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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 23 47
Rank change year-on-year -37 +24  
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.23% 5.94% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 27.55% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 42 14
Median daily rate £425 £361 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £411 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 130 196 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 16.01% 21.56% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 132 90
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £235 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £49.50 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 29 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Unix.

1 23 (71.88%) Linux
2 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 18 (56.25%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) Python
5 10 (31.25%) Oracle
5 10 (31.25%) REST
6 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
6 9 (28.13%) SOAP
7 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
8 7 (21.88%) XML
8 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Firewall
9 6 (18.75%) SAN
9 6 (18.75%) Scala
9 6 (18.75%) Microservices
10 5 (15.63%) Docker
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) Spring
10 5 (15.63%) HTTP

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 5 (15.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) HTTP
2 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) Internet
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.38%) Network Security
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.13%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) Intranet
6 1 (3.13%) IPsec
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) SSH
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Ingres
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) DB2
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) GoCD
4 3 (9.38%) Ant
4 3 (9.38%) Artifactory
4 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.25%) Capybara
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) git-flow
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) RSpec
6 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Python Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) DBA
4 4 (12.50%) Polyglot Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) REST
2 9 (28.13%) SOAP
3 7 (21.88%) XML
4 5 (15.63%) .NET
4 5 (15.63%) HTML
4 5 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (15.63%) Spring
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) Kafka
6 3 (9.38%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) JSP
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) DHTML
7 2 (6.25%) Dropwizard
7 2 (6.25%) EJB
7 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE
7 2 (6.25%) JMS
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) CESG
2 2 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) CentOS
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Debian
6 1 (3.13%) Fedora
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Microservices
4 5 (15.63%) Information Security
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) SOA
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) Data Encryption
5 4 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Information Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (9.38%) Open Source
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) Java
3 11 (34.38%) Python
4 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
6 6 (18.75%) Scala
7 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.50%) C#
9 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
9 3 (9.38%) Perl
10 2 (6.25%) Ruby
11 1 (3.13%) PHP
11 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) CISSP
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (6.25%) CISM
4 2 (6.25%) CLAS
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.13%) GCIA
5 1 (3.13%) GCIH
5 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.25%) RMADS
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Docker
2 4 (12.50%) LXC
2 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (9.38%) Snort
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) GFS2
5 1 (3.13%) Gluster
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) NFS
5 1 (3.13%) OCFS2
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.13%) Samba
5 1 (3.13%) Shibboleth
5 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (12.50%) Nessus
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Nmap
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) QRadar
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Bcfg2
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.13%) RSA enVision
3 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.25%) Qualys
4 2 (6.25%) ScanSafe
5 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Gemalto
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.13%) Sonatype
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
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