The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 14 10 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26  
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 2.78% 2.94% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 11.11% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
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 £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 Taunton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 13.89% 26.47% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Taunton

Unix
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Unix.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat