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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Wales / South Wales
Rank 46 16 35
Rank change year-on-year -30 +19  
Contract jobs citing Unix 9 78 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.62% 13.33% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.04% 37.68% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 60 9
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £318 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -1.40%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 112 207 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 20.11% 35.38% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 136 50
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £10.75 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.50 £17.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in South Wales over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in South Wales

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 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
Cardiff -28 8 £394 +5.00% 1
Unix
Wales

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) JSON
3 15 (68.18%) Dropwizard
4 14 (63.64%) MongoDB
4 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (63.64%) Scrum
5 13 (59.09%) Configuration Management
5 13 (59.09%) Hibernate
5 13 (59.09%) HTTP
5 13 (59.09%) Mac OS X
5 13 (59.09%) Neo4j
5 13 (59.09%) JAX-RS
5 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
5 13 (59.09%) REST
5 13 (59.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 12 (54.55%) Spring Boot
6 12 (54.55%) RESTful
6 12 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (54.55%) Kafka
6 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
6 12 (54.55%) Microservices
6 12 (54.55%) Web Design
7 11 (50.00%) Spring
7 11 (50.00%) iXBRL
8 10 (45.45%) Go
8 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
9 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) Finance

Unix
Top Related 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 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) MongoDB
2 13 (59.09%) Neo4j
3 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.64%) JBehave
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
1 16 (72.73%) Java Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operator
3 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) Dropwizard
2 15 (68.18%) JSON
3 13 (59.09%) Hibernate
3 13 (59.09%) JAX-RS
3 13 (59.09%) REST
4 12 (54.55%) Kafka
4 12 (54.55%) RESTful
4 12 (54.55%) Spring Boot
5 11 (50.00%) iXBRL
5 11 (50.00%) Spring
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) Mac OS X
3 3 (13.64%) AIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (63.64%) Scrum
2 13 (59.09%) Configuration Management
2 13 (59.09%) Continuous Deployment
3 12 (54.55%) Microservices
3 12 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (54.55%) Web Design
4 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) Go
3 2 (9.09%) JCL
3 2 (9.09%) Korn
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.55%) PowerHA
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Control-M
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Packer
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Rundeck
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Micro Focus
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) BMC
4 1 (4.55%) BT
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Sonatype
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Xerox