Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 82 65
Rank change year-on-year -15 -17 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 18 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.00% 2.11% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.66% 10.67% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 22
Bristol median daily rate £550 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +7.04% +22.41%
10th Percentile £359 £363 £314
90th Percentile £619 £588 £625
South West median daily rate £425 £471 £450
% change year-on-year -9.77% +4.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 - £17.50
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -6.25%

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 386 403 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.52% 19.80% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 235 205
Bristol median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £131 £121 £142
90th Percentile £575 £572 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 29
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +19.67% -17.57%
10th Percentile £12.37 £13.20 £11.63
90th Percentile £47.63 £48.63 £20.95
South West median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -38.57% +118.75% -5.88%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020, 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) LDAP
3 5 (27.78%) PKI
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Azure
3 5 (27.78%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (22.22%) Ansible
4 4 (22.22%) Docker
4 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 4 (22.22%) JSON
4 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) Replication
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
4 4 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) Privileged Access Management
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (5.56%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
2 2 (11.11%) FTP
2 2 (11.11%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Administrator
1 4 (22.22%) Azure Administrator
1 4 (22.22%) DBA
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Security Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) ICT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) LDAP
2 4 (22.22%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) PKI
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Privileged Access Management
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Project Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft