Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 64 76
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12 -25
Contract jobs citing Unix 31 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.28% 1.87% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.60% 8.20% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 30
South Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £356 £300
90th Percentile £465 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £401 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -15.68% +26.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 228 256 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 24.10% 22.82% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 150 197
South Wales median daily rate £323 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.41% +8.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £130 £144 £263
90th Percentile £478 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 21
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.72 £10.25
90th Percentile £20.36 £61.25 £23.75
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £11.60
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.76% -14.07%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in South Wales

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in South Wales

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in South Wales

Unix
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cardiff +5 16 £425 +15.25% 4
Newport +24 13 £350 -53.33%
Caerphilly - 2 £400 - 1
Unix
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 23 (74.19%) Relational Database
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) Linux
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (45.16%) AIX
5 13 (41.94%) Java
5 13 (41.94%) Ingres
5 13 (41.94%) RDBMS
5 13 (41.94%) OpenROAD
6 12 (38.71%) C
6 12 (38.71%) Perl
6 12 (38.71%) Ingres ABF
7 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
7 11 (35.48%) Coaching
8 10 (32.26%) Mac OS X
8 10 (32.26%) HTTP
8 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
9 9 (29.03%) Microservices
9 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
9 9 (29.03%) Go
10 7 (22.58%) Kafka
10 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
10 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
10 7 (22.58%) Spring Boot
10 7 (22.58%) Spring
11 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
12 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
12 5 (16.13%) Oracle
12 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 13 (41.94%) OpenROAD
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) DHCP
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) VLAN
3 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (74.19%) Relational Database
2 13 (41.94%) Ingres
2 13 (41.94%) RDBMS
3 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.68%) Neo4j
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (6.45%) MySQL
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Ingres Developer
4 4 (12.90%) OpenROAD Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Ingres ABF Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Unix Support
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Unix Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Kafka
1 7 (22.58%) Spring
1 7 (22.58%) Spring Boot
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) Dropwizard
3 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.68%) JAX-RS
3 3 (9.68%) LAMP
3 3 (9.68%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) Apache FOP
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) AIX
3 10 (32.26%) Mac OS X
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.68%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Coaching
2 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
3 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
4 9 (29.03%) Microservices
4 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
5 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Database Tuning
7 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.45%) Web Design
8 1 (3.23%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) High Availability
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Release Management
8 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) C
3 12 (38.71%) Ingres ABF
3 12 (38.71%) Perl
4 9 (29.03%) Go
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) iptables
1 3 (9.68%) NFS
1 3 (9.68%) Postfix
1 3 (9.68%) Sendmail
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
1 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.23%) BT