Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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 West > Devon
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 46 46
Rank change year-on-year +15 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 20 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.50% 1.94% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.47% 12.00% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 11
Devon median daily rate £475 £253 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.12% -49.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £394 £146 £445
90th Percentile £600 £431 £528
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £420
% change year-on-year +9.33% -10.71% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £39.50 - £32.50

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 89 75 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 15.56% 16.13% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 69
Devon median daily rate £433 £195 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +121.79% -51.25% +33.89%
10th Percentile £224 £147 £164
90th Percentile £565 £466 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 13
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.15% -19.70% +32.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.50 £38.75 £23.15
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.75
% change year-on-year +14.68% -18.61% +10.29%

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 25 November 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 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 25 November 2017. 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
Plymouth +8 17 £500 -
Exeter -4 1 £450 +78.22% 1
Unix
South West

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

1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) REST
3 8 (40.00%) Service Management
3 8 (40.00%) Middleware
3 8 (40.00%) JBoss
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Solaris
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
4 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information
4 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (35.00%) DevOps
5 6 (30.00%) JAX-RS
5 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (25.00%) Web Design
6 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 5 (25.00%) HTTP
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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 8 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.00%) JProfiler
5 1 (5.00%) VisualVM
5 1 (5.00%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Administrator
2 9 (45.00%) Unix Administrator
3 8 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
5 4 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) REST
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) Middleware
3 6 (30.00%) JAX-RS
4 5 (25.00%) Dropwizard
4 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (20.00%) JSON
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (15.00%) SQLAlchemy
7 2 (10.00%) EJB
7 2 (10.00%) Java EE
7 2 (10.00%) Struts
7 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Solaris
3 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Service Management
3 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (35.00%) DevOps
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (25.00%) Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) OWASP
7 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VirtualBox
2 3 (15.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow