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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 37 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Unix 46 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.69% 4.65% 6.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.33% 20.51% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 20
Median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £303 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.75 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +11.55%
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
206 156 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.50% 22.67% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 119 81
Median daily rate £425 £338 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £245 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £24.38 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 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
West Wales -2 22 £488 -2.50% 3
South Wales -5 15 £425 +21.42% 7
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 46 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (64.62%) Linux
3 38 (58.46%) Windows
3 38 (58.46%) Java
4 31 (47.69%) Security Cleared
5 29 (44.62%) Cucumber
5 29 (44.62%) Scrum
5 29 (44.62%) HTML
6 28 (43.08%) SQL
7 27 (41.54%) WebLogic
7 27 (41.54%) JSON
7 27 (41.54%) Dropwizard
8 24 (36.92%) Automated Testing
9 23 (35.38%) JUnit
9 23 (35.38%) QA
9 23 (35.38%) Selenium
10 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
10 22 (33.85%) JBehave
10 22 (33.85%) CSS
11 20 (30.77%) XML
12 19 (29.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (29.23%) Mentoring
12 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (24.62%) MongoDB
13 16 (24.62%) Configuration Management
14 15 (23.08%) Oracle
15 14 (21.54%) Software Delivery
16 12 (18.46%) Finance
17 11 (16.92%) VMware
17 11 (16.92%) Red Hat

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 27 (41.54%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.85%) Apache
2 9 (13.85%) Confluence
3 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.77%) SAS
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.54%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.54%) JBoss
4 1 (1.54%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) MongoDB
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.31%) Neo4j
3 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.77%) Base SAS
4 7 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (10.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
6 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.54%) HBase
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.54%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (44.62%) Cucumber
2 23 (35.38%) JUnit
2 23 (35.38%) Selenium
3 22 (33.85%) JBehave
4 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 9 (13.85%) JIRA
5 9 (13.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.15%) Maven
8 1 (1.54%) Ant
8 1 (1.54%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Electronics
2 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.15%) Marketing
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Developer
2 35 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Architect
4 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (10.77%) SAS Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Unix Support
9 2 (3.08%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Digital Architect
9 2 (3.08%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) SQL Support Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) HTML
2 27 (41.54%) Dropwizard
2 27 (41.54%) JSON
3 22 (33.85%) CSS
4 20 (30.77%) XML
5 10 (15.38%) Spring
6 9 (13.85%) MCollective
7 8 (12.31%) ELK Stack
7 8 (12.31%) Hibernate
7 8 (12.31%) JAX-RS
7 8 (12.31%) REST
8 6 (9.23%) iXBRL
8 6 (9.23%) Kafka
8 6 (9.23%) RESTful
8 6 (9.23%) Spring Boot
9 4 (6.15%) ReactiveX
10 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
10 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Clustering
3 6 (9.23%) PKI
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.54%) LPAR
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (64.62%) Linux
2 38 (58.46%) Windows
3 10 (15.38%) AIX
3 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (12.31%) Mac OS X
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) CentOS
6 1 (1.54%) Debian
6 1 (1.54%) HPUX
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
6 1 (1.54%) SUSE
6 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) Scrum
3 24 (36.92%) Automated Testing
4 19 (29.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (29.23%) Mentoring
5 16 (24.62%) Configuration Management
6 14 (21.54%) Software Delivery
7 10 (15.38%) Microservices
8 9 (13.85%) IT Governance
9 8 (12.31%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (12.31%) DevOps
9 8 (12.31%) High Availability
9 8 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (12.31%) SDLC
9 8 (12.31%) Web Design
10 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (6.15%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
12 4 (6.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) Java
2 28 (43.08%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) Go
4 2 (3.08%) Python
4 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) Security Cleared
2 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (35.38%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (10.77%) PowerHA
2 4 (6.15%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Xen
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Ansible
1 10 (15.38%) Puppet
1 10 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 9 (13.85%) Nessus
2 9 (13.85%) Packer
2 9 (13.85%) Rundeck
2 9 (13.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 9 (13.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (13.85%) Zenoss
3 7 (10.77%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) Red Hat
2 11 (16.92%) VMware
3 10 (15.38%) IBM
4 9 (13.85%) Sonatype
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.77%) Symantec
6 6 (9.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.54%) Actian
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.54%) Informatica
7 1 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.54%) ParAccel
7 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.54%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) Teradata
7 1 (1.54%) Veritas
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