Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 47 48
Rank change year-on-year -41 +1 +18
Contract jobs citing Unix 44 72 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.00% 3.67% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.02% 18.75% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 44
Bristol median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £309
90th Percentile £533 £565 £561
South West median daily rate £450 £410 £381
% change year-on-year +9.76% +7.54% -4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £30.25 -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +45.45%

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 439 384 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.97% 19.56% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 232 214
Bristol median daily rate £393 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.30% -2.17% -6.12%
10th Percentile £128 £146 £152
90th Percentile £525 £525 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 33
Bristol median hourly rate £18.60 £15.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.97% -17.57% +10.45%
10th Percentile £14.43 £11.75 £10.80
90th Percentile £51.83 £43.75 £43.20
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.05 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.30% +6.56% -12.33%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 27 (61.36%) Git (software)
3 25 (56.82%) Test Automation
3 25 (56.82%) Python
4 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (34.09%) Java
7 13 (29.55%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 12 (27.27%) React
8 12 (27.27%) Migration
9 11 (25.00%) Selenium
9 11 (25.00%) Windows
9 11 (25.00%) Front End Development
9 11 (25.00%) API Testing
9 11 (25.00%) SDET
9 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 11 (25.00%) Gherkin
10 10 (22.73%) Puppet
10 10 (22.73%) DevOps
10 10 (22.73%) Subversion
11 9 (20.45%) Scrum
11 9 (20.45%) SQL
11 9 (20.45%) Ansible
12 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
12 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
13 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
13 7 (15.91%) JavaScript

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 3 (6.82%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.55%) WildFly
3 1 (2.27%) Ethereum
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 22 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon S3
2 5 (11.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.82%) Office 365
4 3 (6.82%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.55%) NAS
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) ADSL
4 1 (2.27%) BGP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) MPLS
4 1 (2.27%) OSPF
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) VRRP
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.82%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) DB2
5 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.27%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (61.36%) Git (software)
2 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (25.00%) Selenium
3 10 (22.73%) Subversion
4 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.82%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.55%) Checkstyle
6 2 (4.55%) Hudson
6 2 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (4.55%) JUnit
6 2 (4.55%) Liquibase
6 2 (4.55%) Maven
6 2 (4.55%) Mockito
6 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.27%) webpack
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (15.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Backup Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Storage Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Storage and Backup Administrator
9 1 (2.27%) GUI Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) React
2 11 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) HTML
4 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.09%) JMS
4 4 (9.09%) REST
5 3 (6.82%) LAMP
5 3 (6.82%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (6.82%) LDAP
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.55%) DHTML
6 2 (4.55%) EJB
6 2 (4.55%) J2EE
6 2 (4.55%) Java EE
6 2 (4.55%) JSP
6 2 (4.55%) SOAP
6 2 (4.55%) Spring
6 2 (4.55%) Web Services
6 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (11.36%) Wiki
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Mac OS X
4 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.82%) CentOS
5 3 (6.82%) Debian
5 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.55%) VMS
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Test Automation
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 12 (27.27%) Migration
4 11 (25.00%) API Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 11 (25.00%) SDET
5 10 (22.73%) DevOps
6 9 (20.45%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
7 7 (15.91%) Web Development
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) ETL
9 5 (11.36%) Build Automation
9 5 (11.36%) Data Extraction
9 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (11.36%) Web Design
10 4 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) Python
2 15 (34.09%) Java
3 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.64%) Ruby
7 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
8 5 (11.36%) Korn
9 3 (6.82%) Perl
9 3 (6.82%) PHP
9 3 (6.82%) Scala
10 2 (4.55%) Java 8
10 2 (4.55%) JPQL
10 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCT
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 4 (9.09%) NFS
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.82%) Samba
4 2 (4.55%) GPFS
5 1 (2.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Puppet
2 9 (20.45%) Ansible
3 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.82%) Terraform
6 2 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Google
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) EMC
3 2 (4.55%) Juniper
3 2 (4.55%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (4.55%) Veeam
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.27%) BT
4 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee
4 1 (2.27%) Meraki
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Siemens
4 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.27%) Sophos