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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / South West
Rank 76 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 63 101 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.32% 3.37% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.61% 15.26% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 82 57
Median daily rate £473 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £293 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £479 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £27.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £27.50 £43.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £25.83 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+52.95% -35.03%

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
463 662 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.07% 22.12% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 410 338
Median daily rate £345 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 80
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 24 February 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 24 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
Wiltshire 0 15 £388 +14.81% 7
Gloucestershire -7 13 £475 +2.70% 7
Somerset +10 10 £475 +13.77% 2
Devon -9 10 £490 +30.66% 1
Bristol -31 9 £350 - 9
Dorset - 3 £494 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 73 (46.50%) Linux
2 69 (43.95%) Oracle
3 66 (42.04%) SQL
4 58 (36.94%) Security Cleared
5 45 (28.66%) Java
6 41 (26.11%) Shell Script
7 35 (22.29%) Windows
8 32 (20.38%) SQL Server
9 31 (19.75%) Solaris
9 31 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (18.47%) Python
11 28 (17.83%) PL/SQL
11 28 (17.83%) SC Cleared
12 25 (15.92%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (15.92%) Finance
13 23 (14.65%) REST
14 22 (14.01%) DV Cleared
15 20 (12.74%) Red Hat
16 19 (12.10%) Relational Database
17 18 (11.46%) Oracle Database
17 18 (11.46%) BusinessObjects
17 18 (11.46%) Configuration Management
17 18 (11.46%) Software Engineering
18 17 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (10.83%) VMware
18 17 (10.83%) ITIL
18 17 (10.83%) Git (software)
18 17 (10.83%) RabbitMQ
19 16 (10.19%) Docker
19 16 (10.19%) HTML

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 13 (8.28%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.64%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.46%) JBoss
3 7 (4.46%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.18%) GlassFish
4 5 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.55%) Apache
5 4 (2.55%) SAS
6 2 (1.27%) Confluence
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.64%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.55%) SAN
2 14 (8.92%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.28%) HTTP
4 8 (5.10%) DHCP
4 8 (5.10%) DNS
4 8 (5.10%) Firewall
5 5 (3.18%) DMZ
6 4 (2.55%) Internet
7 3 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.91%) PuTTY
7 3 (1.91%) WinSCP
8 2 (1.27%) NAS
8 2 (1.27%) Network Security
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.64%) Extranet
9 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.64%) Frame Relay
9 1 (0.64%) SSH
9 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.92%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (12.10%) Relational Database
4 18 (11.46%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (11.46%) Oracle Database
5 12 (7.64%) Ingres
5 12 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (5.73%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.73%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (4.46%) Hadoop
8 7 (4.46%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (1.91%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (1.91%) DB2
12 3 (1.91%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 17 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.92%) Ant
2 14 (8.92%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.64%) JIRA
4 11 (7.01%) Maven
4 11 (7.01%) Subversion
5 10 (6.37%) LoadRunner
6 8 (5.10%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (4.46%) Gradle
7 7 (4.46%) Selenium
7 7 (4.46%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.82%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (3.18%) Eclipse RCP
10 4 (2.55%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (2.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.91%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.91%) GoCD
11 3 (1.91%) JUnit
11 3 (1.91%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (15.92%) Finance
2 12 (7.64%) Banking
3 10 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Electronics
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 46 (29.30%) Developer
2 29 (18.47%) DBA
3 22 (14.01%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.83%) Administrator
4 17 (10.83%) Unix Engineer
5 15 (9.55%) Analyst
5 15 (9.55%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (7.01%) SQL DBA
7 9 (5.73%) Consultant
8 8 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 7 (4.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (4.46%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.82%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.82%) Python Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Unix Administrator
10 6 (3.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.65%) REST
2 17 (10.83%) RabbitMQ
3 16 (10.19%) .NET
3 16 (10.19%) HTML
4 15 (9.55%) XML
5 13 (8.28%) SOAP
6 12 (7.64%) Hibernate
6 12 (7.64%) Spring
7 10 (6.37%) Web Services
8 9 (5.73%) Dropwizard
8 9 (5.73%) EJB
9 8 (5.10%) J2EE
9 8 (5.10%) Middleware
10 7 (4.46%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (4.46%) Grails
10 7 (4.46%) JAX-RS
10 7 (4.46%) ZeroMQ
11 6 (3.82%) CSS
11 6 (3.82%) RESTful
12 5 (3.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Clustering
2 6 (3.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 5 (3.18%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.91%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.27%) CESG
6 2 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.27%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (46.50%) Linux
2 35 (22.29%) Windows
3 31 (19.75%) Solaris
4 12 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.01%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.18%) AIX
7 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.27%) CentOS
8 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.64%) Fedora
9 1 (0.64%) HPUX
9 1 (0.64%) NetWare
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (11.46%) Configuration Management
2 18 (11.46%) Software Engineering
3 17 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (10.83%) ITIL
4 14 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (7.64%) Analytics
5 12 (7.64%) Data Encryption
5 12 (7.64%) DevOps
5 12 (7.64%) ETL
5 12 (7.64%) Migration
5 12 (7.64%) SQL Optimisation
6 10 (6.37%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (5.73%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (5.73%) Open Source
7 9 (5.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (5.73%) SDLC
7 9 (5.73%) Software Testing
7 9 (5.73%) Web Design
8 8 (5.10%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (42.04%) SQL
2 45 (28.66%) Java
3 41 (26.11%) Shell Script
4 29 (18.47%) Python
5 28 (17.83%) PL/SQL
6 15 (9.55%) Bash Shell
6 15 (9.55%) JavaScript
6 15 (9.55%) PowerShell
7 13 (8.28%) Perl
8 9 (5.73%) C
9 7 (4.46%) Groovy
10 6 (3.82%) Ruby
11 5 (3.18%) Scala
12 4 (2.55%) C++
13 3 (1.91%) C#
13 3 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.64%) Jython
14 1 (0.64%) Lua
14 1 (0.64%) PHP
14 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (36.94%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.83%) SC Cleared
3 22 (14.01%) DV Cleared
4 13 (8.28%) ISEB
4 13 (8.28%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (4.46%) Degree
6 6 (3.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.55%) CISSP
7 4 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.27%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.27%) CISM
8 2 (1.27%) CLAS
8 2 (1.27%) SANS
9 1 (0.64%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.64%) GCIA
9 1 (0.64%) GCIH
9 1 (0.64%) HND
9 1 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) Basel II
1 7 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.55%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.91%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.27%) RMADS
6 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.19%) Docker
2 15 (9.55%) vSphere
3 13 (8.28%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (4.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.18%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.55%) Snort
6 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.91%) LXC
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.27%) SRDF
9 1 (0.64%) Gluster
9 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.64%) NFS
9 1 (0.64%) Samba
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (7.64%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (4.46%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 6 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.82%) Nessus
4 5 (3.18%) Ansible
4 5 (3.18%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (3.18%) QRadar
4 5 (3.18%) yum
5 4 (2.55%) SCCM
6 3 (1.91%) Nmap
7 2 (1.27%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.27%) Puppet
7 2 (1.27%) vRealize
8 1 (0.64%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.64%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.64%) Opsview
8 1 (0.64%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 69 (43.95%) Oracle
2 20 (12.74%) Red Hat
3 17 (10.83%) VMware
4 13 (8.28%) Cisco
5 11 (7.01%) SAP
6 10 (6.37%) HP
6 10 (6.37%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.10%) Citrix
7 8 (5.10%) Teradata
8 6 (3.82%) Atlassian
8 6 (3.82%) Cloudera
8 6 (3.82%) IBM
8 6 (3.82%) Sybase
8 6 (3.82%) Veritas
9 5 (3.18%) Hyperion
9 5 (3.18%) NetApp
9 5 (3.18%) Sophos
9 5 (3.18%) TOWER Software
9 5 (3.18%) webMethods
10 4 (2.55%) Symantec
South West
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago