The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
South West / Devon
Rank 31 25 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11  
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.28% 4.08% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.63% 27.59% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Median daily rate £525 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -11.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41 29 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 15.59% 14.80% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 31
Median daily rate £525 £188 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +180.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £120 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £390 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.12% +62.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Devon

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Devon

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Devon over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Devon

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Devon

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Devon region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -6 5 £538 +34.43%
Exeter -11 1 £135 -64.00% 2
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Devon region with a requirement for Unix.

1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) Web Design
4 8 (47.06%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (41.18%) JAX-RS
5 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
5 7 (41.18%) Neo4j
5 7 (41.18%) Dropwizard
5 7 (41.18%) REST
5 7 (41.18%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) HTTP
5 7 (41.18%) Mac OS X
5 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (29.41%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (29.41%) Gradle
7 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
7 5 (29.41%) Docker
7 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (29.41%) Groovy
7 5 (29.41%) Grails
7 5 (29.41%) Open Source
7 5 (29.41%) Spring

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
1 7 (41.18%) Neo4j
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (29.41%) Gradle
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Database Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) XML
3 7 (41.18%) Dropwizard
3 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
3 7 (41.18%) JAX-RS
3 7 (41.18%) REST
4 5 (29.41%) Grails
4 5 (29.41%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (29.41%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) SOAP
5 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Mac OS X
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Responsive Web Design
1 8 (47.06%) Web Design
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Open Source
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Content Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) Case Management
7 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
7 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) Groovy
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) SANS
2 1 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Nessus
2 1 (5.88%) Nexpose
2 1 (5.88%) Nmap
2 1 (5.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Sophos
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.88%) Intel
3 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.88%) Mercator
3 1 (5.88%) NetWitness
3 1 (5.88%) Qualys
3 1 (5.88%) Snow
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk