Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 21 July 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 East > Home Counties
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 9.30% 3.85% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 33.33% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Home Counties median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £438 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Home Counties median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £48.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -26.04% +37.14% +32.08%

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 the Home Counties with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Home Counties
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 3 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 32.56% 11.54% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Home Counties median daily rate - £278 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.71% -15.15%
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Home Counties median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -18.42% +15.15% +3.13%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the Home Counties

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in the Home Counties

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Xen
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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 3 (75.00%) NAS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Nimsoft