Period
to 23 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport 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 23 January 2021 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 Wales > Newport
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 30 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 12 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 1.52% 3.96% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 14.63% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £475 £396 £475
90th Percentile £525 £400 £525
South Wales median daily rate £500 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +25.00% +1.27% -9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £19.00 -

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 Newport with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 16 82 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 8.12% 27.06% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 63 48
Median daily rate £300 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +1.59% +39.38%
10th Percentile £120 £225 £188
90th Percentile £500 £536 £565
South Wales median daily rate £319 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -20.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.00 £11.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.81% +256.39% -
10th Percentile £17.35 £40.80 £8.84
90th Percentile £24.45 £42.00 £16.88
Median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year -0.88% +28.82% -8.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Newport

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unix in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Unix in Newport

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unix in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for Unix in Newport

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, 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 Newport region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 2 (66.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Intel
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sun