Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 77 31
Rank change year-on-year +17 -46 +44
Contract jobs citing Unix 43 23 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.52% 1.43% 5.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.65% 9.79% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 61
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £355 £215 £313
90th Percentile £527 £553 £425
South West median daily rate £435 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £27.50
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +14.29% -9.09%

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 340 235 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.89% 14.57% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 142 222
Bristol median daily rate £380 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% -3.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £143 £158 £176
90th Percentile £525 £538 £438
South West median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 31
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £17.58 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.46% -43.29% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.30 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.90 £48.20 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -13.58% -3.57% +23.53%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (69.77%) Oracle
2 21 (48.84%) Web Services
3 20 (46.51%) SQL
3 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
4 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
4 19 (44.19%) Jenkins
5 18 (41.86%) HTML
5 18 (41.86%) Java
5 18 (41.86%) CSS
5 18 (41.86%) Banking
6 17 (39.53%) JIRA
6 17 (39.53%) XML
6 17 (39.53%) PL/SQL
6 17 (39.53%) Confluence
7 16 (37.21%) HTML5
7 16 (37.21%) CSS3
7 16 (37.21%) TeamCity
7 16 (37.21%) Maven
8 15 (34.88%) Spring
8 15 (34.88%) Hibernate
8 15 (34.88%) DHTML
8 15 (34.88%) J2EE
8 15 (34.88%) JSP
8 15 (34.88%) SOAP
8 15 (34.88%) DB2
8 15 (34.88%) Ant
8 15 (34.88%) EJB
8 15 (34.88%) Linux
8 15 (34.88%) JMS

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 17 (39.53%) Confluence
2 15 (34.88%) WebSphere
3 12 (27.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.98%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) Alfresco
5 2 (4.65%) Mule
5 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) HTTP
3 2 (4.65%) NAS
3 2 (4.65%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) DB2
2 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) DataStage
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.33%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
1 19 (44.19%) Jenkins
2 17 (39.53%) JIRA
3 16 (37.21%) Maven
3 16 (37.21%) TeamCity
4 15 (34.88%) Ant
4 15 (34.88%) Artifactory
4 15 (34.88%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.65%) Introscope
5 2 (4.65%) JMeter
5 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.65%) WebPagetest
6 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.33%) Grunt
6 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.33%) Mocha
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 18 (41.86%) Banking
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Front Office
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Backend Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (6.98%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (6.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) Web Services
2 18 (41.86%) CSS
2 18 (41.86%) HTML
3 17 (39.53%) XML
4 16 (37.21%) CSS3
4 16 (37.21%) HTML5
5 15 (34.88%) DHTML
5 15 (34.88%) EJB
5 15 (34.88%) Hibernate
5 15 (34.88%) J2EE
5 15 (34.88%) JMS
5 15 (34.88%) JSP
5 15 (34.88%) REST
5 15 (34.88%) SOAP
5 15 (34.88%) Spring
6 2 (4.65%) Ajax
6 2 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (4.65%) Node.js
7 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Solaris
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Microservices
3 12 (27.91%) SOA
4 11 (25.58%) Scrum
5 10 (23.26%) DevOps
6 8 (18.60%) Security Hardening
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.30%) User Stories
9 3 (6.98%) SDLC
9 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Release Management
10 2 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 18 (41.86%) Java
4 17 (39.53%) PL/SQL
5 9 (20.93%) Python
6 6 (13.95%) Perl
7 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.30%) Ruby
8 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.65%) Groovy
10 1 (2.33%) Korn
10 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) CISM
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) OSCP
3 1 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GDPR
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
1 3 (6.98%) Xen
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) IAG
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (18.60%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Ansible
3 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.65%) Nagios
4 2 (4.65%) Opsview
5 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.33%) SCCM
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Centrify
2 8 (18.60%) EMC
3 4 (9.30%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.65%) CA
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos
5 1 (2.33%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) NetApp
5 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase