Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 20 November 2017 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 48 53
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 16 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.62% 0.92% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.27% 4.03% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 30
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -1.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £360 £326 £300
90th Percentile £458 £423 £475
South Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 142 124 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 23.24% 22.75% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 80 157
Cardiff median daily rate £316 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.73% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £124 £144 £259
90th Percentile £450 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £322 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -14.13% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 8
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.09% -32.35% +41.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.65 £12.33
90th Percentile £19.13 £15.40 £27.43
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71% +16.67%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Cardiff

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Cardiff

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Unix.

1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 10 (62.50%) Mac OS X
3 10 (62.50%) Perl
3 10 (62.50%) HTTP
3 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 9 (56.25%) Go
4 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
4 9 (56.25%) Microservices
5 7 (43.75%) Spring Boot
5 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
5 7 (43.75%) Kafka
5 7 (43.75%) Spring
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
7 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
8 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
8 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (18.75%) Dropwizard
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (18.75%) JAX-RS

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) Neo4j
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management Support
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Scripter
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Kafka
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
1 7 (43.75%) Spring Boot
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Dropwizard
3 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) JAX-RS
3 3 (18.75%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) Apache FOP
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Mac OS X
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 9 (56.25%) Microservices
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Perl
3 9 (56.25%) Go
4 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) iptables
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Postfix
2 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) BT
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds