Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 29 35
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 1.56% 4.76% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.06% 25.93% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 4
Exeter median daily rate £479 £350 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.79% +37.25% -50.72%
10th Percentile £435 £128 £253
90th Percentile £524 £490 £258
Devon median daily rate £525 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +19.32% +10.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Exeter median hourly rate - - -
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Exeter with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Exeter
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 62 54 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 19.38% 18.37% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 11
Exeter median daily rate £495 £183 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +171.23% -28.43% +6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £128 £150
90th Percentile £563 £487 £421
Devon median daily rate £495 £445 £350
% change year-on-year +11.24% +27.14% -6.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Exeter median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.57% +35.29% +47.83%
10th Percentile £12.18 £15.85 £11.70
90th Percentile £41.20 £127.80 £18.70
Devon median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +78.57% -15.15% +32.85%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Exeter

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Exeter

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Exeter

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 Exeter region with a requirement for Unix.

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) YAML

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (20.00%) Serverless
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (40.00%) YAML
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) React
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) New Relic
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat