The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 29 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.

Unix
South West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 18 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11  
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.08% 3.77% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 14.75% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
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 £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 61 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 16.13% 25.52% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 28
Median daily rate £150 £313 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +21.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £155 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 16
Median hourly rate £10.75 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.40% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Dorset

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Dorset

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bournemouth +4 1 - - 3
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Unix.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Grails
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Groovy
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Grails
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas