Period
to 21 May 2018

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 6 months to 21 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 > Devon
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 34 36
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing Unix 11 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.06% 4.55% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 27.91% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 22
Devon median daily rate £435 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +16.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £372 £128 £253
90th Percentile £523 £539 £400
South West median daily rate £435 £430 £375
% change year-on-year +1.28% +14.53% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
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 Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 99 86 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 18.57% 16.32% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 52
Devon median daily rate £450 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.33% +11.67%
10th Percentile £316 £164 £150
90th Percentile £563 £579 £400
South West median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Devon median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.33% +120.59% +9.68%
10th Percentile £11.09 £16.88 £10.60
90th Percentile £145.50 £38.75 £26.85
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -11.90% +23.53%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

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 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Devon

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -9 7 £435 -7.45% 6
Plymouth +7 4 £375 -11.76% 8
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Devon region with a requirement for Unix.

1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
5 5 (45.45%) ETL
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (36.36%) Linked Data
6 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
6 4 (36.36%) DevOps
6 4 (36.36%) SDLC
6 4 (36.36%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (36.36%) Puppet
6 4 (36.36%) Talend
6 4 (36.36%) QA
6 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 4 (36.36%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Ansible
7 3 (27.27%) Docker
8 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
8 2 (18.18%) Coaching
8 2 (18.18%) Open Source

Unix
Co-occurring 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
2 1 (9.09%) Serverless
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) ETL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) YAML
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) React
2 1 (9.09%) XHTML
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Linked Data
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) ETL
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Server Hardening
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Ansible
3 2 (18.18%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
4 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Talend
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) New Relic