Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 48 71
Rank change year-on-year -2 +23 -13
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.15% 0.44% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.50% 1.85% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Somerset median daily rate £575 £230 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -40.65% +19.23%
10th Percentile £530 £230 £200
90th Percentile £663 £230 £450
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £420
% change year-on-year +11.33% -10.71% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £39.50 - £38.75

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 109 108 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.92% 23.63% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 94
Somerset median daily rate £258 £275 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% -26.03% +30.44%
10th Percentile £110 £148 £240
90th Percentile £483 £491 £400
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 24
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £15.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.03% -9.29% -
10th Percentile £12.65 £10.73 £9.73
90th Percentile £48.88 £32.03 £38.95
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.72% -12.83% +4.82%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 3 £563 -
Street - 1 £575 -
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) GIS
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Information Management
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) OWASP
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) nginx
2 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Hive
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Ansible
2 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Dart
2 5 (83.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (83.33%) CLAS
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Cloudera
3 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (66.67%) JSP 440
3 4 (66.67%) ESRI

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 (83.33%) nginx
2 4 (66.67%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Hive
1 5 (83.33%) Big Data
1 5 (83.33%) GIS
1 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Security Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Assurance Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (16.67%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Coordinator
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) ModSecurity
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
1 5 (83.33%) Information Management
1 5 (83.33%) OWASP
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Dart
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) CLAS
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Cloudera
2 4 (66.67%) ESRI
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle