The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 30 April 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.86% 0.60% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 2.90% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £21.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +56.47% -39.28%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 39 69 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 12.11% 20.78% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 20
Median daily rate £393 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.02% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.25 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.87% +17.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £140.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Swindon

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Swindon over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Swindon

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Unix.

1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) vSphere
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) C
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 7 (38.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 6 (33.33%) vCenter Server
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Solaris
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
8 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) ETL
8 3 (16.67%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) Spring
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (22.22%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) PuTTY
1 3 (16.67%) WinSCP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) OBIEE Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) OBIEE Support
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Solaris
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) vCenter Server
2 2 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Informatica
6 2 (11.11%) Sun
7 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) Gemalto
7 1 (5.56%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds