Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 56 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 -18 +27
Contract jobs citing Unix 51 45 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.72% 2.85% 4.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.33% 16.73% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 54
Bristol median daily rate £438 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% -16.42%
10th Percentile £316 £264 £279
90th Percentile £625 £587 £486
South West median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 - £27.50
10th Percentile £16.25 - £26.25
90th Percentile £18.75 - £28.75
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +45.45% -21.43%

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 356 269 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 18.99% 17.03% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 168 183
Bristol median daily rate £370 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £146 £135 £121
90th Percentile £541 £556 £475
South West median daily rate £375 £343 £350
% change year-on-year +9.49% -2.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 40
Bristol median hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +5.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.63 £10.45 £11.73
90th Percentile £20.95 £49.75 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.52% -19.51% +20.59%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 30 (58.82%) Linux
2 21 (41.18%) Oracle
3 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
4 16 (31.37%) Jenkins
4 16 (31.37%) Java
5 15 (29.41%) Windows
5 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 14 (27.45%) Solaris
7 13 (25.49%) Firewall
8 12 (23.53%) CSS
8 12 (23.53%) SQL
8 12 (23.53%) J2EE
9 11 (21.57%) Web Services
9 11 (21.57%) Confluence
9 11 (21.57%) JIRA
10 10 (19.61%) DevOps
10 10 (19.61%) Python
10 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (19.61%) Maven
11 9 (17.65%) Banking
11 9 (17.65%) SOAP
11 9 (17.65%) TeamCity
12 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
12 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (15.69%) HTML5
12 8 (15.69%) Puppet
12 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
12 8 (15.69%) Microservices
12 8 (15.69%) Artifactory
12 8 (15.69%) Docker

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 11 (21.57%) Confluence
2 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (11.76%) Apache
5 5 (9.80%) EPiServer
5 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
6 4 (7.84%) Alfresco
6 4 (7.84%) IIS
6 4 (7.84%) Mule
7 3 (5.88%) JBoss
7 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.80%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Serverless
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) Firewall
2 7 (13.73%) Network Security
3 6 (11.76%) DNS
3 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.80%) NAS
4 5 (9.80%) SAN
5 4 (7.84%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (7.84%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (7.84%) VLAN
6 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.92%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.96%) DHCP
7 1 (1.96%) SMS
7 1 (1.96%) SSH
7 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) DB2
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
2 16 (31.37%) Jenkins
3 11 (21.57%) JIRA
4 10 (19.61%) Maven
5 9 (17.65%) TeamCity
6 8 (15.69%) Ant
6 8 (15.69%) Artifactory
6 8 (15.69%) Eclipse
7 5 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.92%) Introscope
9 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.96%) Gitweb
9 1 (1.96%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.96%) Subversion
9 1 (1.96%) VisualVM
9 1 (1.96%) YourKit
General
1 9 (17.65%) Banking
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Administrator
2 8 (15.69%) AWS DevOps
2 8 (15.69%) Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Developer
4 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (9.80%) Security Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Analytics Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Core Network Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) CSS
1 12 (23.53%) J2EE
2 11 (21.57%) Web Services
3 9 (17.65%) SOAP
4 8 (15.69%) CSS3
4 8 (15.69%) DHTML
4 8 (15.69%) EJB
4 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
4 8 (15.69%) HTML
4 8 (15.69%) HTML5
4 8 (15.69%) JMS
4 8 (15.69%) JSP
4 8 (15.69%) REST
4 8 (15.69%) Spring
4 8 (15.69%) XML
5 5 (9.80%) .NET
6 4 (7.84%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (7.84%) Middleware
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (5.88%) PKI
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) CESG
4 1 (1.96%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 14 (27.45%) Solaris
4 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.80%) CentOS
6 3 (5.88%) AIX
7 2 (3.92%) HPUX
8 1 (1.96%) Debian
8 1 (1.96%) VMS
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (19.61%) DevOps
2 8 (15.69%) Microservices
3 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (13.73%) Scrum
3 7 (13.73%) Security Hardening
3 7 (13.73%) SOA
4 6 (11.76%) Analytics
4 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.76%) Service Management
5 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) Data Analytics
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) Python
4 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.69%) Perl
4 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
5 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
6 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.84%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) CISM
3 7 (13.73%) CISSP
3 7 (13.73%) Degree
4 4 (7.84%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.92%) OSCP
5 2 (3.92%) SANS
6 1 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.96%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.92%) GDPR
3 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.96%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 5 (9.80%) Xen
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.92%) IAG
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Puppet
2 7 (13.73%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (7.84%) Ansible
3 4 (7.84%) Terraform
4 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.92%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.96%) Bcfg2
6 1 (1.96%) Nessus
6 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.96%) Nmap
6 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
3 7 (13.73%) EMC
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco
5 3 (5.88%) BEA
5 3 (5.88%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.92%) CA
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.96%) F5
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) New Relic
7 1 (1.96%) Qualys
7 1 (1.96%) Siebel
7 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.96%) Veritas
7 1 (1.96%) VMware