Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 38 39
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.52% 2.97% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.54% 17.39% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 9
Devon median daily rate £425 £530 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.81% +20.45% +3.53%
10th Percentile £414 £424 £142
90th Percentile £436 £600 £491
South West median daily rate £450 £410 £381
% change year-on-year +9.76% +7.54% -4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +45.45%

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 107 92 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 23.16% 17.10% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 25
Devon median daily rate £275 £447 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.48% +123.50% -48.05%
10th Percentile £122 £223 £146
90th Percentile £488 £590 £490
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 25
Devon median hourly rate £12.25 £35.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +150.00% -16.42%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.40 £41.30 £40.85
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.05 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.30% +6.56% -12.33%

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 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 14 December 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 0 5 £425 -5.56%
Plymouth -2 1 - - 3
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Talend
2 5 (71.43%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) ETL Development
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) OpenAM
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE

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 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Talend Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) ETL Development
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Talend
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat