Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 56 34
Rank change year-on-year -28 -22 +48
Contract jobs citing Unix 38 53 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.02% 3.10% 4.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.35% 17.91% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 54
Bristol median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +0.67%
10th Percentile £360 £270 £313
90th Percentile £519 £519 £471
South West median daily rate £425 £418 £393
% change year-on-year +1.80% +6.37% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £43.00 -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -21.52% +12.86% -7.89%

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 367 296 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.48% 17.30% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 179 257
Bristol median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £141 £150 £215
90th Percentile £521 £478 £525
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 26
Bristol median hourly rate £20.22 £17.13 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -3.52% +7.58%
10th Percentile £11.65 £12.13 £11.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% +6.06% -2.94%

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 August 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 August 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 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Oracle
3 17 (44.74%) Linux
3 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
4 16 (42.11%) SQL
5 15 (39.47%) Java
5 15 (39.47%) Web Services
6 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
6 13 (34.21%) Banking
6 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
7 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (31.58%) Scrum
7 12 (31.58%) HTML
7 12 (31.58%) CSS
8 11 (28.95%) Python
8 11 (28.95%) XML
8 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
9 10 (26.32%) TeamCity
9 10 (26.32%) JIRA
9 10 (26.32%) Confluence
9 10 (26.32%) HTML5
9 10 (26.32%) CSS3
9 10 (26.32%) DevOps
9 10 (26.32%) Microservices
10 9 (23.68%) REST
10 9 (23.68%) Artifactory
10 9 (23.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
10 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
10 9 (23.68%) Spring

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 10 (26.32%) Confluence
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Mule
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.63%) npm
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) NAS
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) SSL
3 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) BGP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.63%) FCoE
4 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.63%) Junos
4 1 (2.63%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) OSPF
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) VRRP
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) DB2
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.63%) DataStage
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.63%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
3 10 (26.32%) JIRA
3 10 (26.32%) TeamCity
4 9 (23.68%) Ant
4 9 (23.68%) Artifactory
4 9 (23.68%) Eclipse
4 9 (23.68%) Maven
5 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.53%) Selenium
6 3 (7.89%) Subversion
7 2 (5.26%) JMeter
7 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.26%) WebPagetest
8 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
8 1 (2.63%) Grunt
8 1 (2.63%) gulp
8 1 (2.63%) Hudson
8 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.63%) Mocha
General
1 13 (34.21%) Banking
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Backend Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Unix Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (2.63%) Storage and Backup Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) Web Services
2 12 (31.58%) CSS
2 12 (31.58%) HTML
3 11 (28.95%) XML
4 10 (26.32%) CSS3
4 10 (26.32%) HTML5
5 9 (23.68%) DHTML
5 9 (23.68%) EJB
5 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
5 9 (23.68%) J2EE
5 9 (23.68%) JMS
5 9 (23.68%) JSP
5 9 (23.68%) REST
5 9 (23.68%) SOAP
5 9 (23.68%) Spring
6 5 (13.16%) React
7 4 (10.53%) Gherkin
8 2 (5.26%) Ajax
9 1 (2.63%) Node.js
9 1 (2.63%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.26%) Wiki
5 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
3 10 (26.32%) DevOps
3 10 (26.32%) Microservices
4 9 (23.68%) SOA
5 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) API Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
7 4 (10.53%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.53%) SDET
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
8 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.89%) ETL
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
9 2 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
9 2 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
4 11 (28.95%) Python
5 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.53%) Perl
7 4 (10.53%) Ruby
8 2 (5.26%) Korn
9 1 (2.63%) Groovy
9 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) MCT
3 1 (2.63%) OSCP
3 1 (2.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GDPR
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Xen
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) GPFS
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) IAG
3 1 (2.63%) NFS
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) Ansible
3 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.89%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (5.26%) Nagios
5 2 (5.26%) Opsview
6 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.63%) SCCM
6 1 (2.63%) SCOM
6 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) EMC
3 2 (5.26%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.26%) Centrify
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Brocade
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) Meraki
4 1 (2.63%) NetApp
4 1 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.63%) Sybase
4 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard