21 (8.71%) Migration
6 18 (7.47%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (7.47%) Web Development
7 16 (6.64%) Project Management
8 15 (6.22%) Data Migration
8 15 (6.22%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (5.81%) TDD
10 12 (4.98%) Risk Management
11 11 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (4.56%) ETL
11 11 (4.56%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.56%) SQL Optimisation
12 10 (4.15%) Data Protection
12 10 (4.15%) Server Patching
12 10 (4.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 89 (36.93%) Java
2 60 (24.90%) Python
3 55 (22.82%) SQL
4 41 (17.01%) Perl
5 32 (13.28%) JavaScript
6 31 (12.86%) Shell Script
7 27 (11.20%) Ruby
8 25 (10.37%) PL/SQL
9 24 (9.96%) C++
10 19 (7.88%) C
11 17 (7.05%) Bash Shell
12 15 (6.22%) PowerShell
13 10 (4.15%) C#
14 7 (2.90%) Scala
15 6 (2.49%) Lua
15 6 (2.49%) PHP
16 3 (1.24%) Ada
16 3 (1.24%) Delphi
16 3 (1.24%) PL/1
17 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (49.38%) Security Cleared
2 59 (24.48%) DV Cleared
3 58 (24.07%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.32%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.07%) ISEB
5 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.66%) CEH
6 4 (1.66%) CISSP
6 4 (1.66%) Degree
7 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.24%) MCSA
7 3 (1.24%) MCSE
8 2 (0.83%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.83%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.83%) GCIA
8 2 (0.83%) GCIH
8 2 (0.83%) HND
8 2 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.66%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) COBIT
4 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.83%) SLA
4 2 (0.83%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (7.88%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.90%) Samba
4 5 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.66%) Snort
6 3 (1.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 32 (13.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 29 (12.03%) Puppet
3 26 (10.79%) NetBackup
4 17 (7.05%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (6.64%) Nagios
6 11 (4.56%) Failover Clustering
6 11 (4.56%) SCCM
7 6 (2.49%) RSA enVision
8 4 (1.66%) Ansible
8 4 (1.66%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.24%) Control-M
10 2 (0.83%) Nessus
10 2 (0.83%) yum
11 1 (0.41%) Nmap
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.41%) QRadar
11 1 (0.41%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 96 (39.83%) Oracle
2 36 (14.94%) Red Hat
3 35 (14.52%) NetApp
4 31 (12.86%) Veritas
5 27 (11.20%) Symantec
6 20 (8.30%) VMware
7 18 (7.47%) webMethods
8 16 (6.64%) F5
9 12 (4.98%) Sybase
10 8 (3.32%) Microsoft
11 7 (2.90%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.90%) LogRhythm
11 7 (2.90%) Splunk
12 6 (2.49%) ArcSight
13 4 (1.66%) Endeca
13 4 (1.66%) HP
13 4 (1.66%) Sun
14 3 (1.24%) Cisco
14 3 (1.24%) IBM
14 3 (1.24%) SAP
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