The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 June 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 West / Somerset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 33 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.33% 0.41% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.91% 2.00% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £575 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +42.34% -26.00%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 44 50 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 20.95% 20.33% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 29
Median daily rate £423 £225 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.98% -10.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £458 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 17
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.47% -23.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Somerset

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Somerset

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Somerset

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -8 3 £563 -
Street - 1 £575 -
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Unix.

1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Ansible
2 6 (54.55%) Docker
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) Information Management
3 5 (45.45%) GIS
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Dart
3 5 (45.45%) Big Data
3 5 (45.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (45.45%) CLAS
3 5 (45.45%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
3 5 (45.45%) OWASP
3 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (45.45%) nginx
3 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
3 5 (45.45%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (36.36%) JSP 440

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (45.45%) nginx
2 4 (36.36%) ArcGIS
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
1 5 (45.45%) GIS
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 5 (45.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) Ant
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Buildr
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) jMock
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
4 2 (18.18%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Gradle
5 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) WATIR
5 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Security Technical Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Assurance Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Ajax
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) EJB
1 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) JSF
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) Struts
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) RIA
1 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Information Management
2 5 (45.45%) OWASP
2 5 (45.45%) SIEM
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Statistics
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) XML Parsing
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Dart
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CESG Certified Professional
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
1 5 (45.45%) CLAS
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cloudera
3 4 (36.36%) ESRI
4 2 (18.18%) ATG
5 1 (9.09%) BEA
5 1 (9.09%) IBM