Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 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 11 December 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
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -13
Contract jobs citing Unix 13 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 8.55% 0.80% 9.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.41% 3.85% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 21
Plymouth median daily rate £535 - £425
10th Percentile £424 - £325
90th Percentile £600 - £515
Devon median daily rate £530 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +20.45% +3.53% -22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Plymouth 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 Plymouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Plymouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 58 26 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 38.16% 20.80% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 2 48
Plymouth median daily rate £460 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% -17.84%
10th Percentile £219 £430 £301
90th Percentile £594 £520 £500
Devon median daily rate £444 £200 £375
% change year-on-year +121.75% -46.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 4
Plymouth median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -21.31% +12.96%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £35.00 £17.00 £17.51
Devon median hourly rate £28.75 £13.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year +112.96% -19.40% +28.85%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Plymouth

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Plymouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Plymouth

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Plymouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Plymouth over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Plymouth region with a requirement for Unix.

1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
2 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 7 (53.85%) Freedom of Information
2 7 (53.85%) Freedom of Information Act
2 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
2 7 (53.85%) JBoss
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Solaris
2 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
4 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 5 (38.46%) Web Design
4 5 (38.46%) Mac OS X
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) HTTP
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Dropwizard
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
4 5 (38.46%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) Neo4j
4 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (38.46%) JAX-RS
4 5 (38.46%) Relational Database

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Plymouth 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 7 (53.85%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
1 5 (38.46%) Neo4j
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Administrator
1 8 (61.54%) Unix Administrator
2 7 (53.85%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (53.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 5 (38.46%) Dropwizard
2 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) JAX-RS
2 5 (38.46%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) EJB
3 2 (15.38%) Java EE
3 2 (15.38%) Struts
3 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (53.85%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Solaris
3 5 (38.46%) Mac OS X
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
1 7 (53.85%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM