Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 49 43
Rank change year-on-year -37 -6 +29
Contract jobs citing Unix 41 69 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.98% 3.64% 4.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.67% 20.29% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 47
Bristol median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% - +0.67%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £311
90th Percentile £488 £498 £556
South West median daily rate £430 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +7.37% +0.13% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £30.25 -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.27% - -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 424 340 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.48% 17.91% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 202 239
Bristol median daily rate £388 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.32% -1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £130 £136 £150
90th Percentile £514 £486 £558
South West median daily rate £390 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +11.43% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 34
Bristol median hourly rate £20.22 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.72% -4.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.13 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £19.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year +74.03% +22.22% -10.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Bristol

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Bristol

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Bristol

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Unix.

1 29 (70.73%) Git (software)
2 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (60.98%) Linux
4 22 (53.66%) Python
4 22 (53.66%) Test Automation
5 20 (48.78%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (46.34%) Java
7 14 (34.15%) SQL
7 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
8 13 (31.71%) React
8 13 (31.71%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (29.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (29.27%) Scrum
10 11 (26.83%) Migration
10 11 (26.83%) Selenium
10 11 (26.83%) Oracle
10 11 (26.83%) Front End Development
10 11 (26.83%) API Testing
10 11 (26.83%) SDET
10 11 (26.83%) Gherkin
10 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
11 10 (24.39%) Puppet
12 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
12 9 (21.95%) HTML
12 9 (21.95%) Windows
12 9 (21.95%) CSS
13 8 (19.51%) JMS
13 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
13 8 (19.51%) Maven
13 8 (19.51%) JIRA

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 8 (19.51%) Confluence
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) WildFly
5 1 (2.44%) Ethereum
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon S3
2 5 (12.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.32%) Office 365
5 2 (4.88%) npm
6 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) ADSL
3 1 (2.44%) BGP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) OSPF
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) VRRP
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) DB2
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (70.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
3 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
3 11 (26.83%) Selenium
4 8 (19.51%) JIRA
4 8 (19.51%) Maven
5 6 (14.63%) Ant
5 6 (14.63%) Artifactory
5 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
5 6 (14.63%) Subversion
5 6 (14.63%) TeamCity
6 3 (7.32%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.88%) Checkstyle
7 2 (4.88%) Hudson
7 2 (4.88%) JUnit
7 2 (4.88%) Liquibase
7 2 (4.88%) Mockito
7 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.44%) Grunt
8 1 (2.44%) Mocha
General
1 7 (17.07%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (14.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Backend Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Azure Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Blockchain Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Linux Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (2.44%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Storage and Backup Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) React
2 11 (26.83%) Gherkin
3 9 (21.95%) CSS
3 9 (21.95%) HTML
4 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
4 8 (19.51%) JMS
4 8 (19.51%) REST
5 7 (17.07%) CSS3
5 7 (17.07%) HTML5
6 6 (14.63%) DHTML
6 6 (14.63%) EJB
6 6 (14.63%) J2EE
6 6 (14.63%) JSP
6 6 (14.63%) SOAP
6 6 (14.63%) Spring
6 6 (14.63%) Web Services
6 6 (14.63%) XML
7 3 (7.32%) LAMP
7 3 (7.32%) LDAP
7 3 (7.32%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (12.20%) Wiki
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) CentOS
3 3 (7.32%) Debian
3 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.88%) VMS
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Test Automation
3 12 (29.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 12 (29.27%) Scrum
4 11 (26.83%) API Testing
4 11 (26.83%) Front End Development
4 11 (26.83%) Migration
4 11 (26.83%) SDET
5 8 (19.51%) DevOps
5 8 (19.51%) Microservices
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
6 6 (14.63%) ETL
6 6 (14.63%) SOA
7 5 (12.20%) Build Automation
7 5 (12.20%) Data Extraction
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (7.32%) Security Hardening
8 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 3 (7.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Python
2 19 (46.34%) Java
3 14 (34.15%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
5 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
5 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
6 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.20%) Korn
8 3 (7.32%) Perl
8 3 (7.32%) PHP
9 2 (4.88%) Java 8
9 2 (4.88%) JPQL
9 2 (4.88%) Ruby
10 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) MCT
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
1 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
1 4 (9.76%) NFS
2 3 (7.32%) Samba
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) GPFS
3 1 (2.44%) KVM
3 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) Ansible
2 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) Terraform
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Juniper
4 1 (2.44%) arcserve
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.44%) Brocade
4 1 (2.44%) BT
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) EMC
4 1 (2.44%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee
4 1 (2.44%) NetApp
4 1 (2.44%) Siemens
4 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.44%) Sophos
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard