Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 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 > Plymouth
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 25 23
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 9.41% 1.73% 10.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.81% 7.32% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 21
Plymouth median daily rate £600 £555 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +38.75% -27.27%
Devon median daily rate £500 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -27.27%
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 31 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 36.47% 23.70% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 43
Plymouth median daily rate £525 £547 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.93% +36.63% -15.12%
10th Percentile £187 £440 £169
90th Percentile £600 £599 £500
Devon median daily rate £495 £445 £350
% change year-on-year +11.24% +27.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 5
Plymouth median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -21.31% +17.31%
10th Percentile £13.98 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £35.13 £16.94 £20.10
Devon median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +78.57% -15.15% +36.53%

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Plymouth region with a requirement for Unix.

1 7 (87.50%) Middleware
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
1 7 (87.50%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (87.50%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
1 7 (87.50%) Service Management
1 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (62.50%) JBoss
4 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act

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 5 (62.50%) JBoss
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Administrator
1 8 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
2 7 (87.50%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (87.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps Administrator
3 3 (37.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (87.50%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
1 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 6 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared