The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 27 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 32 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.78% 4.38% 3.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.29% 19.68% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 17
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.84% +11.42%
Unix
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
175 188 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.59% 22.25% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 111 94
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.04% +8.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.75 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
South Wales +9 26 £375 - 6
North Wales - 5 £113 -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 88 (75.21%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (61.54%) Perl
3 70 (59.83%) Java
4 68 (58.12%) OO
4 68 (58.12%) jQuery
5 67 (57.26%) Software Engineering
6 64 (54.70%) TDD
7 58 (49.57%) Selenium
7 58 (49.57%) Cucumber
8 45 (38.46%) JavaScript
9 44 (37.61%) Legal
10 41 (35.04%) Web Development
11 40 (34.19%) CSS
12 39 (33.33%) SQL
13 30 (25.64%) MongoDB
14 27 (23.08%) NoSQL
15 26 (22.22%) Linux
15 26 (22.22%) Mojolicious
16 24 (20.51%) RESTful
17 22 (18.80%) Scala
18 21 (17.95%) Go
19 20 (17.09%) Kafka
19 20 (17.09%) Redis
19 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
20 18 (15.38%) Configuration Management
21 17 (14.53%) Oracle
22 16 (13.68%) HTML
23 14 (11.97%) XML
24 13 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
25 12 (10.26%) Windows

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 10 (8.55%) Apache
1 10 (8.55%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (8.55%) SAS
2 5 (4.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.71%) LAN
3 2 (1.71%) SSL
3 2 (1.71%) VLAN
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.64%) MongoDB
2 27 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 20 (17.09%) Redis
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.13%) Base SAS
5 6 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.71%) DB2
9 2 (1.71%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.71%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.85%) MySQL
10 1 (0.85%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 58 (49.57%) Cucumber
1 58 (49.57%) Selenium
2 11 (9.40%) Subversion
3 6 (5.13%) Concordion
4 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.42%) JIRA
4 4 (3.42%) QAComplete
5 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.71%) Maven
General
1 44 (37.61%) Legal
2 12 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (71.79%) Developer
2 34 (29.06%) Web Developer
3 27 (23.08%) Perl Developer
4 16 (13.68%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (13.68%) Website Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Unix Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.13%) Perl Web Developer
9 6 (5.13%) SAS Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Unix Support
10 5 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Configuration Manager
10 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) SQL Support Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Unix Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (58.12%) jQuery
2 40 (34.19%) CSS
3 26 (22.22%) Mojolicious
4 24 (20.51%) RESTful
5 20 (17.09%) Kafka
6 16 (13.68%) HTML
7 14 (11.97%) XML
8 10 (8.55%) OAuth2
9 8 (6.84%) Ajax
9 8 (6.84%) XHTML
10 6 (5.13%) Middleware
11 5 (4.27%) REST
12 3 (2.56%) J2EE
13 2 (1.71%) .NET
13 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 2 (1.71%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.71%) STL
13 2 (1.71%) Web Services
13 2 (1.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.71%) CMDB
4 2 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.71%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) CESG
5 1 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Linux
2 12 (10.26%) Windows
3 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.71%) HPUX
4 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (75.21%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (58.12%) OO
3 67 (57.26%) Software Engineering
4 64 (54.70%) TDD
5 41 (35.04%) Web Development
6 18 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 12 (10.26%) Automated Testing
8 9 (7.69%) DevOps
9 8 (6.84%) SDLC
10 7 (5.98%) ITIL
10 7 (5.98%) Scrum
11 6 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.42%) Defect Management
12 4 (3.42%) OOP
12 4 (3.42%) Process Management
12 4 (3.42%) Release Management
13 3 (2.56%) Content Development
13 3 (2.56%) Data Centre Operations
13 3 (2.56%) UML
13 3 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (61.54%) Perl
2 70 (59.83%) Java
3 45 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 39 (33.33%) SQL
5 22 (18.80%) Scala
6 21 (17.95%) Go
7 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.13%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (2.56%) C++
9 3 (2.56%) JCL
9 3 (2.56%) Korn
10 2 (1.71%) C#
10 2 (1.71%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (0.85%) CISSP
3 1 (0.85%) CLAS
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) GPG13
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Control-M
1 3 (2.56%) Rundeck
2 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Oracle
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.42%) Informatica
3 4 (3.42%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (3.42%) Teradata
4 3 (2.56%) Micro Focus
4 3 (2.56%) VMware
5 2 (1.71%) BMC
5 2 (1.71%) BT
5 2 (1.71%) F5
5 2 (1.71%) HP
5 2 (1.71%) InterSystems
5 2 (1.71%) NetApp
5 2 (1.71%) SAP
5 2 (1.71%) Sybase
5 2 (1.71%) Symantec
5 2 (1.71%) Xerox
6 1 (0.85%) LogRhythm