Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 38 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 15 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.86% 3.38% 5.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.39% 16.50% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 29
Devon median daily rate £525 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.32% +10.00% -27.27%
10th Percentile £439 £128 £253
90th Percentile £600 £529 £513
South West median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +45.45% -21.43%

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 112 103 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 21.37% 20.48% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 42 76
Devon median daily rate £495 £445 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.24% +27.14% -6.35%
10th Percentile £226 £145 £161
90th Percentile £565 £583 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £343 £350
% change year-on-year +9.49% -2.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 11
Devon median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -15.15% +32.85%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £41.40 £38.75 £19.50
South West median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.52% -19.51% +20.59%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Plymouth +14 8 £600 +8.11% 8
Exeter -10 5 £479 +36.79% 2
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) DevOps
3 9 (60.00%) Middleware
4 8 (53.33%) Service Management
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL
5 7 (46.67%) Solaris
5 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
5 7 (46.67%) Project Management
5 7 (46.67%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (46.67%) Freedom of Information Act
5 7 (46.67%) Data Protection
6 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (40.00%) JBoss
6 6 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (20.00%) Puppet
8 3 (20.00%) Ansible
8 3 (20.00%) Docker
9 2 (13.33%) Artifactory
9 2 (13.33%) Coaching
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement

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 6 (40.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Serverless
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Redis
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Administrator
1 11 (73.33%) Unix Administrator
2 10 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (66.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (13.33%) YAML
3 1 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (46.67%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
3 7 (46.67%) Data Protection
3 7 (46.67%) Project Management
4 6 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) New Relic
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow