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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
UK / Wales
Rank 33 22 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing Unix 30 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.75% 9.33% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.13% 29.03% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 42 10
Median daily rate £413 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £318 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.75%

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
149 186 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.61% 32.12% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 138 70
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 17
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 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
South Wales -18 15 £403 +15.00% 3
West Wales -7 10 £450 -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 51 (77.27%) Linux
2 43 (65.15%) Java
2 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (56.06%) HTML
4 35 (53.03%) JSON
4 35 (53.03%) Scrum
4 35 (53.03%) Dropwizard
5 34 (51.52%) Cucumber
6 32 (48.48%) Security Cleared
7 31 (46.97%) Windows
8 27 (40.91%) WebLogic
9 26 (39.39%) SC Cleared
10 24 (36.36%) MongoDB
11 23 (34.85%) SQL
12 22 (33.33%) CSS
12 22 (33.33%) JUnit
12 22 (33.33%) QA
12 22 (33.33%) Selenium
13 21 (31.82%) JBehave
13 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (30.30%) XML
15 19 (28.79%) Mentoring
15 19 (28.79%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (27.27%) Microservices
17 17 (25.76%) Spring
17 17 (25.76%) Automated Testing
18 16 (24.24%) Hibernate
18 16 (24.24%) HTTP
18 16 (24.24%) Mac OS X
18 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management

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 (40.91%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.64%) Apache
2 9 (13.64%) Confluence
3 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) IPsec
2 1 (1.52%) Network Security
2 1 (1.52%) RTP
2 1 (1.52%) SNMP
2 1 (1.52%) SSH
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 16 (24.24%) Neo4j
3 15 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 7 (10.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.52%) Big Data
7 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.52%) DataStage
7 1 (1.52%) DB2
7 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.52%) HBase
7 1 (1.52%) MySQL
7 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.52%) OLAP
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.52%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (51.52%) Cucumber
2 22 (33.33%) JUnit
2 22 (33.33%) Selenium
3 21 (31.82%) JBehave
4 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.64%) JIRA
4 9 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.06%) Maven
6 1 (1.52%) Ant
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Electronics
2 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.06%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (66.67%) Developer
2 43 (65.15%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Architect
4 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Digital Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Unix Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) HTML Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.06%) HTML
2 35 (53.03%) Dropwizard
2 35 (53.03%) JSON
3 22 (33.33%) CSS
4 20 (30.30%) XML
5 17 (25.76%) Spring
6 16 (24.24%) Hibernate
6 16 (24.24%) JAX-RS
6 16 (24.24%) REST
7 14 (21.21%) Kafka
7 14 (21.21%) RESTful
7 14 (21.21%) Spring Boot
8 13 (19.70%) iXBRL
9 9 (13.64%) MCollective
10 8 (12.12%) ELK Stack
11 4 (6.06%) ReactiveX
12 1 (1.52%) SAP Basis
12 1 (1.52%) SOAP
12 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Clustering
3 6 (9.09%) PKI
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 51 (77.27%) Linux
2 31 (46.97%) Windows
3 16 (24.24%) Mac OS X
4 10 (15.15%) AIX
5 9 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) CentOS
7 1 (1.52%) Debian
7 1 (1.52%) HPUX
7 1 (1.52%) Solaris
7 1 (1.52%) SUSE
7 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.03%) Scrum
3 19 (28.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (28.79%) Mentoring
4 18 (27.27%) Microservices
5 17 (25.76%) Automated Testing
6 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management
6 16 (24.24%) Continuous Deployment
7 15 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (22.73%) Web Design
8 14 (21.21%) Software Delivery
9 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
10 9 (13.64%) IT Governance
11 8 (12.12%) ITIL
12 7 (10.61%) High Availability
13 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
14 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
14 4 (6.06%) Project Management
15 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) Java
2 23 (34.85%) SQL
3 12 (18.18%) Go
4 2 (3.03%) JCL
4 2 (3.03%) Korn
4 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.52%) C
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 26 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
3 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (10.61%) PowerHA
2 4 (6.06%) Docker
3 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) Ansible
2 9 (13.64%) Nessus
2 9 (13.64%) Packer
2 9 (13.64%) Puppet
2 9 (13.64%) Rundeck
2 9 (13.64%) Tivoli
2 9 (13.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Zenoss
3 7 (10.61%) SCCM
4 2 (3.03%) Control-M
5 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) IBM
3 10 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 9 (13.64%) Sonatype
5 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.61%) Symantec
6 6 (9.09%) SAP
7 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.03%) BMC
8 2 (3.03%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.52%) Actian
9 1 (1.52%) BT
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco
9 1 (1.52%) Citrix
9 1 (1.52%) Informatica
9 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.52%) Sybase
9 1 (1.52%) Teradata