Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.73% 0.32% 2.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 5.56% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Exeter median daily rate £418 £450 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +78.22% -
10th Percentile £375 £425 £146
90th Percentile £434 £475 £431
Devon median daily rate £418 £450 £253
% change year-on-year -7.22% +78.22% -49.50%
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 35 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 13.06% 5.83% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 17
Exeter median daily rate £375 £405 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +113.16% -20.00%
10th Percentile £167 £190 £147
90th Percentile £436 £456 £428
Devon median daily rate £275 £425 £195
% change year-on-year -35.29% +117.95% -50.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Exeter median hourly rate £23.38 £39.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.06% +69.57% +17.95%
10th Percentile £11.39 £19.90 £14.90
90th Percentile £35.25 £41.30 £142.70
Devon median hourly rate £12.63 £35.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year -63.93% +164.15% -19.70%

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 18 November 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 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Talend
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) ETL Development
4 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (30.00%) systemd
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (10.00%) NHS
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Talend Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ETL
1 5 (50.00%) ETL Development
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (30.00%) systemd
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Talend
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat