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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 35 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 22 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.79% 2.52% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.87% 12.36% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 12
Median daily rate £388 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.07% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £427 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.85%
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
171 178 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.43% 20.37% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 109 90
Median daily rate £350 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £208 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £10.20 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £19.23 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 July 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 26 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
South Wales +9 15 £400 +8.76% 2
North Wales - 5 £113 -
West Wales +9 1 - -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 78 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (56.19%) Perl
3 57 (54.29%) Java
3 57 (54.29%) OO
4 56 (53.33%) jQuery
5 55 (52.38%) Software Engineering
6 51 (48.57%) TDD
7 46 (43.81%) Selenium
7 46 (43.81%) Cucumber
8 45 (42.86%) JavaScript
9 41 (39.05%) Web Development
10 40 (38.10%) CSS
11 33 (31.43%) Legal
12 28 (26.67%) SQL
13 21 (20.00%) Linux
14 20 (19.05%) Oracle
15 18 (17.14%) Configuration Management
15 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
16 17 (16.19%) MongoDB
17 14 (13.33%) HTML
17 14 (13.33%) XML
17 14 (13.33%) Windows
17 14 (13.33%) NoSQL
18 13 (12.38%) Mojolicious
18 13 (12.38%) Automated Testing
18 13 (12.38%) Finance
19 12 (11.43%) Subversion
19 12 (11.43%) RESTful
20 11 (10.48%) SAS
21 10 (9.52%) DevOps

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 11 (10.48%) SAS
2 8 (7.62%) Apache
3 2 (1.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.95%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (1.90%) HTTP
1 2 (1.90%) LAN
1 2 (1.90%) SSL
1 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.90%) VLAN
2 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) MongoDB
2 14 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.62%) Redis
4 7 (6.67%) Base SAS
4 7 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.90%) DB2
8 2 (1.90%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.95%) MySQL
9 1 (0.95%) OLTP
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.95%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 46 (43.81%) Cucumber
1 46 (43.81%) Selenium
2 12 (11.43%) Subversion
3 6 (5.71%) Concordion
4 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.81%) JIRA
5 4 (3.81%) QAComplete
6 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.90%) Maven
8 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.95%) JBehave
8 1 (0.95%) JUnit
8 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (31.43%) Legal
2 13 (12.38%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (68.57%) Developer
2 34 (32.38%) Web Developer
3 25 (23.81%) Perl Developer
4 16 (15.24%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (15.24%) Website Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Unix Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Agile Developer
7 7 (6.67%) SAS Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.71%) Perl Web Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Unix Support
10 4 (3.81%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) SQL Support Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Unix Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Unix Support Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Teradata Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (53.33%) jQuery
2 40 (38.10%) CSS
3 14 (13.33%) HTML
3 14 (13.33%) XML
4 13 (12.38%) Mojolicious
5 12 (11.43%) RESTful
6 8 (7.62%) Ajax
6 8 (7.62%) Kafka
6 8 (7.62%) XHTML
7 6 (5.71%) Middleware
8 3 (2.86%) REST
9 2 (1.90%) .NET
9 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (1.90%) STL
9 2 (1.90%) Web Services
9 2 (1.90%) WPF
10 1 (0.95%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.90%) CMDB
4 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.90%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) CESG
5 1 (0.95%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.00%) Linux
2 14 (13.33%) Windows
3 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.90%) HPUX
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (54.29%) OO
3 55 (52.38%) Software Engineering
4 51 (48.57%) TDD
5 41 (39.05%) Web Development
6 18 (17.14%) Configuration Management
7 13 (12.38%) Automated Testing
8 10 (9.52%) DevOps
9 9 (8.57%) Scrum
9 9 (8.57%) SDLC
10 7 (6.67%) ITIL
11 6 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.81%) Defect Management
12 4 (3.81%) Exploratory Testing
12 4 (3.81%) OOP
12 4 (3.81%) Process Management
12 4 (3.81%) Release Management
13 3 (2.86%) Content Development
13 3 (2.86%) UML
13 3 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 59 (56.19%) Perl
2 57 (54.29%) Java
3 45 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 28 (26.67%) SQL
5 9 (8.57%) Go
5 9 (8.57%) Scala
6 7 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.71%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (2.86%) C++
8 3 (2.86%) JCL
8 3 (2.86%) Korn
9 2 (1.90%) C#
9 2 (1.90%) VC++
10 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.95%) Python
10 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.95%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (0.95%) CISSP
3 1 (0.95%) CLAS
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.81%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) GPG13
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) vSphere
2 1 (0.95%) Xen
2 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Control-M
1 3 (2.86%) Rundeck
2 2 (1.90%) Ansible
2 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.95%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
3 1 (0.95%) Terraform
3 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Oracle
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.81%) Informatica
3 4 (3.81%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.81%) Teradata
4 3 (2.86%) Micro Focus
4 3 (2.86%) VMware
5 2 (1.90%) BMC
5 2 (1.90%) BT
5 2 (1.90%) F5
5 2 (1.90%) HP
5 2 (1.90%) InterSystems
5 2 (1.90%) NetApp
5 2 (1.90%) SAP
5 2 (1.90%) Sybase
5 2 (1.90%) Symantec
5 2 (1.90%) Xerox
6 1 (0.95%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.95%) LogRhythm